4 results for tag: Norm Evans


First Seahawks Coach Jack Patera Dies

The Seahawks and Seahawks fans mourn the death of their very first head coach, Jack Patera, who died of pancreatic cancer on October 31, 2018. He was 85. Patera's passing follows the death of the Seahawks' second head coach, Chuck Knox, who passed away on May 12, 2018. John Arlen Patera was on born August 1, 1933, in Bismarck, North Dakota. He attended Washington High School in Portland, Oregon, and went on to play football at Oregon from 1951–1954. He began his 38-year career in the NFL when he was selected by the Baltimore Colts as the 44th pick in the fourth round of the 1955 NFL Draft. "I was a down lineman in college, I played offens...

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Seahawks Legends on Your Bookshelf

Books by former pro athletes certainly make for interesting reading, featuring behind the scenes stories from the lockerroom, motivational forces while growing up, life in the spotlight, and so on. The category of Seahawks Legends in print features quite a few offerings from over the years, including players, coaches, and even a couple of team owners. Some of these books are out of print, so your best bet to track down a copy would be online sources like Amazon and ebay. And a visit to a used bookstore or two could also yield some of these titles. Former team owner John Nordstrom's book, Mr. John: Football, Flying, and a Proud Family Legacy, was ...

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3 Legends in Football Hall of Fame

Although they never played together at the same time for the Seahawks, Legends Brock Huard, Ron Howard & Paul Skansi got together for the first time on May 13, 2016, to be inducted into the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame. The ceremony luncheon was held at the Nile Golf and Country Club in Mountlake Terrace, WA. Steve Raible, the "Voice of the Seahawks," served as the emcee. Originating in 1990 by former members of the Seattle Ramblers football team, the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame has selected the best of the best of Northwest football for over 20 years. Other Seahawks Legends inducted into the Hall include: ...

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A Visit with Norm Evans

One of the original members of the Seattle Seahawks, Norm was on the Seahawks roster from 1976 - 1978, concluding a 14-year pro career as a tackle. He previously played with the Miami Dolphins (1966 - 1975), and was part of the 1972 Dolphins team that went undefeated during the season, including winning Super Bowl VII against the Washington Redskins. Norm and the Dolphins would also repeat as victors the following season in Super Bowl VIII against the Minnesota Vikings.

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