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NWSB writer and Seattle Seahawks insider, Brian Scott, looks at the three newest members of the Seattle Seahawks and where they might fit into the Hawk’s plans– It’s hard to say for sure if Webb will be asked to take over at left tackle for the departed Russell Okung or if he’ll wind up playing guard in place of the departed J.R. Sweezy. Given the size of of Webb’s contract which makes him the highest paid offensive lineman on the Seahawks’ roster, I’d say he’s probably going to start someplace on that line.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, discusses the legacy of Seahawks Icon Matt Hasselbeck who has announced his retirement from the NFL– When coach Holmgren introduced the Seahawk faithful to Matt Hasselbeck, everyone was at least a little suspicious. Hass was just a sixth round pick who hadn’t started an NFL game—seriously, THIS is the guy Holmgren expected to turn our franchise around?
NWSB writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, highlights some key Seahawks losses during the first week of NFL free agency– Hands down, Brandon Mebane was the best interior defensive tackle the Seahawks had last year. It’s a shame that his departure has come as I hoped he’d finish his career playing for the Seahawks.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, throws down his Seahawks 2016 NFL draft predictions — Analyzing who the Seattle Seahawks, led by the dynamic duo of Pete Carroll and John Schneider, might pick in the upcoming 2016 NFL draft is nearly an impossible task. These guys have their own, unique philosophy about the draft and who can really argue with it given their success?
NWSB writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, looks at three NFL free agents the Seahawks might choose to target– With J.R. Sweezy a free agent himself, the Seahawks have an opportunity to improve at the right guard position, a position that has seen its most impressive play the last couple of years being equal to a spaghetti strainer.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, discusses the possibilities of a second hold out by Kam Chancellor– I think it’s fair to say that Chancellor’s hold out did damage the Seahawks 2015 season. How much it damaged the Seahawks season is debatable but I think everyone would conclude that on some level, his absence and subsequent return, didn’t do anything good for the team.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, counts down his top five favorite Marshawn Lynch runs in the wake of the retirement of the legendary Seahawks running back– All good things must come to an end. I’m just glad that in the case of Seattle Seahawks running back, Marshawn Lynch, that it’s on his terms, and with his health intact.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, speculates on the future of Pete Carroll in Seattle– What coach, who has been as successful and as revered as Carroll has been, would play out the final year of his contract without an extension being in place before hand if he intended on coaching beyond that final year?
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, breaks down the Seahawks free agents and identifies his keepers– Obviously you can’t re-sign all of these guys for $26 million and we know the Seahawks will probably make at least a few cuts to free up more space but allow me to speculate on who I would retain from this list. My re-signees would be…
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, shares his thoughts on the Seahawks playoff defeat against the Panthers– If you were fortunate enough to watch the Seattle Seahawks taking on the Carolina Panthers in the NFC divisional playoff game, you saw one of the most unique football games ever played in the NFL. Never have I seen both teams in a single game play at such a high level in one half and such a low level in the other half.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, previews the Seahawks second playoff game and second match up of the 2015/16 season against the Carolina Panthers– Lynch doesn’t quit. That’s the genesis of his nickname Beast Mode. It’s not in his character and seriously doubt it ever will be. Lynch is playing for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday and he’s going to get 100 yards rushing before the day is over.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, recaps the Seahawks non-loss over the Vikings in the NFC Wild Card game– The game started for the Minnesota Vikings with an ominous sign. The Vikings team Gjallarhorn shattered in the frigid temperatures right before game time. Could the shattering of a Viking horn be the foreshadow of the shattering of a playoff dream?
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