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Browner Sets Another Club Record
December 18, 2011

Brandon Browner set a club record at Chicago with at least one interception in four consecutive games, including a second touchdown return of the season from 42 yards which also set a club record for most interception return yards in a season with 220. Red Bryant returned an interception 20 yards for his first career touchdown in a 38-14 Seahawks victory.


Seattle traded WR  Percy Harvin to the N.Y. Jets for an undisclosed draft choice.

Bob Whitsitt Purchases Team
June 30, 1997

Bob Whitsitt, President of Football Northwest, signs paperwork to purchase Seahawks from Ken Behring.


Matt Hasselbeck completes 10 of 17 passes for 85 yards and Lofa Tatupu has a team-high six tackles as the NFC wins the Pro Bowl 23-17 in a defense-dominated game that features 10 turnovers and seven sacks. Linemen Walter Jones, Steve Hutchinson and Robbie Tobeck and fullback Mack Strong help the NFC convert eight of 18 third-down situations and control the ball for 32 minutes.


Matt Hasselbeck signed a multi-year contract. Bob Ferguson was relieved of his duties as general manager. Shaun Alexander was named franchise player.

#12 Jersey Retired
December 15, 1984

Seahawks officially retire jersey #12 in honor of their fans, the 12th Man. Seattle becomes the first professional sports franchise to retire a jersey in honor of their fans.

Michael Sinclair received the Steve Largent award for his efforts on and off the field during the 1998 season.
Seattle Seahawks President Dave Behring puts a hat on George Williams, who is the first student at the newly created Seahawks Academy, Thursday, June 19, 1997 in Seattle. The academy became a reality with a check of $208,000 from the Seahawks and other area supporters. In the background, right, is Seattle School Superintendent John Stanford. The school, which will have 120 students, is an alternative middle school for
Chuck Knox speaks to the media after being introduced as the new head coach of the Seattle Seahawks on January 26, 1983. (AP Photo/NFL Photos)
Rookie LS Clint Gresham.
Selected T James Carpenter 25th overall in the first round of the NFL Draft.
Rookie TE Robert Tyler started 9 games during the 1989 season.
Doug Baldwin dives for a one-handed catch against the 49ers.