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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us a piece on the current Seahawks roster and breaks down the wideout position. He says last season there wasn’t any noticeable separation production-wise between Sidney Rice and Golden Tate, Zach Miller didn’t really come along until the playoffs, and in all honesty The only real disappointment was Doug Baldwin. Things looked up with Percy Harvin on the roster…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Jordin Ereth breaks down why Justin Smoak is finally showing signs of reaching his potential. Smoak has shown glimpses of the highly touted prospect he was supposed to be, but never kept it going. However, he’s coming in to his own since returning from the disabled list, and the numbers prove it.
NWSB Insider and Washington State Cougars Blogger breaks down what we can expect from the Cougs in 2013. Southern Utah, Idaho, Arizona State, Utah and Cal are all winnable games. Don’t expect a bowl game, although Mike Leach does. However, expect more wins than last season. The starting QB job likely belongs to Connor Halliday, but Vince Mayle is good enough to play right away.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us a piece on the recent remarks made by Russell Wilson when asked about a Sophomore Slump. “I don’t know those words” was his response. Talk about swagger. The confidence this kid oozes is amazing, and hopefully contagious too. Whatever you think about this kid, he has the attention of the nation heading into the new season. Super Bowl or bust!
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners’ blogger Jordin Ereth gives you his love ‘em and hate ‘em about the youth movement of the 2013 Seattle Mariners. After a few seasons of trying to figure out the organization, Jordin believes he has Seattle figured out. As the record falls, the draft pick rises. We then find ourselves with Mike Zunino, Nick Franklin and Danny Hultzen in our system. Okay Jacky boy, I can see your approach now. I don’t agree with it, but I can see it. Read on for his opinion.