The “Seattle Seahawks” is a professional American Football team situated in Seattle, Washington. The team is part of the West Division, which plays in the National Football Conference (NFC) of the National Football League (NFL).
Along with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, the team was founded as one of the NFL’s expansion teams in the year 1976. The team’s owner is Paul Allen, who is also the co-founder of Microsoft. In their recent games, the team is being handled by their current head coach Pete Carroll. The defunct ‘Miami Seahawks’ of the All-America Football Conference (AAFC) is completely not related to the Seattle Seahawks.
The team used to play their home games at the Kingdome (1977-1999) and Husky Stadium (1994, 2000-2001). In the year 2002, the team moved to CenturyLink Field situated in the downtown Seattle, Washington.
Among the league’s franchises, the Seattle Seahawks are the only franchised team based in the Pacific Northwest region of North America. The team attracts more support from the people because of its wide geographical area, including Idaho, Montana, Alaska, British Columbia, Alberta and Oregon. In fact, their fans were awarded twice by the Guinness World Record for having the loudest noise at the sporting event dated September 15 and December 2 of the year 2013.
In their history of playing in the NFL, the Seahawks compiled a good winning record with the team’s many great players, including Dave Brown, Steve Largent, Dave Krieg, Kenny Easley, Joe Nash, Brian Blades, Jim Zorn, Marcus Trufant, Walter Jones, Cortes Kennedy, Curt Warner, Shaun Alexander, Matt Hasselback, John Randle, Joey Galloway and Brandon Browner. Most of the team’s players had been inducted in the Pro Football Hall of Fame and Seahawks Ring of Honor.
The team achieved a total of 8 division titles, plus two conference championships. For the record, the Seahawks are the only team to play in both the NFC and AFC championship games.