This Day in Football: January 4

Green Bay Packers, Seattle Seahawks, Tales from the Vault, TCIPF Staff, This Day in NFL History

On this day in a 2004 Wild Card playoff game, Seahawks quarterback Matt Hasselbeck made a fatal error when, after winning the coin toss in overtime, proclaimed that they would take the ball and score. A few minutes later, Hasselbeck threw an interception to Green Bay’s Al Harris, who returned it all the way for the game-winning touchdown.

It was a quarterback duel between Brett Favre and Matt Hasselbeck, and a chess match between Mike Holmgren and Mike Sherman.

Take a look back at the highlight as originally presented on “Inside the NFL”:

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