A Visit with Steve Niehaus

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Niehaus has the distinction of being the first-ever NFL Draft pick by the Seahawks. Taken as the #2 pick out of Notre Dame in the first round of the 1976 draft, Niehaus would go on to play three seasons with the Seahawks before a shoulder injury cut short his NFL career.

He was the 1976 NFC Defensive Rookie of the Year, and he holds the Seahawks team rookie record for sacks in a season with 9.5.

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