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Steve Largent might be one of the best acquisitions ever in the NFL

Despite an All-American career at the University of Tulsa, Steve Largent was not selected until the fourth round of the 1976 NFL draft by the Houston Oilers (117th pick). After four preseason games, he was slated to be cut, but was instead traded to the expansion Seattle Seahawks for a 1977 eighth-round pick.

Largent led Seattle in receiving yards in each of their first 12 seasons. I think Largent will go down as the best wide receiver in Seahawks history. 

When Largent retired, he held all major NFL receiving records, including: most receptions in a career (819), most receiving yards in a career (13,089), and most touchdown receptions (100). He was also in possession of a then-record streak of 177 consecutive regular-season games with a reception. He also holds the distinction as the first receiver in NFL history to achieve 100 touchdown receptions in his career.

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