Beginning with Sunday’s game in Detroit, the Seahawks will wear patches on their jerseys to honor team owner Paul G. Allen, who died last week from complications of non-Hodgkin’s lymphoma.
The patch, which will be worn for the remainder of the 2018 season, features Allen’s initials and a 12 flag, with the CenturyLink Field arches in the background.
"Around here we’re all hanging together and staying really close and just making sure that we’re doing all the things we need to do to carry on and really maintain the effort and the spirit Paul always stood for, which was extraordinary achievement, extraordinary idealist, keep pushing always to do great things,” Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said last week. “I feel fortunate that we’re the ones that get to carry on the messaging in that regard and we have this extraordinary way to connect with the people in the area through our play, and sometimes sports just serves perfectly when you need it, and this is a good time for (that).”
In addition to patches, the Seahawks plan to spend the rest of the season honoring Allen with their play on the field.
“I’m going to do it by competing,” Carroll said. “I’m going to give him everything I’ve got.”
Starting with Sunday's game against the Lions in Detroit, the Seahawks will wear a patch on their jerseys honoring club owner Paul G. Allen, who died last week from complications of non-Hodgkin's lymphoma.