Seattle Seahawks

2nd NFC West (10-6-0)

Founded: 1976

Stadium: CenturyLink Field

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  • Lynch retiring after nine seasons in NFL

    Beast Mode is hanging up his cleats for good. Marshawn Lynch announced his retirement by posting a picture on Twitter.
  • Social media reacts to Beast Mode retiring

    Marshawn Lynch announced his retirement during the 4th quarter of Super Bowl 50. Several of his teammates wished him the best of luck. Here's what they had to say.
  • Reasons for hope for every non-Super Bowl team

    Broncos and Panthers fans are living the dream, but what about the 30 other teams sitting home on Super Bowl Sunday? Marc Sessler offers a reason for hope for every club left out in the cold.
  • Report: Okung emailed teams about surgery

    Seahawks left tackle Russell Okung reportedly emailed all 32 teams about his impending shoulder surgery and expected recovery time. Okung intends to represent himself in free agency this offseason.
  • Seahawks GM: Jimmy Graham will be back

    Despite the worst statistical season of his career, Jimmy Graham will be back in Seattle in 2016. Seahawks general manager John Schneider defended the tight end Friday.
  • 'Hawks GM: Lynch leaning toward retirement

    Seahawks GM John Schneider said Friday he is under the impression that star running back Marshawn Lynch is leaning toward retirement. Will "Beast Mode" walk away at age 29?
  • Kearse won't give Seahawks discount

    Coming off a career year, Jermaine Kearse is looking to shop around. Could the fourth-year wideout leave Emerald City for more lucrative pastures?
  • Irvin might accept less cash to stay with 'Hawks

    When the Seahawks declined Bruce Irvin's fifth-year option last offseason, the pass rusher looked like a sure bet to play elsewhere in 2016. Are the sides now singing a different tune?
  • Carroll doesn't regret fourth-down attempt

    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll doesn't regret going for it on fourth down late in the first half -- he only regrets that Seattle didn't convert. Carroll discussed the play on the radio Monday morning.
  • Sherman: Seahawks 'far from done'

    The Seahawks may have been booted from the playoffs by the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, but cornerback Richard Sherman insists this isn't the end of Seattle's NFC reign.
  • Injuries: Panthers DE Allen broke bone in foot, expected to play

    Panthers defensive end Jared Allen broke a small bone in his foot, Ian Rapoport reported per a source informed of his condition. He is expected to play through it. Plus, other injuries we're tracking.
  • Lynch on facing the Panthers: 'I'm ready'

    Will there be Beast Mode in Carolina? Seems like Marshawn Lynch will play for the Seattle Seahawks in the Divisional Round, as he texted ESPN's Kenny Mayne that he is ready.
  • Divisional Round preview: Seahawks-Panthers

    Will Cam Newton and the near-perfect Panthers stomp out the defending NFC champions? Gregg Rosenthal previews this battle between conference heavyweights.
  • Seahawks' Lynch practices; Carroll hopes RB 'can get it done'

    The Seahawks confirmed that running back Marshawn Lynch was a full participant in practice on Wednesday as he continues to work his way back from abdominal surgery.
  • Laces out! 'Hawks advance after missed FG

    The Seattle Seahawks advanced to the Divisional Round of the playoffs after Vikings kicker Blair Walsh missed a 27-yard field goal attempt in the closing seconds.
  • Carroll: Lynch ruled himself out vs. Vikings

    So who decided that Marshawn Lynch wasn't ready to play on Sunday? Marshawn Lynch, according to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll, who said the running back "just didn't feel like he had it."
  • Below zero temperatures crack Vikings horn

    Remember those forecasts calling for temperatures in the low single digits for Sunday's wild-card game between the Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks? They were too optimistic.
  • Lynch hits setback in return to Seahawks

    The Seahawks were hoping to get Beast Mode back in time for their game against the Vikings on Sunday, but after suffering a setback Friday, Marshawn Lynch stayed in Seattle.
  • No Beast Mode: Lynch ruled out vs. Vikings with abdominal injury

