On this date: Seahawks lose opener, and QB John Friesz

Posted Aug 31, 2014

A look at a memorable moment in Seahawks history that occurred on Aug. 31

1997: The Seahawks drop their regular-season opener to the Jets, 41-3, and QB John Friesz breaks his right thumb – an injury that sidelines him for nine weeks. Warren Moon steps in and passes for 3,678 yards and 25 touchdowns in 14 starts.

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