WHEREAS, Our Seattle Seahawks have in 2013 tied a franchise record with thirteen regular season victories and set a new franchise record with fourteen straight home-game victories; and
WHEREAS, Our Seattle Seahawks’ defense has allowed the fewest points per game, the fewest yards per game, the fewest yards per play, has forced the most turnovers per game, has the highest interception rate, and has been generally dominant throughout 2013; and
WHEREAS, Our Seattle Seahawks have, in Pete Carroll, the best coach in football, and count among their ranks Kam Chancellor, Marshawn Lynch, Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, Max Unger and Russell Wilson, each of whom has been selected for the Pro-Bowl; and
WHEREAS, Our Seattle Seahawks, through grit and determination emerged as the 2013 NFC Champions, and are indisputably the best team in the NFC; and
WHEREAS, Our Seattle Seahawks will compete against the Denver Broncos on February 2 2014 in Super Bowl XLVIII; and
WHEREAS, We are the 12s, whose loyalty and sheer volume are unsurpassed in professional sports, and who proudly declare “I’m In”.
NOW THEREFORE, be it proclaimed by THE MAYOR AND BY Seattle City Council THAT THIS WEEK BE A WEEK FOR CELEBRATING THE TEAM AND ITS FANS, AND THAT EACH DAY, FOR THE NEXT SIX DAYS, BE COLORED SEAHAWKS BLUE – BEGINNING TODAY, JANUARY 27TH, WITH “SEAHAWKS BLUE MONDAY”.