NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church asks us the serious question of whether or not the Seahawks will have a top defense again in 2012? With the departure of David Hawthorne there is an empty space. Let’s hope that is filled by the rookie Bobby Wagner. Coupled with Brandon Mebane, Red Bryant, LeRoy Hill, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and K.J. Wright the makings is there for an amazing defense.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church points out the Chris Clemons vs. Pete Carroll / John Schneider Seahawks contract stalemate reminds him of the movie Jerry Maguire, and the Rod Tidwell vs. Arizona Cardinals dispute. Right Glenn Frey? What happens now? The Seahawks gained a huge upgrade with the pass rush by obtaining Bruce Irvin in the draft.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in with some question marks swirling around Seahawks minicamp this week. NFL news, Seahawks roster updates, a QB competition, rookie draft picks progress, the waiver wire action. Plenty of Seahawks news to cover this week. Matt Flynn, Chris Clemons, Antonio Bryant, Tarvaris Jackson, Russell Wilson, Bruce Irvin, and Brian Banks are all front and center.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate has football on the brain again. Today he brings us his list of Seattle Seahawks training camp battles to look forward to. Who will take over David Hawthorne’s spot at LB? He also wants to know if Chris Clemons and Mike Williams are done, and who their replacements might be.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us slightly troubling news today from the Seattle Seahawks camp. While OTA’s are voluntary for some, many people still make the effort to show up for a free team workout. One big name that has yet to show his face is DE Chris Clemons, who is entering his contract year with the Seahawks. He was supposed to be mentoring young Bruce Irvin.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings you a list to keep you busy this offseason. While many are anticipating football season’s arrival, Brandon has broken down the 5 best and 5 worst transaction of the Pete Carroll and John Schneider era in Seattle. From letting Matt Hasselbeck and Josh Wilson go to acquiring Marshawn Lynch and Leon Washinton, PCJS has left their stamp on this team.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church tells us why Marshawn Lynch is the teams most irreplaceable player. Aka “BeastMode” scored in ten straight games in the 2012 season, Running for 1,204 yards and 12 TD’s last year. He always pushes to gain the extra yards and get the offense the first down. So much to love. Looking for Marshawn Lynch Seahawks YouTube videos? We’ve got your back.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Florida defensive lineman Jaye Howard. With the 114th overall selection. Per ESPN, Howard’s a disruptive one-gap defender who doesn’t anchor very well, but excels at making plays in the backfield. Pete Carroll puts a premium on press-rush pressure without a lot of blitzes, he’ll fit in fine.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us another preview of things to come. With the NFL draft 3 weeks away, the Seahawks need to think about addressing their remaining team needs. Drafting a linebacker like Luke Kuechly or a defensive end like Whitney Mercilus would sure take care of those holes in the roster.David DeCastro and Trent Richardson look awfully inviting as well.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate puts on the swami hat today for us. He gives us his full 7 round mock draft for the Seattle Seahawks for the 2012 NFL Draft. He’s got the Seahawks addressing LB, DE and RB positions with his choices of Zach Brown, Whitney Mercilus and Chris Polk. He also chose Russell Wilson to add a new dynamic to the quarterback competition in Seattle.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us his list of top five positions the Seattle Seahawks need to shore up. With Marshawn Lynch and Red Bryant re-signing, and the team adding Jason Jones and Matt Flynn, the Seahawks can focus elsewhere and fill other positions that are lacking depth. LB, DE, Offensive line and RB seem to be the most glaring openings in his opinion.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us the Seahawks got their man this week in defensive tackle Jason Jones. Jason signed with Seattle as a defensive tackle but he also has the ability to slide outside and fill in for Red Bryant at the 5-technique if need be. That versatility is something Pete Carroll loves.