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Franchise Tag Placed on Olindo Mare
February 24, 2010

Olindo Mare is given the franchise tag, and the veteran kicker responds by hitting 25 of 30 field goal attempts – including extending his consecutive kick streak that began in 2009 to a franchise record 30 in a row.


Julian Peterson was traded to the Detroit Lions for Cory Redding and a fifth-round draft choice.


Seattle hosted a playoff game for the fourth straight season and won one in three consecutive years after putting away Washington 35-14 in the Wild Card round of the playoffs.

First Game
August 1, 1976

Seahawks play first game before 60,825 fans in the Kingdome. San Francisco holds on to defeat Seattle, 27-20, as Jim Zorn is tackled on the 49ers’ two-yard line when the gun sounds.


Tim Ruskell was introduced as the Seahawks’ president of football operations and became the primary decision maker regarding all player and personnel decisions, including oversight of the club's pro and college scouting departments.

Set Franchise Record
December 21, 2014

Seattle set a franchise record versus the Cardinals totaling 596 total yards in a 35-6 win at Arizona.

Seattle Seahawks receiver Steve Largent catches his 100th career touchdown pass in the first half of their game with the Cincinnati Bengals at Riverfront Stadium, Dec. 10, 1989. The touchdown broke the 44-year-old record held by Don Hutson. (AP Photo/Rob Burns)
The Seattle Seahawks new football field, foreground, continues to take shape on the site of the former Kingdome as the Seattle Mariners' ballpark stands behind Tuesday, Feb. 27, 2001, in Seattle. Work on the stadium roof, which will cover about 70 percent of the stands, began in earnest earlier in February when sections for the stadium's east side were put in place. The $430 million project, which will seat 72,000, is scheduled to be ready for play in August, 2002. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seahawks name former L.A. Raiders Head Coach, Tom Flores President/General Manager, replacing Mike McCormack.
Seattle Seahawks' Koren Robinson holds up the ball in the endzone after scoring on a fumble recovery against the Detroit Lions in the second quarter in Seattle, Sunday, Nov. 16, 2003. The Seahawks won, 35-14. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Craig Terrill catches a fumble recovery after Indianapolis Colts quarterback Jim Sorgi was sacked during the fourth quarter on Dec. 24. (AP Photo/Rick Bowmer)