Archives for September 2012

“Heat-Seeking Missile” – Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas in the spotlight

NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. FS Earl Thomas is under the spotlight. On Monday morning, just hours before the Seahawks took on the Packers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, Earl Thomas’ significant other, Nina “Colada” went into labor. Earl Thomas was at Seahawks stadium preparing to play the Green Bay Packers. That’s commitment to team.

Attention Canucks fans! All hail Dan Cloutier

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Richard Hodges is back this week to create a buzz about the latest Canucks news about Dan Cloutier being hired by the organization to be a goaltender coach. Look, it’s giving us something to talk about he says, If you haven’t noticed we’re in a lockout right now where the two sides aren’t even talking to each other yet. Dan Cloutier is all we have for Canucks news right now.

Touchdown Seahawks! Golden Tate catches an actual touchdown!

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp tells us to him the best Seahawks TOUCHDOWN in week 3 vs. the Packers was the Russell Wilson to Golden Tate completion. They run a play action and Robert Turbin chips in a block before going into the flat on his route. PERFECT footwork by Russell Wilson on this touchdown, and a perfect catch by Tate in a win for Seattle.

Stanford Cardinal vs. UW Huskies things to love & hate from Thursday

Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the Stanford vs. UW 2012 Week 5 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. What’s not to love about a win over a Pac 12 school you’ve had no luck against for 3+ years? Everyone head to church, because Bishop Sankey has arrived. Sankey’s game-breaking 61 yard touchdown run came at a crucial time.

Mariners vs. Los Angeles Angels: MLB baseball love ’em & hate ’em game 3

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the third game of the series versus the Los Angeles Angels. The Headline: John Jaso leads the way as the Mariners dominate on all sides of the field, avoid sweep. Strong nights from Jaso and Iwakuma help seal another Mariners win. Unfortunately, a running catch by Gutierrez knocks him out of the game.

Week 5 College football preview: Oregon St. vs. Arizona matchup

NWSB Insider and Oregon State blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on this week’s football matchup against the Arizona Wildcats in NCAA football week 5 action. The Beavers on the top of the world after starting the season 2-0, with both wins coming off ranked opponents. Now they face an Arizona squad that was shutout by the Ducks in week 4. As long as the Beavers stay grounded—and don’t let fatigue sit in—they should do just fine.

Players to watch for the Ducks against WSU Saturday

NWSB Editor and Writer Chris Anderson talks about five players to watch for the Oregon Ducks when they take on the Washington State Cougars on Saturday night in Seattle, Washington. Not only are the Ducks ranked number two in the nation, the Cougars are coming off a demoralizing loss to a Colorado Buffaloes. Watch for Kenjon Barner, Dion Jordan, Marquess Wilson, and De’Anthony Thomas to have big nights.

Fantasy football forecast: Seattle Seahawks Week 4 NFL projections

NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and part time Seahawks blogger Dave B. is back and better than ever with his Week 4 NFL fantasy football forecast for Monday night football between the Seattle Seahawks vs. St. Louis Rams. Dave says start the defense. He expects this unit line up against a Rams team that got absolutely manhandled last week by the Bears. Golden Tate, Russell Wilson, and Sidney Rice are risky starts.

Week 5 NCAA Football Preview: Oregon vs. Washington St. Matchup

Our Washington State Cougars insider Britton Ransford weighs in on this week’s football matchup against the Oregon Ducks in NCAA football week 5 action from Seattle. He asks how will head coach Mike Leach & defensive coordinator Mike Breske alleviate the big plays against a Ducks offense known for just that? For the Cougars to have success Gabe Marks and Marquess Wilson need to make big plays and hold onto the ball.

Week 4 College football preview: Stanford vs. Washington matchup

NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his week 4 game preview between the Washington Huskies and the visiting Stanford Cardinal. The Huskies will be looking to get Keith Price, Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams on the board against a very stingy Stanford defense. The running game could be the key as Bishop Sankey will need to run physically to help win this one.

Five Seahawks who impressed against the Packers Monday

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back to weigh in with his thoughts on the NFL Week 3 game between the Seahawks and the Green Bay Packers. Some Hawks that impressed. First off, Golden Tate, Brandon Mebane, Chris Clemons, Jon Ryan, and Bruce Irvin. As I am writing this the news is breaking that the NFL and NFLRA (Referee Association) have reached an agreement.

B.C. Lions vs. Roughriders CFL handicapping preview week 14

NWSB Gambling insider and BC Lions blogger Dave B weighs in on the CFL matchup in Week 14 between the B.C. Lions vs. Saskatchewan Roughriders Saturday September 29, 2012. Check out the preview, Live betting odds and lines, and Canadian football gambling trends. You’ve heard it before and you’ll hear it again – BC Lions -2.5 this week. Travis Lulay and Geroy Simon will prove again to be the best tandem in this game.
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