Who’s The Greatest Seahawk Ever?

You get to decide! March is finally here. So in honor of the yearly “March Madness” tourney, and to help us pass the boredom while we wait for football to finally return, I’ve decided that that it’s time for us have a tourney of our own to decide who the Greatest Seahawk Ever is.

Mack Strong might be the greatest FB in Seahawk's history, but is he the in the top 32 of all Seahawks? Credit: Matthew Emmons-US PRESSWIRE

Below is my seeding for 4 brackets. This seeding is NOT final! The first step is for nominations. Either comment in this thread, send me an email, send me a tweet, or comment to our facebook page with your comments and suggestions.

Who have I left out? Who did I include that doesn’t belong? How would you seed the brackets? Be sure to let me know!

After that, we’ll begin the voting. First thing we’ll do a “group vote” process that will automatically shrink each bracket form 8 down to 4. After that, it will be head to head for 4 rounds of voting until we declare a winner!

Quarterback/Line Division

  1. Walter Jones
  2. Matt Hasslebeck
  3. Dave Kreig
  4. Jim Zorn
  5. Tarvaris Jackson
  6. Warren Moon
  7. John Kitna
  8. Chris Grey

Missed the Cut: Seneca Wallace, Trent Dilfer, Stan Gelbaugh, Steve Hutchinson, Howard Ballard

This started out as a QB only division. Obviously, it was tough to fill out a full bracket with only QBs; giving tourney spots to Wallance and Gelbaugh would have been painful, so I decided to combine QBs with offensive lineman. I’m sure the seeding in this bracket will be debated as well. The top 4 seem obvious to me, though the order of those 4 might be disputed. I’m sure I’ll also get some grief for putting Jackson ahead of both hall of famer Warren Moon, and the ever popular John Kitna. Chris Grey, who’s played more snaps than any other player in Seahawk history, sneaks in at the #8 seed.

Offensive Skill Player Division

  1. Steve Largent
  2. Curt Warner
  3. Shawn Alexander
  4. Chris Warren
  5. Joey Galloway
  6. Brian Blades
  7. John L. Williams
  8. Mack Strong

Missed the Cut: Darrell Jackson, Sherman Smith, Paul Stanzi

Largent seems like a easy pick as a number 1 seed here. The order of the franchise’s 3 great backs will likely be disputed, as will the inclusion of Joey Galloway. Williams and Strong are definitely deserving, but I wonder if enough fans will give proper love to the fullbacks.

Defense Division

  1. Cortez Kennedy
  2. Eugene Robinson
  3. Kenny Easley
  4. Jacob Green
  5. Rufus Porter
  6. Jacob Green
  7. Jeff Bryant
  8. John Harris

Missed the Cut: Michael Sinclair, Sam Adams, Patrick Hunter, Chad Brown, Anthony Simmons, Dwayne Harper, Manu Tuiasosopo

This was the toughest division to put together. I easily could have included any of the players listed as “missed the cut,” and I’m sure I’ve forgotten some as well. As far as the seeding goes, I’m going to need your help on this one. How would you rank this group?

Coach/Media/Kicker Division

  1. Mike Holmgren
  2. Chuck Knox
  3. Jack Patera
  4. Tom Catlin
  5. Steve Raible
  6. Norm Johnson
  7. John Kasey
  8. Rick Tuten

This was a tough division to fill. I wanted to put Holmgren, Knox, and Patera into this touney, and I believed that Raible and Catlin deserved to be there was well. I just don’t think a kicker or punter will ever get enough votes to get past round 1 so their inclusion seems pointless.

Topics: Dan McGwire, Dave Kreig, Kelly Stouffer, Matt Hasselbeck, Seahawks, Seattle Seahawks, Steve Largent

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  • MarkJSherrell

    I don’t know if you have to pick from the eight listed for each category or if you can write in your own choices so I made notations for my choices if they differ friom the eight.  The lists are pretty good as is though for sure. 1. Matt Hasselbeck2. Walter Jones3. Dave Krig4. Jim Zorn (Barely edges out HOF’er Moon) 1. Steve Largent 2. Shawn Alexander3. Mack Strong3. Joey Galloway 1. Cortez Kennedy2. Kenny Easley3. Eugene Robinson4. Jacob Green (if the didn’t make the cut can be written in I’d have gone with Sinclair here) 1. Mike Holmgren2. Chuck Knox3. Steve Raible4, Jack Patera (would have gone with Effren Herrera or Josh Brown myself) 

  • seahawk876

    T-Jack in and No Hutch / Ballard / Kendall / Mawae ? You’re killing me smalls.

  • RexDevel

    T-Jack over Warren Moon is ridiculous. Did you ever see Warren Moon play?  Were you drinking when you wrote this? LMAO

  • RexDevel

    Quarterbacks: Hasselbeck, Krieg, Zorn, Moon, Kitna, Dilfer, Tjack

  • Dr. Suess

    Shaun Alexander and Mack Strong have been the most consistent Seahawks that I’ve seen. 

  • Bluesman88

    Lot of very good players in Seahawk history but not even a discussion of the two truly great, game changing Seahawks: Cortez Kennedy and Kenny Easley.  End of story.

  • Hawkman

    Tarvaris jackson, Are you Insane? How about Blair Bush-  Center from the eighties teams or Robbie Toebeck Center

  • Hawkman

    On Defense you have Jacob Green twice? – But what about Dave Brown? Really not going to include him- or even Fredd Young?

  • Hawkman

    If Ray Rhodes (d coach, responsible for drafting Lofa) had not succumb to High Bolodd pressure He would have kept us higher up Defensively -  I choose him over raible anyday and what about  Rusty Tillman  special teams coach from the 80′s and early 90′s  he was great back then!

  • Hawkman

    To Date no one has done it any better or especially more consistently then Steve Largent- He has to be the Greatest -Hands Down no question!!! #2 Cortez  #3 Walter

  • Hawkman

    So how do we Vote?

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