1984 AFC wildcard playoff game Los Angeles Raiders vs. Seattle Seahawks
The Seattle Seahawks enter the playoffs coming off their best season record in team history 12-4. It was still not good enough to win the division title but good enough to put them in the playoffs against the Super Bowl champions Los Angeles Raiders. The Raiders knocked the Seahawks out of the playoffs the year before so the Hawks were out for revenge.
The Seahawks lost Curt Warner, their leading rusher, for the season on the first game of the year. But it didn't stop the Seahawks, and they even put together a 9 game win streak in the middle of the season.
The Raiders team consistent of coach Tom Flores, Jim Plunkett, Marcus Allen, Todd Christensen, Cliff Branch, Dave Casper, Ray Guy, Lyle Alzado, and Howie Long.
The Seahawks had the Coach of the Year Chuck Knox, Defensive Player of the Year Kenny Easley, Dave Krieg, Dan Doornink, Steve Largent, Franco Harris, Jacob Green, Freddie Young, David Hughes, and Dave Brown.
Seattle 13 Oakland 7 Game Highlights
Fullback Dan Doornink rushed for a career-high 123 yards as the Seahawks eliminated the defending Super Bowl champion Raiders in front of 62,046 at the Kingdome.
The Seahawks scored on Dave Krieg's 26-yard touchdown pass to Darryl Turner and a pair of Norm Johnson field goals from 35 and 44 yards. Doornink had 18 yards rushing during the drive that culminated in Johnson's 35-yarder.
Krieg completed 4 of 10 passes for 70 yards.
The Seahawks defense limited the Raiders to 240 yards, recorded six sacks and forced three turnovers. Marcus Allen, L.A.'s Pro Bowl running back, rushed for 61 yards.