On this date: NFL announces Seattle will have a franchise for 1976 season

Posted Jun 4, 2014

A look at a memorable moment in Seahawks history that occurred on June 4

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.

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