NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Hall talks about the positions the Huskies football team need to upgrade in 2013 for an even better season than their last. Graduation left Washington’s receiving corp depleted and shallow after the 1-2 punch of Austin Seferian-Jenkins and Kasen Williams. After an audit, it’s clear Washington needs to fix up five positions in particular.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall talks about why Chip leaving Eugene for Philadelphia is a welcome sight for all University of Washington fans. Chip Kelly and his staff were top-flight recruiters. You only needed to glance at their stud-filled recruiting classes every year, or notice how well they reloaded each season, to know this was true. Oregon was on the short list of every big time recruit in the pacific northwest and blue-chip players across the country.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall breaks down the comparisons between current Hawks player Bobby Wagner and former Hawks player Lofa Tatupu. The two players have eerily similar physiques, eerily similar stats (as rookies) and could end up having eerily similar careers. If Wagner progresses the same way Tatupu did, Seahawks fans can look forward to a solid presence at MLB for years to come.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies Basketball blogger Chris Hall talks about the four games on Washington’s schedule that will present the biggest test to the Huskies.Currently sitting at 10-6 following a blowout win against Cal yesterday, Washington has a few obvious big games, and couple trap games in the schedule.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down what we learned about the Dawgs in 2012. Mainly, that this team has gotten better, but just weren’t ready to turn the corner yet. The QB position is the biggest mess of the team with the poor season by Keith Price. Standouts were Bishop Sankey, Austin Seferian-Jenkins, and Kasen Williams. If the Huskies played in a different conference, they could have been a 10 win team easily. The Pac-12 is second best to the SEC in today’s football world.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall gives us his takeaways from Sunday with the postseason matchup against the Washington Redskins in mind. Defense continues to be a team strength, Russell Wilson needs better protection and Golden Tate has to remain a down-field target. Also, having Richard Sherman back should put fans’ minds at ease against Robert Griffin III.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall breaks down which Seahawks players were named to the pro bowl, and which ones deserved better. Russell Okung, Leon Washington and Max Unger earned starting spots, and they deserved them; but Richard Sherman and Kam Chancellor deserved more. The 2013 Pro Bowl is Jan. 27.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall tells us all how Richard Sherman’s successful appeal impacts the Seattle Seahawks when it comes to the postseason. hen the news broke of failed drug tests, the Seattle faithful were gloomy at the prospect of losing both starting cornerbacks simultaneously. Brandon Browner dropped his appeal and served his four-game suspension, but Sherman fought it and won.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall weighs in today with a post on his 2013 Pro Bowl roster projections and predictions for the Seahawks. He pegs Marshawn Lynch, Max Unger, Chris Clemons, Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman to all be in Hawaii in February. It’s that time of year. Hope you cast your ballots for the “Don’t Injure Each Other, or Bother to Look Like We’re Even Trying at All” bowl.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the UW vs. Cal 2012 Week 10 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. The Huskies got their first road win in over a year. Finally. This team needed to prove they could beat a quality squad away from Seattle, and did. Let’s make a habit out of it. Chris says in Austin Seferian-Jenkins, the Dawgs landed an absolute athletic freak.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Phil Slater weighs in today with another post on the strategy and tactics that could help the Hawks take down the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night football on NBC in Week 16 NFL action. Phil says Look for Seattle’s Superstar Rookie MLB Bobby Wagner to be huge, look for Marshawn Lynch to be epic, and look for Sidney Rice to rack up some yardage. Enjoy 12′s.
NWSB Insider and UW Huskies blogger Chris Hall gives us his take on the Washington Huskies new-look offense. When Lorenzo Romar announced that UW would switch to a high-post offense, reactions were mixed among the Washington faithful. On one hand, the switch may suit this year’s roster. But could such a change really work for the Huskies? Let’s take a look at how Washington’s high-post offense has worked over the course of the season.