2002 Seattle Seahawks season
OwnerPaul Allen
Head coachMike Holmgren
General managerMike Holmgren
Home fieldSeahawks Stadium
Results
Record7–9
Division place3rd NFC West
Playoff finishDid not qualify
Pro BowlersOT Walter Jones
AP All-ProsNone
Aerial photo of Seahawks Stadium
Aerial photo of Seahawks Stadium
Stadium and surroundings, 2002
Stadium and surroundings, 2002

The 2002 Seattle Seahawks season was the franchise's 27th season in the National Football League, the first season in Qwest Field and the fourth under head coach Mike Holmgren. The Seahawks returned to the NFC West for the first time since their inaugural season of 1976 and opened their new stadium, Seahawks Stadium, on the site of their former stadium, the Kingdome.

Offseason

Additions Subtractions
DT Brandon Mitchell (Patriots) TE Christian Fauria (Patriots)
T Jerry Wunsch (Buccaneers) T Todd Weiner (Falcons)
QB Brock Huard (Colts)
LB Levon Kirkland (Eagles)

2002 Expansion Draft

Main article: 2002 NFL expansion draft

Seattle Seahawks selected during the Expansion Draft
Round Overall Name Position Expansion Team
—— 13 Charlie Rogers Return specialist Houston Texans

NFL draft

Main article: 2002 NFL draft

2002 Seattle Seahawks draft
Round Pick Player Position College Notes
1 28 Jerramy Stevens  Tight end Washington
2 54 Maurice Morris  Running back Oregon
2 60 Anton Palepoi  Defensive End UNLV
3 85 Kris Richard  Cornerback USC
4 120 Terreal Bierria  Safety Georgia
5 146 Rocky Bernard  Defensive Tackle Texas A&M
5 169 Ryan Hannam  Tight End Northern Iowa
5 171 Matt Hill  Offensive tackle Boise State
6 194 Craig Jarrett  Punter Michigan State
7 232 Jeff Kelly  Quarterback Southern Mississippi
      Made roster    †   Pro Football Hall of Fame    *   Made at least one Pro Bowl during career

Undrafted free agents

2002 Undrafted Free Agents of note
Player Position College
D. D. Lewis Linebacker Texas

Final roster

2002 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
55 active, 8 inactive, 0 practice squad

[1]

[2]

Season Highlights

Schedule

Preseason

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site Recap
1 August 10 Indianapolis Colts L 10–28 0–1 Seahawks Stadium Recap
2 August 16 at San Diego Chargers L 14–24 0–2 Qualcomm Stadium Recap
3 August 24 Kansas City Chiefs W 17–14 1–2 Seahawks Stadium Recap
4 August 29 at Denver Broncos L 0–31 1–3 Mile High Stadium Recap
Source: Seahawks Media Guides[4][5]

Regular season

Divisional matchups have the NFC West playing the NFC East and the AFC West.

Week Date Opponent Result Record Game site Recap
1 September 8 at Oakland Raiders L 17–31 0–1 Network Associates Coliseum Recap
2 September 15 Arizona Cardinals L 13–24 0–2 Seahawks Stadium Recap
3 September 22 at New York Giants L 6–9 0–3 Giants Stadium Recap
4 September 29 Minnesota Vikings W 48–23 1–3 Seahawks Stadium Recap
5 Bye
6 October 14 San Francisco 49ers L 21–28 1–4 Seahawks Stadium Recap
7 October 20 at St. Louis Rams L 20–37 1–5 Edward Jones Dome Recap
8 October 27 at Dallas Cowboys W 17–14 2–5 Texas Stadium Recap
9 November 3 Washington Redskins L 3–14 2–6 Seahawks Stadium Recap
10 November 10 at Arizona Cardinals W 27–6 3–6 Sun Devil Stadium Recap
11 November 17 Denver Broncos L 9–31 3–7 Seahawks Stadium Recap
12 November 24 Kansas City Chiefs W 39–32 4–7 Seahawks Stadium Recap
13 December 1 at San Francisco 49ers L 24–31 4–8 3Com Park Recap
14 December 8 Philadelphia Eagles L 20–27 4–9 Seahawks Stadium Recap
15 December 15 at Atlanta Falcons W 30–24 (OT) 5–9 Georgia Dome Recap
16 December 22 St. Louis Rams W 30–10 6–9 Seahawks Stadium Recap
17 December 29 at San Diego Chargers W 31–28 (OT) 7–9 Qualcomm Stadium Recap
Bold indicates division opponents.
Source: 2002 NFL season results[6]

Standings

NFC West
W L T PCT DIV CONF PF PA STK
(4) San Francisco 49ers 10 6 0 .625 5–1 8–4 367 351 L1
St. Louis Rams 7 9 0 .438 4–2 5–7 316 369 W1
Seattle Seahawks 7 9 0 .438 2–4 5–7 355 369 W3
Arizona Cardinals 5 11 0 .313 1–5 5–7 262 417 L3

Game Summaries

Preseason

Week P1: vs. Indianapolis Colts

Preseason Week One: Seattle Seahawks vs. Indianapolis Colts – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Colts 0 7 14728
Seahawks 10 0 0010

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

  • Date: August 10
  • Game time: 7:08pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 76 °F (24 °C), 54% humidity, wind S 5 miles per hour (8.0 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 52,902
  • Referee: Larry Nemmers
  • TV: KCPQ
  • Gamecenter, Gamebook

Week P2: at San Diego Chargers

Preseason Week Two: Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 7 0714
Chargers 7 3 7724

at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego

  • Date: August 16
  • Game time: 8:05pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 68 °F (20 °C), 71% humidity, wind WSW 8 miles per hour (13 km/h)
  • Game attendance: N/A
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • TV: KCPQ
  • Gamecenter, Gamebook

