Seattle Seahawks History

The Seattle Seahawks are in their forty-seventh season, playing their home games at Lumen Field, in Seattle, Washington since 2002. The Seahawks are led by head coach Pete Carroll since 2010.

The Seahawks won the Super Bowl after the 2013 season, led by head coach Pete Carroll.

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Franchise Award Winners

During their existence, they have had two people win Coach of the Year: Chuck Knox, (1984); Jack Patera, (1978).

During their careers, multiple players have won awards for the team: Shaun Alexander won the Most Valuable Player in 2005 and the AP Offensive Player of the Year in 2005; Cortez Kennedy won the AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1992; Kenny Easley won the AP Defensive Player of the Year in 1984.

Seattle Seahawks by the Decades

1970s

The Seattle Seahawks' inaugural season was 1976. During the decade, the Seahawks had a record of 25-35-0 during the regular season and not a single game in the playoffs. They played their home games at Kingdome. They won zero division titles. The Seahawks ranked 5th in the NFC West division with a win percentage of 14% and ranked 3rd in the AFC West division with a win percentage of 50%.

1980s

During the decade, the Seahawks had a record of 78-74-0 during the regular season and 3-4 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Kingdome. They won one division title. The Seahawks ranked 3rd in the AFC West division with a win percentage of 51%.

1990s

During the decade, the Seahawks had a record of 70-90-0 during the regular season and 0-1 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Kingdome. They won one division title. The Seahawks ranked 5th in the AFC West division with a win percentage of 44%.

2000s

During the decade, the Seahawks had a record of 82-78-0 during the regular season and 4-5 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Husky Stadium (2000-2001) and Qwest Field (2002-2009). They won four division titles. The Seahawks ranked 2nd in the NFC West division with a win percentage of 52% and ranked 3rd in the AFC West division with a win percentage of 47%.

2010s

During the decade, the Seahawks had a record of 100-59-1 during the regular season and 10-7 in the playoffs. In fact, the one hundred wins represents the most wins in a decade for the Seahawks. They played their home games at CenturyLink Field. They won four division titles. The Seahawks ranked 1st in the NFC West division with a win percentage of 63%. They won one Super Bowl in 2013.

2020s

During the decade, the Seahawks had a record of 20-15-0 during the regular season and 0-1 in the playoffs. They played their home games at Lumen Field. They won one division title. The Seahawks ranked 2nd in the NFC West division with a win percentage of 57%.

Seattle Seahawks Head Coaching History

Head Coach Years Record Win percentage Playoff record
Pete Carroll 2010-2022 119-73-1 61.9% 10-8
Jim L. Mora (Jr.) 2009 5-11-0 31.3% 0-0
Mike Holmgren 1999-2008 86-74-0 53.8% 4-6
Dennis Erickson 1995-1998 31-33-0 48.4% 0-0
Tom Flores 1991-1994 21-43-0 32.8% 0-0
Chuck Knox 1983-1991 80-63-0 55.9% 3-4
Mike McCormack 1982 4-3-0 57.1% 0-0
Jack Patera 1976-1982 35-59-0 37.2% 0-0

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