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On this date: Seahawks sack Randall Cunningham nine times
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll joined psychologist Angela Duckworth at Seattle University on Thursday for a Seattle Town Hall talk about grit, and unlocking the secret to perseverance (Photos courtesy Chuck Kuo/Seattle University). View
1986: The Seahawks begin a five-game winning streak as they jump to a 21-6 lead and hold on a 24-20 victory over the Eagles at the Kingdome. Dave Krieg passes 72 yards to Daryl Turner for one touchdown and Bobby Joe Edmonds returns a punt 75 yards for another. The Seahawks sack Randall Cunningham nine times, including three by Fredd Young.
1980: Will Lewis returns a punt 75 yards for a touchdown, but the Seahawks fall to the Broncos 36-20 in Denver.
2003: In one of the wildest games in franchise history, Matt Hasselbeck passes for five touchdowns and 333 yards and Darrell Jackson catches seven passes for 146 yards and two TDs – but the Seahawks lose to the Ravens in Baltimore as Matt Stover kicks a 40-yard field goal on the final play of regulation to tie it at 41 and then wins it with a 42-yarder in overtime. Anthony Wright throws for TD passes to Marcus Robinson for the Ravens, who rally from deficits of 17-3, 27-10 and 34-17.
2008: Matt Hasselbeck throws touchdown passes to John Carlson and Maurice Morris, but Shaun Suisham kicks a 22-yard field goal midway through the fourth quarter to give the Redskins a 20-17 victory in Seattle. Julian Peterson has two sacks among his 10 tackles. Read