NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching tonight at Century Link Field when the Titans visit the Seahawks in NFL preseason action. With starting right guard John Moffitt out for 2-3 weeks newly acquired Deuce Lutui will get to start in his place and I want to see his conditioning. On Saturday I want to see Bruce Irvin and Jason Jones be disruptive forces.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill tells us what is going on during training camp with regards to Tarvaris Jackson and the Seatle QB competition. He states truth be told, Jackson doesn’t really project as the long term answer for the Hawks, but should he at least be retained for one more year? Russell Wilson and Matt Flynn and Josh Portis will all have something to say about this.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us a Northwest gossip today about two up and coming players on the roster. Doug Baldwin and Matt Flynn are developing some great offseason chemistry. It’s relieving for Seahawks fans too see this, even though it’s coming from a teammate, after watching the Kevin Kolb disaster last season in Arizona.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his analysis of the Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. He questions whether or not Pete is on the Seahawks HOTSEAT. While Pete is a defensive Coach by his pedigree the Head Coach is ultimately responsible for all positions on the team, including the QB. And the Seattle QB competition is important. One has to wonder would another 7-9 record send Pete packing?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about the five toughest 2012 NFL matchups that await the team this season. In particular the week 16 game vs. division foes the San Francisco 49ers and Alex Smith. It is very likely that this will be the most important game on the Seahawks’ schedule. Will it be Matt Flynn or Tarvaris Jackson at the helm for Seattle?
NWSB Seattle Seahawks writer Insider Steve reports on the 2012 NFL draft selections by Seattle’s front office brass Pete Carroll and John Schneider. They drafted knowing that in order to beat the teams on their 2012 NFL schedule, they were going to have beef up their defense. The only way to do that is to play defense at a championship level, and Carroll and Schneider understand that better then anyone.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks Pete Carroll can say there is an open competition all he wants but Flynn is not being brought in as anything but the starter. The Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with free agent quarterback Matt Flynn on a 3-year $26 million dollar deal with $10 million guaranteed. NOT backup money.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate is on the Matt Flynn rollercoaster today. He brings us his top 5 reasons why the Seattle Seahawks should NOT sign Flynn, citing his lack of NFL experience and how the Packers system set him up for instant success. He also gushes about his obvious choice in the situation, Robert Griffin III. Tarvaris Jackson and Charlie Whitehurst are not the answer.