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What can we expect when the Huskies face Illinois?

Austin Seferian-Jenkins

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us five things to look forward to in UW’s Week 3 matchup with the Illinois Fighting Illini. First and foremost, keep an eye on Austin Seferian-Jenkins in his return game from suspension. But while ASJ will make his mark, as well as Bishop Sankey and Kasen Williams, look for Jaydon Mickens and Dwayne Washington to potentially get involved. The UW defense will be tested by Nathan Scheelhaase, and this should be a hard-fought battle on both sides.

Playmakers stepping up for the Washington Huskies

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NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies blogger Chris Hall brings us a list of playmakers who stepped up against Boise State and should raise their profiles this season. Wide Receivers John Ross, Dwayne Washington, Jaydon Mickens. A home run threat every time he catches the ball, every team this year will be mindful of Mickens from now on. Lets not forget TE Josh Perkins also made the list after his solid performance.

Boise State playmakers UW needs to control

WR Matt Miller will challenge UW in the season opener.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger breaks down which Boise State Broncos must be contained in the season opener against UW. Jay Ajayi, a punishing ball-carrier, will challenge Danny Shelton. Matt Miller is a guy who has size on Marcus Peters and Greg Ducre, which means Shaq Thompson may be called upon. Demarcus Larence will also raise hell, but for the Broncos’ defense.

*My* fearless predictions – 2014 Seahawks Pro Bowlers

Richard Sherman

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Chris Hall has previewed the 2013-14 NFL season with his predictions of who will make the Pro Bowl. Russell Okung, Marshawn Lynch, Max Unger, Earl Thomas and Leon Washington should be returners. Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, Brandon Browner, Kam Chancellor, Chris Clemons and Percy Harvin should be newcomers.

What can we expect when the Huskies face Boise State?

Huskies vs. Cardinal

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ football blogger Chris Hall talks about what to expect when the Huskies host Boise State for their opening game of 2013. Whiel expectations for both teams are quite lofty for the next year, the first game of the season will undoubtedly prove at least some of each team’s worth. The Huskies will have a tough task ahead of them, but a helpful home crowd and Keith Price & Bishop Sankey should help to alleviate some pressure for the Dawgs.

Five fearless, unorthodox, UW Football predictions

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NWSB Insider and Washington Husky Blogger Chris Hall gives us his five unorthodox predictions heading into the 2013 college football season. Washington is due for a win against Oregon, as well as an eight-win season. John Ross and Damore’ea Stringfellow are boudn to succeed in their freshman seasons. Deontae Cooper Dwayne Washington will step up alongside Bishop Sankey.

The new power couple of the NFL: The 49ers-Seahawks rivalry

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall weighs in with a piece about the budding rivalry that is becoming one of the best in the NFL, the Seahawks vs. 49ers. Let’s face it, there is no team, player or fan that us Hawks fans hate more than that of the Niners. Last years matchup in SF did nothing but add to the hatred we have, but at least it eclipsed with a 42-13 win for us at home in the second game. This year it’s on! Pete Carroll vs. Jim Harbaugh, Russell Wilson vs. Colin Kaepernick.

The Seahawks big men up front: 2013 Seattle O-Line analysis

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall weighs in with his five Hawks lineman that he believes will make up the 2013 Seahawks starting offensive line. Russell Okung, Max Unger, James Carpenter, Paul McQuistan and Breno Giacomini. Chris points out the foundation of what should be one of the best offenses in the NFL. And it all starts with the big five up front. Sophmore QB and incumbent starter Russell Wilson can sleep easy at night.

The 5 Players Washington Huskies fans love to hate

Austin Seferian-Jenkins

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies’ blogger Chris Hall talks about five players/positional units that he loves to hate on the UW football team. Standouts Keith Price and Austin Seferian-Jenkins make this list because of the way they thrill at times but disappoint at others. Finding their way onto the list are also the Huskies’ offensive and defensive lines, units that have a ton of potential but consistently under perform. Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Keith Price are mentioned.

Ranking the Washington football teams over the last 5 years

Jake Locker and the 2010 Huskies defeated the USC Trojans 32-31.

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall gives us his power ranking of the last five UW football teams. Between 2008 and 2012, the team has seen everything from an 0-12 season to back-to-back victories over the USC Trojans. Jake Locker, Keith Price, Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Kasen Williams and Chris Polk have all been along for the ride.

Jalen Canty and dual-sport athletes at UW

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NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall brings up the interesting topic of the two-sport star at the University of Washington. With the commitment of upcoming two-sport star Jalen Canty, Chris takes a trip down memory lane about past success stories of Huskies two-sports stars. Of course the two that come to mind are ASJ and Nate Robinson, but there are a few more names worth noting on Chris’ list.

Washington Huskies 2013 football offensive VIP’s

Keith Price, Washington Huskies

NWSB Insider and University of Washington Huskies Blogger Chris Hall breaks down who the five most important players will be for UW in 2013. The list comprises Keith Price, Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Kassen Williams and Micah Hatchie. Much has been made about the team’s new offense, but the playmakers will be the ones leading the team to success.

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