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Ralph Nelson


Years Played: 1976

Position: RB

Birthdate: 1/23/1954

College: No College

Hometown: Los Angeles, CA

Height / Weight: 6-2 / 195

Career Statistics through 1976

Statistics shown are for the player's entire NFL career, updated through 1976.

On this Day in Seahawks History
January 08, 1992
Larry Kennan, Coach of the Year in the World League of American Football in 1991, is named Offensive Coordinator/ Quarterbacks Coach. Kennan guided the London Monarchs to an 11-1 record and WLAF Championship in the league’s first season. Kennan served as an NFL assistant with the Los Angeles Raiders (1982-87), Denver Broncos (1988) and Indianapolis Colts (1989-90).
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December 29, 2002
Matt Hasselbeck set a franchise record passing for 449 yards in a 31-28 overtime win at San Diego. Seattle also established 20 club records during the season, including most first downs in a season (347), most yards gained in a game (591 at San Diego), most net yards gained in a season (5,818) and most passing yards in a season (4,257). Seattle finished the season 7-9, third place in the NFC West.
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November 30, 1992
In pregame ceremonies, play-by-play broadcaster Pete Gross is inducted into the Seahawks Ring of Honor. The Seahawks then defeat the Denver Broncos 16-13 in overtime, snapping an eight-game losing streak. Brian Blades makes his first appearance since injuring his shoulder on opening day and catches the game-tying touchdown pass on the game's last play. John Kasay's 32-yard field goal 11:10 into overtime is the winner. The game also is the team record third straight that the Seahawks defense held the opposition to under 200 total yards.
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February 01, 2014
Walter Jones, a nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle, is elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. His selection comes the day before the Seahawks would win their first Super Bowl. In another first, the announcement of Jones’ election comes as part of the nationally televised “NFL Honors” ceremony on Saturday night at Radio City Music Hall in Manhattan.
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