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  • It was Sunday morning Nov. 4th 1984, it was slow at work, they told me I could leave and I drove down to the Kingdome, parked and went to buy a ticket to the game, I passed this guy selling an extra ticket he had, as I approached the tickets booths, I noticed they were all closed, I approached a police officer and asked him "what's up" He said "are you kidding me, the games been sold out for a while". Bummed I ran back and approached the guy selling the extra ticket and arrived just before another person and yelled "I'll take it!" (his wife fell ill and couldn't make it the game) $17. Left me for just enough for a dog and a couple king beers.

    When I enter the dome, I started to look at the ticket... when I found my seat I couldn't believe it, right behind home team, I could see the players really well. I was so excited when we got the first score, a FG, then Dave Brown got a 90y six-pick, then Keith Simpson had to play copy cat for a 76 yarder, then later in the second half Dave Brown and Kenny Easley decided to pick up another pair of six-picks!!

    During this game the Seahawks set NFL records for most yards returning interceptions (325), and most interceptions-for-touchdowns in a game (four). Final 45-0 Hawks. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/b ... 040sea.htm


    I was standing on my seat for 3/4 of this game and completely lost my voice!


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  • That's pretty much setting the bar way high. Insane when you consider you literally got the last ticket and where it was located. Very jealous.
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  • sc85sis wrote:$17 for an NFL game; my how things have changed.


    When I first got my season tickets I was second row to the top in the old Kingdome. 10 dollars a ticket. Got a pair of season tickets for 200 dollars total. It was awesome.
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  • 5 years in a row free Monday Night Football Tickets when we were in the AFC, 3 games against the Raiders, God Bless Barbara Greene, she was a season ticket holder but never went to Monday Night Games becasue she got to work so early.
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  • Denver, with kid, with makeup, with jerseys, in the snow.
    We won.
    Lippy bimbo in front of us gave us crap, everyone else was way cool.
    We won.
    25mph down the highway all the way home... almost 4 hours.
    We won.
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  • I can't compete with that first story, but here is my favorite game back when I had season tickets. It was the 2005 NFC Championship game vs. the Carolina Panthers. The Seahawks completely dominated the game! I was there with a friend and I predicted a couple plays during the game, well kind of...One play I had noticed that backup QB Seneca Wallace was on the field and he was lined out as a WR, which I normally would not have caught (my seats where on the first row of the upper deck 300 level south endzone) and the offense was on the 50 or 40-yard line. So, when I saw Wallace lined up as a WR I made it known to my friend by standing up, vigorously pointing towards the side of the field where Wallace was lined up, and in a loud obnoxious way yelling "Look for Walllace he is lined up out wide" then....the ball is snapped and Hasselbeck throws it down field to Wallace for 20 or so yards. Later in the game the Seahawks offense was on about the 20-yard line going towards my end zone (south end zone) I yelled to my friend, something like "this play is going to be a TD pass to this corner of the end zone (pointing to the corner nearest our seats) and...the ball is snapped and Hasselbeck throws it to...ummm..some WR who runs it to the corner of the end zone I had just called out.

    When the game was over, my friend and I hung out at our seats savoring the victory and the incredible atmosphere we were just apart of. There were a handful of us in my section that still stayed at our seats long after the game and Seahawks players were intermititly heading off the field towards the tunnel to go back to the locker rooms. Well that tunnel is in the southwest corner of the stadium, closest towards my seats. Seahawks WR Joe Jurevicius was slowing jogging towards the tunnel and looked up at the 300 level in my general direction, and I yelled something at him with both arms extended out pointing at him...and he actually pointed back at me. Being a part of the 12th Man on that day was one of the best day of my life.

    Here is a video from some random fan at that game.
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  • Home playoff game against the Rams, 07 maybe. I called and got tickets the minute they became available for $80. A couple jealous buddies decided to come and buy scalped tickets at the last second. So my buddy and I are sitting in our seats and the teams take the field or the opening kick, and the two seats next to us are like the only empty seats in the house. I see my buddies making their way out of the concourse, up the stairs. 55 thousand however many seats, and they ended up getting the two seats right next to us. Talk about odds.
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  • My favorite memory is from the 2005 NFC Championship game, I just remember the point when the game was won and just taking a moment and sitting back and taking in all the energy and excitement of the 12th Man.
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  • My favorite memory is from February 2nd, 2014 when the Seahawks played the Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII in MetLife. It was a cold day, and Peyton couldn't move the ball against our stingy defense. This game was dominated start to finish by the Hawks. Russell Wilson had a legendary performance picking apart that Denver defense through the air and on his feet, Beast Mode had over 100 yards after contact, and Percy was just simply electrifying. What a great game watching my Hawks win their first Super Bowl 37-17.
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  • Well, there was that one time I went out for ice cream with matt Hasselbeck after the game. That was kinda fun...

    ...but then we had to fight the evil robot after and I saved his life. That was pretty memorable.
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  • I would like to tell the story tied to the Dallas game which essentially turned into an all around dream day, however I could not do so without incriminating myself.

    So, I will bring up the next best thing.

    11/11/1990 - My roomate had family in Kansas City with Season tickets for the Chiefs. We took a last minute trip to accept an offer to see the Hawks play and spend the weekend there.