    Seattle will be without their top running back when they take on the Minnesota Vikings. Marshawn Lynch (abdominal) has been downgraded to out.
  • Wilson: Big hands will help with freezing temps

    Russell Wilson cited his big hands as one reason he's not worried about the cold or need to wear a glove when the Seahawks visit the Vikings. Temperatures are expected to hover around zero degrees.
  • Carroll: Lynch should start vs. Vikes

    Coach Pete Carroll said Monday that he expects Marshawn Lynch to start for Seattle in Sunday's showdown with the Vikings. Are the Seahawks stronger than they've been all season?
  • What to watch for on Wild Card Weekend

    The Seahawks enter the playoffs one of the league's more dangerous teams. Can Russell Wilson and his squad top the Vikings on the road? Check out what you should watch for during Wild Card Weekend.
  • Seahawks dominate Cardinals in NFC West statement game

    The Seahawks dominated the first-place Cardinals, sending a statement that the two-time defending NFC champions are a force to be reckoned with in the playoffs.
Draft 2016 more
Pick Player
Rd 1, Pick 26 (26)  
Scoreboard more
Bank of America Stadium - Wk 19 1 2 3 4 T
Seattle Seahawks 0 0 14 10 24
Carolina Panthers 14 17 0 0 31
Schedule more
Wk Date Opponent Time
14 Sun, Dec 13 @ Baltimore 35-6   W
15 Sun, Dec 20 Cleveland 30-13   W
16 Sun, Dec 27 St. Louis 17-23   L
17 Sun, Jan 03 @ Arizona 36-6   W
WC Sun, Jan 10 @ Minnesota 10-9   W
DIV Sun, Jan 17 @ Carolina 24-31   L
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Injuries more
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No Injuries Reported
Postseason Leaders more
Passing Att Cmp Yds TDs
Russell Wilson 74 44 508 4
Rushing Car Yds Avg TDs
Christine Michael 21 70 3.3 0
Russell Wilson 8 53 6.6 0
Receiving Rec Yds Avg TDs
Jermaine Kearse 14 128 9.1 2
Doug Baldwin 13 124 9.5 1
Tyler Lockett 4 110 27.5 1
Luke Willson 4 54 13.5 0
Transactions more
Date Transaction
1/19 Terry Poole (OT) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/18 Will Pericak (DE) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/18 Deshon Foxx (WR) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
1/18 Douglas McNeil (WR) Reserve/Future (reserve/future).
NFC West more
Team W L T Win %
Arizona 13 3 0 .813
Seattle 10 6 0 .625
St. Louis 7 9 0 .438
San Francisco 5 11 0 .313

Head Coach more

Pete Carroll

Regular Season: 93-67

Postseason: 9-6

Experience: 9

Career record: 102-73

Carroll became the eighth head coach in Seahawks history on January 11, 2010.


Carroll returned to the NFL after spending the previous nine years (2001-09) as head coach at USC, where he won seven consecutive Pac-10 titles (2002-08) and two national championships (2003-04), and led the Trojans to a 97-19 record.


He began his NFL career as defensive backs coach for Buffalo (1984) and Minnesota (1985-89) before becoming the New York Jets defensive coordinator (1990-93) and head coach (1994). He spent two years as San Francisco’s defensive coordinator (1995-96), leading the league in total defense in 1995, before leading New England to a 27-21 record and two playoff appearances as head coach (1997-99). Carroll’s overall head coaching record is 33-31 in the regular season and 1-2 in the postseason.


Carroll began his coaching career at the college level, spending time at Pacific (1974-76), Arkansas (1977), Iowa State (1978) and Ohio State (1979). He next spent three seasons (1980-82) as the defensive coordinator and secondary coach at North Carolina State, before returning to Pacific in 1983 as the assistant head coach and offensive coordinator.


Carroll was a two-time (1971-72) All-Pacific Coast Conference free safety at Pacific and earned his bachelor's degree in 1973 in business administration.


Carroll was born on September 15, 1951, in San Francisco.

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