6 results for tag: Joe Nash


Former Head Coach Chuck Knox Dies

The Seahawks and Seahawks fans mourn the death of former head coach Chuck Knox, who passed away May 12 at his home in Anaheim, California. He was 86. Knox was coach of the Seahawks for nine seasons (1983-1991), leading them to the playoffs and the AFC Championship game in his first season. He was named NFL Coach of the Year three times: in his first year as a head coach with the Los Angeles Rams (1973), with the Buffalo Bills (1980), and in his second year with the Seahawks (1984). Referencing games as “knock-down drag-out” affairs, Knox’ emphasis on the running game led to him being known as “Ground Chuck,” making stars out of the ...

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Legends Chat with Michael Bennett

Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett takes over the microphone and chats with the likes of Steve Largent, Autry Beamon, Ken Geddes, Jim Zorn, Joe Nash, Jeff Bryant, and a couple of current players too.

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A Visit with George Dyer

The Seahawks in the 1980s sported a powerhouse defensive line featuring Jeff Bryant, Jacob Green and Joe Nash, and the man behind their success was defensive line coach George Dyer. Dyer came to the Seahawks in 1983 along with head coach Chuck Knox, and was an assistant coach through the 1991 season. He went on to coach for the Denver Broncos as an assistant for eight seasons, earning two Super Bowl rings along the way.

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Defense with Bryant, Green & Nash

One of the top defensive lines in the NFL in the 1980s was in Seattle. Jeff Bryant (1982-1993), Jacob Green (1980-1992) and Joe Nash (1982-1996) were the primary anchors, and combined they played 40 seasons in the NFL - 39 with the Seahawks. They combined for 226.5 sacks, with Jacob Green officially totalling 97.5 sacks, a Seahawks team record.

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A Visit with Joe Nash

Joe played his entire NFL career (1982-1996) with the Seahawks, totalling 218 games over 15 seasons. Both are team records. Playing primarily at nose tackle, he managed to score two touchdowns as a result of the tough defense the Seahawks played in the 1980s. Nash was a 1984 Pro Bowl selection, and he was named one of the all-time top-40 players in Seahawks history as part of the team's 40th Anniversary season in 2015.

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Joe Nash: One of the Gang

October 4, 2011 By Scott M. Johnson Joe Nash learned the importance of teamwork at an early age. He was born into a family that already had eight kids, and the Nashes eventually added four more. With 12 siblings, Joe Nash was part of a team throughout his entire childhood. "In large families," he said, "you've got to be a team player." That philosophy would be the key to a career that went on longer than anyone – even Nash himself – could possibly expect. Nash was the kind of player who didn't put up big statistics or earn many awards. He was, quite simply, the kind of player that got the most out of his ability and made everyone ...

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