    We went with the family to their tailgate which started at 8AM and was a fantastic event filled with food and beer. A couple of spots down, the most beautiful girl I have ever seen exits a motor home with a group of other girls, but this one took off her jacket to expose a nicely filled Seahawk's T-shirt that got my attention immediately. I had been drinking and without thinking about anything I introduced myself and flat out told her I thought she was beautiful. After all, I had no chance with this person and assumed she was a local.

    Fortunately she was great at conversation and fully entertained by my admiration of her. When she told me she was on a road trip from Seattle we exchanged phone numbers. I spent the next 2 hours not caring about the game, while trying not to get caught "admiring" the fit of her Seahawks shirt. I was just happy to have her number.

    The entire pre game all I could think about was the girl I just met. After the end of the first quarter I turned around and was shocked to see the very girl sitting in the row behind me, just a few seats over. She was smiling and gave me a little wave, but the thing that came to mind was that she had been watching me in my natural state of fandom. I was pretty embarrassed and concerned that I might have picked my nose or something stupid without knowing it.

    As the game progressed the Hawks just scraped by, there was a bomb to Jeff Chadwick and the Hawks were in business despite Derrick Thomas getting sack after sack. The Hawks had that one break with Chadwick and really not much more. It was the typical movement of the ball at times that either ended in a punt or a FG with one of FOUR fumbles happening in the end zone late in the game. It was the same story, Okoye doing his thing and the Hawks choking in KC.

    As the clock wound down, my girl started to leave with her group which had both KC and SEA fans in it. I said "why are you leaving?!" and she replied "it's over, we are out of here" I said "you can't leave now! There is still a chance, we will get the ball back. It's never over if it is a 1 score game" (knowing full well that it was, I just wanted to talk to her) Then the UNTHINKABLE happened. As Krieg nearly goes down he hits Skansi in the end zone and our little area went crazy as the Hawks just ripped the Heart out of Arrowhead.

    My new girl was so happy she was bouncing up and down which only added to my joy, but she crawled over the seat, hugged me and kissed me. It was like the first kiss I ever had as a teenager and when it was over both our groups were laughing at us and the comments started. I turned around and looked at her party and said very loudly. "THATS why we stay for the finish!"

    I was literally offered a ride back with her in their motor home but had to fly back to get back to work the next Tuesday. I did however get her her address and when she arrived home on Thursday she was greeted by 260 dollars worth of flowers. It worked and this December that girl and I will be celebrating our 20 year wedding anniversary. But we always celebrate 11/11 as our true anniversary.

    To add, to this day she stops me when I get down about the Hawks being down on the road. If I walk away from the TV she always says "WHY ARE YOU LEAVING? Its never over if is only a 1 score lead"

    Best game ever.. yeah, now that I just re-lived it, the KC game was far better than the Romobobble game. My entire life is what it is because of that game. Kids, home, the works.
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  • My first Hawks game in person was vs. New England at home on December 18, 1983 and the Hawks won to clinch their first ever playoff berth. My team was going to the playoffs!! On top of it, tix were given to me by a friend's dad who couldn't go to the game due to being out of town on business.

    NFCCG vs. Carolina and the win that finally got the Hawks to the Super Bowl. Bought my seats on like Razorgator or StubHub. A very good investment indeed.



    Both games were amazing experiences and I am very proud to have attended both in person.
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  • loafoftatupu wrote:I would like to tell the story tied to the Dallas game which essentially turned into an all around dream day, however I could not do so without incriminating myself.

    So, I will bring up the next best thing.

    11/11/1990 - My roomate had family in Kansas City with Season tickets for the Chiefs. We took a last minute trip to accept an offer to see the Hawks play and spend the weekend there.

    We went with the family to their tailgate which started at 8AM and was a fantastic event filled with food and beer. A couple of spots down, the most beautiful girl I have ever seen exits a motor home with a group of other girls, but this one took off her jacket to expose a nicely filled Seahawk's T-shirt that got my attention immediately. I had been drinking and without thinking about anything I introduced myself and flat out told her I thought she was beautiful. After all, I had no chance with this person and assumed she was a local.

    Fortunately she was great at conversation and fully entertained by my admiration of her. When she told me she was on a road trip from Seattle we exchanged phone numbers. I spent the next 2 hours not caring about the game, while trying not to get caught "admiring" the fit of her Seahawks shirt. I was just happy to have her number.

    The entire pre game all I could think about was the girl I just met. After the end of the first quarter I turned around and was shocked to see the very girl sitting in the row behind me, just a few seats over. She was smiling and gave me a little wave, but the thing that came to mind was that she had been watching me in my natural state of fandom. I was pretty embarrassed and concerned that I might have picked my nose or something stupid without knowing it.

    As the game progressed the Hawks just scraped by, there was a bomb to Jeff Chadwick and the Hawks were in business despite Derrick Thomas getting sack after sack. The Hawks had that one break with Chadwick and really not much more. It was the typical movement of the ball at times that either ended in a punt or a FG with one of FOUR fumbles happening in the end zone late in the game. It was the same story, Okoye doing his thing and the Hawks choking in KC.

