Seahawks highest scoring games over the years

12 Dec

Seattle whipped Arizona 58-0 on Sunday (Dec. 9, 2012) at Century Link.

Those 58 points were the most in team history.

Let’s look back at the other three highest scoring games in Seahawks history:


Oct. 30, 1977

Seattle 56, Buffalo 17


The Seahawks raced to a 42-3 halftime lead.

Seattle amassed 30 first downs; rushing for 226 yards and passing for 333 yards.

The home team gained 559 to Buffalo’s 336 yards.

QB Jim Zorn was 11-23 for 296 yards, tossing  4 TDs.


WR Steve Largent had 4 catches for 134 yards (2 TDs) and Duke Fergerson also snared 4 balls for 113 yards. Steve Raible caught one ball for 20 yards.

Seattle scored on four running plays – Sherman Smith, Don Testerman, David Sims and Jim Zorn each found the end zone.

The Seahawks scored seven straight TDs after the Bills scored first on a field goal.

The Seahawks improved to 2-5, and Buffalo dropped to 1-6.


Nov. 27, 1983

Seattle 51, Kansas City 48, OT


Seattle scored 34 second half points to tie the score at 48 against the Chiefs.

Kansas City went ahead late on a 21-yard reception by RB Theotis Brown (thrown by QB Bill Kenney). But Nick Lowery’s missed PAT kept the score at 48-45.

Seattle’s PK Norm Johnson kicked a 42-yard FG later in the fourth quarter to force overtime. Johnson booted home a 42 yarder to win the wild game, 51-48.

The Seahawks totaled 33 first downs, while grounding out 280 yards on the ground and they passed for 291.

Krieg1Seahawks QB Dave Kreig was 16-31 for 280 yards and found pay dirt on 3 passes. Byron Walker and Steve Largent each had 4 receptions. Running back Curt Warner gained 207 yards on 32 carries, including 3 TDs.

Seattle advanced to the AFC Championship game – losing to the Los Angeles Raiders 30-14.













Sept. 15, 1985

Seattle 49, San Diego 35

At Jack Murphy Stadium

The Seahawks scored four touchdowns in the third quarter building a 42-29 lead entering the final 15 minutes.

Seattle ended up with 30 first downs while San Diego had 32.

The Seahawks offense sported 489 yards of total offense and the Chargers went up-and-down the field for 557.

Seahawks QB Dave Krieg was 22-32 for 307 yards and launched five TD passes. WR Daryl Turner was on the end of four of those TD passes. Turner finished the game with 7 catches for 121 yards. Steve Largent caught 6 balls for 99 yards.


RB Curt Warner led the ground attack with 169 yards on 28 carries (2 TDs).

The Chargers were led by QB Dan Fouts who was 29-43 passing, for 440 yards and 4 TDs. Wes Chandler led the receivers with 13 catches for 243 yards (1 TD).


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