NWSB Inside and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens brings us his take on the recent extension of Kam Chancellor. Chancellor’s guaranteed money ranks fifth among all NFL safeties. The contract also makes Kam the highest paid strong safety in the NFL. Bivens thinks that the Hawks overpaid to keep their man, but he’s excited to see him roaming the backfield for years to come.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth breaks down which five games are safe bets in 2013. Highlighted in this preview are matchups against Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings, Jake Locker and the Tennessee Titans, Blaine Gabbert and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals and Chris Long and the St. Louis Rams.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you 5 surprising picks the Seahawks may make in the 2013 NFL Draft. While there are some names that keep coming up as good fits for the Hawks, Carroll and Schneider are notorious for going against the grain and still finding success. A few players that may fit the bill for the Seahawks this year are Kenjon Barner of Oregon, Kyle Long of Oregon, Tyrann Mathieu of LSU, Dallas Thomas of Tennessee, and Ryan Swope of Texas A&M.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with the 2013 Seattle Seahawks regular season schedule. 4 times the Seahawks will be seen on prime time this year. That’s 4 extra times before the playoffs that we can showcase what we got up here for the rest of the country to see! Seahawks face off against the AFC South, and the NFC South, plus get games against the Vikings at home and the Giants at the Meadowlands. The Quest for the Super Bowl begins in Carolina on September 8th!
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens weighs in tonight on the state of the Hawks prior to the 2013 NFL draft. He weighs in with some draft predictions, his free draft preview, and explains what he thinks are the teams roster weaknesses. He loves the secondary, but says addition of Antoine Winfield in free agency should secure the teams nickelback position. Richard Sherman & Brandon Browner are great, but more depth is needed for starters.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s 2013 schedule that was just released this afternoon. Featuring four primetime matchups, it’s clear that the NFL schedulers are already aware that the Seahawks will be one of the top contenders in 2013-2014. That being said, they will have to navigate a tough schedule that features the likes of the Texans, Colts, Saints, Falcons, and 49ers if they want to prove they belong among the NFL elite.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us his take on another Pete Carroll & John Schneider move this week. They signed Antoine Winfield. He gives the Seahawks a player who they can count on in the secondary. Eventually he will hit a wall where he is no longer effective, hopefully it is not this season. Between Richard Sherman, Brandon Browner, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor the secondary looks set.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us his reasons why Russell Wilson is Seattle’s first FRANCHISE quarterback. He says the Seahawks have had Jim Zorn, Matt Hasselbeck, and Dave Krieg. All had great careers, but were never really considered “franchise quarterbacks.” Russell Wilson will surpass them all. With his time spent in the film room, it wouldn’t surprise to see a career passer rating in the triple digits either. Watch out record books.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us his take on another Pete Carroll & John Schneider move this week. They signed Brady Quinn to be Russell Wilson’s backup qb for 2013. Brett asks will Quinn be the number 2 guy, an emergency quarterback, or back on the streets come September? Brett says there are several things to be excited about adding Brady to the Seahawks roster. He’s not Josh Portis for starters.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his first edition of his 7 round 2013 mock draft for the Seahawks. John Schneider and Pete Carroll love this time of year. I’m sure they’re watching film as we type this. Brandon likes guard Kyle Long as their first choice, which falls in the second round. He also likes USC WR Robert Woods and Florida CB Brandon McGee among the 10 draft choices the Seahawks currently possess.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with the 2013 Seattle Seahawks pre-season schedule. Old rivals get a chance to renew the fight, pre-season style. The Seahawks will face off against the Chargers, Broncos, Packers, and Raiders this year. With each game carrying a bit of significance to it, even by pre-season standards. The quest for a Super Bowl trophy starts here! Russell Wilson vs. Matt Flynn, vs. Aaron Rogers, vs. Peyton Manning, and vs. Philip Rivers.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us his top three candidates for the backup QB spot left empty when Matt Flynn was traded to the Oakland Raiders. Josh Portis is expected to re-sign. Tyler Thigpen leads Jordin’s list of hopeful replacements. He looks to be the least flashy, and most like Russell Wilson’s style of play. The others are two former players Pete Carroll has had some serious man crushes on, Vince Young, and Matt Leinart.