2002 as a feature of a NFL realignment. That equivalent season saw the group move into another arena, which was progressively called Seahawks Stadium, Qwest Field, and CenturyLink Field. The arena rapidly ended up known as one of the most intense in American professional games, to a great extent in view of the energetic Seahawks fan base that since the establishment's initial seasons has been known as the twelfth Man. The Seahawks made the playoffs in five of their initial six seasons in the NFC. In 2006 the establishment made its first trek to the Super Bowl, where the group lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers.
Seattle's play tumbled off after 2007, and?after Holmgren left the Seahawks following the 2008 season?the group made a progression of front-office, instructing, and player work force changes with an end goal to revamp. In 2011 the Seahawks turned into the main group in NFL history to fit the bill for the playoffs with a losing record in the wake of going 7?9 in the 2010 customary season. Seattle then furious the safeguarding champion New Orleans Saints in its first playoff challenge before being dispensed with from the postseason the next week. Driven by a prevailing safeguard including star guarded backs Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas and new kid on the block quarterback sensation Russell Wilson, the Seahawks won 11 amusements in 2012, just to lose an emotional 30?28 challenge to the Atlanta Falcons in the second round of postseason play.
In 2013 the Seahawks highlighted the top-positioned protection in the NFL as far as the two points and yardage permitted, and they posted a NFC-best 13?3 record. The group then won both of its home playoff recreations to progress to the Super Bowl. There Seattle's telling safeguard corralled a Denver Broncos group that had set various hostile records during the 2013 normal season in a 43?8 triumph to catch the establishment's first big showdown. In 2014 the Seahawks again posted the best record in the NFC (12?4) and progressed to a moment back to back Super Bowl, after an exciting extra time triumph over the Green Bay Packers in the NFC title game that saw Seattle rally from a 12-point shortage with a little more than two minutes left to play in guideline. The group was on the other side of an emotional rebound against the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl. There, the Seahawks surrendered a 10-point final quarter lead and tossed a capture attempt from the Patriots' one-yard line with a little more than 30 seconds left in Seattle's 28?24 misfortune. Seattle came back to the postseason after the 2015 crusade, where the group won another nearby playoff challenge against the Minnesota Vikings before being wiped out in the divisional round by the Carolina Panthers. The Seahawks battled through damage baffled 2016 season that nevertheless finished with a division title, an opening playoff win, and a divisional misfortune. That season likewise incorporated the finish of the group's NFL record 85-game dash of not losing by in excess of 10 points. The Seahawks' five-year playoff streak finished in 2017, trailed by an off-season that saw the group lose a large number of the outstanding protective stars that had pushed it to its ongoing achievement. The group was broadly expected to be one of the most noticeably terrible in the NFL in 2018 yet shockingly posted a 10?6 record to come back to the postseason, where Seattle lost its opening game.