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On this date: NFL announces Seattle will have a franchise for 1976 season
The Sea Gals perform with local high school dance teams during halftime of the Seahawks Monday Night Football game against the Lion, pay tribute to the many breast cancer survivors around the world. 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.