Mobile Site You Are Here >  >  >  > 1981 Statistics & Players

1981 Seattle Seahawks

 Franchise IndexPrevious Season / Next Season

6-10-0, Finished 5th in AFC West Division  · 1981 NFL Season Summary
 SRS: Total -3.3, Offense: -0.1, Defense: -3.2, SoS: 0.8, avg is 0.0.

Scored 322 points (20.1/g), 15th of 28 in the NFL. Allowed 388 points (24.2/g), 25th.
 Differential of -66 points (-4.1/g), 21st.  Expected W-L: 6.3-9.7.

Coach: Jack Patera (6-10-0)
 Offensive Coordinator: Jerry Rhome
 Defensive Coordinator: Jackie Simpson

Stadium: Seattle Kingdome
 Training Camp: Eastern Washington University (Cheney, Washington)

Team Info

Principal Owner Lloyd Nordstrom
General Manager John Thompson
Defensive Alignment 4-3

Team Stats and Rankings

Tot Yds & TO Passing Rushing
Pts Yds Ply Y/P TO FL 1stPy 1stD Cmp Att Yds TD Int NY/A 1stD Att Yds TD Y/A 1stD
Team Offense 322 5021 1001 5.0 38 23 26 295 307 524 3427 21 15 6.1 166 440 1594 14 3.6 103
Team Defense 388 5940 1126 5.3 48 27 23 371 294 502 3134 25 21 5.8 173 588 2806 20 4.8 175
Lg Rank Offense 15 20 9 26 22 8 12 12 5 14 27 27 16 24
Lg Rank Defense 25 26 3 1 27 12 11 22 13 11 26 27 23 28

Team Games & Schedule

Week Day Date OT Rec Opp Tm Opp 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO 1stD TotYd PassY RushY TO
1 Sun September 6 boxscore L 0-1 @ Cincinnati Bengals 21 27 17 290 230 60 4 24 375 165 210 4
2 Sun September 13 boxscore W 1-1 Denver Broncos 13 10 18 267 156 111 2 16 252 142 110 2
3 Sun September 20 boxscore L 1-2 @ Oakland Raiders 10 20 18 390 308 82 2 26 432 242 190 3
4 Sun September 27 boxscore L 1-3 Kansas City Chiefs 14 20 23 359 277 82 1 26 381 227 154 2
5 Sun October 4 boxscore L 1-4 @ San Diego Chargers 10 24 15 292 200 92 1 25 371 272 99 2
6 Sun October 11 boxscore L 1-5 @ Houston Oilers 17 35 19 289 214 75 3 21 372 156 216 1
7 Sun October 18 boxscore L 1-6 New York Giants 0 32 10 127 98 29 4 20 301 88 213 1
8 Sun October 25 boxscore W 2-6 @ New York Jets 19 3 26 380 163 217 1 15 219 101 118 4
9 Sun November 1 boxscore L 2-7 @ Green Bay Packers 24 34 15 221 102 119 3 25 377 195 182 3
10 Sun November 8 boxscore W 3-7 Pittsburgh Steelers 24 21 19 356 260 96 1 17 367 205 162 2
11 Mon November 16 boxscore W 4-7 San Diego Chargers 44 23 24 368 212 156 26 486 291 195 4
12 Sun November 22 boxscore L 4-8 @ Kansas City Chiefs 13 40 21 339 256 83 2 29 450 181 269
13 Sun November 29 boxscore L 4-9 Oakland Raiders 31 32 18 383 314 69 1 28 337 156 181 4
14 Sun December 6 boxscore W 5-9 New York Jets 27 23 18 383 256 127 4 23 395 276 119 3
15 Sun December 13 boxscore L 5-10 @ Denver Broncos 13 23 18 285 199 86 5 23 373 136 237 3
16 Sun December 20 boxscore W 6-10 Cleveland Browns 42 21 16 292 182 110 4 27 452 301 151 10

Passing

No. Age Pos G GS QBrec Cmp Att Cmp% Yds TD TD% Int Int% Lng Y/A AY/A Y/C Y/G Rate QBR Sk Yds NY/A ANY/A Sk% 4QC GWD
10 Jim Zorn 28 QB 13 13 4-9-0 236 397 59.4 2788 13 3.3 9 2.3 80 7.0 6.7 11.8 214.5 82.4 24 201 6.14 5.80 5.7 1 1
17 Dave Krieg 23 qb 7 3 2-1-0 64 112 57.1 843 7 6.3 5 4.5 57 7.5 6.8 13.2 120.4 83.3 11 85 6.16 5.47 8.9 1 1
12 Sam Adkins 26 3 0 7 13 53.8 96 1 7.7 1 7.7 31 7.4 5.5 13.7 32.0 71.3 2 14 5.47 3.80 13.3
80 Steve Largent* 27 WR 16 16 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
8 Jeff West 28 P 15 0 0 1 0.0 0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0 0.0 0.0 0.0 39.6 0 0 0.00 0.00 0.0
Team Total 25.3 16 6-10-0 307 524 58.6 3727 21 4.0 15 2.9 80 7.1 6.6 12.1 232.9 82.0 37 300 6.11 5.65 6.6 2 2
Opp Total 16 294 502 58.6 3394 25 5.0 21 4.2 6.8 5.87 11.5 212.1 78.2 36 260 5.8 5.0 6.7

