Over 700,000 fans from all over the northwest gathered under bright February skies in downtown Seattle Wednesday to welcome back the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks.

Owner Paul Allen, front office staff, coaches led by head coach Pete Carroll and all of the players mounted a collection of military vehicles and Seattle's famous waterfront ducks to parade down 4th Avenue from the Seattle Center to Centurylink field in front of throngs of fans wearing Seahawks' gear while waving signs and 12th Man flags.

Fans then gathered inside Centurylink Field where they cheered the Seahawks as they were all introduced individually to the crowd. Owner Paul Allen, General Manager John Schneider, Coach Pete Carroll all addressed the fans, as did cornerback Richard Sherman and quarterback Russell Wilson.

This video from the Seattle Times will give you an idea about what the crowd was like Wednesday morning.

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