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Meet Neil Graff, the Original Seahawks Starting Quarterback

There is a man in South Dakota who, on occasion, will stump people with a trivia question: Can you name the original starting quarterback of the Seattle Seahawks? Most believe that the answer is Jim Zorn. The unexpected answer is the name of the questioner: Neil Graff, a 65-year-old who has been a financial adviser in Sioux Falls for more than 35 years. He has a unique tie to the Seahawks and the New England Patriots, the teams that played in Super Bowl XLIX. Graff was drafted in the 16th round of the NFL draft in 1972. He spent six years with five teams, including the Minnesota Vikings, and he played quarterback behind such greats as ...

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