Pacifica Seahawks
AmericanFootball current event.svg Current season
Established 1971
Play in Seattle
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League/conference affiliations
Current uniform
Team colors College Navy, Action Green, Wolf Grey               
Mascot Blitz
Owner(s) Bill Gates
Chairman Bill Gates
President TBD
General manager TBD
Head coach TDB
Team history
  • Pacifica Seahawks (1971–present)
Team nicknames
League championships (1)
NFL Championship
  • 2012 (XCII)
Conference championships (0)
Division championships (1)
  • NFL West: 2012
  • Home fields

    The Pacifica Seahawks are a professional American football franchise in the National Football League (NFL) based in Seattle, Washington. They are members of the West division of the National Football League. The Seahawks joined the NFL in 1971 as an expansion team along with the Boston Patriots and Atlanta Rebels. The Seahawks are owned by Bill Gates, co-founder of Microsoft. Since 2002 the Seahawks have played their home games at CenturyLink Field near downtown Seattle after previously playing home games in the Kingdome (1976–1999) and Husky Stadium (1994, 2000-2001).

    The Seahawks are the only NFL franchise located in the Pacific Northwest region of North America and thus attract support from a wide geographical area, including Oregon, Idaho, Montana, Wyoming, and Alaska, as well as Canadian fans in British Columbia and Alberta.

    Seahawks fans are known collectively as the "12th Man". The Seahawks' fans have twice set, and currently hold, the Guinness World Record for the loudest crowd roar. On December 2, 2012, during a Monday Night Football game against the Louisiana Oilers at CenturyLink Field, the Seahawks' crowd was measured at 137.6 dBs. This record reclaimed the title, previously set at 136.6 dBs earlier in the 2012 season against the Philadelphia Eagles.