NWSB insider and Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at how the suspensions to Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond will affect Seattle’s secondary. Taking a look at organizational options and free agency, the depth chart and how it will be arranged is all looked at in depth. Is the return of Antoine Winfield on the horizon? SSeahawks have activated DeShawn Shead off their practice squad. Tharold Simon, a fifth-round pick is finally practicing.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the the reasons why the brain trust of Pete Carroll & John Schneider released veteran offseason free agent Antoine Winfield. Last season Winfield only missed eight tackles playing in Minnesota’s nickel and dime packages, which are incredibly demanding of the nickelback/s in run defense. Surely he could have helped this D out right? For better or worse, the early returns are less than a day away. Can only hope they’re positive.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell takes a look at the state of the Seahawks fair-weather bandwagon fan among other things in this piece. The expectations of this team are sky high, and with that comes sales of caps, jerseys and merchandise of our beloved team to people who really shouldn’t be wearing them. Plus, Clinton takes a look at some of the recent cuts of Michael Robinson, Antoine Winfield and Brady Quinn.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster defense predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. Positives. A familiar name will be cut at linebacker. Allen Bradford’s great play has made Heath Farwell expendable. John Lotulelei has a skill set that can’t be taught. Jason LaCanfora has reported that he has heard reports that the Seahawks are releasing Antoine Winfield.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the hype surrounding Seattle’s 2013 NFL season and whether or not it is merited. We are officially less than one month away from the Seattle Seahawks’ first preseason game of the season against the San Diego Chargers. Set to kick off on Thursday, August 8 at 7 pm, many national media members and sports fans will shrug this off just like they do every preseason game. What will Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett add to Bruce Irvin & Chris Clemons on the D?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jonas Hyde talks about the offseason acquisitions Seattle made and how they will fit in with the rest of the team. Head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider used a key trade and free agent signings to bolster some of the team’s weaknesses: QB pressure from the defensive line, a true play-maker on offense, secondary depth, and a backup quarterback in the event something… anything… happens to franchise savior, Russell Wilson.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jonas Hyde previews the team’s 2013-14 season by breaking down which players will have a career year. Golden Tate, Russell Okung, Antoine Winfield and Bobby Wagner make the list. Russell Wilson may or may not make the cut, too.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today what he’s been watching this week with regards to the Hawks 2013 season. Brett says Percy Harvin gives Russell Wilson the type of dynamic receiver that very few quarterbacks get the luxury to have. He also points out Doug Baldwin had a tough sophomore season after his breakout rookie campaign, but is hearing that he has been working really hard this offseason. Lets go!
Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his Seattle Seahawks offseason analysis. With the rookie additions of players like Luke Willson, Jesse Williams, Christine Michael and Chris Harper, the Seahawks are adding even more depth to an already scary depth chart. The additions of Percy Harvin, Antoine Winfield, Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril are moves that will put the Seahawks over the top.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down the Seahawks 2013 NFC West schedule. With three prime time games, one against each NFC West foe, the Seahawks have a chance to really make a name for themselves in the rest of the country. The Hawks often get overlooked by an east coast biased national sports media market. The extra “love” this year will finally give them a chance to be seen, and heard nationally.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens previews Day 2 of the 2013 NFL Draft. Recapping Day 1, Bivens explains in depth how the team got the better deal by sending away a first round pick to the Minnesota Vikings for Percy Harvin. On Day 2, the team could target someline like Khaseem Greene, or even Arthur Brown if he’s still available.
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.