Full text of the resolution is below the jump.
A proclamation by the Seattle City Council, the Mayor concurring, Welcoming Home the Super Bowl XLVIII Champion Seattle Seahawks.
WHEREAS, the Seattle Seahawks finished the 2013 regular season first in the National Football Conference with a record of 13-3 and with the National Football League’s best defense; and
WHEREAS, the Seahawks beat the New Orleans Saints and division rivals San Francisco 49ers in the playoffs to advance to Super Bowl XLVIII to play the Denver Broncos; and
WHEREAS, the matchup was highly anticipated as featuring the best offense versus the best defense in the league; and
WHEREAS, the Seahawks dominated their opponents from the very first play, scoring the fastest points in Super Bowl history; and
WHEREAS, the Seahawks continued to overwhelm their opponents on both sides of the ball by playing bigger, faster, stronger, and louder; and
WHEREAS, the Seahawks played with the confidence and poise instilled in them by Coach Pete Carroll; and
WHEREAS, the Seahawks played a complete team game, scoring touchdowns on offense, defense and special teams that led them to a 43-8 victory; and
WHEREAS, the team was cheered on by legions of 12s in the stadium and across the Pacific Northwest and the country; and
WHEREAS, the spirit of the team captivated fans and brought together the greater Seattle community; and
WHEREAS, the City acknowledges that this team was one of the youngest ever to win the Super Bowl and looks forward to many good years of Seahawks football to come;
Now, therefore, The Seattle City Council and The Mayor welcome home the Super Bowl Champion Seattle Seahawks, declare Wednesday, February 5, 2014 to be Seattle Seahawks Day, and call on all 12s to join the victory parade on that day.