    As the clock wound down, my girl started to leave with her group which had both KC and SEA fans in it. I said "why are you leaving?!" and she replied "it's over, we are out of here" I said "you can't leave now! There is still a chance, we will get the ball back. It's never over if it is a 1 score game" (knowing full well that it was, I just wanted to talk to her) Then the UNTHINKABLE happened. As Krieg nearly goes down he hits Skansi in the end zone and our little area went crazy as the Hawks just ripped the Heart out of Arrowhead.

    My new girl was so happy she was bouncing up and down which only added to my joy, but she crawled over the seat, hugged me and kissed me. It was like the first kiss I ever had as a teenager and when it was over both our groups were laughing at us and the comments started. I turned around and looked at her party and said very loudly. "THATS why we stay for the finish!"

    I was literally offered a ride back with her in their motor home but had to fly back to get back to work the next Tuesday. I did however get her her address and when she arrived home on Thursday she was greeted by 260 dollars worth of flowers. It worked and this December that girl and I will be celebrating our 20 year wedding anniversary. But we always celebrate 11/11 as our true anniversary.

    To add, to this day she stops me when I get down about the Hawks being down on the road. If I walk away from the TV she always says "WHY ARE YOU LEAVING? Its never over if is only a 1 score lead"

    Best game ever.. yeah, now that I just re-lived it, the KC game was far better than the Romobobble game. My entire life is what it is because of that game. Kids, home, the works.


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  • Sept 9, 2006, Ford Field, Detroit MI - Returning to the scene of the crime. I put in a priceline bid for a place in Dearborn, hoping to get a really nice hotel. I was thrilled when I found out my bid was accepted , and it turned out to be the hotel the Seahawks had used for the SuperBowl.

    After a long drive with the family we arrive at the hotel and go up to our room. My wife wanted me to check on something in the lobby, so down I went wearing a Seahawks cap and sweatshirt. I got what I needed, and pressed the elevator button. When the doors opened, I walked on and paid no attention to who else was with me until the door closed and I heard some deep laughs. When I looked around, I saw three large gentlemen carrying white binders reading "Detroit Lions". That's right, it was the team hotel - the HOME team hotel.

    We traded some good-natured barbs on the ride up (especially about the coach who had been arrested for "driving while nude"). We shook hands when we reached my floor, and I left with a smile. The one fellow I later found out was DT Kalimba Edwards

    But the game is most memorable to me because I had my family. I actually took my 9 month old daughter into a hostile NFL Stadium -and she slept through most of the game. But then again, so did a lot of people because of the lack of scoring. Indeed, it was a stunning display of offensive ineptitude. That was the third game I've been to where neither team scored a touchdown (and I've since been to another in Cleveland in 2011)

    But it was a victory, and a game, and I treasure every one of those. Yes, even the embarrassing loss in Buffalo in 2008, getting pelted with M&Ms in Cincinnati in 2003, and the heartbreaking last second field goal misses in Washington in 2005 and Detroit in 1996.
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  • tom sawyer wrote:It was Sunday morning Nov. 4th 1984, it was slow at work, they told me I could leave and I drove down to the Kingdome, parked and went to buy a ticket to the game, I passed this guy selling an extra ticket he had, as I approached the tickets booths, I noticed they were all closed, I approached a police officer and asked him "what's up" He said "are you kidding me, the games been sold out for a while". Bummed I ran back and approached the guy selling the extra ticket and arrived just before another person and yelled "I'll take it!" (his wife fell ill and couldn't make it the game) $17. Left me for just enough for a dog and a couple king beers.

    When I enter the dome, I started to look at the ticket... when I found my seat I couldn't believe it, right behind home team, I could see the players really well. I was so excited when we got the first score, a FG, then Dave Brown got a 90y six-pick, then Keith Simpson had to play copy cat for a 76 yarder, then later in the second half Dave Brown and Kenny Easley decided to pick up another pair of six-picks!!

    During this game the Seahawks set NFL records for most yards returning interceptions (325), and most interceptions-for-touchdowns in a game (four). Final 45-0 Hawks. http://www.pro-football-reference.com/b ... 040sea.htm


    I was standing on my seat for 3/4 of this game and completely lost my voice!


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    I remember this game clearly. It was unbelievable!
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  • LudwigsDrummer wrote:Great story.
    In 1980 I ran an ad for a musician for a band I was starting. She answered my ad. Married 29 years and we just got back from Az while repping with other 12's in the sun. She is still a babe,


    Its totally crazy how one small decision can turn into something like that. Im sure you, like me had no thoughts of meeting "that" girl when you placed your ad. Back then the idea of only one was the furthest thing on my mind. It took ONE conversation and two weeks later I had no interest in anything else.

    Do you still have the ad you placed? We still have the torn Yahtzee scoring sheet she wrote her number on.. lol.. Yahtzee, no laptops or cell phones back then to keep you busy on the road.

    Great game in KC though and I am constantly reminded of it, the Derrick Thomas "football life", old Seahawk clips. Lol.. Jeff Chadwick.
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  • I think it was 1997 and this was back in the Kingdome days. I was nine years old and I went and watch the Seahawks play the Raiders with my mom who is a die hard 'Hawks fan. Now a thing you need to know about my mom is that she's a tiny woman. She's Scottish born, moved to the States when she married my dad and discovered American football in the 80's and fell in love with it. She's a kind, sweet, quiet little lady who absolutely hates foul language and violence.

