Seahawks fans Remember this date?

Published on August 3, 2011 by     Seahawks.Com News (Feed)

Aug. 1, 1976: The Seahawks play their first game, and lose to the 49ers 27-20 in the preseason opener as QB Jim Zorn is tackled at the 2-yard line as time expired.

Aug. 3, 1991: Jim Zorn, the team’s original quarterback, becomes the second player inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor.

Aug. 3, 2001: Trent Dilfer, who had led the Ravens to a Super Bowl victory in January, signs to a one-year contact to serve as the backup to QB Matt Hasselbeck.

Aug. 3, 2002: The team christens its new home field – then Seahawks Stadium – with an intra-squad scrimmage.

Aug. 4, 2008: The first wave of employees move into the Virginia Mason Athletic Center, the team’s new headquarters on the shores of Lake Washington in Renton.

Aug. 10, 2002: The Seahawks play their first game in their new stadium, losing 28-10 to the Colts in a preseason matchup.

Aug. 12, 1995: Steve Largent’s No. 80 is officially retired after the team’s all-time leading receiver was inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

Aug. 12, 2005: The Seahawks beat the Saints in a preseason game in New Orleans, two weeks before Hurricane Katrina devastated the city.

Aug. 13, 1994: The Seahawks play their first home game outdoors at the University of Washington’s Husky Stadium, beating the Buccaneers 29-6, because the Kingdome was closed for repairs after ceiling tiles fell in July.

Aug. 18, 2008: The team practices at Virginia Mason Athletic Center for the first time.

Aug. 19, 1997: Football Northwest is approved as the new owners of the Seahawks.

Aug. 22, 1992: Cornerback Dave Brown becomes the third player inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor.

Aug. 23, 1975: Season-ticket sales for the Seahawks’ inaugural season in 1976 close – after less than a month – because the target of 59,000 is reached.

Aug. 29, 1976: The Seahawks win their first game, 17-16 over the Chargers, as tight end Ron Howard catches a 3-yard TD pass from Jim Zorn with 13 seconds left in the preseason matchup.

Aug. 30, 1988: Ken Behring and minority partner Ken Hofmann complete their purchase of the team.

Aug. 30, 1999: Fritz Shurmur dies of liver cancer before ever coaching a game as the Seahawks defensive coordinator.

Aug. 31, 1997: The Seahawks drop their regular-season opener to the Jets, 41-3, and QB John Friesz breaks his right thumb – an injured that will sideline him for nine weeks.

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fair Use Notice This website may at times present copyrighted material, the use of which might not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available in an effort to advance understandings of democratic, economic, environmental, human rights, political, scientific, and social justice issues, among others. The author believes that this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the articles published on this website are distributed without profit for research and informational purposes. In most instances a link is placed to originator of Article and it is never expressly mentioned as written by, we use published by certain entities who write or publish for this said Blog..

Tell Us What's On Your Mind (0)




WP-SpamFree by Pole Position Marketing

REMEMBERING A LEGEND!

LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS

Hroniss-Grasu

Three draft prospects who could fit Seahawks’ needs on offensive line

Donovan Smith was going through relatively rote answers to yet more questions at the NFL’s scouting combine in ...

Schneider knows what he’s looking for in new Seahawks

Given this is the sixth time John Schneider has sat with media for a casual pre-draft conversation, he’s ...
Tuesday Round Up  Bruce Irvin and Jimmy Graham squash their  beef  in Hawaii   Seattle Seahawks

Bruce Irvin and Jimmy Graham squash their “beef” in Hawaii

Irvin, Graham Squash The Beef Prior to the team taking off to Hawaii for player-organized offseason workouts this past ...
d51b7967cd7fce1bfa7a4df85436c60b_crop_north

Report: Michael Bennett wants trade to Atlanta, new contract

Maybe there’s a reason Greg Hardy’s taking a trip to Seattle. Apparently, one of their pass-rushers wants out, which ...
GrahamJohnDavidMercerUSAToday

Seahawks trading Center Max Unger for TE supreme Jimmy Graham

The Seahawks just made the biggest splash of the brand-new league year. New Orleans has agreed to send superstar ...
richard-sherman-reaction-to-malcolm-butler-interception

Another Season in the Books – By: Richard Sherman

POSTED BY: RICHARD SHERMAN 2014 was a wild but great year. It was a tremendous growing year for me ...
150306-lynch-660

Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks sign two-year extension

The Seattle Seahawks plan to keep Marshawn Lynch around for the long haul.The team announced Friday that Lynch ...
150306-miller-600

Zach Miller released by Seattle Seahawks

Veteran tight end Zach Miller is looking for a new job after four years in Seattle. The Seahawks announced ...

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

lat-noise-wre0011368363-20130915

WELCOME TO THE SEAHAWKS 12TH MAN ARMY.

WE TAKE PRIDE IN GIVING SEAHAWKS FANS AROUND THE CLOCK UPDATES,  ALL SEAHAWKS ALL THE TIME. SO IF YOU WANT THE LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS DELIVERED FOR FREE RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX ONCE A WEEK, SIGN UP AND ENJOY!

WE HAVE BEEN PROUDLY SERVING DIEHARD SEAHAWKS FANS SINCE 2004.

Enter your Email

Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz