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On this date: John Schneider named general manager
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
2010: John Schneider is named general manager. Schneider had worked for the Seahawks in 2000. After making more than more than 550 roster moves in his first 2½ years with the club, Schneider and coach Pete Carroll had a team that went 11-5 last season and won the franchise’s first road playoff game since 1983; and captured the NFC Championship this season after going 13-3. Schneider was given the game ball by Carroll after Sunday’s victory over the 49ers in the conference title game.
1976: Lloyd Nordstrom, spokesman for the majority owners of the team, dies of a heart attack while vacationing in Mexico.
2000: Gil Haskell is named offensive coordinator on Mike Holmgren’s staff. Haskell replaces Mike Sherman, who leaves after one season to become head coach of the Packers.