The Seahawks will open the 2022 season by playing on the national stage, and the Denver Broncos on Monday host Week 1 Football Night. Buy tickets now.
The match, which kicks off at 5:15 p.m. PT on September 12, will air on ESPN and ABC, and will be only the second time in six seasons that the Seahawks have opened the season at home. Dating back to 2003, the Seahawks have won 17 of their last 19 home opening games, including 12 right before losing Week 2 overtime last year to Tennessee. It will be the first time in franchise history that the Seahawks have opened a season for Monday Night Football.
In addition to renewing the old rivalry in the AFC West and also being a Super Bowl XLVIII rematch, the Seahawks’ 43-8 win over Denver, this Seattle-Denver game also offers plenty of additional intrigue as it will see Russell Wilson return to Seattle for his first game of the season. The regular as the Denver quarterback after 10 seasons with the Seahawks. The game will also feature Noah Fant’s court finish, defensive end Shelby Harris and quarterback Drew Locke facing off against their former team after joining Seattle as part of that trade that sent Wilson to Denver.
With every NFL team announcing their home opening, Seahawks’ Week 2 has also been announced ahead of this evening’s full schedule release, with Seattle heading to Santa Clara to face the 49ers on September 18 in a 1:05 p.m. game that will be broadcast on Fox.
The Seahawks’ full schedule will be released at 5 p.m. PT on Seahawks.com, NFL.com, and the NFL Network. In addition to announcing their first two games, the Seahawks already know their Week 10 game, which will see them face Tampa Bay in Munich, Germany.
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