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A Gameday Tradition is Born
October 12, 2003

The Seahawks unveiled a flag pole in the south end zone honoring the Seahawks 12th man. Each game, the Seahawks will have an honorary presenter raise the flag embroidered with the number 12. Twelve fans were selected to raise the inaugural flag. Steve Largent and Mike McCormack were among others to raise the flag during the season. The Seahawks held off San Francisco 20-19 on ESPN Sunday Night Football.

Browner Sets Club Record
October 9, 2011

CB Brandon Browner set a club record at the New York Giants with a 94-yard interception return for a TD with 1:08 remaining in the game.


Seattle finished the season with a perfect home record with a 20-13 victory over St. Louis. In that game, Russell Wilson tied Peyton Manningís NFL  rookie record with his 26th TD pass.

Warren Moon Pro Bowl MVP
February 1, 1997

Warren Moon named MVP of Pro Bowl while leading AFC to 29-24 win.


Dave Krieg passes for 420 yards and three touchdowns and Paul Johns catches nine passes for 116 yards, but itís not enough in a 38-27 loss to the Broncos in Denver. The Seahawks then win three of their last four games to advance to the playoffs for the first time in Chuck Knoxís first season as coach.

Player Strike
September 21, 1982

Players go on strike for 57 days.

Seahawks defensive coordinator Fritz Shurmur succumbs to liver cancer on Aug. 30, 1999.
Alexander pumps his fist as he runs off the field after the 34-7 win over the Cleveland Browns in Seattle, Sunday, Nov. 30, 2003. Alexander rushed for 127 yards and scored one touchdown. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
Former Seahawks cornerback Dave Brown (1976-86) returns to the club as a defensive assistant.
Rookie Tyler Lockett was already making a splash on the field as a return specialist and receiver, and sported pink shoes for the Week 4 game that recognized Breast Cancer Awareness.
Patrick Hunter blocks a punt by New England.
In the locker room, teammates and friends Richard Sherman and Doug Baldwin talk before hitting the field.
Quarterback Russell Wilson tosses the football in a back corner of the locker room at FedEx Field when the team took a brief visit to the stadium after the Sunday walk-thru.
National television viewers were treated to a beautiful sunset as the Seahawks faced the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football in Week 4.