NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his Seattle first quarter of the season defensive stats. He points out Cliff Avril’s numbers are down, no doubt about it. He is on pace to have a career low in tackles and his least amount of sacks since 2009. Michael Bennett was brought back to Seattle for one reason, get after the quarterback. Bennett has not disappointed. Brandon Mebane is one of those players that the numbers always lie.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s Hawks vs. Texans tilt. Brett predicted Russell Wilson would leads the team down the field and score the game winning touchdown with less than six minutes left on the clock resulting in a Seattle win 24-21. He was pretty close. Richard Sherman, Malcolm Smith, Clinton McDonald all had great games for the Hawks d.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with his Week 1 preview, breakdown and prediction of the matchup between the Seahawks and the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers are trying to be a team on the rise in the weak NFC South, but the Seahawks are a team on the rise in the NFL. This one is a great test to see just how the Hawks will come out with the season opener on the road in the Eastern time zone. Definitely a thorn in the talons of these birds in the past.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bives once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback…er…rather Sunday Afternoon Quarterback! Breaking down games once again, Brett looks at Seattle’s second preseason game of the season and the positives and negatives that came out of the Hawks’ victory over the Denver Broncos. Hawks rolled, but there are still some improvements needed. Standouts were Jermaine Kearse, Russell Wilson, and Benson Mayowa.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about four players on the Seahawks’ roster that he believes are in the top-5 of their positional groups. While football is the ultimate team sport (as he has mentioned previously), there are a few Hawks on the roster that stand out because of how successful and dominant they are at their position. Read on to find out who Chris believes cracks the top-5. Earl Thomas, Marshawn Lynch, Max Unger, Richard Sherman.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Bobby Wagner and how he is definitely not headed down the path for a sophomore slump. Boasting the speed and ferocity needed for a linebacker, the relatively unheralded Wagner will only get better in the coming year, and the Seattle defense will do so with him. Additions along the defensive line (Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett) and his development as a player will be main factors in allowing him to continue to dominate in 2013.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Jones Hyde weighs in today on the news about GM John Schneider and his contract extension. Jonas goes on to say Pete Carroll will be next to hit a payday. With Carroll’s original 5-year deal running through 2014, it is a given that an extension will be done within the year to keep the tandem together. After the extension is done, the real work will only just be starting. Richard Sherman & Russell Wilson are nice picks by the way.
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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us a look back in Seattle Seahawks history. Today, Brandon breaks down 5 of the top rookie seasons in Seahawks history. Bobby Wagner and Russell Wilson had memorable rookie seasons this year, sending many Seahawks fans down memory lane. Do you remember Joey Galloway, Curt Warner, Lofa Tatupu and Jacob Green? Brandon does, and he chronicles them here.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the state of the Seattle Seahawks. While the Seahawks could surely draft whatever players they think best and use all of their picks to give them the best chance at another surprise player, Seattle could potentially deal their picks to other teams for proper compensation. What route they decide to take we will not know until draft day. Chris looks at the John Clayton’s Seahawks podcast, with Russell Wilson and others.