Jack Patera, first Seahawks’ coach, dies at age 85. Steve Raible, Jim Zorn remember him fondly

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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.