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On this date: Mirer to Blades wins it

A look at a memorable moment in Seahawks history that occurred on Oct. 24:

Rick MIrer

1993: Rick Mirer throws a touchdown pass to Brian Blades with 25 seconds to play to give the Seahawks a 10-9 victory over the Patriots at the Kingdome. The TD pass comes on a third down play, and the Seahawks convert three other third-down situations in the 14-play, 54-yard drive as Mirer passes to Kelvin Martin for 7 yards on third-and-4, runs for 2 yards on third-and-1 and John L. Williams runs for 3 yards on third-and-1. Blades finishes with nine receptions for 90 yards, while Rod Stephens (15) and Eugene Robinson (12) combine for 27 tackles to pace the defensive effort.


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On this date: Some defense worth remembering

A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Sept. 26:

1993 – Linebacker Rod Stephens forces a fumble and recovers the ball in the end zone with 4½ minutes to play, icing a 19-10 victory over the Bengals in Cincinnati. Stephens finishes with eight tackles, while the defense also sacks Jay Schroeder five times and John Kasay kicks four field goals.

2004 – The Seahawks open the season 3-0 by shutting out the 49ers 34-0 at CenturyLink Field. The 49ers had scored in a league-record 420 consecutive games. While the defense is limiting the 49ers to 175 yards and nine first downs, Shaun Alexander scores three touchdowns.

Seattle Seahawks’ Cedric Woodard, left, hits San Francisco 49ers quarterback Ken Dorsey and knocks the ball loose in the first half Sunday, Sept. 26, 2004, in Seattle. The Seahawks recovered the fumble. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)


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On this date

A look at the memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Sept. 26:

1993 – Linebacker Rod Stephens recovers a fumble in the end zone to ice a 19-10 victory over the Bengals in Cincinnati.

2004 – The Seahawks open the season 3-0 with a 34-0 victory over the 49ers at CenturyLink Field. The 49ers had scored in a league-record 420 consecutive games.


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