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On this date: Howard Ballard signed in free agency
World-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson visited Seahawks practice this week and talked with the players and coaches about the physics of football, along with how the rotation of the Earth might even impact the game. Watch
1994: Howard Ballard, a two-time Pro Bowl tackle from the Bills, signs with the Seahawks in free agency. Ballard would start 74 games at right tackle in five seasons and was voted to the Seahawks’ 35th Anniversary Team.
2001: A 6.8 earthquake forces the team’s marketing department to relocate because of damage to its headquarters near the site where the Kingdome had stood and the team’s new stadium was being built.