Yakima native Dan Doornink played eight seasons in the NFL, including seven with the Seahawks.
After a standout career at Washington State, he was drafted in the seventh round of the 1978 NFL draft by the New York Giants.
Doornink’s most memorable game in Seattle came in a 1984 AFC Wild-Card playoff game against the L.A. Raiders. He rushed 29 times for 126 yards and helped the Seahawks beat the defending Super Bowl champs 13-7.
After he retired, he became a doctor of internal medicine and currently practices in Yakima.
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Doornink answered questions about his playing days in Seattle, his views on the current Seahawks squad and more in a live chat on Jan. 13.