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On this date: The Pro Bowl comes to the Kingdome
Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse and tight end Luke Willson competed in a game of the newly-released 'Madden 17' on Tuesday, August 23, 2016 at the Microsoft Store in Bellevue Square. The winner took home $5,000 to a charity of their choice and the event helped promote the new Surface Pro 4 NFL Special Edition Type Cover. View
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.