List of Seattle Seahawks seasons
This is a list of seasons completed by the Seattle Seahawks American Football Franchise of the National Football League (NFL). The list documents the season-by-season records of the Seahawks' franchise from 1976 to present, including postseason records, and league awards for individual players or head coaches.
- For complete team history, see History of the Seattle Seahawks
- The Finish, Wins, Losses, and Ties columns list regular season results and exclude any postseason play. Regular and postseason records are combined only at the bottom of the list.
|Super Bowl Champions||Conference Champions||Division Champions||Wild Card Berth|
|Season||Team||League||Conference||Division||Regular season||Postseason results||Awards|
|1978||1978||NFL||AFC||West||2nd||9||7||0||Jack Patera (NFL COY)|
|1983||1983||NFL||AFC||West||2nd||9||7||0||Won Wild Card Playoffs (Broncos) 31–7
Won Divisional Playoffs (Dolphins) 27–20
Lost Conference Championship (Raiders) 30–14
|1984||1984||NFL||AFC||West||2nd||12||4||0||Won Wild Card Playoffs (Raiders) 13–7
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Dolphins) 31–10
|Chuck Knox (NFL COY)
Kenny Easley (NFL DPOY)
|1987||1987||NFL||AFC||West||2nd||9||6||0||Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Oilers) 23–20 (OT)|
|1988||1988||NFL||AFC||West||1st||9||7||0||Lost Divisional Playoffs (Bengals) 21–13|
|1992||1992||NFL||AFC||West||5th||2||14||0||Cortez Kennedy (NFL DPOY)|
|1999||1999||NFL||AFC||West||1st||9||7||0||Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Dolphins) 20–17|
|2003||2003||NFL||NFC||West||2nd||10||6||0||Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Packers) 33–27 (OT)|
|2004||2004||NFL||NFC||West||1st||9||7||0||Lost Wild Card Playoffs (Rams) 27–20|
|2005||2005||NFL||NFC||West||1st||13||3||0||Won Divisional Playoffs (Redskins) 20–10
Won Conference Championship (Panthers) 34–14
Lost Super Bowl XL (Steelers) 21–10
|Shaun Alexander (NFL MVP), (NFL OPOY)|
|2006||2006||NFL||NFC||West||1st||9||7||0||Won Wild Card Playoffs (Cowboys) 21–20
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Bears) 27–24 (OT)
|2007||2007||NFL||NFC||West||1st||10||6||0||Won Wild Card Playoffs (Redskins) 35–14
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Packers) 42–20
|2010||2010||NFL||NFC||West||1st||7||9||0||Won Wild Card Playoffs (Saints) 41–36
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Bears) 35–24
|2012||2012||NFL||NFC||West||2nd||11||5||0||Won Wild Card Playoffs (Redskins) 24–14
Lost Divisional Playoffs (Falcons) 30–28
7 Division Titles
1 NFC Title
|Regular Season||280||300||0||.483 Winning percentage|
|Postseason||9||12||0||.429 Winning percentage|
|Overall||289||312||0||.481 Winning percentage|
- The NFL expanded from a 14-game regular season schedule to 16 beginning in 1978.
- The 1982 season was shortened to nine games by a players' strike. The top eight teams in each conference advanced to the playoffs.
- The Seattle Seahawks, Cleveland Browns and Buffalo Bills finished with 4–5 records. Cleveland's better conference record (4–3 vs. Buffalo's 3–3 and Seattle's 3–5 advanced the Browns to the playoffs. The Bills and Seahawks did not go to the playoffs.
- The Seattle Seahawks, Cleveland Browns and Denver Broncos finished with 9–7 records. Seattle's and Denver's better head-to-head record (2–1 vs. Cleveland's 0–2) eliminated the Browns from the playoffs. Seattle's better conference record (5–3 vs. 3–5) gave the Seahawks the 1st Wild Card and Denver the 2nd Wild Card.
- The Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets, Kansas City Chiefs and Cincinnati Bengals finished with 10–6 records. New York and Kansas City advanced to the playoffs as Wild Cards based on better conference records (8–4 and 9–5 vs. Seattle's and Cincinnati's 7–5). The Seahawks and Bengals did not go to the playoffs.
- The 1987 season was shortened to 15 games by a players' strike.
- The Seattle Seahawks, Houston Oilers and Pittsburgh Steelers finished with 9–7 records. Houston's better conference record (8–4 vs. Seattle's 7–5 and Pittsburgh's 6–6) gave the Oilers the Wild Card and eliminated the Seahawks and Steelers from the playoffs.
- The Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs finished with 9–7 records. Seattle's head-to-head sweep of the Chiefs gave the Seahawks the division championship. The Chiefs did not go to the playoffs.
See also 
- "NFL History: Yearly Standings". NFL History. NFL Enterprises, LLC. 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-13.
- "Seattle Seahawks (1976-present)". Sports E-cyclopedia. Tank Productions. 2007. Retrieved 2007-09-13.
- "Seahawks History". Football @ JT-SW.com. John Troan. 2012. Retrieved 2012-04-14.
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