3 best Seattle Seahawks players who never made a Pro Bowl

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Seattle Seahawks quarterback Jim Zorn never made the Pro Bowl

I will get Zorn's comparisons to other Seahawks quarterbacks out of the way first, so here we go. Zorn is fourth all-time in passing yards with 20,122 in Seattle history, fourth in touchdown passes (107), and fourth in number of wins for a starting QB (40). And that's even with the knowledge that you have to ignore some of his raw numbers because the game has changed so much.

For instance, in 1978 (Seattle's first winning season) the team went 9-7 and Zorn threw 15 touchdown passes but had 20 interceptions. Those kinds of numbers in 2023 will get you benched. But in 1978, Zorn came in third in the Associated Press voting for the MVP award. Zorn was named to the second-team All-Pro team. And yet, he didn't make the Pro Bowl.

In 1979, Zorn threw 20 touchdown passes (eighth in the league) and had 3,661 passing yards (fourth in the NFL), and he finished fourth in the AP's Offensive Player of the Year voting. And even still, he did not get a Pro Bowl nod.

Jim Zorn played with the Seahawks through the 1984 season but lost his job to Dave Krieg before his Seattle career was over. He played two more teams after leaving the Pacific Northwest and wasn't effective. But surely, in one of his first four seasons in the league, he was deserving of being elected for the Pro Bowl. Yet, he wasn't.