The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle. The Seahawks compete in the National Football League as a member club of the league’s NFC West, which they joined in 2002.
The club entered the NFL as an expansion team in 1976. From 1977 to 2001, Seattle was assigned to the AFC West.
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Bobby Joseph Wagner is an American football linebacker for the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks. He attended Utah State University and was taken in the second round of the 2012 NFL Draft by the Seattle Seahawks.
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Kenneth Bernard Wright Jr. is an American football linebacker with the National Football League’s Las Vegas Raiders. The Seattle Seahawks selected him in the fourth round of the 2011 NFL Draft. He attended Mississippi State University and was a member of the football team.
“Lofa” Mosiula Mea’alofa Tatupu is a former National Football League linebacker who spent six seasons in the league. He worked for the Seattle Seahawks as an assistant linebackers coach. He was a member of the University of Southern California football team (USC). The Seattle Seahawks selected Tatupu in the second round of the 2005 NFL Draft.
Bruce Pernell Irvin Jr. is an American football outside linebacker with the National Football League’s Chicago Bears. The Seattle Seahawks selected him in the first round of the 2012 NFL Draft. Irvin was the first player ever to be dismissed from a Super Bowl after winning Super Bowl XLVIII over the Denver Broncos. He also played in Super Bowl XLIX, where he became the first player ever to be ejected from a Super Bowl. He attended West Virginia University and played football there.
Brown was drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers in the second round of the 1993 NFL draft and went on to play 15 seasons with the Steelers, Seattle Seahawks, and New England Patriots.
Brown was a member of the 1995 Pittsburgh Steelers and the 2007 New England Patriots Super Bowl teams and was a three-time Pro Bowl and two-time All-Pro selection. He had the most sacks of any active player at the time of his retirement in 2007. Brown was named team captain seven times throughout his 15-year career, demonstrating his leadership on and off the field.