Oh Sweet Lou! How much we miss winning with you is immeasurable

Lou Piniella

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott takes us on a trip down memory lane, as the M’s have announced that Lou Piniella, long-time manager in the Pacific Northwest, will be inducted into the team’s Hall of Fame. Scott recaps a favorite memory involving Sweet Lou and Jamie Moyer while also recognizing the skipper’s flaws. Next step? Cooperstown.

The Superbowl XXVIII X factor — The NASCAR Package

Cliff Avril

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the X-Factor for the Super Bowl. The Hawks are set to taken on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, and the Legion of Boom needs to be ready using the Nascar package. This set utilizes Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Chris Clemons along with Clinton McDonald.

Seattle Secondary vs. Denver Wide-Outs face off on biggest stage

Richard Sherman Peyton Manning

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the key matchups between the Denver Broncos’ receivers and the Hawks’ secondary. Featured are Demaryius Thomas vs. Richard Sherman, Julius Thomas vs. Kam Chancellor, Byron Maxwell vs. Eric Decker and Walter Thurmond vs. Wes Welker.

Tipping , Twerking and Screaming. They all do the same thing

Richard Sherman

NWSB Insider Brian Scott gives us a fresh new perspective on Richard Sherman’s enthusiastic interview with Erin Andrews following the Seattle Seahawks’ NFC Championship win over Michael Crabtree, Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers. Is it possible the the Hawks’ now-renowned corner is actually a marketing genius? Scott says yet.

The 5 matchups that will decide Super Bowl XLVIII

Marshawn Lynch is absolutely incredible.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott brings us a good look at 5 can’t miss matchups with the Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48. Will Marshawn Lynch steadily handle the Bronco run defense? Will the Seattle secondary shut down the best pass offense in NFL History?

Tanaka goes to the Yankees, Flood gates open for the Mariners

Matt Garza

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down what’s left in MLB free agency now that Masahiro Tanaka has gone to the New York Yankees. When it comes to pitchers, keep an eye on Matt Garza and Ervin Santana. For hitters, look at Nelson Cruz, although his history with PEDs could be problematic for the M’s.

Matchups to watch closely in today’s NFC Championship

Richard Sherman

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down 5 key matchups to todays NFC Championship game. Since the 49ers run a 3-4 defense and vary which linebacker comes in to rush the passer it will be interesting to see how newly named starting left guard Michael Bowie holds up against the likes of Justin Smith and Aldon Smith. Will Richard Sherman play shadow to Boldin? One can only hope.

It’s time to turn it loose! An open letter to Darrell Bevell

Darrell Bevell

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott write a personalized letter to the Hawks’ offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell about playcalling in the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch must be involved, but in the right way. Scott wants to see more creativity, likely involving Golden Tate and Percy Harvin — should be available.

The Seahawks will lose the NFC Championship, unless they win…

Russell WIlson, Colin Kaepernick

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the keys to victory for the Hawks against the San Francisco 49ers in the FC Championship game of the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Colin Kaepernick is the x-factor, as the 12th man, Russell Wilson and Marhsawn Lynch should all be expected to perform adequately.

Potential Seattle Trades and Mariners needs

Dustin Ackley

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at some potential trade partners for the M’s. Despite signing Robinson Cano and others this offseason, the team still has needs. The New York Yankees could help fill those needs if the Mariners are willing to part with Dustin Ackley.

Mariners names you’d least expect to make an impact in 2014

Abraham Almonte

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Brian Scott breaks down which M’s players could have a surprise impact on the 2014 MLB season. Scott recaps a trade that once sent Ken Phelps to the New York Yankees for Jay Buhner. Buhner went on to become a big-tim playmaker, and Abraham Almonte and Cole Gillespie could have a similar impact.

Who will the Seahawks play in the NFC divisional round?

Green Bay Packers Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott previews every possible Round 1 matchup for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Playoffs. The New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers all have a chance of facing Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman and the Legion of Boom.

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