Capping a miserable Miami afternoon, Walker fumbled the ensuing kickoff, and Seattle's Norm Johnson said thank you with a 37-yard field goal. The hapless Walker fumbled the next kickoff, and Seattle ran out the clock. The Seahawks had won their fourth consecutive game, the longest win streak in club history.
Charle Young, an 11-year veteran and one of the handful of oldtimers Knox had recruited for their leadership qualities, summed up the Seahawks' feelings by kissing the sodden Orange Bowl turf. "What's a Seahawk?" Young said later. "A Seahawk is a mean and vicious bird. It takes what it wants."