The 2005 Seattle Seahawks season saw them win a conference championship for the first time in the team’s history. They were the representative in Super Bowl XL, a game they lost to the Pittsburgh Steelers. The Seahawks compiled a 13�3 record in the regular season, easily winning the West and earning the top seed, thus clinching home field advantage in the playoffs for the first time in franchise history. There, they beat the Washington Redskins and Carolina Panthers to win the George Halas Trophy, and advance to their first ever Super Bowl. Combining the regular season and postseason, the Seahawks finished with a perfect 10�0 record at Qwest Field.
The 2005 team is widely considered the best team in the history of the Seattle Seahawks. The 2005 season was also the team’s 30th anniversary season in the National Football League.