On this date: Seahawks win first season opener, but lose Curt Warner

Posted Sep 3, 2013

A look at some memorable moments in Seahawks’ history that occurred on Sept. 3.

1984 – The Seahawks win their season opener for the first time, 33-0 over the Browns at the Kingdome. But Curt Warner is lost of the season in the first half with a knee injury. The game is played on Monday afternoon because of a scheduling conflict with the Mariners, but still attracts a crowd of 59,540. Dave Krieg passes for three touchdowns, while safeties Kenny Easley and John Harris intercept Paul McDonald passes and Jacob Green (three) and Joe Nash (two) combine for five sacks to pace the shutout.

1995 – The Seahawks lose their first game under coach Dennis Erickson, 34-10 to the Chiefs at the Kingdome. All-time sack leader Jacob Green is inducted into the team’s Ring of Honor.

2000 – The Seahawks drop their opener to the Dolphins in Miami 23-0, the first time they’ve been shutout in seven seasons.