NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the Marshawn Lynch situation, as he’s preparing to holdout of Hawks training camp for a bigger contract. Lynch is entering the third year of a four-year contract he signed in March 2012. He is set to make $5 million this season with another $1.5 million available through bonuses.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger breaks down how the Hawks must pay their dues now that they’ve won the Super Bowl. Being champions means that players will command higher salaries, and players will leave in NFL free agency. Golden Tate, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons, Chris Maragos and Clinton McDonald are prime examples.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott wonders out loud what’s wrong with the Hawks? Despite being 12-3 on the year, doubt has been cast into the minds of some with the recent performances. Marshawn Lynch and Russell Wilson have stumbled, and the finger must be pointed at the playcalling of offensive coordinator Daryl Bevell.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his Seattle second quarter of the season stats. He points out Russell Wilson Interceptions are down from a season ago, that is always a good thing, but his fumbles are up, way up. In-fact Russell already has 3 more fumbles than he did all of last season. Like Marshawn Lynch, Robert Turbin’s yards per carry have improved slightly over the last quarter, however both players are down significantly…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blue print for a Seahawks win on Sunday. This week the team travels to Texas to take on the Houston Texans. Expect Marshawn Lynch to have his first 100-yard performance of the season. That said, Richard Sherman and the secondary must shut down Andre Johnson and DeAndre Hopkins. Expect a close game down the stretch, but don’t be surprised when Russell Wilson leads the team through a game-winning drive late in the fourth quarter.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jordin Ereth details the Seattle unit that was most impressive in their week 3 triumph over the Jacksonville Jaguars. Marshawn Lynch was surprisingly stopped for much of the contest, which meant it became Russell Wilson’s show. Once the game was in hand, Pete Carroll called off the dogs and inserted Tarvaris Jackson and Christine Michael. The routing continued, and the quarterbacks played extremely well the entire way through.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us what he loved and hate about this week’s game against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Russell Wilson put up stats in 1 half that most QBs cant put up in a game while Sidney Rice and Zach Miller had 2 touchdown days. Now if only the offensive line could get it together. Baby steps…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. On O-line Russell Okung, Paul McQuistan, Max Unger, JR Sweezy, Breno Giacomini and James Carpenter were easy locks and to a lesser extent so was Lemuel Jeanpierre. Brett believes that Pete Carroll and John Schneider drafted Spencer Ware with the intention of having him replace Michael Robinson for cap relief.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the most impressionable Hawks from the Week 3 preseason game versus the Packers. J.R. Sweezy, Tony McDaniel and Christine Michael make the cut. It was a sloppy, hard-fought, ugly affair in Green Bay, but the Seattle Seahawks came away with the victory. The star? Michael. It didn’t take long for him to get going. 11 carries for 97 yards. 8.8 yards per carry.