    However... That all changes when football is one, especially if she's watching Seattle. Now I'm sitting next to my mom and we're cheering for the Hawks when this loud, obnoxious Raiders fan decked out in Raider swag was shouting, heckling, spilling beer, etc. This gentleman seemed to be about 6'3ft (as a kid he might as well have been 10ft tall) and my mom is like 5'2ft. This little woman, having enough of this loud mouth turns around and gives what we call in our family the 'death stare' and says to him sternly, "Sir, I am trying to watch the game with my son. You are being both rude and pushy. I suggest you sit down and shut up or else security will have a very good reason to throw me out when I get done with you." The man stared at my mom, blinked, then cleared his throat as he sat down in what appeared to be utter defeat and kept it down for the rest of the game.

    Seattle won that game 45-34 if memory serves me well and though it was a great game to watch with plenty of highlight material all I could really think about was how much my mom scared me. It was that day where I told myself never to cross her.
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  • I was sitting in my office on Jan. 20th 2006 and I was talking to my brother about how much we could spend on tickets to the NFCCG without our significant others freaking out. Things were not coming together because the price had sky rocketed since it was two days before the game. I was about to leave for the day and my brother and I decided it wasn't meant to be. I called my fiancé to let her know I wasn't going to make it to the game. She told me not to let money be the factor on why I was going to miss the Championship game. I told her it wasn't me but my brother a die hard Hawks fan couldn't swing it and I wasn't going without him. Depressed, defeated and angry I was headed home when the phone rang.

    A really good friend on mine was calling to see if I was going to make it to town to watch the game. I started to explain the situation and told him it was going to happen. He let me finish and asked me how much I loved him. I told him to stop screwing around because I wasn't in the mood. He told me another mutual friend with ties to the Hawks just walked passed his desk and told him he had tickets to the game but his ex-wife wouldn't let him out of his weekend with their 4 year old daughter. He asked him if he wanted to buy his tickets that included Club Passes and Parking at face value. He bought the 4 tickets and called me immediately. ince he was my brothers best friend my brother already knew. I went home packed my bag and was in Seattle in 3 hours ready to start the party.

    Best part of the story is my buddy isn't even a Seahawk fan but a life long Niners fans. Out of respect for the NFC West he didn't even wear his Niner gear to the game but there was no way I could get him to suit up for the home team.
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  • While in the Navy, the only way I could see the Seahawks live was at the "Murph" in San Diego. Seahawks were in the AFC West at the time.

    At the "Murph", I saw........

    Steve Largent break the record for career yardage. They stopped the game and gave him the ball. The San Diego fans gave a polite cheer.

    On another occasion, I saw Dan Fouts pass for three hundred yards, IN THE FIRST HALF, to build a sizeable lead, followed by Dave Krieg leading a ferocious second half comeback, throwing deep to Darryl Turner often, to pull out a win. As far as watching live games go, the most passing yardage I have seen in a game.
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  • It was November 13 2011, Me and my best friend living in Edmonton Alberta Canada finally making our way to seattle for the first time . All to watch my beloved Seahawks play after years of watching them on tv. We stayed at a holiday inn express near downtown , we decided why not try and walk to the game then half way there tragedy hit we realized we forgot the camera , with not enough time to go back we forged on to one of my favorite memories of all time. First memory would be waiting in line to get into the pro store picking out my winter jacket about to pay when i notice signed Walter Jones jerseys (my all time favorite seahawk) for only 100$ and without a second thought i grab one of those(hopefully will be framed one day along with the ticket and game day program). We finally get to our seats up in The HAWKS NEST , surrounded by my fellow seahawks fans/friends besides this one ravens fan right in front of me , but i will get back to that.

    Nothing better then to watch my hawks play , but they made sure made the game enjoyable for me winning 22-17 being able to watch my new favorite current player and then rookie Richard Sherman was unbelieveable, not to mention Beast mode breaking lewis's ankle with a phenomenal juke step . but back to the ravens fan , while the ravens were driving the field i was yelling my voice out in support of the seahawks throwing the occasional flacco sucks chants out there . He turns to me and says look at the standings . That's when out of nowhere all my seahawk brethen in the vicinity lose it , They start at this fan telling him to turn the f around don't you dare look back AGAIN ..... He doesnt the rest of the game . IT felt great being with all you fans almost like you where all my friends!!!!!!!!!


    I CAN NOT WAIT TO MAKE IT BACK TO ALL MY FRIENDS !!!!! hopefully next season!!!
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  • Seahawk_Dan wrote:I think it was 1997 and this was back in the Kingdome days. I was nine years old and I went and watch the Seahawks play the Raiders with my mom who is a die hard 'Hawks fan. Now a thing you need to know about my mom is that she's a tiny woman. She's Scottish born, moved to the States when she married my dad and discovered American football in the 80's and fell in love with it. She's a kind, sweet, quiet little lady who absolutely hates foul language and violence.

