1989 Seattle Seahawks season

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1989 Seattle Seahawks season
Head coach Chuck Knox
Home field Kingdome
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 4th AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
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< 1988 1990 >

The 1989 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's 14th season with the National Football League. The season marked the end of an era for the team, as the last original Seahawk remaining, wide receiver Steve Largent, retired after the season as the NFL's all-time reception leader up to that time.

1989 NFL Draft[edit]

1989 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/15 Andy Heck Offensive Tackle Notre Dame
2/44 Joe Tofflemire Center Arizona
3/71 Elroy Harris Running Back Eastern Kentucky
4/101 Travis McNeal Tight End Tennessee-Chattanooga
4/103 James Henry Defensive Back Southern Mississippi
7/184 Mike Nettles Defensive Back Memphis
8/211 Marlin Williams Defensive End Western Illinois
9/238 David Franks Offensive Guard Connecticut
10/268 Derrick Fenner Running Back North Carolina
11/295 Mike Baum Defensive End Northwestern
12/322 R. J. Kors Defensive Back Long Beach State

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1989 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front office
  • Owner – Ken Behring
  • President/General Manager – Tom Flores
  • Vice President/Assistant General Manager – Chuck Allen
  • Player Personnel Director – Mike Allman
  • Assistant Player Personnel Director – Rick Thompson
  • Pro Personnel Assistant – Randy Mueller

Head coaches

Offensive coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Receivers – John Becker
  • Quarterbacks – Ken Meyer
  • Offensive Backs – Chick Harris
  • Tight Ends – Russ Purnell
  • Offensive Line – Kent Stephenson
Defensive coaches
  • Defensive Coordinator/Linebackers – Tom Catlin
  • Defensive Line – George Dyer
  • Assistant Linebackers – Rusty Tillman
  • Defensive Backs – Rod Perry
  • Special Assignments – Joe Vitt

Special teams coaches

  • Special Teams – Rusty Tillman
  • Assistant Special Teams – Russ Purnell


Regular season[edit]

Schedule[edit]

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 10, 1989 at Philadelphia Eagles L 7–31 Veterans Stadium 0–1 64,287
2 September 17, 1989 Phoenix Cardinals L 24–34 Kingdome 0–2 60,444
3 September 24, 1989 at New England Patriots W 24–3 Sullivan Stadium 1–2 48,025
4 October 1, 1989 at Los Angeles Raiders W 24–20 Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum 2–2 44,319
5 October 8, 1989 Kansas City Chiefs L 16–20 Kingdome 2–3 60,715
6 October 15, 1989 at San Diego Chargers W 17–16 Jack Murphy Stadium 3–3 50,079
7 October 22, 1989 Denver Broncos L 21–24 OT Kingdome 3–4 62,353
8 October 29, 1989 San Diego Chargers W 10–7 Kingdome 4–4 59,691
9 November 5, 1989 at Kansas City Chiefs L 10–20 Arrowhead Stadium 4–5 54,489
10 November 12, 1989 Cleveland Browns L 7–17 Kingdome 4–6 58,978
11 November 19, 1989 at New York Giants L 3–15 Giants Stadium 4–7 75,014
12 November 26, 1989 at Denver Broncos L 14–41 Mile High Stadium 4–8 75,117
13 December 4, 1989 Buffalo Bills W 17–16 Kingdome 5–8 57,682
14 December 10, 1989 at Cincinnati Bengals W 24–17 Riverfront Stadium 6–8 54,744
15 December 17, 1989 Los Angeles Raiders W 23–17 Kingdome 7–8 61,076
16 December 23, 1989 Washington Redskins L 0–29 Kingdome 7–9 60,294

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA
Denver Broncos(1) 11 5 0 .688 6–2 9–3 362 226
Kansas City Chiefs 8 7 1 .531 3–5 6–7–1 318 286
Los Angeles Raiders 8 8 0 .500 3–5 6–6 315 297
Seattle Seahawks 7 9 0 .438 4–4 7–5 241 327
San Diego Chargers 6 10 0 .375 4–4 4–8 266 290

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