Welcome to Seahawks History.

Curated by the Seahawks, provides more information on the history of the Seahawks organization and its players.

Explore our history. Click on any of the panels below to learn what happened that year.
2003

Seattle names Teryl Austin defensive backs coach.

Steve Niehaus Becomes First Seahawks Player
April 9, 1976

Seahawks select 25 collegians in their first college draft. Notre Dame’s Steve Niehaus is the first choice and he flies to Seattle for evening news conference on April 8.

1992

Roger Ruzek's 44-yard field goal as time expires in overtime gives the visiting Philadelphia Eagles a 16-13 win. The game is the longest in Seattle's history (75:00).

1978

Sherman Smith runs for 152 yards and two touchdowns and Jim Zorn throws two TD passes to Steve Largent, who has six receptions for 126 yards, as the Seahawks outlast Walter Payton and the Bears in Chicago. Payton has 109 rushing yards and a TD, but the Seahawks intercept Mike Phipps three times.

1999

Stump Mitchell named Running Backs coach.

1998

Offensive assistant Jim Zorn leaves for the Detroit Lions.

Wide receiver Deion Branch #83 of the Seattle Seahawks celebrates a touchdown against the New England Patriots on Sunday, December 7, 2008 in Seattle, Washington. The Patriots won the game 24-21. (AP Photo/Thomas E. Witte)
2008
1988
1983
1979
Elite vs Elite: Richard Sherman lines up against Atlanta's Julio Jones in a prime NFC matchup.
2016
Rocky Bernard, Jan. 14, 2006 against the Redskins in the NFC Divisional Playoff in Seattle.
2005
1981
Rookie TE Travis McNeil started 6 games for the Seahawks in the 1898 season.
1989
2011
Cornerback Richard Sherman acknowledges the roar of the 12s as he's introduced before the Cleveland game.
2015