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On this date: Russell Wilson passes Seahawks to upset of Patriots
Five Seahawks players, including defensive end Cliff Avril, wide receiver Doug Baldwin, tight end Jimmy Graham, cornerback Richard Sherman, and quarterback Russell Wilson will take part in the NFL's 'My Cause, My Cleats' campaign in Week 13, showing support for various causes, foundations, and charities by wearing customized cleats this weekend. View
2012: Russell Wilson, in his sixth NFL start, throws two touchdown passes in the final 7½ minutes to lift the Seahawks to a 24-23 upset of Tom Brady and the New England Patriots at CenturyLink Field. Wilson’s 46-yard TD pass to Sidney Rice with 1:18 remaining proves to be the game-winner. Wilson is 16 of 27 for 293 yards and a 133.7 passing rating in outplaying Brady (36 of 58 for 395 yards with two TDs and two interceptions for a 79.3 rating). Bobby Wagner has 14 tackles to lead the defense, while Earl Thomas and Richard Sherman have the interceptions off Brady.
1979: The Chargers jump to a 14-3 lead and hold on for a 20-10 victory over the Seahawks in San Diego as Dan Fouts throws three touchdown passes. Sherman Smith has 142 combined yards – 78 rushing on 13 carries and 64 receiving on seven receptions – and the Seahawks’ only touchdown.
1984: The Seahawks defeat the Buffalo Bills 31-28 at the Kingdome to start what will become an eight-game winning streak en route to a 12-4 season. A 51-yard touchdown pass from Dave Krieg to Steve Largent with 6:53 left to play proves to be the game-winning score. It is Krieg’s third TD pass, while Largent catches five passes for 106 yards and two TDs.
1990: Jay Schroeder passes for three touchdowns as the Raiders jump to a 21-0 lead in handing the Seahawks 24-17 loss in Los Angeles. Dave Krieg throws touchdown passes to Paul Skansi and Tommy Kane for the Seahawks.
2001: The Seahawks storm to a 24-7 lead in the second quarter behind two touchdowns runs from Shaun Alexander and a 55-yard interception return for a score by Reggie Tongue in a 34-21 victory over the Denver Broncos at Husky Stadium. Alexander finishes with 142 yards on 33 carries, while the defense intercepts Brian Griese three times.
2002: The 49ers defeat the Seahawks 28-21 as Terrell Owens scores on a 37-yard pass from Jeff Garcia with 7½ minutes to play and then pulls a Sharpie from his sock to autograph the football and hand it to a fan in the stands at Seahawks Stadium (now CenturyLink Field) on “Monday Night Football.” It was Owens’ second TD catch of the game.
2007: The Saints jump to a 28-7 lead in handing the Seahawks a 28-17 loss in Seattle. Matt Hasselbeck passes for 362 yards and two touchdowns and Bobby Engram catches nine passes for 120 yards for the Seahawks. Read