On this date: 1983 team posts key victory over Broncos

Posted Nov 6, 2013

A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks history that occurred on Nov. 6.

1983: Dave Krieg throws touchdown passes to Steve Largent and Paul Johns and Curt Warner runs for 134 yards in a 27-19 victory over the AFC West rival Denver Broncos at the Kingdome, a key victory in a 9-7 season that sees the Seahawks advance to the playoffs for the first time in their first season under coach Chuck Knox.

1977: Sherman Smith scores on a 16-yard run in the third quarter, but the Raiders rule the day with a 44-7 victory over the Seahawks in Oakland as Ken Stabler throws three TD passes and Clarence Davis runs for 100 of the Raiders’ 248 rushing yards and a TD.

1994: The Cincinnati Bengals spoil the Seahawks’ return to the Kingdome as Doug Pelfrey kicks six field goals, including a 26-yarder 8:14 into the overtime, in a 20-17 victory. The Seahawks played their previous three home games at Husky Stadium after ceiling tiles fell at the Kingdome.

2005: Shaun Alexander rushes for 173 yards and two touchdowns, including an 88-yarder to tie his franchise record, in a 33-19 victory over the Cardinals in Arizona that is win No. 4 in what becomes a club-record 11-game winning streak.

2006: The Seahawks register nine sacks, including three by defensive tackle Craig Terrill, in a 16-0 victory over the visiting Oakland Raiders on “Monday Night Football.”

2011: Marshawn Lynch runs for 135 yards and a touchdown, but Tony Romo throws two TD passes and DeMarco Murray rushes for 139 yards as the Cowboys hand the Seahawks a 23-13 loss at their new stadium.

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