On this date: A Mile High victory

A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Dec. 10:

1978: The Seahawks take a 10-3 lead on Jim Zorn’s touchdown pass to David Sims and a 48-yard field goal by Efren Herrera, but Dan Fouts passes for three TDs in rallying the Chargers to 37-10 victory in San Diego.

1989: Dave Krieg throws a 1-yard touchdown pass to Curt Warner early in the fourth quarter as the Seahawks win 24-17 over the Bengals in Cincinnati. The game-winner is Krieg’s third TD pass of the day.

1995: Chris Warren catches a 20-yard touchdown pass from John Friesz with 49 seconds to play, giving the Seahawks a 31-27 victory over the Broncos at Mile High Stadium. Friesz also passes 5 yards to Joey Galloway with 4:10 remaining as the Seahawks overcome a 27-14 deficit. Warren also runs for 101 yards and a TD, while Brian Blades catches seven passes for 127 yards. The defense, meanwhile, intercepts John Elway three times and forces the three-and-out that sets up the game-winning TD.

2000: Jon Kitna passes for three touchdowns and 298 yards, but the Broncos take a 24-3 lead and hold on for a 31-24 victory at Mile High Stadium.

2006: Matt Hasselbeck’s fourth-and-20 pass to Deion Branch goes for 18 yards, and to the Arizona 7-yard line, as the Cardinals hang on for a 27-21 victory in the desert. Hasselbeck passes for three touchdowns, but Edgerrin James runs for 115 yards and a TD and Matt Leinart passes for two TDs for the Cardinals.


On this date: Seahawks fall in the fourth, three times

A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Nov. 17:

New England Patriots quarterback Steve Grogan, top, leaps over Joe Nash (No. 72) of the Seattle Seahawks at the end of the first quarter, Nov. 17, 1985, in Seattle. Grogan gained two yards on the play, good enough for a first down. Moving in to make the stop for the Seahawks, left, is Shelton Robinson (No. 57). (AP PhotoMelissa Stevenson)

1980: The Seahawks roll up 391 yards and take a 17-7 lead, but the Raiders drive to a late 28-yard field goal by Matt Bahr that caps their 12-point fourth quarter in a 19-17 victory at Kingdome.

1985: The Patriots score 13 fourth-quarter points to pull out a 20-13 victory at the Kingdome, but Steve Largent catches eight passes for 138 yards and Curt Warner runs for 105 yards in this odd season that sees the Seahawks systemically win two and then lose two four times en route to an 8-8 record.

1996: The Seahawks lose their quarterback and then the game as former Washington State University kicker Jason Hanson kicks a 43-yard field goal with 4:32 left to play to give the Lions a 17-16 victory at the Silverdome. John Friesz went out in the fourth quarter, and for the rest of the season, with a cracked bone in his leg – one day after signing a contract extension. Lamar Smith runs for 148 yards, but Todd Peterson’s 42-yard field goal attempt sails wide right with two seconds remaining.


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On this date: Kingdome block parties

A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Nov. 3:

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Michael McCrary

1996: Michael McCrary blocks Houston’s game-winning field goal attempt with 16 seconds to play, recovers the ball and laterals it to Robert Blackmon to complete a 68-yard touchdown return in a 23-16 victory over the Oilers at the Kingdome. John Friesz passes for 323 yards, the Seahawks’ first 300-yard passing performance since 1990.

1985: Terry Taylor returns an interception 75 yards for a touchdown and blocks a field goal attempt that is recovered by Byron Walker and returned 56 yards for a touchdown in a 33-3 victory over the Los Angeles Raiders at the Kingdome.


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On this date: Largent sets consecutive-catch mark

A look at the memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Oct. 6:

1986: Steve Largent catches a pass in his 128th consecutive game to break the NFL record as the Seahawks beat the Chargers 33-7 in a “Monday Night Football” game at the Kingdome.

1991: Cornerback Dwayne Harper and safety Nesby Glasgow combine to stop James Brooks a yard short of a first down on a fourth-and-4 play from the Seahawks’ 22-yard line with 29 seconds left to preserve a 13-7 win over the Bengals at Riverfront Stadium.

1996: John Friesz throws touchdown passes of 51, 65 and 80 yards – the third to Brian Blades with 2:03 to play – as the Seahawks get a 22-15 win over the Dolphins in Miami.


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On this date: Moon takes over for Friesz

A look at a memorable moment in Seahawks history that occurred on Aug. 31:

1997: The Seahawks drop their regular-season opener to the Jets, 41-3, and QB John Friesz breaks his right thumb – an injury that sidelines him for nine weeks. Warren Moon steps in and passes for 3,678 yards and 25 touchdowns in 14 starts.


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On this date

A look at the memorable – and not-so-memorable – moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Dec. 10:

1978: The Seahawks take a 10-3 lead on Jim Zorn’s touchdown pass to David Sims and a 48-yard field goal by Efren Herrera, but Dan Fouts passes for three TDs in rallying the Chargers to 37-10 victory in San Diego.

1989: Dave Krieg throws a 1-yard touchdown pass to Curt Warner early in the fourth quarter as the Seahawks win 24-17 over the Bengals in Cincinnati. The game-winner is Krieg’s third TD pass of the day.

1995: Chris Warren catches a 20-yard touchdown pass from John Friesz with 49 second to play, giving the Seahawks a 31-27 victory over the Broncos at Mile High Stadium. Friesz also passes 5 yards to Joey Galloway with 4:10 remaining as the Seahawks overcome a 27-14 deficit. Warren also runs for 101 yards and a TD, while Brian Blades catches seven passes for 127 yards. The defense, meanwhile, intercepts John Elway three times and forces the three-and-out that sets up the game-winning TD.

