False Starts

Seahawks fans have become known as the loudest in the NFL and are proud of the role they play in helping the team win on the field. In 2005, Seattle led the NFL in opponent false start penalties at CenturyLink Field with 24, including 11 versus the N.Y. Giants. In 2006, Seattle once again led the NFL in that category with 26 in their eight home games. Seattle’s total of 132 since 2005, is tops in the NFL.

Last updated: Tuesday, September 23rd

Opponent False Start Penalties (Since 2005)

  Games Penalties Average
1. CenturyLink Field 74 133 1.80
3. Ford Field (Lions) 74 120 1.62
4. University of Phoenix Stadium (Cardinals) 66 116 1.76
5. NRG Stadium (Texans) 73 110 1.51

Highest Decibel Level At CenturyLink Field (Since 2005)

Noise at CenturyLink Field 137.6
Noise of a Boeing 747 130 dB
Noise of Washington Ferry Horn 48 dB
Noise of a Twin Prop Plane 47 dB