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Seahawks to Honor 1983 Playoff Team at Sunday's Game

Posted Oct 29, 2013

Team to celebrate 30th anniversary of franchise's first playoff appearance

RENTON, Wash. - The Seahawks announced today members of the 1983 Seahawks team will be honored during a ceremony at halftime of Sunday's game against Tampa Bay. The halftime ceremony will include current Seahawks owner Paul Allen, member of the original Seahawks ownership group John Nordstrom, Seahawks president Peter McLoughlin and members of the 1983 Sea Gals squad.

Over 40 members of the team including team captain Steve Largent and Ring of Honor members Jacob Green, Dave Krieg and Jim Zorn will be on hand to celebrate the 9-7 record, two playoff wins and an appearance in the AFC Championship game. It was the franchise's first playoff appearance in team history and the last Seahawks team to win a road playoff game until last year's win versus Washington.

Members of the team will appear in Touchdown City starting at 11 a.m. and available to sign autographs for one hour.

Fans can purchase limited edition "1983 Seahawks Playoff Team" commemorative footballs for $100. All proceeds from the sales of the footballs will be allocated to the Seahawks Alumni Assistance Fund.

Fans can also bid on autographed memorabilia from various members of the 1983 Seahawks team, including limited number of commemorative 30th anniversary footballs and jerseys. Fans will be able to bid online at http://auctions.seahawks.com from Thursday, October 31 through Thursday, November 7. All proceeds from these items will benefit the Seahawks Alumni Assistance Fund.

Fans are invited to share their memories and photos from 1983 utilizing the hashtag #83Hawks via instagram, Twitter or Vine.