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.

The Implications of hiring John Tortorella

Photo Credit: Vancouver Sun

NWSB Insider & Vancouver Canucks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the reasons the Nucks hired new coach John Tortorella. Torts, whose style is somewhat of an unknown to this point may or may not work out in Vancouver. His first head coaching gig in Tampa Bay went famously, and culminated in the franchise winning it’s only Stanley Cup. More recently he worked wonders with the New York Rangers prospects. Nicklas Jensen, Brendan Gaunce should be all smiles.

Three impressionable Seahawks in Week 3 of the preseason

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the most impressionable Hawks from the Week 3 preseason game versus the Packers. J.R. Sweezy, Tony McDaniel and Christine Michael make the cut. It was a sloppy, hard-fought, ugly affair in Green Bay, but the Seattle Seahawks came away with the victory. The star? Michael. It didn’t take long for him to get going. 11 carries for 97 yards. 8.8 yards per carry.

Three impressionable Seahawks in Week 2 of the preseason

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke breaks down his three impressionable players from the team’s NFL preseason display against the Denver Broncos. Sean McGrath showed he’s not a one-trick pony, Jesse Williams played poorly and so far, the results have been a little underwhelming. Jermaine Kearse only had one kick return, but boy did he return it in grand fashion. He’s a lock to be on the team if there ever was one.

Why keeping David Booth might actually work out for Van City

David Booth

NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks’ Blogger J.D. Burke talks about David Booth and why the move by Mike Gillis — largely considered his last — could eventually work out for the Canucks. In his first two seasons with the Vancouver Canucks, Booth has struggled mightily to stay on the ice and has done his absolute best to annoy the fan-base off it. Could things change in the near future?

Seahawks quarterback 2013 stat line projections

Having high expectations is a good thing

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in with the status of the quarterbacks for the Seahawks in 2013. What’s not to love about 2nd year QB Russell Wilson. The absurdly good numbers Wilson was able to tally in the second half of last season surely have 12’s everywhere expecting much of the same for all 16 games this season. There is of course the ongoing battle between Tarvaris Jackson and Brady Quinn for the role of backup…isn’t there?

The Seahawks stats don’t lie; Pre-Season week 1

Seattle Seahawks, San Dego Chargers

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in with his impression of Byron Maxwell’s performance against the San Diego Chargers in the preseason. The hype so far has been about Walter Thurmond, and how he’s going to compete for a starting spot alongside Richard Sherman. However, Maxwell’s performance was statistically noteworthy.

Three impressionable Seahawks in Week 1 of the preseason

Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Jermaine Kearse, right, celebrates his touchdown with teammate Sean McGrath in the second quarter against the San Diego Chargers at Qualcomm Stadium on Thursday, August 8, 2013, in San Diego, Calif. The score put the Seahawks ahead in the game.

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in with his first impressions of three players from the Seahawks vs. San Diego Chargers Week 1 2013 preseason game. While it’s hard to focus on anyone else when John Lotulelei is on the field due to his Polamalu-esque head of hair, that really isn’t such a bad thing. No Cliff Avril, no Chris Clemons… No problem! Benson Mayowa was impressive. As was Tarvaris Jackson. Your move Brady Quinn.

Seahawks wide receivers 2013 stat line projections

Rice had a TD last week and I think he gets another this week.

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in wiht the status of the wide receivers for the Seahawks in 2013. Percy Harvin is injured, Early Doucet is cut, who does that leave exactly? Oh year, Sidney Rice, Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin and Jermaine Kearse. J.D. thinks the Hawks will still be in good shape for receiving mates to Russell Wilson’s throwing game. The only question is who will truly take the spot of Harvin. Tate seems the obvious choice, but Kearse is making a name for himself during this years camp.

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