Archives for 2012

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks prediction & Week 16 preview

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about the fifteenth game of the season for the Seahawks, a Sunday night prime time matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. Seahawks are heading back home hot, winning three in a row. But the 49ers had a dominant game in New England last week. This is the game of the year for the Seahawks and their fans alike.

What I’m watching for Sunday in the Seahawks vs. 49ers match up

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Sunday when the Hawks host divisional foe the San Francisco 49ers & Colin Kaepernick. Marshawn Lynch is the league’s second leading rusher with 1,379 yards and 10 touchdowns on the season. He’ll have to find room to run on Sunday for Seattle to get the W. Russell Okung better bring his A-game protecting Russell Wilson too.

Five fearless predictions for the 2012 Maaco Las Vegas Bowl

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the UW vs. Boise State 2012 Las Vegas Maaco Bowl matchup. He provides five fearless predictions for the game Saturday. Boise State boasts the 12th-ranked pass defense in the country, seemingly a poor matchup for this years UW team. The matchup to watch will be the dueling performances of quarterbacks Keith Price of Washington and Joe Southwick of Boise State.

Seahawks Fantasy Forecast – Week 16 NFL predictions

NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and part time Seahawks blogger Dave B. delivers to us his Week 16 NFL fantasy football forecast for the San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks. Dave says while you can’t expect a monster game against San Francisco’s insane defense, 100+ yards and a score is certainly appropriate to expect from Marshawn Lynch. He also says if you own the Seattle defense you have to ride them this week too.

UW Huskies vs. Boise St. Broncos prediction & MAACO Bowl preview

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Clinton Bell gives us his analysis, preview, predictions, and breakdown for the upcoming MAACO Las Vegas Bowl matchup between the Huskies and the Boise St. Broncos this Saturday. Things aren’t looking too good for the Huskies in Clinton’s opinion. The Broncos are just too good, and they have better weapons both offensively and defensively. This game could get ugly early, but let’s hope not.

Morales for Vargas: Reviewing Seattle Mariners trade

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the MLB breaking news this week on the trading of Jason Vargas for Kendrys Morales. It was inevitable that the M’s would cut ties with Vargas, and acquiring Morales is fantastic return. This is a win-win for both Seattle and Los Angeles.

Question marks regarding the Mariners Kendrys Morales trade

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson reports on what he believes are prudent questions following the trade between the Angels and the M’s for Jason Vargas & Kendrys Morales. Danny wonders whats up with Justin Smoak now. The reason that Kendrys Morales was an available trade option was due the fact that the Angels had too many first base options. Do the M’s now too?

Oregon Ducks to appear before NCAA infractions committee

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the NCAA ruling that will call the Oregon Ducks to a hearing about their involvement with Willie Lyles. The ruling that Oregon must undergo a hearing in front of head NCAA officials means that this process will likely become a two-year affair that has left those Duck fans in Eugene and around the world feeling a little extra anxiety this holiday season.

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seahawks Week 16 gambling odds & handicapping

Free NFL Betting Odds & Picks for the San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks week 15 matchup. The Seahawks are even with the 49ers. The over/under is 39.5. Dave reminds us that the Seahawks and 49ers are almost identical teams; both feature great rushing attacks combined with very efficient play-action quarterbacks that can extend plays. Golden Tate will be huge in this game as he is Seattle’s deep threat.

College Football Bowl Preview: Washington Huskies vs. Boise St. matchup

NWSB Insider Bryant Knox brings us his preview for the MAACO Las Vegas Bowl between the Washington Huskies and Boise State Broncos. These two teams have only faced off one other time—a Huskies victory in 2007—but this matchup is the first of three matchups over the next three seasons. Coming into this contest, Keith Price and Bishop Sankey will need help from the offensive line.

Denver Nuggets vs. Portland Trail Blazers prediction and preview

Bryant Knox previews the Portland Trail Blazers’ Dec. 20 matchup against the Denver Nuggets. The Blazers will play host to the Nuggets Thursday night, and a win at the Rose Garden would put the team back to .500 for the 2012-13 season. The key matchup in this one is going to be between Damian Lillard and Ty Lawson. LaMarcus Aldridge is out for this contest and Wesley Matthews is questionable.

Moments in time…The Seattle Seahawks week that was

Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with another instalment of the Seahawks Week That Was. Intended to be a fun column, with lots of laughs and other good stuff. Normally it will be a top 10 list, a la David Letterman style. Another blowout this week, except this time it involved some records being broke. Russell Wilson became the 1st man to ever rush for three, and throw a TD in the same half on an NFL game.

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