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Filed under: Animated Gifs — by Mark on September 28, 2017

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Five Fun Facts About Seattle Seahawks Receiver Doug Baldwin

Filed under: Football Fun Facts — by Mark on September 18, 2017

Doug Baldwin is one of the more important parts of a Seattle Seahawks team that the entire NFL has had to contend with. He runs crisp routes and has sure hands. He really is one of the better pass catchers in the league.

Here are five fun facts about Doug Baldwin of the Seahawks:

That First College Touchdown

The first touchdown Doug Baldwin would score in college at Stanford came in his sophomore season in a loss to Texas Christian University. Even though he played wide receiver, this first score came on a 38 yard handoff.

Doug Baldwin Gets Passed Over

In the 2011 NFL Draft, 28 wide receivers were selected. None of them were Doug Baldwin who was passed over by every team in the league. Some of the notable receivers drafted that year were A.J. Green, Julio Jones, Torrey Smith, Randall Cobb and Jeremy Kerley.

Doug Baldwin’s First Multi TD Game

The first time Doug Baldwin would score more than one touchdown in an NFL game came in the second to last game in 2012, a win over the 49ers. That day saw him catch four passes for 53 yards and two touchdowns.

He Made It Count!

In Super Bowl XLIX, a Seahawks loss to the Patriots, Doug Baldwin had only one pass thrown his way. He caught it for a gain of three yards and a touchdown.

Russell Wilson Was The Third

The first two NFL quarterbacks to throw touchdown passes to Doug Baldwin in the NFL were Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst.

Five Fun Facts About Thomas Rawls Of The Seattle Seahawks

Filed under: Football Fun Facts — by Mark on September 4, 2017

Thomas Rawls was undrafted out of college when he came to the Seattle Seahawks in 2015 as a rookie. The team was set at running back with the popular and effective Marshawn Lynch leading the team. Rawls proved himself to a valuable addition though and made an impact with his teammates, the league, and the fans.

Here are five things you may not know about Thomas Rawls:

A Late College Change

Thomas Rawls played his freshman, sophomore, and junior college football seasons with the Michigan Wolverines. He transferred though and played his senior season at Central Michigan University.

What’s In A Number?

Thomas Rawls wears jersey number 34 for the Seattle Seahawks. Other players who have worn that number for the team include Reggie Brown, Brian Davis, Kevin Harmon, Franco Harris, Dion Lambert, Roy Lewis, Terry Miller, and Jim Walsh.

The Most Ever!

As a rookie in 2015, in a win over the 49ers, Thomas Rawls carried the ball 30 times for 209 yards and a touchdown. This was the most rushing yards in a game by a Seahawks rookie ever.

Room For Improvement

The first reception of Thomas Rawls’ NFL career went for a one yard loss.

Major Impact!

The first touchdown Thomas Rawls would score in the NFL came in the fifth game of his rookie season, in a 2015 Seahawks loss to the Bengals, when he took a 3rd quarter handoff from Russell Wilson and ran 69 yards for the score.

Seattle Seahawks Fun Fact Graphic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on September 9, 2015

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Five Fun Facts About Offensive Lineman Max Unger

Filed under: 5 Fun Facts — by Mark on March 15, 2015

Max Unger made it into the news in 2015 by being the main player moving from the Seahawks to the Saints in what is known as the Jimmy Graham trade. Unger is an accomplished player in his own right, having been named All-Pro in 2012.

Here are five fun facts about Max Unger.

McCandless?

Max Unger’s full names is Maxwell McCandless Unger.

Four Year Starter

Max Unger had grown up in Hawaii and following high school he went to the University of Oregon. At Oregon, he was a four years starter on the Ducks offensive line.

Hold This For A Sec

During his six seasons in Seattle, Max Unger was called for holding eight times. Three times as a rookie in 2009, once during the 2010 season, and four times times during the 2013 season.

For The Tackle!

On October 18, 2009, in a Seahawks loss to the Cardinals, Max Unger was credited with his first career tackle. It happened in the first quarter when Seattle quarterback Matt Hasselbeck fumbled while being sacked. It was recovered by Bryan Robinson of Arizona and Unger got the tackle.

The Fifth Ever

Max Unger was the fifth player ever taken in the NFL Draft out of Oregon by the Seattle Seahawks. The previous four had been Terry Dion in 1980, Daryl Reed in 1990, Maurice Morris in 2002, and Jordan Kent in 2007.

Five Fun Facts About Jimmy Graham

Filed under: 5 Fun Facts — by Mark on March 12, 2015

Jimmy Graham was in the news big time in early 2015 when the Seattle Seahawks traded Max Unger and a first round draft pick to the Saints for him and a fourth round pick. One of a kind talents like him don’t change teams via trade in the NFL too often.

Here is a look at five fun facts about this truly great tight end.

Not Just Muscle

Jimmy Graham graduated in 2009 from the University of Miami with a double major in marketing and management. Surprisingly, he had not played football up to that time, instead attending college on a basketball scholarship. He then played one season of football while taking graduate classes.

