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Seattle Seahawks Jacob Green Ring Of Honor


Jacob Green


Jacob Green became the second Seahawks defensive player to be inducted into the Ring of Honor on September 3, 1995. Green was a fixture at the left defensive end position for 11 years (1980-91). From the time the NFL made it an official statistic in 1982 until his retirement, Jacob was the third-most productive sack artist in the game, trailing only the likes of Lawrence Taylor and Reggie White. In 1983, Green registered a single-game Seahawks record 3.5 sacks against the Los Angeles Raiders, and the NFL's longest interception return for the season, a 73-yard touchdown at Cleveland. The following year, Green equaled a team-record four fumble recoveries and registered a then-playoff record 2.5 sacks in a Wild Card game against the Los Angeles Raiders. Green's career was highlighted by two Pro Bowl selections in 1986 and 1987. In 1986, he set a Seattle record with 4.0 sacks vs. the Giants. Green can be found scattered all over the Seahawks' record book having played in the fifth-most games (178), third-most starts (176), most fumble recoveries (17), fifth-most tackles (718), and most career sacks (116.0).