NWSB insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brandon Choate brings us a nostalgic list of epic proportions. Just like many Seattle Mariner fans, Ken Griffey Jr. is an icon. Over his many years in Seattle, Griffey Jr wowed and dazzled not only Seattle, but the whole nation. Between his 8 straight home runs in 1993 or his home run derby blast in Camden Yards, you can’t help but love the kid!
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his version of armchair GM. The 2013 NFL Combine took place over the weekend and Brandon got to play John Schneider. After scouting the prospects over the 4 day event, he things Tavon Austin, Vance McDonald, Dion Jordan, DeVonte Holloman and Jonathan Cooper could help the Seahawks in a big way.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger pours his heart out over the new megadeal between the Mariners and ace Felix Hernandez. The deal goes far beyond dollars and years. It speaks volumes to the Seattle Mariners for being committed to Felix Hernandez as well as giving Hernandez a reward for his loyalty to this team, this city, and the fans. Loyatly in sports may not be gone after all.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 fearless 2013 Seattle Seahawks draft predicitions. The Seahawks will be drafting another quarterback according to Brandon. They will also trade down with their first pick and won’t reach for anybody, either. Desmond Trufant, Marquess Wilson, Kenjon Barner? Who will it be drafted to the Northwest’s Seahawks.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brandon Choate reminds us that the World Baseball Classic is upon us and the Mariners will be well represented in the tournament. Besides Michael Saunders, Alex Liddi and Oliver Perez, the Mariners are sending 4 young players and a grizzled veteran in Brian Sweeney. Luiz Gohara, Kalian Sams, Thyago Vieirs, and Pedro Okuda are all looking to show the Mariners they have what it takes to advance in their system while trying to propel their home countries to a tournament win.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brandon Choate brings us his reasons for not giving up on the Seattle Mariners…just yet. Despite the rough times of late, there is plenty to look forward to with all the new talent and young talent surrounding this team. Incoming players like Kendrys Morales and Jason Bay are looking to contribute while the younger players like Jesus Montero and Dustin Ackley are looking to produce.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us the path for the 6 Seahawks to get into this weekend’s Pro Bowl. Let’s take a look at how these six made it to Hawaii. Russell Okung and Max Unger protected Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch while Earl Thomas led the defense all year long. Leon Washington’s record tying season didn’t hurt, either.
NWSB Insdier and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us what he loved and hate about Sunday’s game against the Jets. Sidney Rice, Golden Tate and Zach Miller all stepped up big time in the pass game while Marshawn Lynch hit another milestone. Richard Sherman continued to play lockdown defense while Brandon Browner is quietly putting together some solid plays.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Brandon Choate brings us his game balls from the Huskies’ week 11 game against Utah. The last home game of the season ended in glorious victory as Keith Price clicked with his biggest playmakers Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams while Bishop Sankey cruised to 1,000 yards on the season. John Timu and the Husky secondary played very while while Travis Coons kept a big time player under wraps.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us an old wound to give extra motivation to root for a Seahawks win on Sunday against the New York Jets. It was 1998 and the Seahawks had built up a sizeable lead before Vinny Testaverde and Keyshawn Johnson made their marks. And while the game winning score wasn’t a score, it still counted as one anyway.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his weekly 5 Seattle Seahawks who must impress. This week, the Seahawks take on the Jets in Seattle. Russell Wilson will need to have another good game, while receivers like Sidney Rice still have lots to prove with a big game. Bruce Irvin will be looking to pressure Mark Sanchez into trouble while Mike Morgan has some BIG shoes to fill this week.
NWSB Insider and Washington Husky blogger Brandon Choate brings us his week 11 preview between the Washington Huskies and Utah Utes. Utah is coming off of a thrashing of Washington State while the Huskies just earned their first road victory in 7 attempts. Keith Price will need to step up as the Utah run defense is tough. Price will need to hit star TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams in order to make some big plays.