1991 Seattle Seahawks season

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1991 Seattle Seahawks season
Head coach Chuck Knox
Home field Kingdome
Results
Record 7–9
Division place 4th AFC West
Playoff finish did not qualify

The 1991 Seattle Seahawks season was the team's 16th season with the National Football League. The 1991 season was the last season for head coach Chuck Knox, who left to become Head Coach of the Los Angeles Rams while President and General Manager Tom Flores replaced him.

Offseason[edit]

NFL Draft[edit]

Main article: 1991 NFL Draft
1991 Seattle Seahawks draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 16 Dan McGwire  Quarterback San Diego State
2 51 Doug Thomas  Wide receiver Clemson
3 74 David Daniels  Wide receiver Penn State
4 98 John Kasay *  Placekicker Georgia
5 128 Harlan Davis  Defensive back Tennessee
6 155 Michael Sinclair *  Defensive end Eastern New Mexico
10 266 Erik Ringoen  Linebacker Hofstra
11 297 Tony Stewart  Running back Iowa
12 324 Ike Harris  Guard South Carolina
      Made roster    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

[1]

Personnel[edit]

Staff[edit]

1991 Seattle Seahawks staff
Front office
  • Owner – Ken Behring
  • President/General Manager – Tom Flores
  • Vice President/Assistant General Manager – Chuck Allen
  • Vice President of Finance – Mickey Loomis
  • Player Personnel Director – Mike Allman
  • Pro Personnel Director – Randy Mueller
  • Assistant Player Personnel Director – Rick Thompson

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
  • Staff Assistant – Paul Moyer

Special teams coaches

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

Strength and conditioning

  • Strength and Conditioning – Frank Raines

Final roster[edit]

1991 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

[2]

  • Starters in bold.
  • (*) Denotes players that were selected for the 1992 Pro Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
1 August 3 7:30pm PDT Phoenix Cardinals L 13-31 0–1 Kingdome 49,448 -- Recap
2 August 10 4:30pm PDT at Indianapolis Colts W 17-7 1–1 Hoosier Dome 47,943 -- Recap
3 August 17 7:00pm PDT at Los Angeles Rams W 23-7 2–1 Anaheim Stadium 47,834 -- Recap
4 August 23 5:00pm PDT San Francisco 49ers L 16-28 2–2 Kingdome 54,111 -- Recap
Source: Seahawks Media Guides [3][4]

Regular season[edit]

Divisional matchups have the AFC West playing the NFC West.

Week Date Kickoff Opponent Results Game Site Attendance TV Recap
Final score Team record
1 September 1 10:00am PDT at New Orleans Saints L 24–27 0–1 Louisiana Superdome 68,492 NBC Recap
2 September 8 1:00pm PDT New York Jets W 20–13 1–1 Kingdome 56,770 NBC Recap
3 September 15 1:00pm PDT at Denver Broncos L 10–16 1–2 Mile High Stadium 74,152 NBC Recap
4 September 22 1:00pm PDT at Kansas City Chiefs L 13–20 1–3 Arrowhead Stadium 71,789 NBC Recap
5 September 29 1:00pm PDT Indianapolis Colts W 31–3 2–3 Kingdome 56,656 NBC Recap
6 October 6 10:00am PDT at Cincinnati Bengals W 13–7 3–3 Riverfront Stadium 60,010 NBC Recap
7 October 13 4:30pm PDT Los Angeles Raiders L 20–23 OT 3–4 Kingdome 61,974 ESPN Recap
8 October 20 10:00am PDT at Pittsburgh Steelers W 27–7 4–4 Three Rivers Stadium 54,678 NBC Recap
9 October 27 1:00pm PST San Diego Chargers W 20–9 5–4 Kingdome 58,025 NBC Recap
10 Bye
11 November 10 1:00pm PST at San Diego Chargers L 14–17 5–5 Jack Murphy Stadium 43,597 NBC Recap
12 November 17 1:00pm PST at Los Angeles Raiders L 7–31 5–6 Memorial Coliseum 49,317 NBC Recap
13 November 24 1:00pm PST Denver Broncos W 13–10 6–6 Kingdome 60,430 NBC Recap
14 December 1 1:00pm PST Kansas City Chiefs L 6–19 6–7 Kingdome 57,248 NBC Recap
15 December 8 1:00pm PST San Francisco 49ers L 22–24 6–8 Kingdome 56,711 CBS Recap
16 December 15 10:00am PST at Atlanta Falcons L 13–26 6–9 Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium 53,834 NBC Recap
17 December 22 5:00pm PST Los Angeles Rams W 23–9 7–9 Kingdome 51,100 ESPN Recap
Bold indicates division opponents.
Source: 1991 NFL season results [5]

