A Visit with Cliff Avril
Avril was a linebacker for the Detroit Lions for the first 5 years (2008-2012) of his NFL career before joining the Seahawks in 2013. With a Super Bowl title soon under his belt that year, he would go on to have a Pro Bowl season in 2016.
A neck injury in the 4th game of the 2017 season would sideline him for the remainder of the season, and he was released by the Seahawks in May, 2018.
A Visit with Wayne Hunter
A 3rd round pick by the Seahawks in the 2003 NFL Draft, Hunter was an offensive tackle for the team through the 2005 season. He was also a part of Seattle's very first Super Bowl team that faced the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL.
Hunter is now a member of the Seattle Fire Department.
A Visit with David Hawthorne
A linebacker for the Seahawks for 4 seasons (2008-2011), Hawthorne compiled 7 interceptions and 6 sacks over that span.
He scored his lone NFL touchdown in 2011 in a home game against the Philadelphia Eagles, returning an interception 77 yards.
Seahawks Owner Paul Allen Dies
Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen died Monday at the age of 65 due to complications from non-Hodgkin's lymphoma. The news shocked not only the Seahawks, but also the Portland Trail Blazers, another Pacific Northwest team he owned.
Vulcan Inc., Allen's company and headquarters, posted a statement on his passing today:
It is with deep sadness that we announce the death of @PaulGAllen, our founder and noted technologist, philanthropist, community builder, conservationist, musician and supporter of the arts. All of us who worked with Paul feel an inexpressible loss ...
A Visit with D.J. Hackett
Taken in the 5th round of the 2004 NFL Draft, Hackett saw his first game action in 2005, scoring 2 touchdowns over 13 games played.
He had a career-high 4 touchdowns in 2006, and followed with 3 more in the 2007 season. He played with the Carolina Panthers in 2008, and was on the Washington Redskins roster in 2009 before retiring from the NFL.
The Kenny Easley Athletic Fields
The South Norfolk, Virginia, athletic fields on which Seahawks Ring of Honor and Pro Football Hall of Fame member Kenny Easley played in his youth now bear his name.
The lighted, multi-purpose football and baseball fields and surrounding area are now known as the Kenny Easley Athletic Fields at McNeil Park.
Kenny reflected on the time he spent on the field, and the honor bestowed to him almost 50 years later.
"On this field in 1969, I started an athletic career (baseball & football) that would eventually land me in the Pro Football Hall of Fame," said ...
A Visit with Michael Boulware
A 2nd-round pick by the Seahawks in the 2004 NFL Draft, Boulware would go on to compile 11 interceptions as a safety - including one returned 63 yards for his sole NFL touchdown - over his 3 seasons in Seattle.
He started all regular season and playoff games in the Seahawks' 2005 Super Bowl season.
A Visit with Niko Koutouvides
As a 4th-round pick by the Seahawks in the 2004 NFL Draft, Koutouvides would go on to play linebacker with Seattle through the 2007 season.
He was part of the first-ever Seahawks' Super Bowl team that played the Pittsburgh Steelers (Super Bowl XL), and he would later make another Super Bowl appearance in 2012 while with the New England Patriots (Super Bowl XLVI).
A Visit with Dwayne Harper
Harper was a cornerback for the Seahawks for six seasons (1988-1993), compiling 13 interceptions over that span.
He scored his lone NFL touchdown off a fumble return in the 1992 season against the Philadelphia Eagles.
Harper went on to play five seasons (1994-1998) with the San Diego Chargers, and appeared in Super Bowl XXIX with the Chargers. He would go on to play in three games with the Detroit Lions in 1999.
A Visit with Jon Borchardt
Borchardt played six seasons with the Buffalo Bills (1979-1984) - under then-head coach Chuck Knox through the 1982 season. Later, as head coach of the Seahawks, Knox brought him to Seattle in 1985.
He played three seasons (1985-1987) at guard with the Seahawks before retiring from the NFL.