    However... That all changes when football is one, especially if she's watching Seattle. Now I'm sitting next to my mom and we're cheering for the Hawks when this loud, obnoxious Raiders fan decked out in Raider swag was shouting, heckling, spilling beer, etc. This gentleman seemed to be about 6'3ft (as a kid he might as well have been 10ft tall) and my mom is like 5'2ft. This little woman, having enough of this loud mouth turns around and gives what we call in our family the 'death stare' and says to him sternly, "Sir, I am trying to watch the game with my son. You are being both rude and pushy. I suggest you sit down and shut up or else security will have a very good reason to throw me out when I get done with you." The man stared at my mom, blinked, then cleared his throat as he sat down in what appeared to be utter defeat and kept it down for the rest of the game.

    Seattle won that game 45-34 if memory serves me well and though it was a great game to watch with plenty of highlight material all I could really think about was how much my mom scared me. It was that day where I told myself never to cross her.


    I remember that game for two plays: Darryl Williams destroying Rickey Dudley and the ball caroming off Galloway's foot and returned for a pick 6 at the end of the first half.
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  • loafoftatupu wrote:I would like to tell the story tied to the Dallas game which essentially turned into an all around dream day, however I could not do so without incriminating myself.

    So, I will bring up the next best thing.

    11/11/1990 - My roomate had family in Kansas City with Season tickets for the Chiefs. We took a last minute trip to accept an offer to see the Hawks play and spend the weekend there.

    We went with the family to their tailgate which started at 8AM and was a fantastic event filled with food and beer. A couple of spots down, the most beautiful girl I have ever seen exits a motor home with a group of other girls, but this one took off her jacket to expose a nicely filled Seahawk's T-shirt that got my attention immediately. I had been drinking and without thinking about anything I introduced myself and flat out told her I thought she was beautiful. After all, I had no chance with this person and assumed she was a local.

    Fortunately she was great at conversation and fully entertained by my admiration of her. When she told me she was on a road trip from Seattle we exchanged phone numbers. I spent the next 2 hours not caring about the game, while trying not to get caught "admiring" the fit of her Seahawks shirt. I was just happy to have her number.

    The entire pre game all I could think about was the girl I just met. After the end of the first quarter I turned around and was shocked to see the very girl sitting in the row behind me, just a few seats over. She was smiling and gave me a little wave, but the thing that came to mind was that she had been watching me in my natural state of fandom. I was pretty embarrassed and concerned that I might have picked my nose or something stupid without knowing it.

    As the game progressed the Hawks just scraped by, there was a bomb to Jeff Chadwick and the Hawks were in business despite Derrick Thomas getting sack after sack. The Hawks had that one break with Chadwick and really not much more. It was the typical movement of the ball at times that either ended in a punt or a FG with one of FOUR fumbles happening in the end zone late in the game. It was the same story, Okoye doing his thing and the Hawks choking in KC.

    As the clock wound down, my girl started to leave with her group which had both KC and SEA fans in it. I said "why are you leaving?!" and she replied "it's over, we are out of here" I said "you can't leave now! There is still a chance, we will get the ball back. It's never over if it is a 1 score game" (knowing full well that it was, I just wanted to talk to her) Then the UNTHINKABLE happened. As Krieg nearly goes down he hits Skansi in the end zone and our little area went crazy as the Hawks just ripped the Heart out of Arrowhead.

    My new girl was so happy she was bouncing up and down which only added to my joy, but she crawled over the seat, hugged me and kissed me. It was like the first kiss I ever had as a teenager and when it was over both our groups were laughing at us and the comments started. I turned around and looked at her party and said very loudly. "THATS why we stay for the finish!"

    I was literally offered a ride back with her in their motor home but had to fly back to get back to work the next Tuesday. I did however get her her address and when she arrived home on Thursday she was greeted by 260 dollars worth of flowers. It worked and this December that girl and I will be celebrating our 20 year wedding anniversary. But we always celebrate 11/11 as our true anniversary.

    To add, to this day she stops me when I get down about the Hawks being down on the road. If I walk away from the TV she always says "WHY ARE YOU LEAVING? Its never over if is only a 1 score lead"

    Best game ever.. yeah, now that I just re-lived it, the KC game was far better than the Romobobble game. My entire life is what it is because of that game. Kids, home, the works.


    That...is a absolutely awesome story.
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  • My Uncle took me (Mohawk and all) and my cousin to the first home game that "The Boz" played in. My Uncle was a beer salesman at the time, and was able to get us in the gates early to watch the practice walkthrough. When the team was going back into the locker room, I kept yelling for the Boz and he looked up and started walking over to me.

    He came over and talked for a bit, said he liked my hair and told me to come down to this spot after the game. Long story short I got his game shoes, an autographed T shirt, and a game ball.

    I still have the game ball & t shirt to this day, but the shoes were sold when turd 16 to a local shop so I could buy a car. Should have kept them!
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    Seahawk_Dan wrote:I think it was 1997 and this was back in the Kingdome days. I was nine years old and I went and watch the Seahawks play the Raiders with my mom who is a die hard 'Hawks fan. Now a thing you need to know about my mom is that she's a tiny woman. She's Scottish born, moved to the States when she married my dad and discovered American football in the 80's and fell in love with it. She's a kind, sweet, quiet little lady who absolutely hates foul language and violence.

