thenewstribune—Jack Patera was an original. In so many ways. He was the Seahawks’ first coach. He was an innovator. He was a father of professional football in the Northwest. And … Click to Continue
Patera, Seahawks' first coach, dies at 85. Jack Patera, a former NFL player who became the first head coach of the Seattle Seahawks, died Wednesday at the age of 85.