NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawaks Insider Brian Scott gives us his preview of the Seahawks showdown with the Arizona Cardinals Week 12 of the NFL. Call it the Super Bowl jinx. Blame it on a mountain of injuries or a loss of depth at key positions during the off-season. Maybe you could even call it a combination of all three of those things but make no mistake about it. The 2014 Seattle Seahawks are playing for their proverbial playoff lives this Sunday as they square off with the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives you his takeaways for the Seahawks loss to the Chiefs. This kind of let down by the defense against the run really illustrates how badly it hurts them to have both their starting middle linebacker, Bobby Wagner, and their starting defensive tackle, Brandon Mebane, out at the same time. The only good news here is that Wagner should be back soon.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives us his watch list for the Seahawks road trip to KC. While Russell Wilson has certainly been inaccurate given plenty of time to throw, he’s also been inaccurate with no time to throw as well thanks to a combination of poor pass protection and multiple injuries on the offensive line.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Mariners Insider Brian Scott runs down the Seattle Mariner’s six free agents for 2014. Should they keep them or let them walk? Simply put, Beimel was the best lefty the M’s had in the bullpen in 2014. They’d be crazy to let him walk away without a solid offer. Also featured are: Kendrys Morales, Chris Young, Chris Denorfia, Humberto Quintero and more.
NWSB Blogger and Seattle Mariners insider Brian Scott weighs in on the offseason transactions the M’s Jack Z should be making. He points out The M’s can find another re-tread arm to replace Chris Young as the 5th starter and have a rotation that goes Felix Hernandez, Hisashi Iwakuma, James Paxton, Roenis Elias, and TBD.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives us his takeaways from the Seahawks’ victory over the New York Giants. What is Wilson going to do to fix his throwing issues? Russell Wilson is going to say the right thing. He’s going to do the right things this week in practice but the big question is, will it change anything?
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives us his list of things to watch as the Seahawks take on the Giants in week 10. Seattle is suffering through one of its worst seasons in terms of injured players in recent memory. The Seahawks could get a small army of regular starters back in time to face the Giants. Max Unger, Kam Chancellor, Jeremy Lane, Jeron Johnson and Jordan Hill are expected to return.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives us his takeaways from the Seahawk’s latest victory over the Raiders. Special Teams continue to struggle for Seattle. Maybe it’s all the injuries the Seahawks have right now. Maybe it’s all the depth they lost on their roster after winning the Super Bowl last year. Walter Thurmond, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons, changed games…
NWB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Steve Lee weighs in on the Canucks and TSN1040’s current radio play-by-play staff. Gone is Rick Ball and for all but 28 games so to is John Shorthouse. With Ball now calling games for the Flames and Shorthouse only coming out for Rogers Sportsnet national broadcasts, the Canucks and TSN1040 have turned the mic over to Mr. Jon Abbott.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives us his watch list for the Seahawk’s game against the Raiders this weekend. On the surface, everything looks just so for the Seattle Seahawks in week 9 of the NFL schedule. After playing three of the last four games on the road the Hawks get to go home to the roaring comfort of Century Link Field to face a winless opponent in the Oakland Raiders
NSWB Writer and Seattle Mariner’s Insider Brian Scott takes a look at the first two off-season situations for the Mariners, Michael Saunders and Justin Smoak. Is trading 40 points or so in batting average along with half a dozen home runs for substantially weaker defense the right move for the Seattle Mariners?
NWSB Blogger and Portland Trail Blazers insider Steve Lee asks the question today…. Are LaMarcus Aldridge, Chris Kaman, Damian Lillard, Nic Batum and Robin Lopez to un-sexy for the NBA? Steve says the Trail Blazers are more of that girl next door type of sexy, rather than the smoking hot chick at the club type deal.