11 results for month: 05/2017
Legends Remember Cortez
Cortez Kennedy died too soon on May 23, 2017, at the age of 48, and the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Seahawks Ring of Honor member is remembered by Jordan Babineaux, Brock Huard, Steve Largent, Sean Locklear, Ray Roberts, Marcus Trufant, and Jim Zorn.
A Different Kind of Miracle
Curt Warner dodged the questions for years. How come we never see you? Is something wrong? People want answers when someone such as Warner, a famed and beloved Seattle Seahawks star, withdraws from the public eye for more than 20 years. Warner and his wife, Ana, never knew what to tell people. If they detailed the around-the-clock challenges of raising their twin autistic sons, people might think they were complaining, or were ungrateful for lives that included so many gifts. They certainly didn’t want to give that impression. “People would asked me why I didn’t do things in public or make appearance...
2017 PNW Football Hall of Fame
Legends & the 2018 Special Olympics
The 2018 Special Olympics USA Games will be held in Seattle on July 1-6, 2018, and a number of Seahawks Legends were in attendance at a special benefit party on May 25 at Pier 57 on the Seattle waterfront. Weighing in on the event were: Jordan Babineaux, Brock Huard, Steve Largent, Sean Locklear, Ray Roberts, Marcus Trufant, Jim Zorn, ESPN's Kenny Mayne, with a special appearance by Marshawn Lynch.
Ricardo Lockette & His Paramedics
On November 1, 2015, in a game in Dallas, Seahawks Legend WR Ricardo Lockette took a blind-side hit by Cowboys safety Jeff Heath that nearly ended his life. At the time, nobody knew that Lockette's life was in jeopardy, but it still made for a terrifying moment: Ricardo Lockette was drilled and appears to be out cold, hope he's ok pic.twitter.com/C5zdBzzwFX — The Cauldron (@TheCauldron) November 1, 2015 Recently, Lockette - now retired from football - met with paramedics at the Washington Fire Chiefs convention in Spokane, Washington. There, he spoke about how his life was saved by paramedics in Arlington, Texas. Lo...
Legends Remember Cortez
Isaiah’s New Flag Football League
Isaiah Kacyvenski still remembers having pre-game butterflies. Not from seven seasons in the NFL, six of which were spent with the Seattle Seahawks. Not from serving as a game-day captain on the Seahawks squad that played in the franchise's first Super Bowl in 2006. Some of the earliest memories of pre-game jitters came from flag football. It was a big deal in Endicott, New York, where the pro football player turned Harvard standout turned entrepreneur first grew fond of the sport. There was a draft, scores and records posted after games, a league commissioner, postseason tournament and a Super Bowl with a cash ...
Remembering Cortez Kennedy
The Seattle Seahawks organization, Seahawks fans, and the NFL community are saddened at the sudden passing of Cortez Kennedy, who died Tuesday in Orlando, Florida. He was 48. “Nothing suspicious to report. OPD conducting investigation into his unattended passing,” the Orlando Police Department tweeted. "Cortez Kennedy has been a pillar of the Seahawks franchise since joining the team as a rookie in 1990," the Seahawks said in a statement. "Tez was the heart and soul of the Seahawks through the 1990s and endeared himself to 12s all across the Pacific Northwest as a player who played with a selfless and relentless approach to the game. We ...
A Visit with Tony Benjamin
Tony was a running back for the Seahawks for three seasons (1977-1979), and also played on special teams. He was one of several Legends attending the Pacific NW Football Hall of Fame luncheon & awards at CenturyLink Field on May 19. Tony resides in the Seattle area.