    However... That all changes when football is one, especially if she's watching Seattle. Now I'm sitting next to my mom and we're cheering for the Hawks when this loud, obnoxious Raiders fan decked out in Raider swag was shouting, heckling, spilling beer, etc. This gentleman seemed to be about 6'3ft (as a kid he might as well have been 10ft tall) and my mom is like 5'2ft. This little woman, having enough of this loud mouth turns around and gives what we call in our family the 'death stare' and says to him sternly, "Sir, I am trying to watch the game with my son. You are being both rude and pushy. I suggest you sit down and shut up or else security will have a very good reason to throw me out when I get done with you." The man stared at my mom, blinked, then cleared his throat as he sat down in what appeared to be utter defeat and kept it down for the rest of the game.

    Seattle won that game 45-34 if memory serves me well and though it was a great game to watch with plenty of highlight material all I could really think about was how much my mom scared me. It was that day where I told myself never to cross her.


    I remember that game for two plays: Darryl Williams destroying Rickey Dudley and the ball caroming off Galloway's foot and returned for a pick 6 at the end of the first half.


    That was the best hit I ever saw. I thought Dudley was dead.
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    loafoftatupu wrote:I would like to tell the story tied to the Dallas game which essentially turned into an all around dream day, however I could not do so without incriminating myself.

    So, I will bring up the next best thing.

    11/11/1990 - My roomate had family in Kansas City with Season tickets for the Chiefs. We took a last minute trip to accept an offer to see the Hawks play and spend the weekend there.

    We went with the family to their tailgate which started at 8AM and was a fantastic event filled with food and beer. A couple of spots down, the most beautiful girl I have ever seen exits a motor home with a group of other girls, but this one took off her jacket to expose a nicely filled Seahawk's T-shirt that got my attention immediately. I had been drinking and without thinking about anything I introduced myself and flat out told her I thought she was beautiful. After all, I had no chance with this person and assumed she was a local.

    Fortunately she was great at conversation and fully entertained by my admiration of her. When she told me she was on a road trip from Seattle we exchanged phone numbers. I spent the next 2 hours not caring about the game, while trying not to get caught "admiring" the fit of her Seahawks shirt. I was just happy to have her number.

    The entire pre game all I could think about was the girl I just met. After the end of the first quarter I turned around and was shocked to see the very girl sitting in the row behind me, just a few seats over. She was smiling and gave me a little wave, but the thing that came to mind was that she had been watching me in my natural state of fandom. I was pretty embarrassed and concerned that I might have picked my nose or something stupid without knowing it.

    As the game progressed the Hawks just scraped by, there was a bomb to Jeff Chadwick and the Hawks were in business despite Derrick Thomas getting sack after sack. The Hawks had that one break with Chadwick and really not much more. It was the typical movement of the ball at times that either ended in a punt or a FG with one of FOUR fumbles happening in the end zone late in the game. It was the same story, Okoye doing his thing and the Hawks choking in KC.

    As the clock wound down, my girl started to leave with her group which had both KC and SEA fans in it. I said "why are you leaving?!" and she replied "it's over, we are out of here" I said "you can't leave now! There is still a chance, we will get the ball back. It's never over if it is a 1 score game" (knowing full well that it was, I just wanted to talk to her) Then the UNTHINKABLE happened. As Krieg nearly goes down he hits Skansi in the end zone and our little area went crazy as the Hawks just ripped the Heart out of Arrowhead.

    My new girl was so happy she was bouncing up and down which only added to my joy, but she crawled over the seat, hugged me and kissed me. It was like the first kiss I ever had as a teenager and when it was over both our groups were laughing at us and the comments started. I turned around and looked at her party and said very loudly. "THATS why we stay for the finish!"

    I was literally offered a ride back with her in their motor home but had to fly back to get back to work the next Tuesday. I did however get her her address and when she arrived home on Thursday she was greeted by 260 dollars worth of flowers. It worked and this December that girl and I will be celebrating our 20 year wedding anniversary. But we always celebrate 11/11 as our true anniversary.

    To add, to this day she stops me when I get down about the Hawks being down on the road. If I walk away from the TV she always says "WHY ARE YOU LEAVING? Its never over if is only a 1 score lead"

    Best game ever.. yeah, now that I just re-lived it, the KC game was far better than the Romobobble game. My entire life is what it is because of that game. Kids, home, the works.


    That...is a absolutely awesome story.


    Whatever... He made that up. Me and Hass and the killer robots though; all true.
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  • ok-

    Imagine the magical season of 2005. Hawks were at an average 2-2 and then go on to win 11 straight. You all remember the aura that we were all feeling at the time. The amazing 11 False start penalties against the Giants, the amazing run Aleexander had in Arizona where he seemed to be getting further and further away from the DBs that were chasing him down. Shaun was lethal running behind the Wall of Big Walt, and Hutch. UNSTOPPABLE. We all remember.

