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On this date: The Pro Bowl comes to the Kingdome
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll talks with the media about getting back out on the field in day one of training camp at the Virginia Mason Athletic Complex.
More than 2,500 fans came out for the first day of the Seahawks' 2016 training camp at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center.
Seahawks players reported to Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center on Friday to prepare for the start of the team's 2016 training camp, which opens Saturday, July 30 with the first of 13 practices open to the public.
Seahawks cornerback Jeremy Lane visited Kansas City, Kansas on Wednesday, July 27 to help bridge the fundraising gap for the Della Gill/Joyce H. Williams Shelter for Survivors of Domestic Violence to expand and enhance housing and program capacity for survivors and their children. Lane worked with Friends of Yates, a comprehensive community agency. For more information head to www.friendsofyates.org
1977: A splash of pre-Hawaii Pro Bowl comes to the Kingdome as Seattle hosts the NFL’s all-star game before a record crowd of 63,214. The AFC wins 24-14 as player-of-the-game Mel Blount intercepts two passes, including one in the end zone; Ken Anderson passes for two touchdowns; and O.J. Simpson runs for a third. But the Seahawks do not have a representative in the game, as Steve Largent becomes the franchise’s first Pro Bowl player in 1978.
2013: Dan Quinn returns to the Seahawks as defensive coordinator, replacing Gus Bradley, who leaves to become head coach of the Jacksonville Jaguars. Quinn had been the Seahawks’ defensive line coach in 2008 and 2009 before spending two seasons as the defensive coordinator at University of Florida.