1996 Seattle Seahawks season

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1996 Seattle Seahawks season
Head coach Dennis Erickson
Home field Kingdome
Results
Record 7–9
Division place T-4th AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify
Timeline
Previous season Next season
< 1995 1997 >

The 1996 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's 21st season with the National Football League.

1996 NFL Draft[edit]

1996 Seahawks Draft Selections
Round/Pick Player Position College
1/21 Pete Kendall Offensive Guard Boston College
2/46 Fred Thomas Defensive Back Tennessee-Martin
3/77 Robert Barr Offensive Tackle Rutgers
3/91 Reggie Brown Running Back Fresno State
4/99 Phillip Daniels Defensive End Georgia
4/131 Eric Unverzagt Linebacker Wisconsin
6/184 Reggie Green Offensive Guard Florida
6/209 T. J. Cunningham Defensive Back Colorado
7/225 Johnie Church Defensive End Florida

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1996 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front office
  • Owner – Ken Behring
  • President – David Behring
  • Executive Vice President – Mickey Loomis
  • Vice President of Football Operations – Randy Mueller
  • Co-College Scouting Director – Mike Allman
  • Co-College Scouting Director – Phil Neri
  • Assistant Player Personnel Director – Rick Thompson

Head coaches

  • Head Coach – Dennis Erickson
  • Assistant Head Coach/Tight Ends – Gregg Smith

Offensive coaches

Defensive coaches

Special teams coaches

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Dana LeDuc

Final roster[edit]

1996 Seattle Seahawks final roster
Quarterbacks

Running backs

Wide receivers

Tight ends

Offensive linemen

Defensive linemen

Linebackers

Defensive backs

Special teams

Reserve lists



Practice squad



Rookies in italics
56 Active, 0 Inactive, 0 Practice squad

[1]

  • Starters in bold.
  • (*) Denotes players that were selected for the 1997 Pro Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
1 August 3 7:00pm PDT Atlanta Falcons W 19-17 1–0 Kingdome 30,284 KING Recap
2 August 3 5:00pm PDT at Oakland Raiders W 24-19 2–0 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 38,219 KING Recap
3 August 17 4:00pm PDT at Indianapolis Colts L 13-15 2–1 RCA Dome 38,930 KING Recap
4 August 23 7:00pm PDT San Francisco 49ers W 20-3 3–1 Kingdome 38,144 KING Recap
Source: Seahawks Media Guides [2] [3]

Regular season[edit]

Divisional matchups have the AFC West playing the NFC Central.

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
1 September 1 1:00pm PDT at San Diego Chargers L 7–29 0–1 Jack Murphy Stadium 58,780 NBC Recap
2 September 8 1:00pm PDT Denver Broncos L 20–30 0–2 Kingdome 43,671 NBC Recap
3 September 15 1:00pm PDT Kansas City Chiefs L 17–35 0–3 Kingdome 39,790 NBC Recap
4 September 22 10:00am PDT at Tampa Bay Buccaneers W 17–13 1–3 Houlihan's Stadium 30,212 NBC Recap
5 September 29 1:00pm PDT Green Bay Packers L 10–31 1–4 Kingdome 59,973 Fox Recap
6 October 6 10:00am PDT at Miami Dolphins W 22–15 2–4 Pro Player Stadium 59,539 NBC Recap
7 Bye
8 October 17 5:00pm PDT at Kansas City Chiefs L 17–34 2–5 Arrowhead Stadium 76,057 TNT Recap
9 October 27 1:00pm PST San Diego Chargers W 32–13 3–5 Kingdome 38,143 NBC Recap
10 November 3 1:00pm PST Houston Oilers W 23–16 4–5 Kingdome 36,320 NBC Recap
11 November 10 1:00pm PST Minnesota Vikings W 42–23 5–5 Kingdome 50,794 Fox Recap
12 November 17 10:00am PST at Detroit Lions L 16–17 5–6 Silverdome 51,194 NBC Recap
13 November 24 1:00pm PST Oakland Raiders L 21–27 5–7 Kingdome 47,506 NBC Recap
14 December 1 1:00pm PST at Denver Broncos L 7–34 5–8 Mile High Stadium 74,982 NBC Recap
15 December 8 1:00pm PST Buffalo Bills W 26–18 6–8 Kingdome 41,373 NBC Recap
16 December 15 5:00pm PST at Jacksonville Jaguars L 13–20 6–9 Jacksonville Municipal Stadium 66,134 ESPN Recap
17 December 22 1:00pm PST at Oakland Raiders W 28–21 7–9 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 33,455 NBC Recap
Bold indicates division opponents.
Source: 1996 NFL season results [4]

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT PF PA STK
(1) Denver Broncos 13 3 0 .813 391 275 L1
Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 0 .563 297 300 L3
San Diego Chargers 8 8 0 .500 310 376 W1
Seattle Seahawks 7 9 0 .438 317 376 W1
Oakland Raiders 7 9 0 .438 340 293 L2

References[edit]

  1. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com
  2. ^ 1996 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  3. ^ 1997 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  4. ^ 1996 NFL season results, NFL.com, accessed February 14, 2015.

External links[edit]