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Seattle celebrates football champions

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 00:47

Feb. 5 - Residents of Seattle, Washington flood into the streets to celebrate the NFL champion Seattle Seahawks. Rough Cut (no reporter narration).

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ROUGH CUT - NO REPORTER NARRATION Tens of thousands of Seattle Seahawks fans inundated the streets of Seattle to celebrate the football team's first Super Bowl title at a parade through the city's downtown on Wednesday. The Seahawks trounced the usually high-scoring Denver Broncos 43-8 on Sunday to win their first NFL championship in franchise history.. It was a particularly sweet triumph for a city whose previous major professional men's sports team championship came a generation ago, when the SuperSonics captured the National Basketball Association's crown in 1979. That team left for Oklahoma City in 2008. The parade featured the Seahawks riding in amphibious World War II-era Duck vehicles normally used by tourists. The route ended at CenturyLink Field - its home field - where the team has lost only once in the past two years, and where season-ticket holders were treated to a victory celebration.

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Seattle celebrates football champions

Wednesday, February 05, 2014 - 00:47