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A Tale of Two Paul Allens


There have been numerous connections between the Vikings and Seahawks over the years, starting with a trade between the franchises in Seattle's inaugural 1976 season.

There's also quite a coincidence these days with "Voice of the Vikings" Paul Allen and Seahawks Owner Paul G. Allen sharing the same first and last names.

Both men work in the NFL, but there are contrasts. The chart below illustrates a few:

Paul Allen

Tale of Two Paul Allens

Paul G. Allen


Twitter Handle


Official Twitter page of 17-year @**kfan1003** radio personality, 14-year play-by-play voice of @**Vikings** and 21-year voice of @**canterburypark** -- Paul Allen

Twitter bios

Philanthropist, investor, entrepreneur, author, Seahawks & Blazers team owner, guitarist, neuroscience supporter, space pioneer & Microsoft co-founder


Follow game


Jan. 6, 1966


Jan. 21, 1953

Known to get loud

Calling card

Co-founded Microsoft

Nicknamed "Vox"

Vox and a "box"

Tech that led to Xbox

Fan of (Minnesota) Wild games

Strong support

Preserves wildlife

Could use more heat

Location for games

Owner's suite

Singing Vikings praises

Special talent

Playing the guitar

Living his dream


Owns NFL NBA teams

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