9 results for tag: Warren Moon


Kevin Mawae in 2019 Pro Football HoF

Congratulations to Seahawks Legend Kevin Mawae, who is one of the eight new members of the 2019 Class of the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Mawae was a second-round draft pick by the Seahawks in the 1994 NFL Draft, where he played 4 seasons at center (1994-1997). He would go on to play 8 seasons with the N.Y. Jets (1998-2005) and 4 seasons with the Tennessee Titans (2006-2009). The eight-time Pro Bowler said he was elated when he heard David Baker, the Hall of Fame president and chief executive, knock on his hotel door to inform him of the news. "It caught me off guard," Mawae said. "When they say the knock’s going to be a big, boisterous ...

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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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Happy Anniversary, Steve Raible

Congratulations to Seahawks Legend Steve Raible, who is celebrating 35 years with KIRO TV. Raible is a news anchor for the CBS affiliate in Seattle, and is equally well known as the "Voice of the Seahawks" for the team's radio broadcasts. Raible played his entire NFL career with the Seahawks (1976-1981) as a wide receiver. He recalls of his playing career, "When you remember all your highlights, you haven't had enough of them."  After retirement he moved into the radio broadcast booth, joining then-announcer Pete Gross as a color commentator. He became the "Voice of the Seahawks" in 2004, and is now joined in the booth by former ...

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Warren Moon: the NFL Could Learn a Few Things from the CFL

  He’s a legend in both leagues, but Warren Moon says he’ll never turn his back on the one that gave him his start. Moon was in Regina, Saskatchewan, Thursday for the inaugural CFL Week, despite not having been in a CFL uniform since 1983. He said being in town for the event, and continuing to promote the league, is all about loyalty. “I’m never going to turn my back on the opportunity the CFL gave me because who knows where I end up if I don’t get this chance to come here and play,” he said. Moon was one of the first black quarterbacks to play in the league, and his success – including five straight Grey Cup champio...

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Legends’ All-Time Favorite Players

So, who is Steve Largent's all-time favorite Seahawks player? Who is Mack Strong's all-time favorite Seahawks player? Find out the answers and the reasons why from Steve, Mack, and many more Legends.

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Regular People try to Catch Passes from Warren Moon

Think it's easy to run an NFL-type route and catch an NFL football? Seahawks alumni Warren Moon slings a few to some regular Joes to find out first hand. One was a receiver in high school; another's sister was married to a member of the Dallas Cowboys; and yet another played flag football in the 8th grade. All top qualifiers, right? "I'll bet they would be the first to say it's not as easy as it looks on Sunday afternoons," said Warren. "I think they have a little more respect for the guys and what they do when they play on television."

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A Visit with Warren Moon

After leading the University of Washington Huskies to a win over Michigan in the 1978 Rose Bowl, Moon would go undrafted in the NFL. He went on to play six seasons with the Edmonton Eskimos of the Canadian Football League (1978-1983), and then finally joined the Houston Oilers and the NFL in 1984. Following ten seasons with the Oilers and three with the Minnesota Vikings, Moon signed with the Seahawks in 1997, where he would play two seasons. His CFL honors include twice being named the Grey Cup MVP (1980, 1982), and being inducted into the CFL Hall of Fame in 2001. His NFL achievements include being a 9-time Pro Bowl selection (and MVP in ...

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Warren Moon: The Trail Blazer

September 27, 2011 By Scott M. Johnson Standing on a podium where such an elite group of others once stood, Warren Moon was just a man. His age did not matter. His position did not matter. And this time, his race did not matter. Moon, who had spent so much of his life being tagged as not just a quarterback but as a black quarterback, could finally be introduced with a less constricting label. The date was Aug. 5, 2006, and the longtime quarterback had shed the label to become Hall of Famer Warren Moon. After a lifetime spent in many of football's forgotten lands, Moon had proven everything that needed to be validated during a journey that led ...

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Warren Moon Inducted into Canada Sports Hall of Fame

On Tuesday, November 3, 2009, over 750 guests gathered at the Fairmont Royal York in Toronto to witness the induction of Canada's Sports Hall of Fame's newest Honored Members: Caroline Brunet, Hugh Campbell, John Campbell, Angela James, Mark Messier, Warren Moon and Ken Shields. When Warren Moon led the University of Washington Huskies to victory in the 1978 Rose Bowl, earning MVP honors in the process, he should have expected a bevy of NFL teams to express interest in his services. But when the NFL Draft concluded later that year, the 21-year-old quarterback from Los Angeles remained unselected. Undaunted at seeing his NFL playing ...

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