Daily Archives: February 6, 2014

seahawks_logoFor anyone who knows me, I have been a Seattle Seahawks fan for 40 years. Even though I'm Toronto-raised, I spent three years in Victoria, B.C. and that's when my love affair with the Seahawks began.

Well, even earlier. I first became aware of the Seattle Seahawks when I was living in Thunder Bay and I heard of a wide receiver named Steve Largent. He spent 13 years with the Seahawks, was selected to the Pro-Bowl seven times and held all major NFL receiving records when he retired and was also inducted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame.

But, no Super Bowl for the Seahawks. They've only made two appearances in the Super Bowl - losing to the Pittsburgh Steelers 21-10 in 2006. That hurt.

But even more painful was last year's playoff defeat to the Atlanta Falcons. During the 2012 season, the Seahawks defeated the Washington Redskins in the Wild Card round (more…)