Vintage Seahawks Fleece . The Seattle Seahawks are a professional American football team based in Seattle. The Seahawks compete in the NFL as a member club of the NFC West, which they rejoined in 2002 as part of conference realignment. The club entered the NFL as an expansion team in 1976 in the NFC. They have played their home games at Lumen Field in Seattle's SoDo neighborhood since 2002, having previously played home games in the Kingdome (1976–1999) and Husky Stadium (1994 and 2000–2001). The Seahawks are currently coached by Pete Carroll.