Rushing & Receiving

Rushing Receiving
No. Age Pos G GS Att Yds TD Lng Y/A Y/G A/G Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G YScm RRTD Fmb
30 Theotis Brown 24 rb 10 6 141 531 6 43 3.8 53.1 14.1 25 268 10.7 0 51 2.5 26.8 799 6 6
47 Sherman Smith 27 RB 16 8 83 253 3 21 3.0 15.8 5.2 44 406 9.2 1 28 2.8 25.4 659 4 3
33 Dan Doornink 25 FB 15 8 65 194 1 11 3.0 12.9 4.3 27 350 13.0 4 80 1.8 23.3 544 5 3
46 David Hughes 22 rb 16 2 47 135 0 15 2.9 8.4 2.9 35 263 7.5 2 22 2.2 16.4 398 2 4
43 Jim Jodat 27 fb 12 6 31 106 1 15 3.4 8.8 2.6 4 52 13.0 0 26 0.3 4.3 158 1 4
10 Jim Zorn 28 QB 13 13 30 140 1 20 4.7 10.8 2.3 140 1 2
17 Dave Krieg 23 qb 7 3 11 56 1 29 5.1 8.0 1.6 56 1 4
32 Horace Ivory 27 6 0 9 38 0 7 4.2 6.3 1.5 38 0 0
37 Eric Lane 22 14 0 8 22 0 5 2.8 1.6 0.6 7 58 8.3 0 22 0.5 4.1 80 0 0
80 Steve Largent* 27 WR 16 16 6 47 1 15 7.8 2.9 0.4 75 1224 16.3 9 57 4.7 76.5 1271 10 2
12 Sam Adkins 26 3 0 3 28 0 13 9.3 9.3 1.0 28 0 0
8 Jeff West 28 P 15 0 3 25 0 27 8.3 1.7 0.2 25 0 1
34 Terry Miller 25 1 0 2 4 0 2 2.0 4.0 2.0 4 0 0
32 Jeff Moore 25 2 0 1 15 0 15 15.0 7.5 0.5 3 18 6.0 0 10 1.5 9.0 33 0 0
84 Sam McCullum 29 WR 16 14 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 46 567 12.3 3 36 2.9 35.4 567 3 1
81 John Sawyer 28 TE 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 21 272 13.0 0 30 1.3 17.0 272 0 0
85 Paul Johns 23 PR 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 8 131 16.4 1 34 0.5 8.2 131 1 1
86 Mike Tice 22 te 16 3 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 5 47 9.4 0 14 0.3 2.9 47 0 0
89 Mark McGrath 24 6 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 4 47 11.8 0 16 0.7 7.8 47 0 0
76 Steve August 27 RT 16 16 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 9 9.0 0 9 0.1 0.6 9 0 0
68 Dennis Boyd 26 16 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 3 3.0 1 3 0.1 0.2 3 1 0
83 Steve Raible 27 9 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0.0 1 12 12.0 0 12 0.1 1.3 12 0 0
Team Total 25.3 16 440 1594 14 43 3.6 99.6 27.5 307 3727 12.1 21 80 19.2 232.9 5321 35 40
Opp Total 16 588 2806 20 4.8 175.4 36.8 294 3134 10.7 25 18.4 195.9 5940 45 43

Kick & Punt Returns

Punt Returns Kick Returns
No. Age Pos G GS Ret Yds TD Lng Y/R Rt Yds TD Lng Y/Rt APYd
41 Will Lewis 23 KR 10 0 15 100 0 23 6.7 20 378 0 36 18.9 478
85 Paul Johns 23 PR 16 0 16 177 0 34 11.1 5 81 0 20 16.2 389
32 Horace Ivory 27 6 0 15 281 0 32 18.7 319
27 Gregg Johnson 23 db 16 3 1 16 0 16 16.0 13 235 0 25 18.1 251
37 Eric Lane 22 14 0 10 208 0 27 20.8 288
25 Don Dufek 27 15 0 3 45 0 17 15.0 45
57 Pete Cronan 26 5 0 2 42 0 21 21.0 42
81 John Sawyer 28 TE 16 16 1 8 0 8 8.0 280
Team Total 25.3 16 32 293 0 34 9.2 69 1278 0 36 18.5 6892
Opp Total 16 33 153 0 4.6 67 1177 0 17.6

