NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching for Sunday when the Hawks play the Atlanta Falcons on Divisional playoffs Weekend. Jordin says the most intriguing match up is the combination of Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner against Roddy White and Julio Jones. Kam Chancellor has his work cut out for him guarding the Falcons’ Hall of Fame tight end – Tony Gonzalez.
Free NFL Betting Odds & Picks for the Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins wildcard weekend matchup. The Seahawks hold the line at +1, the over/under is 45.5. Dave is telling us the Falcons will have to throw the ball a ton to be successful while Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman (arguably the best defensive back duo in the NFL) will be waiting. Marshawn Lynch will get his chances and will likely deliver
NWSB Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Kevin “the Flying V” Vanstone weighs in with the first of many 2013 NHL regular season updates. With the new CBA going into effect on Monday, Kevin tells us how this effects the Vancouver Canucks. Namely, the ability to buy out some contracts, and the scrambling to get a full roster of players ready to go for the proposed season opener on January 19th.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell after each week of the regular season and possibly during an NFL playoff game or the Super Bowl will bring you his Seahawks game balls. Balls are awarded to the Hawks offensive MVP. After going down early, Russell Wilson led this team from behind to score 24 unanswered points for the win, and the offensive game ball. The defensive game ball goes to Earl Thomas for his interception…
NWSB Insider Steve Lee brings us another addition to the Northwest Player Profile section of the NWSB. This time he tells us all about BC’s very own Kelly Olynyk, a 7 footer playing ball at Gonzaga.
During his first couple of years playing behind Robert Sacre, Olynyk didn’t see too many minutes, but now that he is the go to guy in the middle, he has stepped up his game.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Bryan McFarlane brings us what he thinks will be the 3 most important match-ups for the Seahawks vs. Redskins playoff game this Sunday. The most obvious is the RGIII vs. Russell Wilson matchup, with the winner most likely coming away with the OROY award. But more importantly is the chess match that will be taking place between Pete Carroll and Mike Shanahan on the sidelines.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about the playoff Wild Card game for the Seahawks, a Sunday afternoon matchup against the Washington Redskins. The demons are back, and to overcome them the Seahawks will have to put on their big boy pants and take down RGIII and the Redskins on the east coast in their playoff opener. Personally, I think that the boys are up to the task, and a Super Bowl run is imminent.
Free NFL Betting Odds & Picks for the Seattle Seahawks vs. Washington Redskins wildcard weekend matchup. The Seahawks hold the line at 3, the over/under is 46. Dave is telling us that there is no reason for the Seahawks to lose this game. Make no mistake about it however – Marshawn Lynch and Seattle’s third best rush offense was still the engine that drove the Hawks to prominence. Russell Wilson vs. Robert Griffin III. Can’t wait.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners’ blogger Jeff Budke brings us the newest installment to the NWSB page, the hypothetical What If questions, Mariners Version. Of course Jeff touches on the what if Junior, Randy, and Alex Rodriguez could have stayed together, but he get’s down to the real business at hand, like what if we never had to put up with the Bill Bavasi years. Or, what would Mariners life been like without the one and only Ichiro Suzuki?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Danny Ferguson gives us what he thinks needs to happen for the Mariners to improve the most important stat in all of baseball. Wins. The 5 guys who need improvement are Brendan Ryan, Justin Smoak, Hector Noesi, Mike Carp, and Dustin Ackley. Though Ackley already has an important role with this team, Danny is asking for about 20 more triples from the Ack Attack. These 5 guys improve, and the M’s will have 5 more wins in 2013.
NWSB Insider Steve Lee talks about Washington’s prospects heading into the Pac-12 Conference Schedule. The Huskies have already amassed half of their loss total from a year ago, and now are looking at a tough league schedule with only USC sitting behind them in the standings heading into conference play. There are some winnable games early, but tough matchups against Colorado, Oregon, and Arizona will be a hurdle for this young team.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching for Sunday when the Hawks play the Washington Redskins on Wildcard Weekend. Jordin says both defenses will be well prepared for their opponents due to the familiarity of the two in practice. This is why the showdown of offensive coordinators could very well decide the outcome. He says watch for Earl Thomas and Bobby Wagner to impress.