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.
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 Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his thoughts on Brandon Browner’s reaction to Jim Harbaugh’s comments on Seattle’s recent PED use and suspension. With Harbaugh being one of the more animated, ridiculous, and complainers in the league, it’s sometimes nice to see a player attempting to put a younger coach in his place. That being said, however, Browner’s comments might have been a tad out-of-line. Read on to see what I had to say on the matter!
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Kam Chancellor’s new role with the Seattle Seahawks. A new extension added to his contract, Chancellor will be expected to become a leader for the Seahawks. Recently speaking out about Bruce Irvin’s four-game suspension and the attitude of the team, Chancellor made sure to point out that he is already en route to becoming quite the leader in Seattle.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps his thoughts on the four-game suspension of Bruce Irvin. After watching Winston Guy and Brandon Browner get suspended last season, as well as Richard Sherman fighting suspension for using Adderall, you’d think Bivens would have been smarter. The initial assumption in the minds of fans was probably that Irvin was taking steroids, but this just doesn’t make sense to the 12th man.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with a piece about the Seahawks most prized possession: the Legion of Boom. From Kam to Earl, Browner to Sherm, these guys are the heart and soul of the Seahawks defense. Sure the offense has some nice weapons too, but the defense is what keeps the Hawks in games down the stretch. Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor, Earl Thomas, Brandon Browner, and now featuring Antoine Winfield. Look out.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s fifth round pick, Tharold Simon. Brett says Simon could be the annual Seahawks diamond in the rough, and he loves this pick! Tharold might be the player who replaces Brandon Browner one day. He got in trouble with the law this week but by all accounts it will work itself out and not amount to anything major.
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 Brett Bivens brings us his take on another Pete Carroll & John Schneider move this week. They signed Antoine Winfield. He gives the Seahawks a player who they can count on in the secondary. Eventually he will hit a wall where he is no longer effective, hopefully it is not this season. Between Richard Sherman, Brandon Browner, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor the secondary looks set.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens previews and analyzes the five impact players for Sunday’s Seahawks game versus the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Divisonal game. He says Bruce Irvin, Marshawn Lynch, Richard Shermer, Brandon Browner and Ryan Longwell are the five guys to keep an eye on. Brett says if these 5 players step up he has no doubt that the Seahawks will fly home to prepare for the NFC Championship game.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Phil Slater weighs in today with another post on the strategy and tactics that could help the Hawks take down the Atlanta Falcons in their NFC playoff matchup. Phil says for a Seattle victory, look for Coach Carroll to get the ball to Marshawn Lynch 25 times, let Russell Wilson run the play action and take advantage in the special teams.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens previews and analyzes the 2013 NFC Divisional matchup between the Seattle Seahawks vs. Atlanta Falcons. The Seattle Seahawks are 2-5 in the Divisional Round of the playoffs. Then again, so are the Falcons. The two teams have never faced each other in the playoffs. Brett thinks that Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner can handle them Roddy White & Julio Jones for the most part…