Seattle Seahawks

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Seattle Seahawks
Current season
Established June 4, 1974; 46 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
League/conference affiliations

National Football League (1976–present)

Current uniform
Team colorsCollege Navy, Action Green, Wolf Grey[2][3]               
MascotBlitz, Boom, Taima the Hawk (live Augur hawk)
Owner(s)Paul Allen
ChairmanJody Allen
CEOPeter McLoughlin
PresidentPeter McLoughlin
General managerJohn Schneider
Head coachPete Carroll
Team history
  • Seattle Seahawks (1976–present)
Team nicknames
  • The 'Hawks
  • The Blue Wave (1984–1986)
  • The Legion of Boom (secondary, 2012-present)
League championships (1)
Conference championships (3)
Division championships (10)
Playoff appearances (18)
Home fields
CenturyLink Field, where the Seahawks play.

The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team in 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 three Super Bowls. Their current quarterback is Russell Wilson. 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 their homes games at CenturyLink Field (formerly known as Seahawks Stadium and Qwest Field). They have 1 Super Bowl title, which they won in 2013.

Some Seahawks block an extra point
Legion of Boom era

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 websites[change | change source]

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