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This past season these teams have split home and home victories, Week 2 Sea pounded SF 29-3 and in Week 14 SF squeaked out a 19-17 victory.

The shy and demure 12th Man, that is the home crowd, holds the Guinness Record for crowd noise at 137.6 decibels.  It's like hearing a Jet engine at 100'.

The 12th Man set a Guinness World Record for crowd roar on Monday Night Football against the New Orleans Saints, recording a 137.6 decibel reading in the game's second quarter.

http://www.seahawks.com/...

Earthquake monitoring sensors in the stadium will measure for another Beast Quake.
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Specifically, they were installing instruments in a janitor's closet behind the visitor's bench and behind a concession area on the 300 level of the stadium. Connolly and his coworkers found themselves in the odd situation of hoping for a mini-earthquake.

It's happened before. When Marshawn Lynch scored on a 67-yard touchdown run in the NFC wildcard game against the Saints in 2011, the fan ruckus registered on the PNSN's seismometer, which is located a block away from the stadium.

The tremor has become known as the "Beast Quake," after Lynch's "Beast Mode" nickname, and even though it was only the equivalent of a 2 on the Richter scale, it became the stuff of legend in the Pacific Northwest. Connolly got his wish to attend the game last weekend, and he sat in the press box hoping for another Beast Quake.

EpiSensors were placed in a janitor's closet behind the bench and on a concourse level. (Special to Yahoo Spor …
He got it.

Lynch's game-clinching 31-yard touchdown run created a fan-induced tremor nearly as large as the original. It was so strong that Connolly's boss at the University of Washington, John Vidale, published seismographs on the PNSN website and added a disclaimer on Facebook: "This is the Seahawks football game, in case anyone misinterprets these posts as dangerous earthquake activity."

These 2 West Coast teams are led by young, up-and-coming QBs, the teams seem to match strength for strength, the home fans stir up a heated rivalry.  This year these 2 were both the teams picked early on to represent the NFC in the Super Bowl.  It should be a helluva game.

WX: 50 and overcast in open-air CenturyLink Stadium.  Kick-off 3:30 PST-FOX

3:23 PM PT: Denver beats NE 26-16.

Originally posted to MTmofo on Sun Jan 19, 2014 at 03:20 PM PST.

Also republished by Koscadia.

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