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Marcus Trufant Selected 11th Overall
April 26, 2003

Seattle selected CB Marcus Trufant from Washington State with the 11th overall pick in the NFL Draft.

First Free Agent Signed Under New NFL System
March 12, 1993

Ferrell Edmunds, two-time Pro Bowl tight end with the Miami Dolphins, signs as an unrestricted free agent. Edmunds, a five-year veteran, is the first free agent to sign with the Seahawks under the NFL new free agency system.

2008

Former University of Michigan offensive coordinator Mike DeBord is hired as assistant offensive line coach.

2000

Seahawks hire Brian Davis for radio play-by-play.

1983

The Seahawks complete a regular-season sweep of the Raiders with a 34-21 victory in Los Angeles. Dave Krieg starts the game, replacing a struggling Jim Zorn, and remains the starter for the next eight seasons. Krieg is 13 of 22 for 156 yards and a touchdown in the game, while Curt Warner runs for 101 yards and a score. Kenny Easley has an interception and a sack, as the Seahawks intercept Marc Wilson four times and sack the Raiders’ QB five times.

Clinch First Franchise AFC Western Division Title
December 18, 1988

John L. Williams accounts for 239 yards of offense, including 180 receiving, and Dave Krieg throws for 410 yards and four scores, as the Seahawks defeat the Los Angeles Raiders, 43-37, in Los Angeles to clinch the first AFC Western Division title in franchise history.

1991
2014
2014
Richard Sherman broke up this pass intended for Dallas tight end Jason Witten to preserve Seattle's 13-12 win over the Cowboys in Week 8.
2015
Seattle Seahawks' Joey Galloway, right, is greeted by wide receivers coach Nolan Cromwell before their game against the Denver Broncos Sunday, Nov. 14, 1999 in Seattle. Galloway's appearance on the field was his first this season, following his return after a contract dispute with the team. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
1999
2011
Michael Bennett flexes his muscles after a disruptive play.
2016
2000
1982
In one of the most surreal moments of the season, head coach Pete Carroll did a pregame interview with ESPN and was oddly photobombed by Darth Vader, who passed silently behind him.
2013