    I was living in NY ( as I am now) before the days of red zone, and could not afford NFL Ticket, so what did I see that year? Maybe one game on TV? Different times remember. My wife is a school teacher and her winter break, unlike the rest of the world, falls not during Christmas, but in the second and third week in January which every year, coincides with Championship Sunday. During that win streak, I was thinking, we will be in Seattle to see my family in January, and if we happen to secure home field, there is no way im going to miss it. I told my Uncle who was a season ticket holder for years, to save me a ticket if we do make it. I bought him a bottle of JW Red for his generosity.

    We beat Washington at home after they scared the crap out of us with Shaun going down in 1st half and Matty looking like he did in 2001. All I could think was, here we go again. Second Half, everything changed as you know and we advance.

    I get on the plane on a Wed night, and of course I'm the only one wearing a Seahawk hat as Seattle is known for its liberalism instead of its sports teams, hence one reason why we could not save the Supersonics. Another passenger saw my hat and asked me if we were winning this weekend and I responded " Do we have a choice?"

    Thursday I go straight to Champs in Bellevue Square and buy a #37 road white which is still as clean as it was then, because I make sure not to wear it if I know it will get dirty. I could not take it off the entire weekend.

    Sunday couldn't come quick enough. It was a 3:30 start, we got a free metro ride from the park and ride in Eastgate on 1_90.. There were SCREAMING 12s on board. One guy, who is probably a member of this forum, painted his beard green and read us all a poem that he wrote stating that we were witnessing our first conference championship since 1983, and we all knew the result would we different. Much props to him, I thought so highly of that guy because we all loved this team and had been through so much. There was an energy I had never seen before, and we WERENT EVEN AT THE STADIUM YET!!

    We get to Qwest around 1P, it was the first time I was in the stadium as I had been to the Kingdome many times. Tailgate for a couple hours. Anyone that walked by the area with a panther (or a cougar jersey for that matter) was getting smacked around. The cops were breaking up fights right and left. Finally we go in, it was louder than Van Halen in the Tacoma dome in 1992, the loudest experience I ever had to that date . Hawks warm up, # 37 comes out to warm up and place goes BALLISTIC!! But nobody drew the noise better than Lofa during the starting lineups. He had this pregame scream that was AMAZING.

    We score first with Matthew hitting Jerramy Stevens over the middle and from that point on, we knew it was our night. Even Seneca Wallace caught a pass. Shaun was unstoppable. Lofa had a big pick in the first half and also knocked their third string back out of the game with a vicious hit, I think his name was Goings. Probably had a concussion for a WEEK!! Delhomme looked lost. It was a night like no other. Walking out of the stadium, the whole crowd was screaming "PITTSBURGH SUCKS". If we could only have that game back.

    I remember the next three days, I could not take off that jersey. Monday morning I walked out of my house and saw a pickup drive by, and I pointed to my jersey and he honked back at me. The whole town was in camaraderie like never before. Greatest plane ride I ever took

    It really was magical. Possibly the greatest game played in Seattle. that is until Jan 2014, followed by East Rutherford in Feb 2014

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    cdallan wrote:
    loafoftatupu wrote:I would like to tell the story tied to the Dallas game which essentially turned into an all around dream day, however I could not do so without incriminating myself.

    So, I will bring up the next best thing.

    11/11/1990 - My roomate had family in Kansas City with Season tickets for the Chiefs. We took a last minute trip to accept an offer to see the Hawks play and spend the weekend there.

    We went with the family to their tailgate which started at 8AM and was a fantastic event filled with food and beer. A couple of spots down, the most beautiful girl I have ever seen exits a motor home with a group of other girls, but this one took off her jacket to expose a nicely filled Seahawk's T-shirt that got my attention immediately. I had been drinking and without thinking about anything I introduced myself and flat out told her I thought she was beautiful. After all, I had no chance with this person and assumed she was a local.

    Fortunately she was great at conversation and fully entertained by my admiration of her. When she told me she was on a road trip from Seattle we exchanged phone numbers. I spent the next 2 hours not caring about the game, while trying not to get caught "admiring" the fit of her Seahawks shirt. I was just happy to have her number.

    The entire pre game all I could think about was the girl I just met. After the end of the first quarter I turned around and was shocked to see the very girl sitting in the row behind me, just a few seats over. She was smiling and gave me a little wave, but the thing that came to mind was that she had been watching me in my natural state of fandom. I was pretty embarrassed and concerned that I might have picked my nose or something stupid without knowing it.

    As the game progressed the Hawks just scraped by, there was a bomb to Jeff Chadwick and the Hawks were in business despite Derrick Thomas getting sack after sack. The Hawks had that one break with Chadwick and really not much more. It was the typical movement of the ball at times that either ended in a punt or a FG with one of FOUR fumbles happening in the end zone late in the game. It was the same story, Okoye doing his thing and the Hawks choking in KC.

    As the clock wound down, my girl started to leave with her group which had both KC and SEA fans in it. I said "why are you leaving?!" and she replied "it's over, we are out of here" I said "you can't leave now! There is still a chance, we will get the ball back. It's never over if it is a 1 score game" (knowing full well that it was, I just wanted to talk to her) Then the UNTHINKABLE happened. As Krieg nearly goes down he hits Skansi in the end zone and our little area went crazy as the Hawks just ripped the Heart out of Arrowhead.

