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On this date: Monday night magic

A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Oct. 29:

1979: After trailing 14-0, the Seahawks post a 31-28 victory over the Falcons in Atlanta in the team’s first appearance on “Monday Night Football.” Dan Doornink carries the ball 21 times for 122 yards and two touchdowns.

1984: The Seahawks post their second shutout of the season, this one a 24-0 victory over the Chargers in San Diego on “Monday Night Football.” Kenny Easley sets a franchise record by intercepting three passes, while Steve Largent catches three touchdown passes.

1989: Brian Blades catches a 21-yard touchdown pass from Dave Krieg with 40 seconds to play, giving the Seahawks a 10-7 victory over the Chargers – and their 100th regular-season win. Blades finishes with 10 receptions for 117 yards in the game.

2002: Trent Dilfer is placed on injured reserve after rupturing an Achilles tendon in a 17-14 win over the Cowboys in Dallas two days earlier. Matt Hasselbeck steps back in as the starter and Jeff George is signed to fill Dilfer’s roster spot.


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