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Seattle Seahawks
Current season
Established 1976
League/conference affiliations

National Football League (1976–present)

Current uniform
Team colors

College Navy, Action Green, Wolf Grey, White

Mascot Blitz, and Taima the hawk
Owner(s) Paul Allen
Chairman Paul Allen
CEO Peter McLoughlin
General manager John Schneider
Head coach Pete Carroll
Team history
  • Seattle Seahawks (1976–present)

League championships (1)

  • Super Bowl championships (1)
    2013 (XLVIII)

Conference championships (2)

  • NFC: 2005, 2013

Division championships (8)

  • AFC West: 1988, 1999
  • NFC West: 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2013
Playoff appearances (13)
  • NFL: 1983, 1984, 1987, 1988, 1999, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2010, 2012, 2013
Qwest Field, Seattle, USA-1June2009
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).

Seahawks block PAT
Some Seahawks block an extra point

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