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How did the Seahawks get their name?

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Seahawks merchandise scamsSEATTLE — So when did the Seahawks become the Seahawks? The team has held the name since 1975, but it wasn’t an easy pick. The ‘Seahawks’ name was chosen out of  1,741 different names that were suggested by 20,365 entries.

So what were some of the other contenders?


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Clam Diggers

Flying Wedges

Chinook Passers

Daffy Ducks

Killer Whales


Herman’s Hermits

Identified Flying Objects


Queen City Quinaults

Pike Street Misfits



Water Hawks




(See the whole list of  names on the Seahawks blog)

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