NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Sunday when the Seahawks look to go 4-0 for the first time team history vs. the Texans in Houston. Jordin says Houston is 9th in the league in rush defense, so with a battered offensive line is going to be very difficult to get Marshawn Lynch going. Richard Sherman will NOT slack off by any means against the 6-time pro bowler Andre Johnson.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jordin Ereth details the Seattle unit that was most impressive in their week 3 triumph over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Marshawn Lynch was surprisingly stopped for much of the contest, which meant it became Russell Wilson’s show. Once the game was in hand, Pete Carroll called off the dogs and inserted Tarvaris Jackson and Christine Michael. The routing continued, and the quarterbacks played extremely well the entire way through.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jordin Ereth details the Seattle unit that was most impressive in their week 2 triumph over the San Francisco 49ers. While Marshawn Lynch had an impressive performance, it’s Cliff Avril and the defensive line that made the difference. Avril put the pressure on Colin Kaepernick and forced a fumble on a sack. The Legion of Boom had a great day. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, and Richard Sherman all had an interception each.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Sunday night when the San Francisco 49ers visit their NFC West foes the Seahawks. It is rare that a week 2 game carries so much importance. Russell Wilson vs. Colin Kaepernick. Jordin says let’s be real. This is what everyone wants to see. Anquan Boldin is back in the NFC West. That means Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor and Earl Thomas will know when he’s out there. Queue the music.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jordin Ereth details the Seattle unit that was most impressive in their week one triumph over the Carolina Panthers. While Russell Wilson eventually had a career game, the wide receivers stood out and helped the Seahawks to victory. Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin, Sidney Rice, and most of all Jermaine Kearse, a graduate of UW, was the most impressive receiver and hauled in the biggest TD of the game.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars’ blogger Jordin Ereth hands out his game balls from Washington State’s huge win over the USC Trojans on the road. Damante Horton obviously played a huge part for the Cougs, scoring their only touchdown of the game while the rest of the defense stepped up in a big way as well.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Sunday in Carolina when the Hawks visit the Panthers. Jordin points out this won’t be an easy game. The Seahawks play 5 road games at 10:00 am this season – at Carolina, Houston, Indianapolis, Atlanta, and New York (Giants). He can’t wait to watch Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman, Cam Newton, Steve Smith, Pete Carroll and Ron Rivera go at it.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars blogger Jordin Ereth gives us his take in his weekly What Went Wrong post There was a lot to love about the Cougars performance. They came out strong on their opening drive with a well-executed 75 yards leading to 7 points. Jordin’s player that needs improvement for WSU. Connor Halliday. He had received praise all pre season long for his improved decision making and accuracy. Unfortunately, it looks like Halliday is still struggling greatly.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars Blogger Jordin Ereth gives us three players to watch out for in the matchup against the Auburn Tigers. In the season opener, Connor Halliday will be the difference maker, as the Mike Leach’s pass-heavy offense starts with the quarterback. Next in line is Gabe Marks, who is primed for a breakout year at wide receiver. Finally, someone who is under the radar is running back Teondray Caldwell.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth breaks down the comparison between Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick entering the NFL season. Ereth positions his arguments in three categories: Physical attributes, mental makeup and leadership. When it comes down to it, Seattle fans and San Francisco fans are going to disagree. But one player stands above the other at the end of the day.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth recaps the pros and cons following the team’s final preseason game against the Denver Broncos. On the plus side, Kam Chancellor, Brandon Browner, Brandon Mebane, Heath Farwell, and O’Brien Schofield forced five fumbles. Unfortunately, penalty yards were a theme for the wrong reason.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth hits on the silver lining when it comes to Percy Harvin’s injury — Christine Michael. The rookie now has a chance to shine in the kick-return game with Harvin out. Players such as Devin Hester, Leon Washington and Dante Hall made careers in special teams, and now Michael has a chance early in his career to follow that path.