Seattle Seahawks

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Seattle Seahawks
Current season
Established June 4, 1974; 43 years ago (1974-06-04)[1]
First season: 1976
Play in CenturyLink Field
Seattle, Washington
Headquartered in the Virginia Mason Athletic Center
Renton, Washington
Seattle Seahawks wordmark
Wordmark
League/conference affiliations

National Football League (1976–present)

Current uniform
Team colors

College Navy, Action Green, Wolf Grey[2][3]

              
Mascot Blitz, Boom, Taima the Hawk (live Augur hawk)
Personnel
Owner(s) Paul Allen
Chairman Paul Allen
CEO Peter McLoughlin
President Peter McLoughlin
General manager John Schneider
Head coach Pete Carroll
Team history
  • Seattle Seahawks (1976–present)
Team nicknames
  • The 'Hawks
  • The Blue Wave (1984–1986)
  • The Legion of Boom (secondary, 2011–present)
Championships

League championships (1)

Conference championships (3)

Division championships (10)

Playoff appearances (16)
Home fields
CenturyLink Field, where the Seahawks play.

The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team from Seattle, Washington, USA. They started playing football in 1976. They are currently members of the Western Division of the National Football Conference (NFC) in the National Football League (NFL). The Seahawks played football in Super Bowl XL in 2005, but lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Seahawks have stopped using two jersey numbers, #80 belonging to Steve Largent and #12, which represents the fan base, as they are referred to the 12th man at home games. The Seahawks play at CenturyLink Field (formerly known as Seahawks Stadium and Qwest Field).

Some Seahawks block an extra point

Notes[change | change source]

  1. 1.0 1.1 The Seattle Seahawks played two preseason and three regular season home games of the 1994 season at Husky Stadium due to repairs at the Kingdome.[4]

References[change | change source]

  1. Farnsworth, Clare (June 4, 2013). "ON THIS DATE: FIRST STEP TOWARD SECURING SEAHAWKS TAKEN". Seattle Seahawks. Retrieved March 18, 2014. 
  2. "Seattle Seahawks Team Capsule" (PDF). 2017 Official National Football League Record and Fact Book. National Football League. August 22, 2017. Retrieved September 11, 2017. 
  3. Farnsworth, Clare (April 3, 2012). "Seahawks' new look leaves other players longing". Seattle Seahawks. Retrieved October 24, 2016. 
  4. Farnsworth, Clare (July 19, 2014). "On this date: Three home games moved to Husky Stadium". Seattle Seahawks. Retrieved July 19, 2014. 

Other sites[change | change source]

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