Ospreys are often called "sea hawks." Is that where the Seattle Seahawks got there name? No one knows for sure. The name was chosen in 1975, when it was selected from 1,741 different names that were suggested by 20,365 entries. Did the person with the winning entry have the osprey in mind when he submitted the name?
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Last Updated: Mar 19, 2014