Bird Nerd Facts: Did You Know?

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  • The play that caused the shoulder injury that ended Brian Bosworth’s career came in week 2 of his third season in the league during a tackle of Cardinals fullback Ron Wolfley.
  • No quarterback has thrown for more touchdown passes against the Seahawks than Hall of Famer John Elway.  During his career he threw 44 touchdown passes against Seattle.
  • The Seahawks first season in the NFL was 1976; they entered the league as an expansion team along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Longtime Quarterback Dave Krieg’s alma mater, Milton College, no longer exists.
  • Jim Zorn was the first starting quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks, he held that position for seven and a half years.
  • Jim Zorn, the original quarterback for the Seattle Seahawks finished his career playing 1985 with the Packers, 1986 with the Winnipeg Blue Bombers of the CFL, and 1987 with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers.
  • Seahawks safety Kenny Easley was also drafted in the 1981 NBA Draft (10thround).
  • Longtime Seahawks fullback Mack Strong was the lead blocker for three different 1,000 yard rushers during his career: Chris Warren, Ricky Watters, and Shaun Alexander.
  • Longtime Seahawks quarterback Jim Zorn was left-handed.” (per
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