On this date: Dave Krieg passes Seahawks past Jets

Posted Dec 6, 2013

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

1981: Dave Krieg passes for two touchdowns and runs for a third in a 27-23 victory over the Jets at the Kingdome. Krieg’s third TD pass, a 57-yarder to Steve Largent, comes with 6:39 left in the game. Largent finishes with seven catches for 169 yards.

1987: Frank Pollard scores on an 11-yard run with four seconds to play, giving the Steelers a 13-9 victory over the Seahawks in Pittsburgh. The Seahawks’ touchdown comes on Dave Krieg’s 12-yard pass to Steve Largent.

1992: The Steelers score 10 points in the final 2½ minutes to pull out a 20-14 victory over the Seahawks in Pittsburgh. Eugene Robinson intercepts three passes for the Seahawks, while Stan Gelbaugh throws TD passes to Tommy Kane and John L. Williams.

1998: In the infamous Vinny-Testaverde’s-white-helmet-looks-like-a-brown-football game, the Jets’ QB is awarded a phantom touchdown with 20 seconds to play and the Jets take a 32-31 victory over the Seahawks in the Meadowlands. Joey Galloway has two catches for 127 yards, including a 70-yarder TD.

2004: Matt Hasselbeck passes for 414 yards and three touchdowns, but the Cowboys score two TDs in the final 1:45 in pulling out a wild 43-39 victory on “Monday Night Football” in Seattle. Shaun Alexander runs for two scores, while Hasselbeck’s TD passes go to Darrell Jackson, who has nine catches for 113 yards; Jerry Rice, who has eight catches for 145 yards; and Jerheme Urban.

2009: Olindo Mare kicks a 30-yard field goal as time expires and Matt Hasselbeck passes for two touchdowns in a 20-17 victory over the 49ers in Seattle. It is the last time the Seahawks have won at Candlestick Park.

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