12 Seahawks Facts To Make You Look Smart Before The Game

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True fans will know these , everyone else probably not 

 

1 : Russel Wilson hasn’t lost yet to a Super Bowl wining quarterback

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His record so far in his three years with the Seahawks : 3 – 0 against Aaron Rodgers , 2 – 0 against Drew Brees  , 2 – 0 against Eli Manning , 2 – 0 against Peyton Manning and 1 – 0 against Tom Brady

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2 : Russel Wilson has the most regular season wins in his first three years as a starting QB

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He has 36 regular season wins under his belt

3 : The number 12 player is the fans ( its basic we know )

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The team retired the number 12 in honor of their fans back in 1984 , before every kick-off at their home games the 12th man flag is raised

4 : Pete Carroll and John Schneider started building this team in 2010

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The two made a league leading 284 transactions during their first year and their program is about encouraging competition at every position . it took 5 years , but playing 2 super bowls and a chance to win back to back is pretty impressive

5 : Their corner back likes to talk – a lot

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OK , we all know Richard Sherman likes to talk smack on the field , and off it , and pretty much anywhere , but most people don’t know that he uses his voice for doing a lot of good too  . just one of his off the field activities is founding the Blanket Coverage , a charity that takes care of the kids in school by helping them with supplies and cloths

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6 : The Legion of Boom was created by a fan on twitter

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In 2012 the strong safety Chancellor noted on Twitter that Seahawks secondary loves to ” bring the boom ” quickly the 12th man picked that up and invented the Legion of Boom

 

7 : Michael Robinson has his own YouTube talk show

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His show called ” The Real Rob Report ” offers behind the scenes look of the team and its very popular by Seahawks fans

8 : They have a fullback that is legally deaf

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The second year player Derrick Coleman is the first legally deaf offensive player in the NFL

9 : Their running back is addicted to Skittles

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Marshawn Lynch mother used to give him Skittles when he played youth football , she convinced him that they will help him rum faster and play harder . it stuck and till this very day you can see him munch on those skittles at almost every game

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10 : The haven’t lost a game by more than 7 points since 2011

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Pete Carroll tells his players to play every game like it’s a championship game . the guys take it very seriously

11 : FACT – Seattle Seahawks fans are the loudest in the world

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The 12th man had set a Guinness World Record for crowd noise during a Monday Night Football game against the New Orleans Saints on Dec.2.2013 . 137.6 decibels are the current record

12 : A Washington fan named the team after winning a contest

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Hazel Cooke is the women who came up with the team name , she said a Seahawk is proud , bold and fierce , and she hopes the team will be like that