1981 Seattle Seahawks season

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1981 Seattle Seahawks season
Head coach Jack Patera
Home field Kingdome
Results
Record 6–10
Division place 5th AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1980 1982 >

The 1981 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's sixth season with the National Football League.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

1981 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/4 Kenny Easley Defensive Back UCLA
2/31 David Hughes Running Back Boise State
3/58 Bill Dugan Offensive Guard Penn State
4/87 Scott Phillips Wide Receiver Brigham Young
5/114 Edwin Bailey Offensive Guard South Carolina State
6/140 Steve Durham Defensive End Clemson
7/170 Ron Johnson Wide Receiver Long Beach State
7/186 Brad Scovill Tight End Penn State
8/196 Eric Lane Running Back Brigham Young
9/223 Jim Stone Running Back Notre Dame
9/236 Jimbo Whatley Wide Receiver Washington State
10/252 Ken Dawson Running Back Savannah State
11/279 Lance Olander Running Back Colorado
12/306 Jeff Bednarek Defensive Tackle U. of Pacific

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1981 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front office
  • General Manager – John Thompson
  • Assistant General Manager – Mark Duncan
  • Director of Player Personnel – Dick Mansperger
  • Director of Pro Scouting – Chuck Allen

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches


Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 6, 1981 at Cincinnati Bengals L 21–27 Riverfront Stadium 0–1 41,177
2 September 13, 1981 Denver Broncos W 13–10 Kingdome 1–1 58,513
3 September 20, 1981 at Oakland Raiders L 10–20 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 1–2 45,725
4 September 27, 1981 Kansas City Chiefs L 14–20 Kingdome 1–3 59,255
5 October 4, 1981 at San Diego Chargers L 10–24 Jack Murphy Stadium 1–4 51,463
6 October 11, 1981 at Houston Oilers L 17–35 The Astrodome 1–5 42,671
7 October 18, 1981 New York Giants L 0–32 Kingdome 1–6 56,134
8 October 25, 1981 at New York Jets W 19–13 Shea Stadium 2–6 49,678
9 November 1, 1981 at Green Bay Packers L 24–34 Lambeau Field 2–7 49,467
10 November 8, 1981 Pittsburgh Steelers W 24–21 Kingdome 3–7 59,058
11 November 16, 1981 San Diego Chargers W 44–23 Kingdome 4–7 58,628
12 November 22, 1981 at Kansas City Chiefs L 13–40 Arrowhead Stadium 4–8 49,002
13 November 29, 1981 Oakland Raiders L 31–32 Kingdome 4–9 57,147
14 December 6, 1981 New York Jets W 27–23 Kingdome 5–9 53,105
15 December 13, 1981 at Denver Broncos L 13–23 Mile High Stadium 5–10 74,527
16 December 20, 1981 Cleveland Browns W 42–21 Kingdome 6–10 51,435

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
San Diego Chargers(3) 10 6 0 .625 6–2 8–4 478 390
Denver Broncos 10 6 0 .625 5–3 7–5 321 289
Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 0 .563 5–3 7–5 343 290
Oakland Raiders 7 9 0 .438 2–6 5–7 273 343
Seattle Seahawks 6 10 0 .375 2–6 6–8 322 388

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References[edit]

  1. ^ 2010 NFL Record and Fact Book (PDF). National Football League. p. 385. Retrieved March 7, 2011. 

External links[edit]