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Seattle Seahawks

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Template:NFL team The Seattle Seahawks are a National Football League team based in Seattle, Washington.

Founded: 1976
Home field: Qwest Field (formerly Seahawks Stadium, 2002-present)
Previous home fields:
The Kingdome (1976-1993; second half of 1994 season-1999)
Husky Stadium (First half of 1994 season due to repairs at The Kingdome; 2000-2001)
Uniform colors: Metallic blue, Navy blue, Slate grey, White, and Lime green
Helmet design: Metallic blue with a stylized hawk's head inspired by Northwestern tribal art
Division championships won: 1988, 1999, 2004
Owner: Paul Allen
Mascot: Blitz, a large blue bird wearing a team uniform (number 0).
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Franchise History

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Seahawks logo (1976-2001)

The Seahawks joined the league in 1976 as a member of the NFC West division. A year later, they switched conferences with their expansion partners, the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, and joined the AFC West. They played in the American Football Conference until 2002, when, with league realignment, they were returned to the National Football Conference.

Recent Achievements:

  • On September 26, 2004 the Seahawks shutout the San Francisco 49ers 34-0. This marked the end of the 49er's league record 27 year streak without a shutout - the last such game being Atlanta in 1977. While the 49ers were in a position to score in the 4th quarter, an interception and a fumble recovery sealed their fate. Some current players were either very young children or not even born when the last 49ers shutout occurred.
  • Won their third division championship in 2004, when they claimed the NFC West title.

Players of note

Pro Football Hall of Famers

Current players

Retired numbers

  • 12 (dedicated to Seahawks fans, the so-called "12th man")
  • 80 Steve Largent (brought out of retirement for a portion of the 2004 season for Jerry Rice, who received Largent's blessing)

Not to be forgotten

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