A guide to the Seahawks’ 2023 season

Football is back — here’s how to stream the games, tailgate like a pro, and cheer on the Hawks.

A view of Lumen Field in Seattle at night

Lumen Field was named the No. 1 NFL stadium in USA Today’s Best Readers’ Choice Awards.

Photo via Seattle Seahawks

Seattleites, grab your Blue Friday gear — football season is back. Dive into all things game day before the Seahawks’ first game on Sunday, Sept. 10.

What everyone’s talking about:

How’s the defense going to be this year? Our old friend Bobby Wagner is back alongside new faces like rookie cornerback Devon Witherspoon. They hope to improve on a squad that allowed a lot of yards and points last season. One ESPN prediction has the Seahawks winning 10 games, tied for first in the NFC West.

The best way to watch from home:

Watch the Seahawks live with a 5-day free trial of DIRECTV Stream or with a Hulu Live TV subscription.

Reminder: Thursday Night Football will be streamed exclusively on Prime Video, which you’ll need a Prime membership to watch.

The games worth getting tickets to:

First home game: Seahawks vs. Rams| Sunday, Sept. 10 | 1:25 p.m.

Rival game: Seahawks vs. 49ers | Thursday, Nov. 23 | 5:20 p.m.

Browse all home game tickets.

Your must-bring stadium items:

A chicken sandwich next to Nashville hot chicken tenders and fries

Seahawks Hall of Famer Walter Jones has launched a new chicken restaurant at Lumen.

Photo via Seattle Seahawks

A quick Lumen Field survival guide:

  • It’s engineered to be especially loud — bring earplugs.
  • Scout out the 300 self-serve concession kiosks and Amazon’s Just Walk Out tech to avoid lines.
  • The North Lot and parking garage fill up early, so consider hopping on the Light Rail.
  • Notable food options include Big Walt’s Kitchen (Nashville hot chicken from Seahawks legend Walter Jones), Emma’s BBQ, and Manu’s Tacos.

Your best tailgate ever:

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