In honor of the Seahawk’s first Super Bowl, we re-publish this article from 2011
THE GINGRICH BETRAYAL
“The Speaker tonight talked about the eleven of us letting the team down. The more significant question and the question that never gets asked in Washington, D.C., is whose teams are we on?”
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“The mood had turned against Gingrich. When he was done speaking, Largent received enthusiastic applause from most of the Republicans present. Gingrich never tried a stunt like that again.”
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Steve Largen spent 13 seasons as the premier wide receiver of the Seattle Seahawks, eventually holding all major NFL receiving records.
- Most receptions in a career (819)
- Most receiving yards in a career (13,089)
- Most touchdown receptions (100)
- Most consecutive regular-season games with a reception (177)
He was first receiver in NFL history to achieve 100 touchdown receptions in his career.