On this date: Hamlin goes out, Manuel steps in

Posted by Clare Farnsworth on October 17, 2012 – 9:52 am

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

Marquand Manuel

Marquand Manuel

2005: Free safety Ken Hamlin suffers season-ending head injuries during an altercation outside a Seattle club following the team’s 42-10 victory over the Texans. With Hamlin out, Marquand Manuel steps in to start the final 11 regular-season games and finishes third on the team in tackles during the Seahawks’ Super Bowl run. Manuel is now the team’s assistant special teams coach.

1976: The Seahawks win the Expansion Bowl with a 13-10 victory over the Buccaneers in Tampa. Linebacker Mike Curtis preserves the win by blocking a field goal with 42 seconds to play.


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