Brian Blades #89

Wide Receiver

Born: 7/24/65, Fort Lauderdale, FL.
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 182 lbs.
College: Miami
Draft: 1988 2nd round

Career Highlights

1996
Blades' outstanding '96 included 43 catches for 556 yards (12.9 average) and 2 TDs...One of the TDs was an 80-yarder.

1995
Led team with 77 receptions...Ranked sixth in receptions and seventh in yards in the conferecnce...Surpassed 1,000 yards for the second consecutive season...Had three 100-yard games.

1994
Set a new Seahawks single season receptions record for the second straight season...Finished fifth in AFC in receptions and seventh in yards.

1993
His 80 receptions topped Steve Largent's 1985 team record of 79.

1992
Posted Seattle's only 100-yard receiving game of the season with 1023 against San Diego in the season finale.

1991
Led team in receptions (70) and yards (1,003)...Joined Steve Largent as only players in franchise history to have two 1,000-yard seasons.

1990
Started 16 games and had 49 receptions for 525 yards and three scores.

1989
Voted team MVP and selected to the Pro Bowl...Finished two catched off the team season record.

1988
Became the first player other than Steve Largent to lead the team in receiving yardage (682)...Led all NFL rookies in TDs.

College Highlights
Four-year letterman...Finished career with receptions for 1,439 yards (15.7 average) and 15 TDs.

Personal
Lettered in football and track at Piper HS in Ft. Lauderdale...Older brother of Seahawks' safety Bennie...Hosts annual Christmas party for homeless children.

Blades' Receiving Stats

SeasonGamesReceptionsYardsAVGLongTD
19941681108613.4454
19951677100113.0494
1996NA4355612.980t2

Blades Pictures
touchdown!
Brian with brother Bennie

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