Washington State & Seahawks

Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks pros and cons

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.

Christine Michael: The silver lining for the Seattle Seahawks!

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.

A look into the 2013 Seattle Seahawks receiving corp

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…

M’s fans…Is it time to get all aboard the Smoakamotive?

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.

Washington State Cougars: What to expect in 2013?

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.

Russell Wilson’s sophomore season: jump or slump?

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!

MLB Analysis: Jack Z’s Mariners youth movement

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.

Kyle Seager: How good can this kid be?

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners Blogger Jordin Ereth breaks down why Eric Wedge is so confident about third base. Only halfway through his third season, Kyle Seager has already become the most consistent Mariner on the ball club. He plays as solid of a third base that you can find, and is hitting an encouraging .281. In the midst of this young talent producing, it is comforting knowing we have a budding star to lead the lineup over in the hot corner.

Felix Hernandez: Greatest Mariners pitcher of all time?

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jordin Ereth asks the question that has been asked by many before him: Who is the greatest pitcher in Mariners history? Well of course it boils down to Randy Johnson and Felix Hernandez. So which is it? The Big Unit or the King? You will have to read to find out. For starters Felix has shown more than Randy…Enjoy this NWSB Moments In Time post.

Finding roles for the Seattle Seahawks 2013 draft class

ESPN Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth breaks down every rookie in training camp and what their roles could be with the team moving forward. The rookie class comprises Christine Michael, Jordan Hill, Chris Harper, Jesse Williams, Tharold Simon, Luke Wilson, Spencer Ware, Ryan Seymour, Ty Powell, Jared Smith and Michael Bowie. So many coaches and Gm’s nowadays settle with the rosters they have. Not Pete Carroll & John Schneider.

Moving Forward…Bold predictions for the Mariners

NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jordin Ereth makes five bold predictions about the remainder of the M’s season. Among the predictions are Felix Hernandez winning the Cy Young award, Nick Franklin becoming the starting short stop, Kendrys Morales being traded, four players making the All-Star Game and the team making the postseason.

Defending the Seahawks 2013 NFL Draft: Running Back

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jordin Ereth talks about Seattle’s 2nd round draft pick Christine Michael. There are a few ways to react to this pick. One way is to question it like every other analyst seems to do whenever Pete and John make a selection in the early rounds. Or, you could go with the seemingly more popular “I have faith in the front office, considering their track record in previous drafts.” Jordin, however, tries to get inside the genius of Pete and John.

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