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The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle. The Seahawks compete in the National Football League and were a member of the National Football Conference West until 2002. The franchise was established in 1974, and in 1976, as an expansion team, they made their NFL debut.

The team’s fans quickly broke the Guinness World Record for the greatest crowd noise at a sporting event twice within a short period of time. The first time, 136.6 decibels, was during a match against the San Francisco 49ers. The second time, 137.6 decibels, was during a Monday Night Football game that December against the New Orleans Saints. Only the Seahawks have a home stadium in the Pacific Northwest of North America.


Seattle Seahawks
Seattle Seahawks

The only group to have taken part in both the AFC and NFC Championship Games is the Seattle Seahawks. They have captured three conference titles and ten divisional titles. They have made it to three Super Bowls, losing 21-10 to the Pittsburgh Steelers in Super Bowl XL and losing 28-24 to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX after winning Super Bowl XLVIII by defeating the Denver Broncos 43-8.

Did the Seahawks have a different name?

The Seahawks have always been called that although they were almost called Seattle Kings prior to being named the Seattle Seahawks.