Kicker Steven Hauschka, who became an unrestricted free agent last month, has re-signed with the Seahawks, the team announced today.
In two seasons with the team, Hauschka has scored 227 points by converting 49 of 57 field goals (86 percent) and 80 of 82 PATs. Last season, he was perfect on 23 field-goal attempts from 49 yards or closer and also had a 52-yarder. Two of his three misses came from 61 and 51 yards, while a 50-yarder was blocked.
Hauschka, 27, joined the team in 2011, when he was claimed after being waived by the Broncos on their final roster cut – and kicking a 51-yard field in Denver’s 23-20 preseason victory over the Seahawks.
During that first season with the Seahawks, Hauschka kicked a field goal in each of the final 12 games to tie the franchise consecutive-streak record that was set by Todd Peterson in 1997-98. He also had a club record-tying five field goals in a 22-17 upset of the Ravens.
Last season, Hauschka ran his streak of consecutive games with at least one field goal to a franchise record 14 before not attempting one in the Week 3 upset of the Packers.
Hauschka was placed on injured reserve in January after injuring a calf muscle in the wild-card playoff victory over the Redskins, so he did not participate in the divisional-round loss to the Falcons the following week.