Where does Mike Santorelli fit long term with Van City?

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NWSB blogger & insider J.D. Burke explores Mike Santorelli’s early production and determines it’s sustainability and where it will land him, long-term, with the Canucks. Advanced stats, graphs and even ordinary stats are used to accurately display a picture of whether this season is a flash in the pan or the mean. J.D. argues that Santorelli is best suited for third line duties, and presents valid reasoning to boot.

Seattle Seahawks three key match-ups vs. St. Louis Rams on MNF

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the match-ups, personnel and otherwise, that will dictate the outcome of Seattle’s game against the St. Louis Rams in the spotlight on Monday. Both clubs are banged up, but the Rams are clearly on the worse end of things with that regard. The battle of the trenches is looked at in depth, as is the likelihood that Michael Bowie will hold his own against Robert Quinn.

Shot blocking and all it can do for the 2013 Canucks

Calgary Flames v Vancouver Canucks

Vancouver Canucks insider and blogger J.D. Burke weighs in on the early progress the Canucks are making, as they adjust to a new system and the physical commitment required from it. Blocked shots are looked at in depth, as statistics from this season and last are used to find out where the Canucks are at this season. With John Tortorella, shot blocking has been a hot topic of conversation in Van City. EH? Alex Burrows & Roberto Luongo.

The Seahawks Week 6 stats don’t lie – vs. Titans

Seahawks are all drug addicts

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standouts from the Seattle Seahawks week 6 victory over the Tennessee Titans at Century Link Field. The defense is again the focus of J.D.’s statistical standout piece, as Walter Thurmond’s dominant performance on Sunday is looked at. The implications of this performance are also discussed. Brandon Browner, Byron Maxwell, & Jeremy Lane are also mentioned.

Seattle Seahawks Three Key Match-Ups vs. Tennessee Titans

Titans and Hawks

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the match-ups, personnel and otherwise, that will dictate the outcome of Seattle’s game against the Tennesee Titans on Sunday. Both clubs are banged up, and J.D. argues that the injuries on both teams will play a huge role in the outcome of Sunday’s game. Opposite the Titans revamped offensive line will be Tony McDaniel and Brandon Mebane. Both have exceeding expectations to this point…

Seattle Seahawks Three key match-ups week 5 vs. Colts

Wilson vs. Luck

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the match-ups, personnel and otherwise, that will dictate the outcome of Seattle’s game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. The Seahawks struggles in the first half, ability to shutdown Robert Mathis and whether they can contain Reggie Wayne or not will be key in winning this game. Walter Thurmond, Michael Bowie, Paul McQuistan & Russell Wilson your front and center tomorrow!

Seattle Seahawks Three key match-ups week 4

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the personnel matchups that will decide Sunday’s game in Houston as the Seahawks face the Texans. Could this be a preview of an eventual Super Bowl? It’s too hard to tell, but if it is, the matchups highlighted in this article will provide valuable insight into who has the upper-hand. Deandre Hopkins vs. Richard Sherman is a key matchup to watch this morning.

Seattle Seahawks Three key match-ups week 3

Jags-Hawks

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the personnel matchups that will decide Sunday’s game at Century Link field, between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks. Words are not minced as the Jaguars are thoroughly bashed and the likes of Red Bryant, Richard Sherman and the Seahawks in general are praised. The one area of concern, Paul McQuistan.

The Seahawks Week 2 stats don’t lie – vs. 49ers

Kaep vs. Seahawks

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standouts from the Seattle Seahawks week 2 victory over their divisional rival San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks defensive line did yeoman’s work on Sunday and the numbers provided in this post will surely convince you of the same. ProFootballFocus and other great stats sites are referenced. So are Brendan Mebane, Tony McDaniel, Bruce Irvin, Chris Clemons, O’Brien Schofield and Cliff Avril.

The Seattle Seahawks stats don’t lie – Week 1

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standout from the Seattle Seahawks week 1 victory over the Carolina Panthers. Red Bryant is bestowed with the honor and praise, and the charts and stats in this article make it perfectly clear as to why. J.D. Burke feels confident that Bryant can return to form as Seattle’s five-technique.

Should the Seattle Seahawks have kept Antoine Winfield?

We barely knew you, Winfield.

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the the reasons why the brain trust of Pete Carroll & John Schneider released veteran offseason free agent Antoine Winfield. Last season Winfield only missed eight tackles playing in Minnesota’s nickel and dime packages, which are incredibly demanding of the nickelback/s in run defense. Surely he could have helped this D out right? For better or worse, the early returns are less than a day away. Can only hope they’re positive.

The fab five…Seahawks to watch in week 1 vs. Carolina

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the five Hawks to keep an eye on – on Sunday vs. the Carolina Panthers in Week 1 2013 NFL action. JD says while the Panthers lack the necessary to depth to keep up with the Seahawks, their top-end talent is something to behold. Watch out for O’Brien Schofield, Russell Wilson, and Walter Thurmond. Read past the jump for a look at more important Seahawks heading into Sunday’s tilt.

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