6 Football Players who Played for Jets and Seahawks

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Well, good news, you’re in the right place.

I’ve done some research and have found players who played for both the Jets and Seahawks.

Geno Smith

After an impressive collegiate career at West Virginia University, where he was a finalist for the Manning Award, Geno Smith was selected in the second round of the 2013 NFL Draft by the New York Jets.

Smith began his professional career as the Jets’ starting quarterback, a position he held for two seasons. In his rookie year, Smith led the Jets to an 8-8 record, but his tenure with the Jets was marked by inconsistency. He later lost the starting job and subsequently served as a backup quarterback for the team.

After bouncing around in a couple of backup roles, Smith had a career resurgence in 2022 with the Seahawks. He earned his first Pro Bowl selection, throwing for over 4,000 yards and 30 touchdowns.

Smith Key Stats

  • Pro Bowl (Seahawks)
  • 3000+ Passing Yard Season (Jets, Seahawks)

Brandon Marshall

Brandon Marshall played 13 seasons in the National Football League. He was known for his size, athleticism, and ability to make difficult catches in traffic. Marshall was selected by the Denver Broncos in the fourth round of the 2006 NFL Draft.

Marshall had several productive seasons with the Broncos before moving on to the Miami Dolphins, Chicago Bears, New York Jets, New York Giants, and finally the Seattle Seahawks. He recorded eight 1,000-yard receiving seasons over his career, showcasing his consistency as a top-tier wide receiver.

Marshall was selected to the Pro Bowl six times and was an NFL All-Pro selection twice. He also set an NFL record with 21 receptions in a single game while with the Denver Broncos in 2009.

Marshall Key Stats

  • 1st Team All-Pro (Bears)
  • Pro Bowl (Broncos, Dolphins, Bears, Jets)
  • 1000+ Yard Receiving Season (Broncos, Dolphins, Bears, Jets)

Braylon Edwards

Braylon Edwards was a first-round pick in the 2005 NFL Draft, selected by the Cleveland Browns. Known for his speed and leaping ability, the wide receiver out of Michigan had an impressive start to his career, peaking in 2007 (with the Browns) when he made the Pro Bowl after recording 1289 yards receiving and 16 touchdowns.

Despite this, inconsistencies and drops plagued his tenure with the Browns. After four seasons in Cleveland, he had stints with the New York Jets, San Francisco 49ers, and Seattle Seahawks.

Over his career, Edwards amassed over 5500 receiving yards and 40 touchdowns, highlighting his potential, though he may not have fully lived up to his lofty draft position.

Jason Babin

Jason Babin was selected by the Houston Texans in the first round of the 2004 NFL Draft, 27th overall. He was a defensive end who played for various teams over his 12-year NFL career, including stints with the Texans, Seattle Seahawks, Kansas City Chiefs, Tennessee Titans, Philadelphia Eagles, Jacksonville Jaguars, and New York Jets.

Babin’s career highlights include two Pro Bowl selections in 2010 and 2011. In the 2011 season with the Eagles, he had a remarkable year, recording 18 sacks and was named 2nd Team All-Pro. His final career stats include 374 total tackles, 64.5 sacks, and 14 forced fumbles.

Babin’s aggressive playing style and ability to pressure the quarterback made him a significant presence on the defensive line throughout his career.

Babin Key Stats

  • Pro Bowl (Titans, Eagles)

Percy Harvin

Percy Harvin was selected as the 22nd overall pick in the first round of the 2009 NFL Draft by the Minnesota Vikings. Harvin’s dynamic playmaking ability made him one of the most exciting players to watch during his time in the league

In his rookie season, Harvin was named the NFL Offensive Rookie of the Year and made the Pro Bowl, making an immediate impact with his speed and playmaking ability. He played for the Vikings from 2009 to 2012 before joining the Seattle Seahawks, with whom he won Super Bowl XLVIII.

Harvin’s NFL career was marked by his versatility as he was utilized as a receiver, running back, and kick returner. He finished his career with over 4,000 receiving yards, 22 receiving touchdowns, and five kick return touchdowns.

Harvin Key Stats

  • Pro Bowl (Vikings)
  • Super Bowl Champ (Seahawks)

CJ Spiller

C.J. Spiller was drafted 9th overall by the Buffalo Bills in the 2010 NFL Draft. A running back out of Clemson, Spiller was known for his explosive speed and agility.

Over his career, he earned a Pro Bowl selection in 2012 (with the Bills), the same year he recorded 1,244 rushing yards and 6 touchdowns, averaging an impressive 6.0 yards per carry. He also demonstrated proficiency as a receiver out of the backfield, tallying 43 receptions for 459 yards.

Spiller played for multiple teams throughout his NFL career, including the Bills, New Orleans Saints, Seattle Seahawks, New York Jets, and Kansas City Chiefs. Despite showing flashes of brilliance, injuries and inconsistent play hampered his career.

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