By NFL standards, Seahawks' Legion of Boom had long run before it busted

Sporting News
By NFL standards, Seahawks' Legion of Boom had long run before it busted
By NFL standards, Seahawks' Legion of Boom had long run before it busted

Nothing symbolizes the breakup of the Seahawks, Super Bowl champs just five years ago, better than the detonation of the Legion of Boom. They really are going out with a boom, not a whimper. The three players who formed the core could be gone by opening day two months from now. The nature of the NFL in this era is what did them in more than anything, though. Between the unavoidable physical toll football takes on players, and the inevitable economic clash between teams and players, it's a minor modern-day miracle that the Legion stayed together as long as it did. Put another way: The Fearsome Foursome (eight years in the 1960s) and the Steel Curtain (nine years in the '70s) ain't walkin' through

What to Read Next