Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Miami Dolphins. The Dolphins defeated the Seahawks 20-17 in a 1999 AFC Wild Card game.
|Who set a Seahawk record, for most passing yardage in a season in 1997?||Seattle Seahawks
Warren Moon. Moon passed for 3,678 yards in 1997.
|Controversial linebacker Brian Bosworth was selected in the 1987 Supplemental Draft; which college did he attend?||Seattle Seahawks
Oklahoma. "Boz" played in just 24 games in 3 years for the Seahawks.
Steve Largent. Largent ended his Seahawk career with 13,089 receiving yards.
|Seattle`s first playoff game was in 1983, against which AFC West divisional rival?||Seattle Seahawks
Denver Broncos. The Seahawks defeated the Broncos 31-7, and went on to defeat the Dolphins, before losing the AFC Championsip game to the Raiders.
|Seattle recorded their first winning season in 1978, with what record?||Seattle Seahawks
9-7. Their 9-7 record wasn`t good enough to earn them a playoff place.
|Against which team did the Seahawks record their first-ever regular season win?||Seattle Seahawks
Tampa Bay Buccaneers. Seattle won 13-10 on October 17th, 1976, to end a run of 5 successive losses.
Jack Patera. Patera had a 35-59 record as Seahawks head coach.
|In which division did the Seahawks play in their NFL debut season of 1976?||Seattle Seahawks
NFC West. The Seahawks moved to the AFC West in 1977.
|Former Seahawks quarterback Warren Moon played collegiately for which school in Washington State?||The Seahawks of Seattle
University of Washington. After graduating from the University of Washington, Moon had a successful career in the Canadian Football League. In 1984, he signed with the Houston Oilers and played ten seasons there. From there, he went on to play three seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, two seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, and then two seasons in a Kansas City Chiefs uniform, before retiring in 2000. Moon later became a color commentator for the Seattle Seahawks, working side-by-side with former Seahawks wide receiver Steve Raible.
Pete Gross. Gross was the Seahawks voice from the team's inaugural year in 1976, until just prior to his death in 1992. Gross was the first non-player to be inducted in to the Seahawks Ring of Honor. Bryan Davis replaced Pete Gross in 1993 as the play-by-play man.
Ken Behring. Ken Behring owned the Seahawks from 1988 until he sold the team to Paul Allen. Barry Ackerly owned the basketball franchise Seattle Super Sonics, until selling out to a local group headed by Starbucks CEO, Howard Schultz. Jeff Smulyan and George Argyros previously owned the Mariners during their dismal years.
Notre Dame. Mirer was the #2 overall pick of the Seahawks in the 1993 draft. He was picked by the Seahawks right after New England picked Washington State Cougars quarterback Drew Bledsoe, as the #1 overall pick that year.
Steve Niehaus. Niehaus was the #2 overall pick in the 1976 National Football League draft. Zorn was signed by the Seahawks as an un-drafted free agent before training camp in 1976. Largent was drafted in the 4th round by the Houston Oilers in the 1976 draft, but was traded to Seattle before the season started that year. San Adkins was a 10th round draft pick of the Seahawks in the 1977 draft.
|Which stadium other than the Kingdome and Qwest Field, have the Seahawks called home in their first 28 years of history?||The Seahawks of Seattle
Husky Stadium. The Seahawks played home games at Husky Stadium twice in their 28-year history. In 1994, while ceiling tiles were repaired in the Kingdome, the Seahawks played four games at Husky Stadium. In the 2000 and 2001 seasons, the Seahawks called Husky Stadium home while Seahawks Stadium was being constructed. Cheney Stadium and Safeco Field are both baseball-only stadiums. Autzen Stadium is home of the University of Oregon Ducks football team.
Steve Largent. Largent, who was drafted in the 4th round by the Houston Oilers in 1976, played his college football from 1973-1976.
Milton College. Milton College went under shortly after Krieg graduated in the early 1980's. Tulsa, Tulane, and Florida State are all schools that still exist to this day.
|Which former Seahawks head coach was the only coach to take three different teams to the NFL playoffs?||The Seahawks of Seattle
Chuck Knox. Knox guided the Los Angeles Rams, the Buffalo Bills, and the Seattle Seahawks to the playoffs during his tenure as each teams coach. Flores and Patera never guided the Seahawks to the post season, although Flores did win a Super Bowl with the 1983 Los Angeles Raiders. Erickson, like Flores and Patera, did not lead the Seahawks into the playoffs during his tenure.
8 wins and 0 losses. 2003 marked the first time in franchise history that the Seahawks had a perfect home record. They beat their previous best home record of 7 wins and 1 loss that was set in 1984, the year the team went 12 and 4.
Chike Okeafor. While Okeafor had eight sacks, leading the Seahawks defensive unit, Brown had seven while seeing limited action in 2003 due to injuries. Trufant and Springs, both cornerbacks, did not have any sacks for the Seahawks in 2003.
St. Louis Rams. At 12 wins and 4 losses, the St. Louis Rams not only won the NFC Western Division title, they also earned a first round bye in the playoffs. Seattle finished the 2003 campaign at 10 wins and 6 losses, earning a wildcard playoff berth.
Mike Holmgren. Holmgren had his finest year as the Seahawks head coach in 2003, his fifth with the team. Unlike the previous four seasons, Mike Holmgren, was strictly a head coach in 2003, dropping the title of General Manager in order to keep his job.
Matt Hasselbeck. Hasselbeck started every game for the Seahawks in 2003, earning his first trip to the Pro Bowl in Hawaii. Dilfer saw time in mop-up roles, but was never a factor. Wallace spent the entire 2003 season on the Seahawks practice squad. Brock Huard, who once again became a Seahawk in 2004, spent the entire 2003 season backing up Peyton Manning in Indianapolis.
Green Bay Packers. The Packers defeated the Seahawks for a second straight time in 2003, beating them 33-27 in an overtime playoff thriller. Earlier in the 2003 season, Green Bay beat Seattle 35-13.
Steve Largent. Largent accomplished many firsts for Seattle, such as being voted on to the 1978 Pro Bowl roster. He finished the 1978 season with 71 receptions for 1,168 yards and 8 touchdowns. 1978 was the first of 7 Pro Bowl seasons for the future Hall of Fame receiver.
Curt Warner. Drafted out of Penn St. in 1983, Curt Warner rushed for 1,449 yards and scored 13 touchdowns. Warner would miss the 1984 season after tearing a knee ligament in the season opener against the Cleveland Browns and was never the same.
Steve Largent. After playing in the National Football League for 13 seasons, Steve Largent was the first Seahawk player to be inducted in to the Pro Football Hall of Fame.
Steve Niehaus. He played defensive tackle and played college football for Notre Dame.
Los Angeles Raiders. The loss capped a memorable season for Seattle Seahawks players and fans alike. They made their first ever postseason appearance, won their first ever postseason game, and advanced to their first ever AFC Championship game. They lost that game by a final score of 30-13.
Tampa Bay. By a final score of 13-10, Seattle defeated the Tampa Bay Buccaneers to earn their first win. Tampa Bay like Seattle, was playing in their first NFL season. Their only other win in 1976 came against the Atlanta Falcons.
Sherman Smith. On November 7, 1976, in a game against the Atlanta Falcons, Sherman Smith rushed for 124 yards. The Seahawks won that game by a final of 30-13.