Standings[edit]

AFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(2) Denver Broncos 12 4 0 .750 5–3 10–4 304 235 W4
(4) Kansas City Chiefs 10 6 0 .625 6–2 8–4 322 252 W1
(5) Los Angeles Raiders 9 7 0 .563 5–3 7–5 298 297 L3
Seattle Seahawks 7 9 0 .438 2–6 6–6 276 261 W1
San Diego Chargers 4 12 0 .250 2–6 3–9 274 342 L1

Game Summaries[edit]

Preseason[edit]

Week P1: vs. Phoenix Cardinals[edit]

Preseason Week One: Seattle Seahawks vs. Phoenix Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 10 14 0 7 31
Seahawks 3 3 0 7 13

at Kingdome, Seattle

Week P2: at Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Preseason Week Two: Seattle Seahawks at Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 7 7 0 3 17
Colts 0 0 7 0 7

at Hoosier Dome, Indianapolis

  • Date: August 10
  • Game time: 7:31pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 47,943
  • Referee: Stan Kemp
  • Gamebook

Week P3: at Los Angeles Rams[edit]

Preseason Week Three: Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Rams – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 3 10 0 10 23
Rams 0 0 0 7 7

at Anaheim Stadium, Anaheim, California

  • Date: August 17
  • Game time: 7:05pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 70 °F (21 °C), 80% humidity, wind SW 10 miles per hour (16 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 47,834
  • Referee: Bernie Kukar
  • Gamebook

Week P4: vs. San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Preseason Week Four: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 7 14 0 7 28
Seahawks 3 6 0 7 16

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: August 23
  • Game time: 5:03pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 54,111
  • Referee: Howard Roe
  • Gamebook

Regular Season[edit]

Week 1: at New Orleans Saints[edit]

Week One: Seattle Seahawks at New Orleans  – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 7 17 0 24
Saints 7 13 0 7 27

at Superdome, New Orleans, Louisiana

Game information

Week 2: vs. New York Jets[edit]

Week Two: Seattle Seahawks vs. New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 3 0 10 13
Seahawks 0 3 17 0 20

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 3: at Denver Broncos[edit]

Week Three: Seattle Seahawks at Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 0 0 10 10
Broncos 0 10 3 3 16

at Mile High Stadium, Denver, Colorado

  • Date: September 15
  • Game time: 2:00pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 64 °F (18 °C), 28% humidity, wind W 3 miles per hour (4.8 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 74,152
  • Referee: Red Cashion
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 4: at Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Week Four: Seattle Seahawks at Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 0 3 10 13
Chiefs 0 10 0 10 20

at Arrowhead Stadium, Kansas City, Missouri

  • Date: September 22
  • Game time: 3:01pm local
  • Game weather: overcast, 62 °F (17 °C), 60% humidity, wind NW 10 miles per hour (16 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 71,789
  • Referee: Dale Hamer
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 5: vs. Indianapolis Colts[edit]

Week Five: Seattle Seahawks vs. New York Jets – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Jets 0 3 0 0 3
Seahawks 7 10 7 7 31

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 6: at Cincinnati Bengals[edit]

