Seahawks invite fans to rally, raise 12th Man flag in Renton tomorrow

RENTON -- The Seattle Seahawks are trying to pump up fans for Sunday's regular-season home opener against the rival 49ers -- as if they need to be pumped up.

The team on Tuesday invited fans to join a rally and 12th Man flag-raising celebration at Renton City Hall on Thursday and encouraged everyone to wear Seahawks blue on Friday.

"Fans throughout the region are encouraged to raise a "12" flag on Thursday, Sept. 12, at 12:12 p.m. and wear blue on Friday, Sept. 13," a news release said.

Fans can download and print their own "12" flag at



Thursday, September 12

11:30 a.m.       Seahawks Fan Rally @ Renton City Hall

12-2 p.m.         Flight of the 12 Flag

A 3,000 sq. ft. 12 flag will fly behind a Skysigns airplane along the I-405 and I-5 corridors.

12:12 p.m.       Renton Mayor Law to raise 12 flag over City Hall

Boeing employees will hang a 20' x 30' Seahawks 12 flag at three locations including Renton, Everett and the company's Developmental Center along Marginal Way. Seahawks 12 flags will also fly at Boeing facilities in Auburn and Frederickson.

Friday, Sept. 13

Fans are invited to show their passion and support for the team by wearing Seahawks attire or blue clothing to work and school in honor of Seahawks' Blue Friday.

Kickoff for Sunday's game is set for 5:30 p.m.

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