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On this date: NFL announces Seattle will have a franchise for 1976 season
World-renowned astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson visited Seahawks practice this week and talked with the players and coaches about the physics of football, along with how the rotation of the Earth might even impact the game. Watch
1974: The NFL announces that Seattle will have a franchise for the 1976 season. Seattle Professional Football, a group of business and community leaders, had announced in 1972 its intention to attempt securing a franchise and construction of the Kingdome began later that year.