Week Six: Seattle Seahawks at Cincinnati Bengals – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 7 0 6 0 13
Bengals 0 7 0 0 7

at Riverfront Stadium, Cincinnati, Ohio

  • Date: October 6
  • Game time: 1:01pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 48 °F (9 °C), 47% humidity, wind NW 15 miles per hour (24 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 60,010
  • Referee: Tom Dooley
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 7: vs. Los Angeles Raiders[edit]

Week Seven: Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Raiders – Game summary
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Raiders 0 0 7 13 3 23
Seahawks 3 14 0 3 0 20

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: October 13
  • Game time: 4:36pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 61,974
  • Referee: Stan Kemp
  • TV: ESPN
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 8: at Pittsburgh Steelers[edit]

Week Eight: Seattle Seahawks at Pittsburgh Steelers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 3 14 3 7 27
Steelers 0 0 7 0 7

at Three Rivers Stadium, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

  • Date: October 20
  • Game time: 1:00pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 48 °F (9 °C), 68% humidity, wind S 7 miles per hour (11 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 54,678
  • Referee: Gordon McCarter
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 9: vs. San Diego Chargers[edit]

Week Nine: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Chargers 0 6 3 0 9
Seahawks 7 3 0 10 20

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 11: at San Diego Chargers[edit]

Week Eleven: Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 0 0 14 14
Chargers 7 7 0 3 17

at San Diego Stadium, San Diego, California

  • Date: November 10
  • Game time: 1:01pm local
  • Game weather: hazy, 71 °F (22 °C), 83% humidity, wind WSW 11 miles per hour (18 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 43,597
  • Referee: Dick Hantak
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 12: at Los Angeles Raiders[edit]

Week Twelve: Seattle Seahawks at Los Angeles Raiders – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 7 0 0 7
Raiders 3 21 0 7 31

at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum, Los Angeles

  • Date: November 17
  • Game time: 1:02pm local
  • Game weather: overcast, 68 °F (20 °C), 60% humidity, wind W 10 miles per hour (16 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 49,317
  • Referee: Jerry Markbreit
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 13: vs. Denver Broncos[edit]

Week Thirteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Broncos 0 0 10 0 10
Seahawks 3 10 0 0 13

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: November 24
  • Game time: 1:02pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 60,430
  • Referee: Stan Kemp
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 14: vs. Kansas City Chiefs[edit]

Week Fourteen Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Chiefs 3 6 3 7 19
Seahawks 3 0 0 3 6

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

Week 15: vs. San Francisco 49ers[edit]

Week Fifteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
49ers 0 10 7 7 24
Seahawks 6 3 7 6 22

at Kingdome, Seattle

  • Date: December 8
  • Game time: 1:02pm local
  • Game weather: indoors
  • Game attendance: 56,711
  • Referee: Howard Roe
  • TV: NBC
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 16: at Atlanta Falcons[edit]

Week Sixteen: Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Seahawks 0 0 3 10 13
Falcons 2 10 7 7 26

at Atlanta–Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta

  • Date: December 15
  • Game time: 1:01pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 47 °F (8 °C), 25% humidity, wind N 12 miles per hour (19 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 53,834
  • Referee: Tom Dooley
  • TV: ESPN
  • Gamebook
Game information

Week 17: vs. Los Angeles Rams[edit]

Week Seventeen: Seattle Seahawks vs. Los Angeles Rams – Game summary
1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 3 6 0 0 9
Seahawks 0 7 16 0 23

at Kingdome, Seattle

Game information

References[edit]

  1. ^ "1991 Seattle Seahawks Draftees". Pro-Football-Reference.com. Retrieved February 1, 2014. 
  2. ^ http://www.pro-football-reference.com
  3. ^ 1991 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  4. ^ 1992 Seahawks Media Guide, accessed February 14, 2015.
  5. ^ 1991 NFL season results, NFL.com, accessed February 14, 2015.

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