NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth gives you his analysis of Seattle’s draft picks that ended up impressing instead of disappointing Seattle fans. Mel claimed that Bruce Irvin was more of a late-second round value, Bobby Wagner could have been taken a round later, and he questioned the Russell Wilson pick, considering the Seahawks recently brought in Matt Flynn to likely be the starter.
Seattle Seahawks beat writer, 12th man, and Seahawks season ticket holder Brett Bivens is back with a rookie report card after their first game in the NFL. Brett gives us a pick by pick, good and bad, review of each of the new Seahawks in the first preseason game and during training camp. It’s always good to track the progress of Bruce Irvin, Robert Turbin, Bobby Wagner, Korey Toomer, Russell Wilson and Winston Guy.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church asks us the serious question of whether or not the Seahawks will have a top defense again in 2012? With the departure of David Hawthorne there is an empty space. Let’s hope that is filled by the rookie Bobby Wagner. Coupled with Brandon Mebane, Red Bryant, LeRoy Hill, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and K.J. Wright the makings is there for an amazing defense.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings you a list to keep you busy this offseason. While many are anticipating football season’s arrival, Brandon has broken down the 5 best and 5 worst transaction of the Pete Carroll and John Schneider era in Seattle. From letting Matt Hasselbeck and Josh Wilson go to acquiring Marshawn Lynch and Leon Washinton, PCJS has left their stamp on this team.
OSU Writer and Beavers junkie Rick Stella gives his thoughts on what James Rodgers may have to do to get through training camp with the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL. Out of OSU came Rodgers, but went undrafted at the recent NFL draft due to teams being worried about his reconstructed knee. What does the future hold for Rodgers, and how cool is it he’s playing with his brother?
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a closer look at the Seattle Seahawks 2012 fifth round draft choice. The Seahawks selected Jaye Howard – DT – Florida. He’ll practice this week at the VMAC in Seattle at the first Seahawks rookie minicamp. He has deceptive speed for a big guy and will pursue ball carriers on the edges of the field.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens reports today on the Bruce Irvin and Seahawks coming together on a contract for the 2012 NFL Draft #15 selection overall. Bruce says all the right things: I want to prove everyone wrong, I want to get to work…… You Know, stuff like that. Today he put his money where him mouth is. Pete Carroll & John Schneider must be smiling wide.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what happened to the other UW Huskies drafted or undrafted in the 2012 NFL draft. This group helped turned the Huskies from 0-12 to back to back bowl games. This following post Kshell tells us about Alameda Ta’amu, Senio Kelemete, Cort Dennison, Jermaine Kearse and Devin Aguilar in the Pro’s.
NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what happened to beloved UW Huskies tailback in the 2012 NFL draft. He was not even drafted? How is this possible? Medical reports came out that Polk has arthritis in his shoulder that is only getting worse. He was signed as a UDFA to the Philadelphia Eagles and will provide a short yardage situation for the Eagles in 2012.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a closer look at the Seattle Seahawks 2012 third round draft choice. The Seahawks selected Robert Turbin – RB – Utah State. Another surprising pick to most outside the Northwest, Robert Turbin is exactly what Pete and John were looking for in a backup for Marshawn Lynch. His strength and athleticism make him a force to be reckoned with.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a closer look at the Seattle Seahawks 2012 third round draft choice. The Seahawks selected Russell Wilson – QB – Wisconsin. This was a surprise pick to many, but is guaranteed to bring one hell of a competition for the starting QB role in Seattle. Despite the knocks on his height, Wilson has defied the odds and excelled at 2 different schools under 2 different styles of offense.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a closer look at the Seattle Seahawks 2012 second round draft choice. With the15th pick in the second round, the Seahawks selected Bobby Wagner – LB – Utah State. Drafting Wagner fills the hole at linebacker left bu David Hawthorne. Wagner possesses all the characteristic traits of a Pete and John team and should excel in this young group of Seahawks linebackers.