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1981 Seattle Seahawks season
Head Coach Jack Patera
Home Field Kingdome
Results
Record 6–10
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.

OffseasonEdit

NFL DraftEdit

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

PersonnelEdit

StaffEdit

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

Head Coaches

Offensive Coaches

  • Offensive Coordinator/Quarterbacks/Wide Receivers/Tight Ends – Jerry Rhome
  • Running Backs – Andy MacDonald
  • Offensive Line – Howard Mudd
 

Defensive Coaches

Special Teams Coaches

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ScheduleEdit

Week Date Opponent Result Game site Record Attendance
1 September 6, 1981 at Cincinnati Bengals L 27-21 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 20-10 Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum 1-2 45,725
4 September 27, 1981 Kansas City Chiefs L 20-14 Kingdome 1-3 59,255
5 October 4, 1981 at San Diego Chargers L 24-10 Jack Murphy Stadium 1-4 51,463
6 October 11, 1981 at Houston Oilers L 35-17 The Astrodome 1-5 42,671
7 October 18, 1981 New York Giants L 32-0 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 34-24 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 40-13 Arrowhead Stadium 4-8 49,002
13 November 29, 1981 Oakland Raiders L 32-31 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 23-13 Mile High Stadium 5-10 74,527
16 December 20, 1981 Cleveland Browns W 42-21 Kingdome 6-10 51,435

StandingsEdit

AFC West
view · talk · edit W L T PCT PF PA
San Diego Chargers 10 6 0 .625 478 390
Denver Broncos 10 6 0 .625 321 289
Kansas City Chiefs 9 7 0 .563 343 290
Oakland Raiders 7 9 0 .438 273 343
Seattle Seahawks 6 10 0 .375 322 388
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ReferencesEdit

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