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9. Jacob Green

Playing all but his last two Games of his NFL career with the Seattle Seahawks, Jacob Green arrived in Seattle as the 10th overall pick in 1980.

A star defensive player at Texas A&M, Green was inserted at Left Defensive End, where he started as a rookie and would start all but two of his games in the Emerald City.  Named to the All-Rookie Team, Green would later be named to two Pro Bowls (1986 & 1987), and he would have at least 12 (official Sacks) in five of his NFL campaigns.

While Sacks were not an official stat until his third season in the league, he had 97.5 official Sacks and another 18.5 unofficial Sacks.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Defensive End
  • Acquired: Selected in the 1st Round, 10th Overall in the NFL Draft 4/29/80.
  • Departed: Signed with the San Francisco 49ers after the 1991 season.
  • Games Played: 178
  • Notable Statistics:

    176 Games Started

    3 Interceptions

    90 Interception Return Yards

    2 Interception Return Touchdowns

    17 Fumble Recoveries

    79 Fumble Recovery Yards

    2 Fumble Recovery Touchdowns

    97.5 Quarterback Sacks*

    106 Approximate Value


    *Quarterback Sacks were not an official stat until 1982.
  • Major Accolades and Awards:

    Pro Bowl (1986 & 1987)

    All-Rookie (1980)

    Most Fumble Recovery Yards (1985)
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