Why Opposing Teams Should Fear the Seattle Seahawks’ 12th Man

November 14, 2012   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Welcome to CenturyLink Field, opposing quarterback. Be afraid.
The reputation of the Seattle Seahawks as an up-and-coming football team is growing in 2012. The reputation of CenturyLink Field is already firmly established.
At least it should be.
Fear is an interesting word. It is not as if opposing teams are afraid for their personal safety and well-being. Seattle has yet to establish an equivalent to the Black Hole in Oakland.
Why should opposing teams fear the 12th man? Because the 12th man brings the noise.
When I say noise, I mean ear-splitting volume.
Don’t believe me? Try this as an exercise. If you are in Seattle, see if you can get permission to go out on the tarmac at Sea-Tac Airport. Bring a folding chair, your laptop and your smart phone, and then try to get some work done while airplanes fire up their engines all around you.
Now granted, the work you do in your office is far different than the tasks performed by a professional footba...

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