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?

Aardvarks

About Timers

Aqua-Ducks

Bigfoots

Bumbershoots

Clam Diggers

Flying Wedges

Chinook Passers

Daffy Ducks

Killer Whales

Mongooses

Herman’s Hermits

Identified Flying Objects

Montlakes

Queen City Quinaults

Pike Street Misfits

Squids

Snorkels

Water Hawks

Yogas

Zonkers

Trafficjammers

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

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