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On this date: Seahawks win for first time
Seattle head coach Jack Patera gets the game ball from Sherman Smith, (47), Aug. 29, 1976, after they won their first NFL game in Seattle, against the San Diego Chargers, 17-16 in the last seconds of the game. (AP Photo)
1976: The Seahawks win their first game, 17-16 over the Chargers, as tight end Ron Howard catches a 3-yard TD pass from Jim Zorn with 13 seconds left in the preseason matchup at the Kingdome. The expansion club had opened its first preseason – a six-game preseason – with losses to the 49ers at the Kingdome, the Bears in Spokane, the L.A. Rams at the Kingdome and the Broncos in Denver.