No rally or celebration currently planned following Seahawks loss, team officials confirm
SEATTLE — The Seattle Seahawks are currently not planning a rally or celebration to welcome home the Super Bowl runner-up team.
On Monday, officials with the team confirmed to Q13 FOX News no rally or celebration is currently planned following the Seahawks 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX.
Last year, year as many as 700,000 people flooded the streets for a victory parade following a win in the Super Bowl.
The Seahawks are slated to land at Sea-Tac Airport at 3 p.m. Monday. Q13 FOX News will be on hand to bring you the latest coverage, and live video of the return.
However, airport officials said there will be no access for fans to view the aircraft or team arrival. The team will board buses on the ramp and no team members will go through any part of the terminal, airport officials said. Due to safety concerns, the buses will not travel down 188th Street on their exit.
The route the team will take back to the Virginia Mason Athletic Center was not immediately known.
A future rally or celebration has not permanently been ruled out.