He's in the Seahawks Ring Of Honor and the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Sunday, Cortez Kennedy will see his No.96 hoisted to the rafters at Centurylink Field.

The Seahawks announced Thursday that at halftime of this Sunday's game against New England, nine-time pro bowl and Hall of Fame defensive tackle Cortez Kennedy will have his jersey retired at Centurylink Field.

In addition to joining Hall of Fame wide receiver Steve Largent (80) and nine-time Pro Bowl left tackle Walter Jones (71) as the only players in Seahawks history to have their numbers retired, Kennedy also will receive his Pro Football Hall of Fame ring during the ceremony and the Seattle City Council has proclaimed Sunday as Cortez Kennedy “Tez” Day.

You can read the Seahawks complete press release and view the Seattle City Council proclamation here.

You can hear the Seahawks and the Patriots Sunday morning at 11 a.m. on AM 1280 and FM 99.3 Newstalk KIT.