2000: Jon Kitna passes for three touchdowns and 298 yards, but the Broncos take a 24-3 lead and hold on for a 31-24 victory at Mile High Stadium.

2006: Matt Hasselbeck’s fourth-and-20 pass to Deion Branch goes for 18 yards, and to the Arizona 7-yard line, as the Cardinals hang on for a 27-21 victory in the desert. Hasselbeck passes for three touchdowns, but Edgerrin James runs for 115 yards and a TD and Matt Leinart passes for two TDs for the Cardinals.


On this date

A look at the memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Nov. 17:

1980: The Seahawks roll up 391 yards and take a 17-7 lead, but the Raiders drive to a late 28-yard field goal by Matt Bahr that caps their 12-point fourth quarter in a 19-17 victory at Kingdome.

1985: The Patriots score 13 fourth-quarter points to pull out a 20-13 victory at the Kingdome, but Steve Largent caught eight passes for 138 yards and Curt Warner runs for 105 yards in this odd season that sees the Seahawks systemically win two and then lose two four times en route to an 8-8 record.

1996: The Seahawks lose their quarterback and then the game as former Washington State University kicker Jason Hanson kicks a 43-yard field goal with 4:32 left to play to give the Lions a 17-16 victory at the Silverdome. John Friesz went out in the fourth quarter, and for the rest of the season, with a cracked bone in his leg – one day after signing a contract extension. Lamar Smith runs for 148 yards, but Todd Peterson’s 42-yard field goal attempt sails wide right with two seconds remaining.


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On this date

A look at the memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Nov. 3:

1985: Terry Taylor returns an interception 75 yards for a touchdown and blocks a field goal attempt that is recovered by Byron Walker and returned 56 yards for a touchdown in a 33-3 victory over the Los Angeles Raiders at the Kingdome.

1996: Michael McCrary blocks Houston’s game-winning field goal attempt with 16 seconds to play, recovers the ball and laterals it to Robert Blackmon to complete a 68-yard touchdown return in a 23-16 victory over the Oilers at the Kingdome. John Friesz passes for 323 yards, the Seahawks’ first 300-yard passing performance since 1990.


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On this date

A look at the memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Oct. 6:

1986: Steve Largent catches a pass in his 128th consecutive game to break the NFL record as the Seahawks beat the Chargers 33-7 in a “Monday Night Football” game at the Kingdome.

1991: Cornerback Dwayne Harper and safety Nesby Glasgow combine to stop James Brooks a yard short of a first down on a fourth-and-4 play from the Seahawks’ 22-yard line with 29 seconds left to preserve a 13-7 win over the Bengals at Riverfront Stadium.

1996: John Friesz throws touchdown passes of 51, 65 and 80 yards – the third to Brian Blades with 2:03 to play – as the Seahawks get a 22-15 win over the Dolphins in Miami.


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Remember this date?

A look back at some memorable August moments in franchise history:

Aug. 1, 1976: The Seahawks play their first game, and lose to the 49ers 27-20 in the preseason opener as QB Jim Zorn is tackled at the 2-yard line as time expired.

Aug. 3, 1991: Jim Zorn, the team’s original quarterback, becomes the second player inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor.

Aug. 3, 2001: Trent Dilfer, who had led the Ravens to a Super Bowl victory in January, signs to a one-year contact to serve as the backup to QB Matt Hasselbeck.

Aug. 3, 2002: The team christens its new home field – then Seahawks Stadium – with an intra-squad scrimmage.

Aug. 4, 2008: The first wave of employees move into the Virginia Mason Athletic Center, the team’s new headquarters on the shores of Lake Washington in Renton.

Aug. 10, 2002: The Seahawks play their first game in their new stadium, losing 28-10 to the Colts in a preseason matchup.

Aug. 12, 1995: Steve Largent’s No. 80 is officially retired after the team’s all-time leading receiver was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Aug. 12, 2005: The Seahawks beat the Saints in a preseason game in New Orleans, two weeks before Hurricane Katrina devastated the city.

Aug. 13, 1994: The Seahawks play their first home game outdoors at the University of Washington’s Husky Stadium, beating the Buccaneers 29-6, because the Kingdome was closed for repairs after ceiling tiles fell in July.

Aug. 18, 2008: The team practices at Virginia Mason Athletic Center for the first time.

Aug. 19, 1997: Football Northwest is approved as the new owners of the Seahawks.

Aug. 22, 1992: Cornerback Dave Brown becomes the third player inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor.

Aug. 23, 1975: Season-ticket sales for the Seahawks’ inaugural season in 1976 close – after less than a month – because the target of 59,000 is reached.

Aug. 29, 1976: The Seahawks win their first game, 17-16 over the Chargers, as tight end Ron Howard catches a 3-yard TD pass from Jim Zorn with 13 seconds left in the preseason matchup.

Aug. 30, 1988: Ken Behring and minority partner Ken Hofmann complete their purchase of the team.

Aug. 30, 1999: Fritz Shurmur dies of liver cancer before ever coaching a game as the Seahawks defensive coordinator.

Aug. 31, 1997: The Seahawks drop their regular-season opener to the Jets, 41-3, and QB John Friesz breaks his right thumb – an injured that will sideline him for nine weeks.


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