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39. Joey Galloway

The first five of Joey Galloway’s 16 seasons (1995-99) were with the Seattle Seahawks, where the Wide Receiver from Ohio State lived up to the promise that you would expect from a top-ten Draft Pick.

Galloway's first year earned him All-Rookie honors as he had 1,039 Receiving Yards.  Following that with 987 Yards as a sophomore, Galloway again secured four-digits in Receiving Yards in 1997 and 1998, and he had ten or more Touchdowns in both of those years.  Galloway was not a Pro Bowler, but his numbers put him in the conversation.  Injuries held him to just eight games in 1999, but that would be his final year as a Cowboy.

The Dallas Cowboys were in the market for a top-tier Wide Receiver, and they gave Seattle two number one picks for him, one of which Seattle used to obtain Shaun Alexander.  Galloway had 5,688 All-Purpose Yards for the Seahawks.

The Bullet Points

  • Position: Wide Receiver
  • Acquired: Selected in the 1st Round, 8th Overall in the NFL Draft 4/22/95.
  • Departed: Traded to the Dallas Cowboys for a 2000 1st Round Pick (which would be Shaun Alexander), and a 2001 1st Round Pick (which would be subsequently traded and would be Andre Carter) 2/14/00.
  • Games Played: 71
  • Notable Statistics:

    67 Games Started
    283 Receptions
    4,457 Receiving Yards
    37 Receiving Touchdowns
    43 Rushing Attempts
    378 Rushing Yards
    1 Rushing Touchdown
    79 Punt Returns
    823 Punt Return Yards
    2 Kick Returns
    30 Kick Return Yards
    48 Approximate Value

  • Major Accolades and Awards: All-Rookie (1995)
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