Doug Payton was there!
Seahawks sign guard Doug Payton
KIRKLAND, Wash. (AP) – The Seattle Seahawks of the National
Football League have signed free agent guard Doug Payton, who was recently
released by the New England Patriots, a spokesman for the expansion team
Tuesday, August 31,1976
Payton, a sixth-round draft choice of the Atlanta Falcons in 1975, was waived by the Falcons last summer and signed by New England this year.
Seattle acquires Munson
The Daily Chronicle
Those cut from the Seahawk squad included
veteran Dwayne Crump, who has started as right cornerback in the
preseason games; defensive back Larry Howse; running backs Ron "Po" James,
Randy Johnson and Darwin Robinson, and guards Doug Payton and Rocky
Rasley. James and Rasley also are veterans.
Tuesday. September 7, 1976
Also cut was Billy Hardee. He played for Virginia Poly and is from Mulberry, Fla.