Wednesday, December 15th, 2004: Page updated at 12:00 AM
Material on this page was published when Seahawks Stadium, now called Qwest Field, opened in 2002.
|BEN BENSCHNEIDER / THE SEATTLE TIMES
A real eye-opener
Of all the promises and expectations that accompany a lucrative investment such as Seahawks Stadium, this $430 million facility unlike its predecessor or its neighbor to the south offers no guarantees where weather is concerned. And that is the gamble the architects of the plan to bring professional outdoor football to Seattle are willing to take.
Blaine Newnham: Allen's vision: Open venue with a view
Steve Kelley: Take comfort in stadium's unique feel, new touches
The weather factor: All of the elements for a football game
Rain, wind and seating
Where they play in the NFL
Stadium names, games and numbers
Fascinating facts about the stadium