19 results for month: 10/2014
A Visit with Sam Adkins
As a QB for the Seahawks (1977-1981), Sam was the only player to ever where #12 on his jersey. That number 12 was retired by the team in 1982 in honor of Seahawks fans - the "12 Man." Today Sam works in construction with his son, and is a member of the Seahawks pre-game and post-game radio shows on the team's flagship station.
A Visit with Walter Jones
Former Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren called Walter the best offensive player he had ever coached. High marks for the 6th overall pick in the 1996 NFL Draft, who would play his entire 13-season career in Seattle (1997-2009). Accolades include: selected nine times to the Pro Bowl; a member of the 2000s All-Decade Team; his #71 retired by the Seahawks in 2010; and a first-ballot inductee into the Pro Football Hall of Fame in 2014. Walter today makes frequent visits as a fan to Seahawks games.
A Visit with Marcus Trufant
Another Pacific NW native, Marcus attended Wilson High School in Tacoma and was a CB at Washington State. Taken by the Seahawks as the 11th overall pick in the 2003 NFL Draft, Marcus enjoyed a 10-year career in Seattle. His career-high 7 interceptions in 2007 - one returned for an 84-yard TD - got him selected to the 2007 Pro Bowl. He signed a one-day contract with the Seahawks on April 23, 2014, and retired.
A Visit with Joey Galloway
Joey enjoyed an amazing 16-year NFL career as a WR, including his first five seasons with the Seahawks (1995-1999). He was the 8th overall pick in the 1995 NFL Draft, and caught 12 TDs in 1997 and 10 in 1998. He finished his career with Washington in 2010.
A Visit with Shaun Alexander
Taken as the 19th pick in the first round of the 2000 NFL Draft, Shaun would enjoy a record-setting career with the Seahawks over 8 seasons (2000-2007): NFC rushing leader in 2004 & 2005; setting a then-NFL single-season record in 2005 for most TDs with 27; and named NFL MVP in 2005, among other notable achievements. Today, he and his wife Valerie are the proud parents of seven children, and reside in Virginia.
A Visit with Sidney Rice
Sidney played WR for the Seahawks over a 3-season span (2011-2013), and is remembered for catching game-winning passes in 2012 in wins over New England and Chicago. He announced his retirement on July 23, 2014.
A Visit with Sam McCullum
Sam played WR for the Seahawks in their inaugural season in 1976, and was in Seattle a total of 6 seasons (1976-1981). He scored 21 TDs with the Seahawks, including a season-best 6 TDs in 1980.
A Visit with Ricky Watters
As a running back, Ricky "Running" Watters was a member of the 1994 Super Bowl XXIX Champion San Francisco 49ers, scoring 3 TDs in their win over San Diego. He finished his 10-year NFL career with the Seahawks (1998-2001), rushing for 22 touchdowns and receiving for four more in Seattle.
A Visit with Norm Johnson
As a kicker for 9 seasons the Seahawks (1982-1990), Norm remains the team's all-time leading scorer. "Mr. Automatic" concluded his 18-season NFL career with the Philadelphia Eagles in 1999.
A Visit with Michael Jackson
As a linebacker Jackson was one of the all-time defensive greats for the Seahawks. He played his entire 8-year NFL career in Seattle., leading the team in tackles for a number of seasons.