The Art Monk Hall of Fame Campaign

Clare Farnsworth

Clare Farnsworth of the Seattle Post-Intelligencer
E-mail: clarefarnsworth@seattlepi.com

Vote: Unknown (5/10)

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer
November 20, 1992
East is East, Even in West, for Bucs Coach Wyche
Clare Farnsworth

When Art Monk caught two passes against Kansas City last week, it completed the cycle of the NFL’s all-time leading receiver (836 receptions). The Chiefs were the only team the Washington receiver had not caught a pass against. The Cardinals are No. 1 on Monk’s victim list (104).

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Seattle Post-Intelligencer
January 30, 1995
It’s Family Before Fame; No Hall in Largent Household
Clare Farnsworth

Largent: By the numbers

1  First Seahawk to be voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame; it happened in his first year of eligibility

4  children: Kyle, Casie, Kelly and Kramer

5  Fifth ex-NFL player to serve in Congress; elected to House of Representatives from Oklahoma’s 1st District on Nov. 8, 1994

7  Pro Bowl selections

8  1,000-yard receiving seasons, an NFL record since broken by Jerry Rice (9)

10  50-catch seasons, an NFL record since tied by Gary Clark; also, number of games missed due to injury

14  NFL seasons played

100  career touchdown receptions, an NFL record since broken by Jerry Rice (131)

177  straight games with a reception, an NFL record since broken by Art Monk (180)

200  games played, a Seahawk record

819  career receptions, an NFL record since broken by Ark Monk (934)

13,089  career receiving yards, an NFL record since broken by James Lofton (14,004)

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