On this date: Anthony Simmons selected in first round of NFL Draft

Posted Apr 18, 2014

A look at a memorable moment in Seahawks history that occurred on April 18

1998: Linebacker Anthony Simmons is selected in the first round of the NFL Draft. Simmons would lead the Seahawks in tackles three times – including 147 in 2000, which ranks as the third-highest single-season total in franchise history behind Terry Beeson (153 in 1978) and Chad Brown (150 in 1998).