Peter Edlund recaps the career of Seattle Seahawks quarterback Brady Quinn. No, not the NFL career. The endorsement. Quinn is a below-average player from an above average university of arrogance. Edlund is not a fan of Quinn or Notre Dame, but he’s willing to welcome the QB to the Seattle family. As long as he only sees the field in blowouts, of course.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in today on the chances of former University of Oregon Ducks QB Darron Thomas’ chances of sticking in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns. Chip Kelly’s Ducks run one of the most unique offensive systems in football today, and while it’s proven to have incredible success in the NCAA, it doesn’t appear to translate well at the professional level.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on ex-Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren. Mike Holmgren was a QB genius, playing the position himself until an injury derailed his playing career. He quickly took that experience into coaching, taking in QBs like Steve young, Joe Montana, Brett Favre and Matt Hasselbeck. He set multiple records while coaching in the NFL, especially while with the Seahawks.
Cleveland Browns President Mike Holmgren met with members of the Cleveland media on Thursday a day after conducting a radio interview with Seattle sports radio station 950 KJR and their morning anchor Mitch in the morning. He had to calm his media down before the Seattle Seahawks vs. Cleveland Browns game Sunday. Mike Holmgren feels friendly enough with Seattle media, enough said.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us the Seattle Seahawk edition of Bye Week Blues. He tells us that the next few weeks will test Seattle, and that things should be getting better for the pass defense. Cleveland Browns QB Colt McCoy has weapons in Josh Cribbs and Muhammad Massequoi, but nothing Earl Thomas, Brandon Mebane, David Hawthorne, and Leroy Hill on the Seahawks defense can’t handle.