10 results for month: 12/2018


Legends on the Playoffs

As the 2018 Seattle Seahawks return to the playoffs, a number of Seahawks Legends weigh in on their own playoff experiences, and the advice they would give to a number of the current players making their first playoff appearances. Comments from Edwin Bailey, Paul Johns, Norm Johnson, Sean Locklear, Sidney Rice, Lofa Tatupu, Marcus Trufant and Jim Zorn.

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Seattle U. Hall of Fame for Ron Howard

Congratulations to Seahawks Legend tight end Ron Howard, who is a member of the Seattle University Athletics Hall of Fame Class of 2019. Howard played men's basketball for Seattle U. from 1970-74, including one season on the JV roster and three on the varsity men's basketball team. During his freshman season in 1970-71, he averaged 16.2 points per game as the Chieftains (now Redhawks) went 19-4 in 23 games. In three seasons on the varsity squad, Howard played in all 78 games, averaging 9.2 points and 6.5 rebounds per game while shooting better than 50 percent from the floor. He went on to sign as an undrafted free agent in 1974 with the ...

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Curt, Steve & Matt on the Job

The Seahawks hosted the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football on December 10, 2018, and the evening also featured several events involving some famous Seahawks Legends. Curt Warner was signing copies of his new book - The Warner Boys - before the game. Steve Largent presented the 2018 Steve Largent Award to QB Russell Wilson; and the 12 Flag was raised by none other than Matt Hasselbeck.

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Former Seahawks TE Rod Jones Dies

Former Seahawks tight end Rod Jones died from a self-inflicted gunshot wound on Saturday, December 8. He was 54. Jones had a short career with the Seahawks, playing in four games in the 1989 season after spending the previous two seasons with the Kansas City Chiefs. "The Seahawks brought me in at a time when I thought my career was over," Jones recalled. "I was with Kansas City at the time and came back to Seattle. My thought was retirement, and I called the Seahawks just out of the blue. I said 'Hey, this is Rod Jones, I'm in town, if you guys need my services give me a call.' I was watching the Seahawks the following week and the tight end ...

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Legends on the Playoffs

As the 2018 Seattle Seahawks return to the playoffs, a number of Seahawks Legends weigh in on their own playoffs experiences, and the advice they would give to a number of the current players making their first playoff appearances.

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Shop NFL Alumni Winter Accessories

Warm up this holiday season with some NFL Alumni cold weather accessories. Be sure to place your orders by December 6th to insure your order will make it under the tree before Christmas!

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Shawn Springs – Making a Windpact

Shawn Springs delivered his share of hits over 7 seasons as a Seahawks cornerback, and he took a few hits as well. On December 12, 2004, Springs, then with the Washington Redskins, was blindsided by a block from Philadelphia Eagles fullback Josh Parry. He was knocked cold for 10 minutes, and when he regained consciousness he had no memory of the hit. His mind was foggy for two weeks, and he sat out the following game. Seven years after that hit, Springs founded Windpact, a company solely focused on helmet impact protection. The company’s aim is to mitigate linear and rotational forces in any field, whether that be sports, automotive, military ...

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Curt, Steve & Matt on the Job

The Seahawks hosted the Minnesota Vikings on Monday Night Football on December 10, 2018, and the evening also featured several events involving some famous Seahawks Legends. Curt Warner was signing copies of his new book - The Warner Boys - before the game. Steve Largent presented the 2018 Steve Largent Award to QB Russel Wilson; and the 12 Flag was raised by none other than Matt Hasselbeck.

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A Visit with Mike Gibson

Mike Gibson was a guard for the Seahawks in the 2009-2011 seasons, and saw the majority of his playing time in 2010 while starting 8 of 14 regular season games. He was also part of the play that featured the famous "Beast Quake" run by Marshawn Lynch during the playoff game against the New Orleans Saints. Gibson and Lynch were also college teammates at the University of California, Berkeley.

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New Shaun Alexander FWAA Award

The Football Writers Association of America has announced a new college football award named after former Alabama running back Shaun Alexander. The first Shaun Alexander Freshman Player of the Year Award will be presented to the top player on the FWAA's Freshman All-America Team at the end of the 2018 season. "The FWAA is very excited about this new award because of the person it represents," FWAA Executive Director Steve Richardson said in a release. "It is very significant because Alexander also was an outstanding redshirt freshman for the Crimson Tide. His freshman season paved the way for future successes at Alabama and later in the ...

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