Week 16 Endgame: Blueprint for victory – Cardinals vs. Seahawks

Russell Okung

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blue print for a Seahawks win on Sunday afternoon. This week the team has a matchup against the Arizona Cardinals. Brett says the offensive line of Russell Okung, James Carpenter, Max Unger, Paul McQuistan and Breno Giacomini must protect their best game of the year, AND open holes for Marshawn Lynch for Seattle to win Sunday.

Here’s what I’m watching for Saturday night at Invesco Field

Bruce Irvin, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Saturday at Invesco Field when the Seahawks visit the Broncos in NFL preseason action. Bruce Irvin needs to show some pass rush in this game, especially after Denver takes out it’s first unit. Brett also needs to see Winston Guy giving more effort. Terrell Owens will be available to play on Saturday.

Here’s what I’m watching for Saturday night at Century Link

Jason Jones

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching tonight at Century Link Field when the Titans visit the Seahawks in NFL preseason action. With starting right guard John Moffitt out for 2-3 weeks newly acquired Deuce Lutui will get to start in his place and I want to see his conditioning. On Saturday I want to see Bruce Irvin and Jason Jones be disruptive forces.

Tennessee Titans vs. Seattle Seahawks prediction & pre-season preview

Will Friday's game challenge Matt Flynn? Will it motivate him more? How will he respond to the change from Coach Carroll? (photo keprtv.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about the very first pre-season match-up of the 2012 NFL football season. The Tennessee Titans come to town, along with Matt Hasselbeck and Jake Locker. Seahawks QB Matt Flynn gets his first start for the team, with rookie Russell Wilson getting time in the second half. First chance to see the new unifroms in action as well.

*My* top 12 Seahawks moments: The best 12th Man flag raisers

Chuck Knox, the first great coach of the Seahawks (photo bleacherreport.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about his top twelve 12th Man flag raisers at the Clink. From the olden days of the Kingdome, to the newer heroes of the Clink, the Seahawks have had some damn fine talent on their side. Of course Chuck Knox, Mack Strong, Steve Largent, and Cortez Kennedy made the list, but there are some others here like Norm Johnson, Ken Hamlin, Warren Moon, and Curt Warner who need the love too.

Washington Huskies football: Tough schedule will test 2012 Dawgs

NW Gauntlet

NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us his take on the Washington Huskies 2012 football schedule. The Dawgs face tough opponents in LSU, Oregon, USC and Stanford while they take on most of the rest of the Pac-12, including in-state arch nemesis Washington State to end the season. The schedule may be tough, but Brandon thinks they can come out ahead. Keith Price the ball is in your hands.

Hidden Northwest Gem: Magic of the Timbers Jeld-Wen Stadium

Portland Timbers Stadium

NWSB Insider and Portland Timbers blogger Chris Anderson points out Win or lose, the Timber’s Army and the soccer team create an unparalleled atmosphere at Jeld-Wen Field. Much of the passion and drive that Timbers fans exhume becomes channeled through the Timbers players, which then creates a mass of emotion that pulsates through the entire stadium.

Portlander’s Take on Seattle Supersonics and OKC Beef

Back when the Sonics were Super (photo sportsecyclopedia.com)

NWSB Insider and Portland Trailblazers blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with a very sensitive subject. The Sonics fans vs. Oklahoma City Thunder beef. Blair likens this to a bad breakup between a boyfriend and girlfriend, where the Thunder are the hot gf who goes on to make it big in life, and the Sonics fans are the bf who can’t seem to let go or get on with his life.

Columbus Crew vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Fredy Montero drawing a yellow card (Mike Russell)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday’s game between the Columbus Crew and the Seattle Sounders FC. It was a tough loss after the Sounders controlled much of the game, falling 0-2 to the Crew. Bryan Meredith conceded two goals on two shots. Mauro Rosales started the game on the bench in favor of David Estrada.

Sea-Pinion! Is Pete Carroll’s long term fit with the Seattle Seahawks?

Pete Carroll

NWSB Seattle Seahawks writer Insider Steve weighs in with his opinions on the coaching results and record of one Pete Carroll. The upcoming 2012 season (year 2, but really year 3) is a vital step in the rebuilding process for he and John Schneider. More high motor, high skill-set play makers have been added to the mix and Carroll’s roster is taking the mold of what he envisioned for his return to the NFL.

Moments in time…Clinton’s Seattle Sounders FC from A-Z

Kasey Keller

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Seattle Sounders FC A to Z moments in time. From the days of the NASL, through the USL, and up to present day in the MLS. The Sounders have had a few stellar names come through. Steve Zakuani, Kasey Keller, and Michael Gspurning to name a few. Plus first class ownership in Paul Allen, and Drew Carey.

L.A. Galaxy vs. Sounders FC blog: love ‘em & hate ‘em

Dallas FC vs. Sounders FC

NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his Love Em & Hate Em recap from Wednesday’s game between the LA Galaxy vs. Seattle Sounders FC. Bruce Arena fielded a team that resembled a reserve team squad more than the defending MLS Cup winning squad. No David Beckham, no Robbie Keane. Fredy Montero is finally on the scoring sheet for Seattle!

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