Steve Largent is elected to the Pro Football Hall of Fame in his first year of eligibility. Largent had retired after the 1989 season as the NFL's all-time leader in receptions (819), receiving yards (13,089) and touchdown catches (100). Largent already had been inducted into the team's Ring of Honor (1989) and his No. 80 was retired in 1995.
Howard Mudd is named offensive line coach on Tom Flores' staff. Mudd had held the same position with the Seahawks from 1978-82.
Ted Thompson is named vice president of football operations. He would leave in 2005 to become general manager of the Green Bay Packers.