The Seattle Seahawks are coming off an 10-5-1 2016 NFL season. The Seahawks finished 1st in the NFC West, however, lost to the Atlanta Falcons 20-36 in their NFC divisional playoff game. The Seahawks are looking to improve on that playoff record for the 2017-18 NFL season.
Founded in 1976, the Seattle Seahawks are a professional football franchise based in Seattle, WA. The Seahawks compete in the National Football League (NFL) in the NFC West division against rivals Los Angeles Rams, Arizona Cardinals, and San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks are owned by Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen and play their home games at the CenturyLink Field in front of 69,000 football fans. Seahawks fans have been referred to collectively as the “12th Man”, “12th Fan”, or “12s”. Over the years several notable players have been Seahawks, including Shaun Alexander, Brian Blades, Brian Bosworth, Dave Brown, Kenny Easley, Joey Galloway, Jacob Green, Matt Hasselbeck, Steve Hutchinson, Walter Jones, Cortez Kennedy, Dave Krieg, Steve Largent, Joe Nash, Marcus Trufant, Curt Warner, Jim Zorn, and Marshawn Lynch, as well as, for a brief time, Hall of Famers Carl Eller, Franco Harris, Warren Moon, John Randle, and Jerry Rice.