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.
The Arizona Cardinals are coming off a 7 and 8 record from the 2016 NFL season. The Cardinals were looking forward to a successful season the loss of quarterback Carson Palmer after Week 4 was too much to overcome. The Cardinals missed the NFL Playoffs with a loss to the New Orleans Saints in Week 15. The Cardinals are looking to make it back to the NFL Playoffs for the 2017-18 NFL season.
Founded in 1898, the Arizona Cardinals are a professional football franchise based in Phoenix, AZ. The Cardinals compete in the NFL (National Football League) in the National Football Conference (NFC) West division against tough competition like the Seattle Seahawks, Los Angeles Rams, and San Francisco 49ers. The Cardinals were founded as the Morgan Athletic Club in 1898, and are the oldest continuously run professional football team in the United States. The Cardinals play their home games at the University of Phoenix Stadium, which is also home to all sorts of sports competition like the Super Bowl, NCAA Final Four, and much more.
The team became a charter member of the NFL in 1920. The club then moved to St. Louis in 1960 and played in that city through 1987. Before the 1988 season, the team moved west to Tempe, Arizona, a college suburb east of Phoenix, and played their home games for the next 18 seasons at Arizona State University’s Sun Devil Stadium. In 2006, the club began playing all home games at the newly constructed University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, AZ. Jim Thorpe, Kurt Warner, Ernie Nevers, and Olli Matson are just a few of the Hall of Famers to come through the franchise history.