NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us the players who did not survive the second waive of roster cuts today with the Seattle Seahawks. He lays out the Seahawks 53 man roster as it stands today. Check back tomorrow to see the OFFICIAL 53 man roster as of tomorrow Saturday September 1st 2012. (I expect it to change every day until they play the Cardinals). Russell Wilson is the starting QB and Matt Flynn is the backup. This much is certain.
NWSB Insider and UW Huskies blogger Jake Bower tells us as Fall camp has wrapped up, and game one approaches, here is a look at the key positions on offense, defense, and special teams for the 2012 Washington Huskies. Chris Polk starred for the Husky offense for the last 3 seasons, and replacing him will be no easy task. Enter Jesse Callier and Bishop Sankey. Go Dawgs.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on the Mariners series matchup between the LA Angels vs. M’s at Safeco Field its Game 133. The pitching matchup features Mariners Angels RH Dan Haren (8-10, 4.82 ERA) vs. Mariners RH Kevin Millwood (4-11, 4.28). For the month of August Millwood has given up 37 hits in 29.2 innings including 5 home runs resulting in 20 runs allowed, 19 of them earned.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us his week 1 college football matchup between the San Diego State Aztecs and Washington Huskies. The Husky offense is looking to fly high again this season while San Diego State is looking to replace some big losses. The Husky defense will have its work cut out for them with new staff, new players and new schemes.
NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson preview this weeks game between the Arkansas State Red Wolves and the Oregon Ducks. The Ducks ended their 2011 season by winning their first Rose Bowl since 1917 and return a bevy of players on the offensive and defensive side of the ball that give them a talented, veteran base to build a special 2012 season from. Marcus Mariota welcome to Pac 12 football.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back to weigh in with his thoughts on the NFL’s deadline day for the 53 man rosters. The Seattle Seahawks have some decisions to make. Brett says Anthony McCoy should stay, Sean McGrath should go, Stay Chris Maragos, go Winston Guy. Stay Gregg Scruggs go Pierre Allen, stay Mike Morgan, go Korey Toomer. Weigh in with your predictions under the post.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back to weigh in with his thoughts on the NFLX Week 4 game between the Oakland Raiders vs. Seahawks. Some Hawks that impressed. Matt Flynn, Bruce Irvin, Jeremy Lane, Sean McGrath, and Kregg Lumpkin. Hell of a game last night. This has been the easiest week of the preseason to select 5 great Seahawks players to write about.
NWSB Insider and WSU Cougars blogger Britton Ransford is in a state of shock today. He says the offense was bad. That wasn’t supposed to happen. The defense was bad. That was supposed to happen. If you told him that WSUs defense would hold BYU to 30 points he probably would have assumed WSU won by 14. After a promising first drive was interrupted by a terrible throwing decision by Jeff Tuel, the wheels fell off the Mike Leach bus.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp after each week of the regular season and possibly during the NFL playoffs should the Hawks be so lucky. Game balls are awarded to the Hawks offensive MVP Vai Taua, what a game for the halfback/fullback. Mike Morgan was flying around the field and making plays on D. Steven Hauschka missed his second field goal of the preseason, but nailed two.
NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Phil The Bartender Slater weighs in with his Week 10 CFL preview for the BC Lions vs. Montreal Alouettes from Montreal, Quebec. What a matchup we have at QB in this one. Travis Lulay has thrown a TD pass in 19 straight games. Anthony Calvillo has thrown for over 300 yards in 7 consecutive games. Being the first installment of a home-and-home, these two teams will spare no punch.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back to weigh in with his thoughts on what he needs to see the first month of the 2012 season. If the Seahawks are going to be the team to beat in the NFC West this year, the first month will be critical with games agains Arizona, St. Louis, Dallas, and the Monday Night affair with Green Bay. What can Russell Wilson and Bruce Irvin do as rookies in the first quarter?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about the fourth pre-season match-up of the 2012 NFL football season. This week the Raiders travel to Seattle to face off against old AFC West foes the Seahawks. The 4th game of the preseason is all about getting down to the final 53 men. Don’t expect too many starters to make it into the 2nd quarter of this one.