Cantwell Congratulates Seahawks’ on Super Bowl Victory

Cantwell: ‘The 2013 Seahawks truly prove that teamwork wins championships.’

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senator Maria Cantwell (D-WA) released the following statement on the Seattle Seahawks’ 43-8 victory over the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl XLVIII.

“Congratulations to Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks on bringing the Pacific Northwest its first Lombardi Trophy! And congratulations to the best fans in the NFL. Tonight, the 12th Man took over East Rutherford and made it feel like SoDo.

“Tonight’s victory is a credit to the Seahawks stifling ‘Legion of Boom’ defense, and to the offense led by Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch. The 2013 Seahawks truly prove that teamwork wins championships.

“This Super Bowl victory is a defining moment in Northwest sports history. Tonight, the 12th Man flag is flying high over Washington state.”