    My new girl was so happy she was bouncing up and down which only added to my joy, but she crawled over the seat, hugged me and kissed me. It was like the first kiss I ever had as a teenager and when it was over both our groups were laughing at us and the comments started. I turned around and looked at her party and said very loudly. "THATS why we stay for the finish!"

    I was literally offered a ride back with her in their motor home but had to fly back to get back to work the next Tuesday. I did however get her her address and when she arrived home on Thursday she was greeted by 260 dollars worth of flowers. It worked and this December that girl and I will be celebrating our 20 year wedding anniversary. But we always celebrate 11/11 as our true anniversary.

    To add, to this day she stops me when I get down about the Hawks being down on the road. If I walk away from the TV she always says "WHY ARE YOU LEAVING? Its never over if is only a 1 score lead"

    Best game ever.. yeah, now that I just re-lived it, the KC game was far better than the Romobobble game. My entire life is what it is because of that game. Kids, home, the works.


    That...is a absolutely awesome story.


    Whatever... He made that up. Me and Hass and the killer robots though; all true.



    Great story- I remember that game like it was yesterday. In KC was an automatic loss every year. Thomas almost had Krieg again on that TD pass. somehow he got away. The crowd was crazy and then just silent. Not many road wins back in the day, so that was memorable.
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    Whatever... He made that up. Me and Hass and the killer robots though; all true.


    Oh yeah, the Robots.. I forgot about those.

    What is cracking me up is that there are guys on this board that might not have even been born when that game took place, at least some that had no clue about the Seahawks. Damn.. I am old.
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  • seahawksny wrote:Great story- I remember that game like it was yesterday. In KC was an automatic loss every year. Thomas almost had Krieg again on that TD pass. somehow he got away. The crowd was crazy and then just silent. Not many road wins back in the day, so that was memorable.



    It was that fricking Okoye. Busting through tackles, dragging guys like Wyman and Woods and just generally bad football. That 90 season though, the KC game ended a sweep. In the game in Seattle, Kennedy met Okoye head on, stood him up and knocked Okoye back on his ass, HARD. I really don't remember much about Okoye hurting us after that.
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  • loafoftatupu wrote:
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    Whatever... He made that up. Me and Hass and the killer robots though; all true.


    Oh yeah, the Robots.. I forgot about those.

    What is cracking me up is that there are guys on this board that might not have even been born when that game took place, at least some that had no clue about the Seahawks. Damn.. I am old.


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  • loafoftatupu wrote:
    seahawksny wrote:Great story- I remember that game like it was yesterday. In KC was an automatic loss every year. Thomas almost had Krieg again on that TD pass. somehow he got away. The crowd was crazy and then just silent. Not many road wins back in the day, so that was memorable.



    It was that fricking Okoye. Busting through tackles, dragging guys like Wyman and Woods and just generally bad football. That 90 season though, the KC game ended a sweep. In the game in Seattle, Kennedy met Okoye head on, stood him up and knocked Okoye back on his ass, HARD. I really don't remember much about Okoye hurting us after that.



    It was okoye, it was deron cherry, it was Carlos Carson. Hell, I think even Steve DeBerg had his way with Dave brown,Easley, Patrick hunter, terry taylor. Didn't matter. They were almost unbeatable at home. Arrowhead then is equivalent to Clink today. What an amazing SB it would be playing them this year. The predictions would be so heavily based on the fact that NEITHER team is at home. Both are lethal at home.
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  • seahawksny wrote:
    loafoftatupu wrote:
    seahawksny wrote:Great story- I remember that game like it was yesterday. In KC was an automatic loss every year. Thomas almost had Krieg again on that TD pass. somehow he got away. The crowd was crazy and then just silent. Not many road wins back in the day, so that was memorable.



    It was that fricking Okoye. Busting through tackles, dragging guys like Wyman and Woods and just generally bad football. That 90 season though, the KC game ended a sweep. In the game in Seattle, Kennedy met Okoye head on, stood him up and knocked Okoye back on his ass, HARD. I really don't remember much about Okoye hurting us after that.



    It was okoye, it was deron cherry, it was Carlos Carson. Hell, I think even Steve DeBerg had his way with Dave brown,Easley, Patrick hunter, terry taylor. Didn't matter. They were almost unbeatable at home. Arrowhead then is equivalent to Clink today. What an amazing SB it would be playing them this year. The predictions would be so heavily based on the fact that NEITHER team is at home. Both are lethal at home.


    Yeah.. DeBerg.. the 80's version of Alex Smith.

    That was the year the Nigerian Nightmare ended though. After those games where they just knew it was coming and that guy would two hand carry right from the Handoff ss he trucked through. Those were some frustrating times. But in 90, in Seattle, Cortez met him at the LOS and just slammed him. It was a memorable evening.
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  • I was at the Jets Hawks game when Jerry Rice was playing for us and before the game I was watching the Hawks warm up on the Seahawk sidelines. Out from nowhere can a guy who jogged up to where I was standing and said "you're a Hawk fan", I nodded yes and he then flicked me a ball. It was Jim Zorn. I was obviously excited and have it on display in my house. The ball has the K on it and was used the week before when I believe we got stomped by the Bills. Pretty memorable for me.
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  • It was the only game I got to attend that year, but man, you could feel it building... a feeling I hadn't felt before.

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