NO sophomore slump: Bobby Wagner will dominate

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: Five players poised to have career years

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.

Look for Pete Carroll contract extension talks to heat up

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.

Draft predictions! Positions Seahawks need to address next week

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.

Moments In Time: The Seahawks top 5 rookie seasons

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.

State of the Seahawks – 2013 NFL Draft and beyond

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.

NWSB Picks! The top 5 Seattle Seahawks of the 2012/13 season

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his top five performers for the Seattle Seahawks this year. To say the Seattle Seahawks had a somewhat surprising season in 2012 would be an understatement. While they did come into the new year with a youthful roster that was built on potential, many believed the Seahawks would be a middle-of-the-pack 7-9, 8-8, or 9-7 team. Russell Wilson, Earl Thomas, Bobby Wagner, Marshawn Lynch & Richard Sherman make the grade.

Seattle Seahawks 2013 personnel in review: the class of 2012

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth gives you his analysis of Seattle’s draft picks that ended up impressing instead of disappointing Seattle fans. Mel claimed that Bruce Irvin was more of a late-second round value, Bobby Wagner could have been taken a round later, and he questioned the Russell Wilson pick, considering the Seahawks recently brought in Matt Flynn to likely be the starter.

The five biggest reasons the Seahawks are out of the playoffs

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens analyzes the five reasons he thinks the Seahawks got bounced early from the playoffs. Pete had some questionable calls during the game, but the biggest offender was not kicking the field goal on 4th and 1 at the 11. That would have at least put the Hawks on the board before halftime. Another one was Marshawn Lynch fumbling the ball. Nothing kills momentum more than a fumble. And that was Lynch’s second in two weeks.

Seattle Seahawks 2013 personnel in review: The Defense

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth weighs in with part 1 of his year in review. A look at the Seahawks 2013 defense. The Seattle Seahawks season began with a certain level of expectations. The defense was youthful with loads of promise and the offense held a top rushing attack. Playoffs were a reasonable goal, and then Russell Wilson threw the ball. The city of Seattle has never been more excited in the history of this franchise.

Seahawks MMQB: A heartbreaking exit

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens gives us his reaction to the Hawks’ season coming to an end. He discusses what went wrong and what went right, and he compares Russell Wilson to Hall-of-Fame QB Sammy Baugh. He also gives a special shout-out to some of the best fans in the NFL, the 12th Man.

Bobby Wagner: The next Lofa Tatupu for the Seattle Seahawks!

NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall breaks down the comparisons between current Hawks player Bobby Wagner and former Hawks player Lofa Tatupu. The two players have eerily similar physiques, eerily similar stats (as rookies) and could end up having eerily similar careers. If Wagner progresses the same way Tatupu did, Seahawks fans can look forward to a solid presence at MLB for years to come.

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