Meager College Totals

In his one and only season of college football at the University of Miami in 2009, Jimmy Graham finished the season with 17 catches for 213 yards and five touchdowns.

That’ll Be 10 Yards, Rookie

The first penalty ever called on Jimmy Graham in the NFL was for offensive pass interference in an October 17th, 2010 Saints victory over the Buccaneers.

Home Ain’t Where The Heart Is

The first four TD passes Jimmy Graham would catch in the NFL all came in road games. They were all thrown to him by Drew Brees and came in games against the Panthers, Ravens, and Falcons in 2010.

Two Long Ones

Jimmy Graham caught two TD passes of 50 or more yards during his time with the Saints. The first was for 56 yards and came in a Saints win over the Buccaneers in 2013. The second came from 51 yards out in a loss to the Jets, also in 2013.

Mr. Peabody & Sherman… Seahawks Style

Filed under: Fun Stuff — by Mark on February 20, 2015

Mister Peabody and Richard Sherman

Doug Baldwin Seattle Seahawks Fun Facts Graphic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on February 18, 2015

Doug Baldwin Fun Facts

A Dozen Seattle Seahawks Players You May Not Remember

Filed under: Do You Remember — by Mark on January 4, 2015

Most fans know the top names, all time greats, and even the fan favorites who have played on their favorite team. There are players that we forget about, even ones with recognizable names, because they didn’t spend very much time with the team. Some players come to a team early in their career, some end their careers with a team, and some just briefly stop by on their way to another team. The Seahawks have some great fans and here is a look at a dozen players who played for them who you may not remember.

Gino Toretta

1992 saw Gino Toretta win the Heisman Trophy while playing quarterback for the University of Miami. He was drafted into the NFL by the Minnesota Vikings. He would spend time on the rosters of the 49ers and the Lions, as well as spend time playing in NFL Europe. 1996 saw him get his only NFL action ever when he came off the bench, threw a touchdown pass to Joey Galloway, and helped lead the Seattle Seahawks to a win over the Raiders. Two years later he retired from the NFL.

Peter Warrick

Peter Warrick was a two time consensus All-American receiver at Florida State University before being the 4th overall player taken in the 2000 NFL Draft by the Bengals. After five seasons in Cincinnati, Warrick played the 2005 season with the Seahawks, catching 11 passes, in his last year in the NFL.

John Spagnola

John Spagnola had a standout career at Yale before going on to have a 10 year NFL career. He played eight seasons with the Philadelphia Eagles before moving on to play the 1988 season with the Seahawks. After one more year playing for the Packers, Spagnola’s NFL career ended.

Franco Harris

Franco Harris had a Hall of Fame career with the Pittsburgh Steelers, winning four Super Bowl rings in the process. After a dozen years, he spent the final season of his NFL career with the Seahawks in 1984.

Lyle Blackwood

Lyle Blackwood is known for his awesome stretch of playing with the Colts, where he led the NFL in interceptions in 1977, and Dolphins. He started his career though with three seasons with the Bengals before playing the 1976 season with the Seahawks in their first year in the league.

Edgerrin James

Edgerrin James ran for over 12,000 yards in 10 seasons playing for both the Colts and the Cardinals from 1999 to 2008. He spent the final season of his career with the Seahawks in 2009.

Lawrence McCutcheon

Lawrence McCutcheon starred for the Rams in the 1970s, making the Pro Bowl five times and topping the 1,000 yard rushing mark four times. In 1980, he spent half a season with the Seahawks in what was his second to last year in the NFL.

Jeff Kemp

Jeff Kemp is famous for a couple of reasons. He played 11 seasons in the NFL, going 16-12-1 as a starter. He began his career with the Rams and then played one seasons with the 49ers before then playing four and a half seasons with the Seahawks. After a final half year with the Eagles, his NFL career was over. Jeff Kemp is also known for being the son of former AFL quarterback and longtime U.S. Representative Jack Kemp.

Jerry Rice

Jerry Rice is one of the most recognizable names in NFL history and is thought by some to be the best overall player who ever played in the league. After 16 seasons with the 49ers and another four and a half with the Raiders, he played the last partial season of his career with the Seattle Seahawks.

T.J. Houshmandzadeh

T.J. Houshmandzadeh led the NFL with 112 receptions while playing for the Bengals in 2007. After eight seasons in the NFL, he played the 2009 season with the Seahawks. He spent the next two seasons with the Ravens and Raiders before calling it a career.

Cullen Bryant

Cullen Bryant was a contributing member of some great Rams teams in the mid to late 1970s and early 1980s. After 10 seasons in Los Angeles, he came to the Seahawks for two seasons in 1983 and 1984. He returned to the Rams for a partial season in 1987.

Harold Jackson

Harold Jackson played 15 years in the NFL from 1968 to 1982, racking up over 10,000 receiving yards in the process and being named to the Pro Bowl five times. He led the league in receiving yards twice with the Eagles, first in 1969 and then again in 1972. After that, he played his 16th and final season of his career with the Seahawks in 1983.

Pete Carroll Fun Facts – Infographic

Filed under: Sports Graphics — by Mark on November 8, 2014

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