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On this date: Steve Niehaus becomes Seahawks’ first draft choice
The Sea Gals perform with local high school dance teams during halftime of the Seahawks Monday Night Football game against the Lion, pay tribute to the many breast cancer survivors around the world. Watch
1976: Steve Niehaus becomes the Seahawks’ initial first-round draft choice, as the expansion team uses the second overall pick on the defensive lineman from Notre Dame. Niehaus would produce 8.5 sacks in his first season and was named NFC defensive rookie of the year. But injuries would limit him to 36 games and 20 starts in three seasons with the team. What’s Niehaus up to now? Seahawks.com checked in with him for this “Catching Up With” feature.