NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his second 2012 KNOW YOUR ENEMY pre-season post. This time he focuses on the 2012 NFC West second place finisher Arizona Cardinals. Reggie’s five Cardinals weapons are Larry Fitzgerald, Beanie Wells, Todd Heap, Michael Floyd, and Ryan Williams. The Cardinals know how hard Kam Chancellor hits and should be wary of the team of him and Earl Thomas.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about his question marks for the 2012 season. Is Bruce Irvin the real deal? Can the moves at the linebacker position be the answer for the most inconsistant position on the defense last year? Also In comes Tarvaris Jackson, the returner. He’s doing well. Will the inexperienced Matt Flynn be any better?
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his analysis of the Seattle Seahawks hardest hitting players. He points out the NFL has been cracking down on helmet-to-helmet hits, and trying to reduce concussions, and he’s totally on board with that, but that’s not what we’re talking about here. He states Red Bryant, Marshawn Lynch, K.J. Wright, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor will bring the heat in 2012.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about his fearless predictions of why rookie QB Russell Wilson wil be the Seahawks QB of the Future. With recent big game experience, he has more composure than Matt Flynn or Tarvaris Jackson. With the biggest arm the Hawks have seen since the days of Matt Hasselbeck, Wilson is just what the team needs to out gun their opponents.
NWSB Insider Matt Church brings us his draft analysis from around the NFC West. Sure, we all know what the Seattle Seahawks did in the draft, but do we know how our competition is going to look next year? We do now after Matt broke it down for us here! He reviews the 49ers, Cardinals, and Rams 2012 NFL draft picks, Michael Floyd, Michael Brockers, and A.J. Jenkins the top picks.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled one of their biggest needs when they drafted Bruce Irvin defensive end West Virginia with the 15th overall selection. Mel Kiper said what? Jon Gruden said who? Seattle said have you heard of him? We’re all shocked. But in Pete Carroll and John Schneider the 12th man trusts.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us news of a three new Friday signings in Seattle. Guard Deuce Lutui, linebacker Barrett Rudd, cornerback Roy Lewis sign one-year deals with Seahawks. Don’t overlook Seattle’s agreement to bring back cornerback Lewis, who was a special-teams captain in 2010. Lineman Deuce Lutui ranks as the biggest addition the Seahawks made Friday. All-in-all a very busy day.
After seeing him on TV this week “Q” decided to write a Northwest Athlete Profile on former NFL punter and Colorado Buffalo and North Delta Secondary school athlete Mitch Berger. In 2008 he won a Super Bowl ring for the Steelers and in the big game had 3 punts averaging a legit 46.3 yards per punt. Kudo’s for a great career and representing Canada in the NFL.