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Seattle Seahawks

SEATTLE SEAHAWKS THE FOOTBALL TEAM OF THE PACIFIC NORTHWEST HOW IT BEGAN JUNE 4TH 1974 – NFL awarded its 28th franchise to Seattle to play in the 64,984 seat Kingdome SEPTEMBER 12TH JANUARY 3RD 1974 – First game played by the Seahawks 1976 – Jack Patera, assistant coach at Minnesota, was THE NAME named head coach for the Seahawks SEAHAWKS was the result of a fan contest that drew 20,365 entries and suggested 1,742 different names. Seahawks was suggested by 151 ENTRANTS and judged as the best choice. 37 SEASONS COLORS NAVY BLUE STEEL GREY NEON GREEN WHITE STADIUMS ENTUR KINGDOME 1976-1999* HUSKY STADIUM 2000-2001 CENTURYLINK FIELD 2002-Present** MASCOTS TAIMA THE HAWK BLITZ Taima, which means "thunder", was named by Seahawk Fans. Since 2007, Taima has been the first one out of the tunnel leading the team on the field before each home game. Blitz, the Seahawks mascot, is the big blue bird with crazy hair. He makes sure that CenturyLink Field is the loudest, most exciting place to play in the NFL. HISTORY OF THE 12TH MAN 12 The Seahawk's loud, sold out crowds became known as the 12TH MAN Seattle fans had such an impact on the success of the team in the 1980's that Seahawks President Mike McCormack RETIRED THE FANS 12 NUMBER 12 December 15, 1984. Throughout the 1980's Seattle's fans became known as the loudest in the NFL, so much so that the league instituted a noise rule in 1985. Despite the rule, the 12th MAN continued the tradition, giving the Seahawks a home field advantage to this day. At every home game just before kickoff, the flag is raised in honor of the 12thMAN. From former Seahawks greats, to local celebrities and sports personalities, being called upon to raise the flag has become an HONOR WITHIN ITSELF HALL OF FAMERS CORTEZ KENNEDY STEVE LARGENT 1990 – 2000 1979-1989 COACHES SEAHA JACK PATERA MIKE MCCORMACK CHUCK KNOX TOM FLORES 1976-1982 1982 1983-1991 1992-1994 woromoLA SEATTLE DENNIS ERICKSON MIKE HOLMGREN JIM MORA PETE CARROLL 1995-1998 1999-2008 2009 2010-Present SUPER BOWL APPEARANCE XL (2005) AFC/NFC CHAMPIONSHIP GAMES 1983 2005 DIVISION CHAMPIONS 1988 1999 2004 2005 2006 | 2007 | 2010 PLAYOFF APPEARENCES 1983 | 1984 1987 1988 1999 | 2003 2004 | 2005| 2006 | 2007 | 2010 2012 RETIRED NUMBERS FANS (12th Man) 12 S 12 WALTER JONES Tackle 71 1997-2008 80 STEVE LARGENT wWide Receiver 1976-1989 96 SL96 CORTEZ KENNEDY Linebacker 1990-2000 BEST SEASON WORST SEASON 2005 1992 (13-3) (2-14) AWARDS COACH OF THE YEAR DEFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR JACK PATERA CHUCK KNOX KENNY EASLEY CORTEZ KENNEDY 1978 1984 1984 1992 OFFENSIVE PLAYER OF THE YEAR AND NFL MVP 690 SEAHAWKS SHAUN ALEXANDER 2005 SEATTLE SEAHAWKS PRIMARY LOGOS 1976 - 2001 2002 - 2011 2012 - PRES SEA GALS BLUE THUNDER WWW.PSMOVING.COM PUGET SOUND MOVING Source: hetp:/www.sportsecyclopedia.comintiseattle/seahawks.htm TeamAas-seatle-seahawkadifo Tabistory hetp://www.sportsiogos.nedilogos/at by_team/180/Seatte Seahawks *1994: played 3 games in Husky Stadium 50 40 0E OT. **Known as Seahawks Stadium 2002-03, Qwest Field 2004-2011

Seattle Seahawks

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