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On this date: Seahawks snap 21-season drought without a playoff victory
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll has ties to the New York Jets organization as he was an assistant there from 1990 to 1993, eventually getting his first head coaching opportunity during the 1994 season. Watch
In partnership with United Way of King County and the Verizon Foundation, the Seahawks launched a new interactive online course, 'Character Playbook,' focused on youth character development and building healthy relationships. K.J. Wright and Tyler Lockett helped kick off the program at Seattle's Cascade Middle School. View
2006: The Seahawks win their first playoff game since 1984 with a 20-10 victory over the Redskins in a 2005 divisional-round game in Seattle. After league MVP and NFL rushing champion Shaun Alexander goes out in the first quarter with a concussion, Matt Hasselbeck passes and runs for another, while Darrell Jackson catches nine passes for 143 yards.
1999: New head coach Mike Holmgren hires eight assistants from his staff with the Packers to join him with Seahawks: Mike Sherman, offensive coordinator/tight ends; Fritz Shurmur, defensive coordinator; Tom Lovat, offensive line; Larry Brooks, defensive line; Nolan Cromwell, wide receivers; Jim Lind, linebackers; Ken Flajole, defensive backs; and Kent Johnson, strength and conditioning.
2005: Bob Whitsitt is relieved of his duties as president of football operations.
2007: Robbie Gould kicks a 41-yard field goal to tie the game with 4½ minutes remaining in regulation and then hits a 49-yarder in overtime to give the Bears a 27-24 victory over the Seahawks in a 2006 divisional playoff game at Soldier Field. Shaun Alexander runs for 108 yards and two touchdowns, but is stopped for a 2-yard loss on a fourth-and-1 play from the Bears’ 44-yard line with two minutes left in regulation. Read