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On this date: Shaun Alexander re-signs after Super run
With each quarter as exhilarating as the one before and with a record-breaking crowd of 69,055 at CenturyLink Field, the Sea Gals made sure to keep the 12s pumped during the suspenseful and victorious Seahawks versus Steelers game. View
Steve Hauschka and the Washington Dairy Council participated in the Fuel Up To Play 60 school assembly. The Washington State Dairy Council awarded McKnight Middle School in Renton with a $10,000 check as a part of their Seahawks Hometown Grant to continue their healthy eating and exercise habits as a school. View
2006: Shaun Alexander is re-signed to a multiyear contract, after being voted league MVP and leading the NFL in rushing (1,880 yards) and touchdowns (28) in 2005. Alexander would not have another 1,000-yard rushing season before being released during the 2007 offseason, but he remains the franchise career leader in rushing yards (9,429), touchdowns (112) and rushing attempts (2,176).
1975: John Thompson is named the team’s first general manager. Thompson had been executive director of the NFL Management Council.
1997: Bennie Blades, a Pro Bowl safety from the Lions, signs with the Seahawks – joining his younger brother, Brian, who would rank No. 2 on the team’s all-time reception list by the time he retired after the 1998 season. Bennie played in 10 games in ’97 before an injury forced him to retire.
1998: Brian Habib, a guard on the Broncos’ Super Bowl championship team, agrees to sign with the Seahawks in free agency. Habib, who played at the University of Washington, started all 32 games in two seasons with the Seahawks. Read