2 results for tag: Dan Doornink

A Visit with Dan Doornink

"Dr. Dan" was a running back for the Seahawks for seven seasons (1979-85), and will always be remembered for his 123-yard rushing performance in the 1984 Wild Card playoff win against the LA Raiders at the Kingdome.

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Dan Doornink: The Doctor Is In

November 22, 2011 By Scott M. Johnson During an eight-year NFL career that included seven with the Seattle Seahawks, Dan Doornink was asked to do a lot of things. He came into the league as a fullback, saw plenty of action on special teams, and started splitting time at halfback before finding his niche as a third-down back who caught plenty of passes out of the backfield. And in 1984, the Seahawks asked "Dr. Dan," as he would later be known, to give the mighty Los Angeles Raiders some anesthesia. With only a few days remaining before the Seahawks' playoff game against the rival Raiders, Doornink was given the surprising news that he was ...

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