Nov. 19 (UPI)– The Seattle Seahawks announced Thursday that their house stadium, formerly referred to as CenturyLink Field, has been renamed Lumen Field.

The name modification was finalized simply hours prior to the Seahawks’ home video game versus the division rival Arizona Cardinals on Thursday Night Football.


” Through a shared vision and commitment to serving the Seattle community, we are happy to get in a new age of world-class sports and entertainment with Lumen Field,” Chuck Arnold, president of Seahawks and First & Objective Inc., said in a statement.

” For almost two decades, the stadium has made its mark as a premier Seattle venue, and a location for the community to experience thrilling victories, develop spiritual traditions, and witness unforgettable moments together. We are delighted to develop upon that tradition and experience incredible things at Lumen Field for several years to come.”

Initially called Seahawks Stadium when it opened in 2002, the group’s stadium has actually been called CenturyLink Field since 2011. Prior to that, it had actually been named Qwest Field (2004-11), but it was renamed after CenturyLink obtained Qwest Communications.

CenturyLink revealed in September that it was rebranding to Lumen Technologies, triggering the name change. The Seahawks’ existing identifying rights handle Lumen, which was extended in 2017, runs through the 2033 project.

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The Seahawks stated they wish to have all in-stadium signs altered by the beginning of the 2021 season.

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