The Seahawks traveled to the Valley of the Sun for the season finale against the Arizona Cardinals. Both teams sought a victory to finish the season with an 8-8 record, but the Cardinals prevailed in overtime, 23-20.
The roster says he's a rookie but receiver Ricardo Lockette looked All-Pro in a three-piece suit as he boarded the team charter.
Upon arrival in Phoenix, Tarvaris Jackson walks from the plane to the buses in the warm sunshine.
On game day, injured left tackle Russell Okung talks with general manager John Schneider during the early warmup period.
Rookie receiver Doug Baldwin listens to music as they players make final preparations to take the field.
Players including Chris Maragos gather for their traditional team prayer shortly before leaving the locker room prior to kickoff.
Chris Clemons takes a moment to himself on the sidelines as the Seahawks wait for the Cardinals to be introduced.
Leon Washington is brought down after a gain in the first quarter.
Seahawks quarterback Tarvaris Jackson stiff-arms Arizona's Daryl Washington in the backfield.
Arizona's dangerous receiver Larry Fitzgerald is brought down by Seahawks linebacker David Hawthorne, who led Seattle's defense with nine tackles.
Seahawks defensive tackle Alan Branch breaks through to sack Arizona quarterback John Skelton.
Running back Leon Washington dives for the corner of the end zone to score Seattle's first touchdown on a 48-yard run in the third quarter.
Cornerback Brandon Browner (39) and safety Earl Thomas (29) both leap high to prevent a completion to Arizona's intended receiver Larry Fitzgerald.
David Hawthorne's hard hit on Arizona's Andre Roberts sent the Cardinal receiver's helmet flying.
Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman races down the left sideline after intercepting a pass that set up a Seattle field goal.
Atari Bigby put a big hit on Arizona's kickoff returner A.J. Jefferson with the help of Earl Thomas.
Seattle's biggest offensive highlight came when rookie receiver Ricardo Lockette made a juggling one-handed catch for a 61-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter.
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was pumped after Lockette's touchdown tied the game at 20-20 in the fourth quarter.
Arizona's Larry Fitzgerald showed why he's one of the best in the game, hauling in three catches on the final drive of overtime.
Seattle's Red Bryant had blocked three field goals already this season, but couldn't get his big hands on the final kick in overtime.
In the quiet locker room after the game, players brought their hands together for the final time of the 2011 season.
Head coach Pete Carroll spoke on the phone as the team boarded the charter bound for Seattle after the game.
Each member of the team's traveling party has a name plate above their seat, and the Seahawks Director of Video Thom Fermstad's was waiting for him on his final road trip. Fermstad is retiring after the season and has been with the club since Day One of its existence.
The Seahawks returned home to play their first regular season game at the renamed CenturyLink Field, hoping to turn around an 0-2 start to the season.
Rookie linebacker K.J. Wright readies for his first home game in front of the 12th MAN.
Head coach Pete Carroll strolls on the field under bright sunny skies before the game. However, two heavy squalls showered the field with rain during the first half.
Players gather in the shower for a pregame prayer.
Defensive end Red Bryant has inspiring words for the team before they take the field.
Wide receiver Sidney Rice "taps in" as he leaves the locker room to head to the field for pregame introductions.
Strong safety Kam Chancellor heads out onto the field amid fog, pyrotechnics and the roar of the 12th MAN.
As heavy rains drenched CenturyLink Field, offensive linemen James Carpenter, John Moffitt and Max Unger (blocking Arizona's Darnell Dockett) fought to protect quarterback Tarvaris Jackson.
Seahawks safeties Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas bring down Arizona's Chester Taylor.
Head coach Pete Carroll winds up the 12th MAN during the first half.
Running back Marshawn Lynch regained some of his "Beast Mode" swagger as the Seahawks rushed for more than 100 yards for the first time this season.
Leon Washington provided the lightning to Lynch's thunder, breaking off a 21-yard gain.
However, one of the best runs of the day game courtesy of Tarvaris Jackson, who on this run alternately wove then pounded his way into the end zone for Seattle's only touchdown.
Meanwhile, Seattle's defense was stout against the Arizona offense. Neither Alan Branch (99), Anthony Hargrove (94) or Clinton McDonald (69) were on the team last season, but contributed on this tackle.
Seattle's Chris Clemons swings Arizona's Alfonso Smith by the jersey for a tackle.
Arizona quarterback Kevin Kolb scrambled, only to be hammered by Seahawks linebacker Leroy Hill.
Seattle's Red Bryant celebrates a tackle for loss with teammate Clinton McDonald.
Special teams had their moments too, including downing this 66-yard Jon Ryan punt down inside the Arizona five-yard line.
Seattle's Sidney Rice heads up the sidelines on a 23-yard pass reception from Tarvaris Jackson in the fourth quarter. Rice finished his first regular season game as a Seahawk with eight catches for 109 yards.
Sehawks defenders including K.J. Wright (leaping) celebrate Kam Chancellor's late interception that killed a Arizona drive in Seahawks territory and helped seal the victory.
Tarvaris Jackson and Kam Chancellor congratulate each other in the locker room after the victory.
The Seahawks gather together in their locker room after head coach Pete Carroll's post game comments.