NWSB Writer and Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives you his takeaways from the Seahawk’s latest loss to the Rams. The Seahawks lost this game much the same way they have lost their others this year– Too many penalties, too little commitment to the running game, a sloppy offensive line and a defense that is not coming up with a pass rush or turnovers as consistently as they once did.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott weighs in on today’s Percy Harvin to the New York Jets trade w/ the Seahawks. Brian says Harvin has been a locker room problem everywhere he is ever played going as far back as high school when he was prohibited from playing high school sports in Virginia. He left the Seahawks and the Seahawks just became a better team.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Insider Brian Scott takes a look at who the Seattle Mariners top free agent targets should be for the 2015 season. Would the M’s dare to chase down another big money free agent? One of the biggest names out there has to be the Tiger’s Victor Martinez. Martinez led the majors with a .974 OPS this year while batting .335 and crushing 32 dingers. He’d be a huge upgrade hitting behind Cano in the M’s lineup.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott gives us what he is watching for at the Seahawks travel to St. Louis to take on the Rams. The Seahawks must clean up the penalty problems, especially the pre-snap penalties on both sides of the ball. Injuries have become concerning as as many as four starters could be out this week for the Seahawks.
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Steve Lee weighs in on the Canucks goalie situation. After trading Roberto Luongo last season for Jacob Markstrom and essentially turning the team over to Eddie Lack, it appeared that the Canucks were settled in with their goalie of the future. Enter Ryan Miller. Steve asks…What about parting with Eddie Lack for one of the Oilers front line studs?
NWSB Insider and Portland Trail Blazers blogger Steve Lee breaks down the situation regarding Rip City and LaMarcus Aldridge. Although the three-time NBA All-Star has stated he would like to stay in Portland, a step back in team success could change his mind. With free agency around the corner, could PDX target as a free agent next summer? Or even trade the big man?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the year that was for the M’s. The Mariners started off the year with a bang as they beat up on the Angels early posting 16 runs in the season’s first two games. The Angels unfortunately had the last laugh as they went on to capture the AL West crown. Felix Hernandez, Kyle Seager, Fernando Rodney were outstanding in 2014.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott predicts what we can expect in Week 6 NFL action between Seattle and the Dallas Cowboys. When they get tired of throwing the ball to Percy Harvin or Dallas guess right on their coverage on him, Russell Wilson is going to take off and we honestly don’t think that Dallas’s defensive line is anymore disciplined when it comes to trying to keep Wilson in the pocket…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the Seahawks vs. Redskins Week 5 matchup. Penalties, Penalties, Penalties! Are you kidding me with this stuff? When J.R. Sweezy and Justin Britt weren’t missing blocks the rest of the offensive line, James Carpenter, Russell Okung, and Max Unger, were just flat out sloppy with their penalties.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the upcoming Monday night football NFL game between Seattle & the Washington Redskins. He says the biggest news for the Seattle Seahawks coming out of the bye week is that Zach Miller had surgery on his ankle. He’s expected to miss at least four weeks, opening the door for 2nd year TE Luke Willson from Canada.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the M’s pitching ace Felix Hernandez and his 2014 Cy Young chances. Felix has an ERA of 2.14. Kluber turned in an ERA of 2.44. That’s about a third of a run per nine innings in difference. That may not seem like much but it is conclusive that Felix takes this stat.