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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 today. https://t.co/OMLZ7ivvSD pic.twitter.com/Bfa8kK6Q8e — Vulcan Inc. (@Vulcan...

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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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Kenny Easley’s Enshrinement Speech

Well, good evening! To all the family and friends and lovers of football all across America, and the world, thank you for being here today. I'd like to start by sharing a passage from the Bible that I've leaned on and counted on, and trusted with all certainty through the years. And that would be Philippians 4 and 6, and it says: be anxious for nothing, but in everything by prayer and supplication. With thanks giving, let your request be known to God. I was first nominated for the Hall in 1997; twenty years later, be anxious for nothing. The Hall of Fame was dropped on the shoulders of Kenny Easley like a pair of shoulder pads. Some folks ...

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The Pacific NW Football Hall of Fame

The 2017 edition of the Pacific Northwest Football Hall of Fame induction class featured several Seahawks Legends, plus a couple more important Seahawks associates. Joining the 2017 class were: Dave Brown, Blair Bush and Jack Patera, plus team photographer Corky Trewin and Seahawks team owner Paul Allen. The induction luncheon was held on May 19, 2017, at CenturyLink Field, with Seahawks Legend and "Voice of the Seahawks" Steve Raible serving as mc. John Patera accepted the induction plaque on behalf of his dad, former Seahawks head coach Jack Patera, and relayed the talking points and message he received directly from his dad. Seahawks VP of ...

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Walter Jones Enters the Seahawks Ring of Honor

The complete induction ceremony and an interview with Walter Jones. First it was the Pro Football Hall of Fame, and then came induction into the Seahawks Ring of Honor for Walter Jones. The ceremony was held at halftime of the Seahawks-Raiders game on November 2, 2014. "You can talk the talk and walk the walk now," said Walter about his induction. "You're in the Hall of Fame and now in the Ring of Honor, and you've proven you have done everything you needed to do on the football field." The Seahawks Ring of Honor: Steve Largent (wide receiver: 1976–1989) - inducted 1989 Dave Brown (cornerback: 1976–1986) - inducted 1992 Pete Gross ...

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