Since their inaugural season in 1976, the Seattle Seahawks clearly haven’t drafted well. You can count the number of great draft picks on your fingers, as the franchise has struggled to build great teams through the draft.
It took the Seahawks eight seasons to make their first-ever playoff appearance, largely due to the poor drafting, which has also resulted in tough stretches of mediocre football—with 15 losing seasons during the 34 years of Seahawks football.
However, there have been rare years in which Seattle made the right selection in the draft, taking a franchise player that’s help to turn its fortunes around and contribute to some great seasons.
Bleacher Report presents the top 10 Seattle Seahawks draft picks that have made the greatest impact on the franchise’s history: