On this date: Big-play Babs turns in his biggest

Posted Jan 6, 2014

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

2007: Jordan Babineaux – a.k.a. Big-play Babs – turns in the play that readers of would vote the play of the decade as he pulls down Tony Romo short of the goal line and a first down after the Cowboys’ holder/QB drops the snap on a game-winning field-goal attempt with 1:14 left in the Seahawks’ 21-20 victory in a wild-card playoff game in Seattle. Matt Hasselbeck’s second TD pass to Jerramy Stevens with 4½ minutes left in the game gives the Seahawks their one-point lead.

1992: Tom Flores, who had been the team’s president and general manager, is named president and head coach to replace Chuck Knox. Flores would go 14-34 in three seasons before being replaced by Dennis Erickson.

2002: Trent Dilfer, starting for an injured Matt Hasselbeck, throws two touchdown passes to Darrell Jackson as the Seahawks close their 2001 season with a 21-18 victory over the Chiefs at Husky Stadium. Shaun Alexander also scores on a 44-yard run in the third quarter, as Dilfer runs his record as the starter in ’01 to 4-0 and extends his consecutive victory streak to 15 after quarterbacking the Ravens to a Super Bowl in the 2000 season.

2013: After spotting the Redskins a 14-0 lead, the Seahawks score 24 unanswered points to claim the franchise’s first road playoff victory since 1983 in a wild-card game at FedEx Field. Marshawn Lynch runs for 132 yards to tie Shaun Alexander’s club playoff record as the Seahawks rush for a postseason franchise-record 224 yards. Lynch’s 27-yard TD run in the fourth quarter gives the Seahawks their first lead.