Week P3: vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Preseason Week Three: Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Chiefs 0 0 7714
Seahawks 0 10 0717

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

  • Date: August 24
  • Game time: 7:05pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 79 °F (26 °C), 47% humidity, wind NW 5 miles per hour (8.0 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 49,036
  • Referee: Ed Hochuli
  • TV: KCPQ
  • Gamecenter, Gamebook

Week P4: at Denver Broncos

Preseason Week Four: Seattle Seahawks at Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 0 000
Broncos 21 3 0731

at Invesco Field at Mile High, Denver

  • Date: August 29
  • Game time: 7:10pm local
  • Game weather: mostly cloudy, 65 °F (18 °C), 69% humidity, wind SE 7 miles per hour (11 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 71,755
  • Referee: Ron Blum
  • TV: KCPQ
  • Gamecenter, Gamebook

Regular season

Week 1: at Oakland Raiders

Week One: Seattle Seahawks at Oakland Raiders – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 7 0 01017
Raiders 7 21 3031

at Network Associates Coliseum, Oakland, California

Game information

Week 2: vs. Arizona Cardinals

Week Two: Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Cardinals 3 0 71424
Seahawks 3 7 0313

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

Game information

Week 3: at New York Giants

Week Three: Seattle Seahawks at New York Giants – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 3 3 006
Giants 0 0 369

at Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey

Game information

Week 4: vs. Minnesota Vikings

Week 4: Minnesota Vikings at Seattle Seahawks
1 2 34Total
Vikings 7 3 7623
Seahawks 14 31 0348

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle, Washington

Game information

Week 6: vs. San Francisco 49ers

Week Six: Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
49ers 10 3 7828
Seahawks 7 7 7021

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

Game information

Week 7: at St. Louis Rams

Week Seven: Seattle Seahawks at St. Louis Rams – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 14 0620
Rams 7 6 101437

at Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Missouri

Game information

Week 8: at Dallas Cowboys

Week Eight: Seattle Seahawks at Dallas Cowboys – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 7 01017
Cowboys 0 0 7714

at Texas Stadium, Irving, Texas

Game information

Week 9: vs. Washington Redskins

Week Nine: Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Redskins 7 7 0014
Seahawks 0 3 003

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

  • Date: November 3
  • Game time: 1:15pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 49 °F (9 °C), 43% humidity, wind N 3 miles per hour (4.8 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 64,325
  • Referee: Ed Hochuli
  • TV announcers (Fox): Sam Rosen, Bill Maas & Brian Webber
  • Gamecenter, Gamebook
Game information

Week 10: at Arizona Cardinals

Week Ten: Seattle Seahawks at Arizona Cardinals – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 10 17 0027
Cardinals 3 3 006

at Sun Devil Stadium, Tempe, Arizona

  • Date: November 10
  • Game time: 2:06pm local
  • Game weather: clear, 76 °F (24 °C), 27% humidity, wind W 8 miles per hour (13 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 29,252
  • Referee: Walt Coleman
  • TV announcers (Fox): Curt Menefee, Tim Ryan, Brent Ringenbach
  • Gamecenter, Gamebook
Game information

Week 11: vs. Denver Broncos

Week Eleven: Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Broncos 0 3 72131
Seahawks 0 0 639

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

Game information

Week 12: vs. Kansas City Chiefs

Week Twelve: Seattle Seahawks vs. Kansas City Chiefs – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Chiefs 10 7 01532
Seahawks 0 21 71139

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

Game information

Week 13: at San Francisco 49ers

Week Thirteen: Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Seahawks 0 3 71424
49ers 0 17 7731

at 3Com Park, San Francisco

Game information

Week 14: vs. Philadelphia Eagles

Week Fourteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. Philadelphia Eagles – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Eagles 7 13 7027
Seahawks 6 0 7720

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

Game information

Week 15: at Atlanta Falcons

Week Fifteen: Seattle Seahawks at Atlanta Falcons – Game summary
1 2 34OTTotal
Seahawks 7 0 143630
Falcons 14 3 07024

at Georgia Dome, Atlanta

Game information

Week 16: vs. St. Louis Rams

Week Sixteen: Seattle Seahawks vs. St. Louis Rams – Game summary
1 2 34Total
Rams 0 3 7010
Seahawks 3 10 10730

at Seahawks Stadium, Seattle

  • Date: December 22
  • Game time: 1:05pm local
  • Game weather: cloudy, 45 °F (7 °C), 76% humidity, wind SE 5 miles per hour (8.0 km/h)
  • Game attendance: 63,953
  • Referee: Mike Carey
  • TV announcers (Fox): Kenny Albert, Tim Green & Brent Ringenbach
  • Gamecenter, Gamebook
Game information

Week 17: at San Diego Chargers

Week Seventeen: Seattle Seahawks at San Diego Chargers – Game summary
1 2 34OTTotal
Seahawks 7 0 021331
Chargers 0 10 108028

at Qualcomm Stadium, San Diego, California

Game information

References

  1. ^ https://www.pro-football-reference.com
  2. ^ Seattle Seahawks 2002 Roster accessed November 28, 2018.
  3. ^ Numbelivable!, p.159, Michael X. Ferraro and John Veneziano, Triumph Books, Chicago, Illinois, 2007, ISBN 978-1-57243-990-0
  4. ^ 2002 Seahawks Media Guide Archived 2014-04-07 at the Wayback Machine, accessed February 14, 2015.
  5. ^ 2003 Seahawks Media Guide Archived 2014-04-07 at the Wayback Machine, accessed February 14, 2015.
  6. ^ 2002 NFL season results, NFL.com, accessed February 14, 2015.