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Remembering Doug Long

January 25, 2012 By Bill Boehlke The Seahawks mourn the passing of Doug Long, who played for Seattle in 1977 and 1978. Long died late last week after a long and courageous battle with cancer. As a defensive back and special teams player for the Seahawks, Long was given the game ball for his efforts during Seattle's 27-7 win over the Oakland Raiders on October 22, 1978. Long was a two-time All-American at Whitworth in 1975-76, and was inducted into the Whitworth Heritage Gallery Hall of Fame in 1995. He was also the last Whitworth Pirate to play a regular season game in the NFL. "Doug would have been a standout college player at any ...

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