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Paul Allen was a knight in shining armor for the Seahawks and Seattle

Seattle Seahawks owner Paul Allen lifts the Vince Lombardi trophy during a celebration Wednesday, Feb. 5, 2014, at CenturyLink Field in Seattle. The Seattle Seahawks beat the Denver Broncos last Sunday in the NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football game in East Rutherford, N.J. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

In 1996, the threat of the Seahawks moving to Southern California was real. The franchise needed a knight in shining armor to save it. For the Seahawks, the knight was Paul Allen. “There was no Plan B," King County Councilman Pete von Reichbauer said.

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