NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott discusses the question marks surrounding the team entering the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Despite an improvement from Breno Giacomini when it comes to penalties, but Russell Okung and the rest of Pete Carroll’s team need to be more disciplined. Consistency is also crucial when it comes to Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson and the rest of the offense.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott wonders aloud whether or not the Hawks’ defense can lead them to a super bowl. Consensus is: Yes. The Seahawks have already performed adequately against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, as well as Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers, leaving just Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos to be worried about.
Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott focuses on the improvements this season from Breno Giacomini in an NWSB Player Spotlight. Scott isn’t afraid to say he was wrong about Giacomini in years past. Pete Carroll-coached teams have been guilty of penalties in the past, and while Giacomini was a major culprit, he’s improved substantially.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger gives us some of his thoughts on the M’s current free-agent situation. After signing Robinson Cano, you have to wonder if the team is all dried up. Scott calculates that the organization still has money to spend, and projects that the money will be spent on a pitcher before it’s all said and done.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougar Blogger Brian Scott breaks down what “Coug’n It” really means, and how WSU put it on full display against Colorado State in the New Mexico Bowl. As much as you might want to blame Mike Leach, don’t do it just yet. He has time to turn this program around with new recruits. Blame Connor Halliday, Jeremiah Laufasa and Teondray Caldwell.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott wonders out loud what’s wrong with the Hawks? Despite being 12-3 on the year, doubt has been cast into the minds of some with the recent performances. Marshawn Lynch and Russell Wilson have stumbled, and the finger must be pointed at the playcalling of offensive coordinator Daryl Bevell.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott wonders what the team should do with Michael Saunders now that they’ve re-signed Franklin Guiterrez. Before this signing, the outfield looked to be Corey Hart and Logan Morrison on the corners with Dustin Ackley in center and Saunders on the bench for defensive replacements. Now the M’s have brought in a fifth outfielder to the equation.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the team’s roster after the 2014 Winter Meetings. Nice additions in Logan Morrison, Willie Bloomquist, Robinson Cano, and Corey Hart. Here’s the biggest weakness remaining with the Seattle Mariners for the 2014 season. The Bullpen. Yoervis Medina, Charlie Furbush, Tom Wilhelmsen, and Steven Pryor. The pressure is on.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the team’s middle infield following the big-time signing of Robinson Cano. Cano will likely play second base, which means Jack Z and Lloyd McClendon have a decision to make when it comes to Nick Franklin and Brad Miller. Franklin has too many skills that Miller lacks. Specifically he has more power, and will hit for a better average
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott wonders aloud if the team is going to see Pery Harvin suit up again this season. To make it clear, we all know the Hawks have the potential to be better with the receiver on the field. That said, Pete Carroll must be smart about brining him back, unlike when he rushed him onto the field against the Minnesota Vikings.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Brian Scott weighs in today on the work Mariners Jack GM Jack Zduriencik and Robinson Cano’s agent Jay Z were finishing up last night. Details on a block buster deal for Cano to play in the Emerald City are reportedly done. Contradictory reports started to surface discrediting the NY Daily News story and just like that the deal was done; 10 years & $240 million dollars. Oh what a night!
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brian Scott once again brings you Tuesday Takeaways following the Hawks beatdown of the New Orleans Saints. The Seahawks have officially clinched a playoff berth. Even losses in every remaining game would not matter. They are in, one way or another. “My separation is my preparation.” Russell Wilson said this after the game. Indeed it is. Drew Brees looked noticeably rattled for most of the Monday Night Football game.