Goodbye Michael Morse, hello Xavier Avery

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners’ blogger Brian Scott talks about the recent waiver deal that sent the struggling Michael Morse back out to the Suburbs of the nations capital. In what seemed to be a move a long time in the making, the O’s were the winners of the waiver claim sweepstakes for the oft injured slugger. In return, the M’s get a young prospect that is high on speed, but not so much else; Xavier Avery.

*My* five Seahawks with the most to prove in 2013

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NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 Seahawks with the most to prove in 2013. The wide receiving group is heavily contested and Sidney Rice, Golden Tate, and Doug Baldwin all need to cement their spots on this team. On defense, Brandon Browner and Bruce Irvin have something to prove, too. If another playoff trip is in the future, a few of the players need to step up.

What is a real Seahawks fan nowadays?

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell takes a look at the state of the Seahawks fair-weather bandwagon fan among other things in this piece. The expectations of this team are sky high, and with that comes sales of caps, jerseys and merchandise of our beloved team to people who really shouldn’t be wearing them. Plus, Clinton takes a look at some of the recent cuts of Michael Robinson, Antoine Winfield and Brady Quinn.

Who are the best Mariners of all-time?

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Alex McPhee is back again, this time taking a look at the top 13 Seattle Mariners players of all time. The top of this list is a no-brainer, as are a lot of the other ones, but the one that may surprise many of you could be the first player on this list. Though Alex has a great point for including him, his stat line. Read this piece immediately, and argue your points for why your favorite Mariners isn’t included in the comments below.

Official Seahawks 53 man roster as of Saturday August 31st 2013

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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 2013. (We expect it to change every day until they play the Panthers). Russell Wilson is the starting QB and Tarvaris Jackson is the backup. This much is certain. Michael Robinson & Antoine Winfield are gone.

Farewell, Michael Robinson – Seahawks to cut FB en route to 53

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us a farewell to a fan favorite in Seattle. Michael Robinson has seemingly announced his cut from the team via Twitter. Mike Rob cemented his short legacy by helping Marshawn Lynch transform the run game in Seattle. And who could forget Real Rob Report… MRob provided invaluable leadership as demonstrated by several players who have praised Mike Rob for his knowledge and leadership.

Part 2: Seahawks 2013 roster predictions + cuts on defense

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster defense predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. Positives. A familiar name will be cut at linebacker. Allen Bradford’s great play has made Heath Farwell expendable. John Lotulelei has a skill set that can’t be taught. Jason LaCanfora has reported that he has heard reports that the Seahawks are releasing Antoine Winfield.

Fearless Predictions: Oregon State football

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NWSB Insider and Oregon State Beavers Blogger James Crabtree-Hannigan gives us five fearless predictions heading into the 2013 college football season. First and foremost, Sean Mannion will keep the starting job over Cody Vaz. Also, at the end of the season, expect the Beavs to take down the Stanford Cardinal. Along the way, look for Terron Ward and Victor Bolden to have big years.

Part 1: Seahawks 2013 roster predictions + cuts on offense

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. On O-line Russell Okung, Paul McQuistan, Max Unger, JR Sweezy, Breno Giacomini and James Carpenter were easy locks and to a lesser extent so was Lemuel Jeanpierre. Brett believes that Pete Carroll and John Schneider drafted Spencer Ware with the intention of having him replace Michael Robinson for cap relief.

What I’m watching vs Hamilton tonight

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NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Andrew Deutschmann weighs in today with a post about what he’s watching on the field tonight in the Hamilton vs. BC matchup. If both offences come out to play, we could be in for a real shootout at BC Place tonight. There should be lots of scoring, lots of great plays and plenty of fireworks. Despite his inefficiency over the last few games, Travis Lulay should be licking his chops to face these guys. Nice to see Tim Brown back too.

Relationship advice with (fake) Dr. Travis B. Erbacher – Luongo edition

When someone asks you if you’re going to show up to do your job, don’t reply “well, I guess I have to”.

NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks blogger Travis Erbacher weighs in today on the rocky relationship between GM Mike Gillis & on again off again Nucks backstop Roberto Luongo. He says Lu has to suck it up. Play great hockey. Win us a Stanley Cup. Win us a gold medal. He also says Lu should when asked if you’re going to show up to do your job, don’t reply “well, I guess I have to”. You signed a contract of your own free will Lu, now honour it.

Seahawks FMQB: Seattle kicks Oakland out of Elliott Bay

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback…er…rather Friday morning Quarterback! Breaking down games once again, Brett looks at Seattle’s fource preseason game of the season and the positives and negatives that came out of the Hawks’ victory over the Oakland Raiders. Outstanding Seahawks included Allen Bradford, John Lotulelei, Stephen Williams, Jermaine Kearse, and Steven Hasuschka.

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