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On this date: Seahawks lose opener, and Steve Largent
1989 – The Seahawks lose their opener 31-7 in Philadelphia, and Steve Largent for six weeks with a broken elbow. In the final season of his Hall of Fame career, Largent would return to catch 28 passes for 403 yards and three touchdowns before retiring as the NFL’s all-time leader in all three categories (819 for 13,089 and 100).
2000 – The Seahawks play the first of what will be two seasons’ worth of home games at Husky Stadium and lose 37-34 to the Rams on a 27-yard field goal with 23 seconds remaining. A 34-yard touchdown pass from Jon Kitna to Darrell Jackson with 2:05 to play ties the score at 34-34. Jay Bellamy also returns an interception 84 yards for a TD and has 11 tackles. The Seahawks are playing at the University of Washington because the Kingdome had been demolished so their new stadium can be built on the same site.