Kicking & Punting

0-19 20-29 30-39 40-49 50+ Tot PAT Punting
No. Age Pos G GS FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FGA FGM FG% XPA XPM XP% Pnt Yds Lng Blck Y/P
8 Jeff West 28 P 15 0 66 2578 56 0 39.1
1 Efren Herrera 30 K 12 0 7 6 3 3 5 2 2 1 17 12 70.6% 25 23 92.0%
2 Wilson Alvarez 24 k 4 0 3 3 4 7 3 42.9% 15 14 93.3%
6 Frank Garcia 24 p 1 0 2 74 41 0 37.0
Team Total 25.3 16 10 9 3 3 9 2 2 1 24 15 62.5% 40 37 92.5% 68 2652 56 0 39.0
Opp Total 16 29 23 79.3% 46 41 89.1% 55 2338 42.5

Defense & Fumbles

Def Interceptions Fumbles Tackles
No. Age Pos G GS Sk Int Yds TD Lng PD FF Fmb FR Yds TD Tkl Ast Sfty
44 John Harris 25 FS 16 16 10 155 2 42 0 0 1 3 0 0
30 Theotis Brown 24 rb 10 6 0 6 2 0 0
45 Kenny Easley 22 SS 14 14 3 155 1 82 0 0 0 4 25 0
27 Gregg Johnson 23 db 16 3 0 2 4 31 1
41 Will Lewis 23 KR 10 0 0 5 1 0 0
46 David Hughes 22 rb 16 2 0 4 1 0 0
43 Jim Jodat 27 fb 12 6 0 4 1 0 0
47 Sherman Smith 27 RB 16 8 0 3 2 0 0
33 Dan Doornink 25 FB 15 8 0 3 1 0 0
55 Michael Jackson 24 LLB 16 16 2 51 0 33 0 0 0 2 0 0
17 Dave Krieg 23 qb 7 3 0 4 0 0 0
22 Dave Brown 28 RCB 10 10 2 2 0 2 0 0 0 1 8 0
53 Keith Butler 25 RLB 16 16 2 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0
42 Keith Simpson 25 LCB 12 12 2 34 0 21 0 0 0 1 0 0
74 Manu Tuiasosopo 24 RDE/rdt 16 16 0 0 3 0 0
75 Robert Hardy 25 LDT 14 13 0 0 2 3 0
80 Steve Largent* 27 WR 16 16 0 2 0 0 0
52 Joe Norman 25 MLB 8 7 0 0 2 0 0
59 Rodell Thomas 23 lb 11 1 0 0 2 5 1
10 Jim Zorn 28 QB 13 13 0 2 0 0 0
57 Pete Cronan 26 5 0 0 0 1 0 0
56 Greg Gaines 23 lb 8 1 0 0 1 0 0
79 Jacob Green 24 LDE 16 16 0 0 1 0 0
85 Paul Johns 23 PR 16 0 0 1 0 0 0
26 Kerry Justin 26 rcb 15 9 0 0 1 43 0
37 Eric Lane 22 14 0 0 0 1 0 0
84 Sam McCullum 29 WR 16 14 0 1 0 0 0
21 Vic Minor 23 4 0 0 0 1 0 0
69 Doug Sutherland 33 rdt 16 6 0 0 1 0 0
8 Jeff West 28 P 15 0 0 1 0 -13 0
70 Mike White 24 RDT 15 7 0 0 1 0 0
51 John Yarno 27 C 11 9 0 0 1 0 0
Team Total 25.3 16 21 397 3 82 0 0 40 41 102 2
Opp Total 16 37 43 16 1

Scoring Summary

No. Age Pos G GS RshTD RecTD PR TD KR TD FblTD IntTD OthTD AllTD 2PM XPM FGM Sfty Pts Pts/G
80 Steve Largent* 27 WR 16 16 1 9 10 60
1 Efren Herrera 30 K 12 0 23 12 59
30 Theotis Brown 24 rb 10 6 6 6 36
33 Dan Doornink 25 FB 15 8 1 4 5 30
47 Sherman Smith 27 RB 16 8 3 1 4 24
2 Wilson Alvarez 24 k 4 0 14 3 23
84 Sam McCullum 29 WR 16 14 3 3 18
44 John Harris 25 FS 16 16 2 2 12
46 David Hughes 22 rb 16 2 2 2 12
68 Dennis Boyd 26 16 0 1 1 6
45 Kenny Easley 22 SS 14 14 1 1 6
43 Jim Jodat 27 fb 12 6 1 1 6
85 Paul Johns 23 PR 16 0 1 1 6
27 Gregg Johnson 23 db 16 3 1 1 6
17 Dave Krieg 23 qb 7 3 1 1 6
59 Rodell Thomas 23 lb 11 1 1 1 6
10 Jim Zorn 28 QB 13 13 1 1 6
Team Total 25.3 16 14 21 2 3 40 37 15 322
Opp Total 16 20 25 1 41 23 1 388