NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the key matchups between the Denver Broncos’ receivers and the Hawks’ secondary. Featured are Demaryius Thomas vs. Richard Sherman, Julius Thomas vs. Kam Chancellor, Byron Maxwell vs. Eric Decker and Walter Thurmond vs. Wes Welker.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down 5 key matchups to todays NFC Championship game. Since the 49ers run a 3-4 defense and vary which linebacker comes in to rush the passer it will be interesting to see how newly named starting left guard Michael Bowie holds up against the likes of Justin Smith and Aldon Smith. Will Richard Sherman play shadow to Boldin? One can only hope.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s triumphant victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Making the trip to the east coast, the Seahawks and their stellar defense limited the Giants’ putrid offense en route to a 23-0 win that saw them take a big step forward in securing home field advantage.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s win over the New York Football Giants. Brett says both of Byron Maxwell’s interceptions were spectacular plays where he took the ball from the receiver but neither was more impressive than Earl Thomas’ interception. Thanks Richard Sherman. Shutout for the Seahawks D.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Only the second loss of the 2013/14 season. Brett wants to take a moment to celebrate Luke Willson’s first career touchdown. He thought it was funny that on the sidelines Russell Wilson went over and handed him the football. The most devastating thing about the game was seeing KJ Wright limping on the sidelines.
NWSB Editor and Insider briefly recaps Seattle’s blowout victory over the New Orleans Saints and hands out his game balls for the offensive, defense, and special teams player for the Seahawks. Russell Wilson had his best performance of the year, After the game the chants of MVP, MVP could be heard, and after that kind of performance, well, they’re completely merited. Byron Maxwell stepped up big, and Steven Hauschka was automatic once again.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brian Scott once again brings you Tuesday Takeaways following the Hawks beatdown of the New Orleans Saints. The Seahawks have officially clinched a playoff berth. Even losses in every remaining game would not matter. They are in, one way or another. “My separation is my preparation.” Russell Wilson said this after the game. Indeed it is. Drew Brees looked noticeably rattled for most of the Monday Night Football game.
NWSB Insider and Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at Byron Maxwell’s rise to prominence as the Seahawks get ready to face the New Orleans Saints in prime time. The implications of recent suspensions to members of Seattle’s defensive backfield are looked at in full in this piece that showcases Maxwell’s numbers. JD points out there is a lot to like in Maxwell’s game, but his ability to not give up the play is paramount.
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.