Colors are now College Navy, Action Green and Wolf Grey. The colors represent the blue water; the lush green landscape; and gray for the mountain ranges according to Nike designer Todd Van Horne.
White Jersey (1976–1982)
Seattle’s original street jerseys were white with blue numbers, while the stripe sequence on the sleeves under the TV numbers was green and white. blue-white-green. Seahawks pants for both home and street uniforms were gray with green-white-blue-white-green stripes down the legs.
It’s also symbolic. Nike went on to explain that the color was “designed to add a touch of color to the uniform, as the vibrant shades of green stand out in the rain-soaked environment“. See Seahawks Uni History for more information: Jersey includes graphics inspired by Northwest Coast Indian art.
The lime green yellowish color brings a lot of brightness as it highlights the numbers, which is a common theme for the new Seahawks jerseys. It’s a bit much for my taste, but write a comment to let me know what you think.
There is no such thing as a “seahawk”.
You could use the name Seahawk to refer to an Osprey (pictured above) or a Skua (itself a term , which includes a group of seven related seabird species). Both groups share a number of characteristics, including a fish-based diet.
The Seahawks join the NFL Color Rush initiative in 2016, with the club unveiling an Action Green alternative jersey that it wore during its December 15 Thursday Night Football game against the Los Angeles Rams at CenturyLink Field will wear.
The feather graphic pattern is color-matched at the heart of the numbers. Twelve feathers on each pant leg pay homage to the 12th man. Twelve feathers appear on either side of the jersey collar, honoring the 12th man. The Seahawks name is now placed above the heart to honor the team.
The origins of Seattle’s green machine actually date back to September 2009 when the Seahawks hosted the Chicago Bears in Week 3. In contrast to the “Action Green” uniforms, “Lime Green” was combined with dark blue trousers.
The Seahawks donned green jerseys for the first time in 2009 in a 25-19 home loss to the Chicago Bears. The shade was coined ‘lime green’ and paired with a pair of contrasting blue trousers. After the game, then-coach Jim Mora blamed the shirts for the loss, and a superstition was born.
When Nike took over manufacturing NFL jerseys in 2012, the most notable change they made in the first season was the introduction of a redesigned Seattle Seahawks jersey that included neon green.
The Seattle Seahawks have reportedly updated their logo to coincide with Nike’s takeover of uniform manufacturing, according to Nick Eaton of The Seattle Post-Intelligencer.
The Seahawks on Tuesday unveiled their ‘Action Green’ uniforms, the uniform they will wear on December 15th during their Color Rush Thursday Night football game against the Rams.
That’s because the Seahawks will return to their polarizing “Action Green” uniforms for this duel. Yes, they’re still wearing their bright green Color Rush uniforms.