Seattle Seahawks at San Francisco 49ers Takeaways

Cliff Avril takes forces a fumble against the San Fransisco 49ers. (Photo: Elaine Thompson/AP)

NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott breaks down the Seahawks big win against the 49ers. The Seahawks won, but penalties persist. I get that the Seahawks play a style of defense that is going to lead to defensive holding calls, illegal contact and defensive pass interference a bit more than other teams. I can live with that. What I have a hard time with is the fact that most of these penalties are not amongst those three varieties.

Happy Thanksgiving – Seahawks at 49ers Is Must Eat Turkey TV

Marshawn Lynch

NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives us his preview of the Seahawks Thanksgiving Day matchup against the 49ers. Put simply, this game is what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object and I’m not even talking about your digestive track after dinner either. No, it’s about which team hates the other enough to beat them and likely knock the other out of playoff contention.

Is It Must Win Time? Seahawks at Panthers Preview

Marshawn Lynch

NWSB Writer and Seahawks Insider Brian Scott gives us his preview of the Seahawks game in Carolina this weekend along with a special note to Safety Earl Thomas– shut up and stop blaming the refs for the Seahawk’s penalty problems. With Seattle still struggling with penalties however, that could be just enough for the Panthers to send the Seahawks to their third straight loss.

What I’m Watching As The Seahawks Take On The Cowboys

Russell Wilson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott predicts what we can expect in Week 6 NFL action between Seattle and the Dallas Cowboys. When they get tired of throwing the ball to Percy Harvin or Dallas guess right on their coverage on him, Russell Wilson is going to take off and we honestly don’t think that Dallas’s defensive line is anymore disciplined when it comes to trying to keep Wilson in the pocket…

Winning Has Two Prices: Increased Salaries & Free Agent Departures

There's been zero talk about Tate getting a contract extension so far.

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.

Seattle Seahawks sign Michael Bennett to 4-year deal

Michael Bennett

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth recaps Michael Bennett’s recent contract extension during the 2014 NFL offseason. After a strong Super Bowl run that resulted in a beatdown of Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, it only made sense to bring back someone on the line who had such a strong impact.

What is the deepest squad on the Seahawks roster?

Irvin will miss the first four games next year (Richard Lipski/AP)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the Hawks’ roster and breaks down the deepest position. Bobby Wagner, Bruce Irvin, Malcolm Smith and KJ Wright are all featured, as well as predictions for the 2014 NFL season.

The Balancing Act as Super Bowl Champions

PCJS

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke previews some of the many tough decisions ahead for the Seattle Seahawks, and preaches balance in this piece. The future of Seattle’s free agents are looked at in depth. With the Zach Miller quandary, Pete Carroll finds himself in another ideological catch-22. Golden Tate, Michael Bennett and Breno Giacomini highlight the list of Seahawks set to hit unrestricted free agency.

Was Malcolm Smith the right pick for Super Bowl MVP?

Malcolm Smith

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at Malcolm Smith’s body of work from Sunday’s Super Bowl victory and tries to determine whether he was the right pick for Super Bowl MVP. Burke does his best to raise an interesting case for one of either Kam Chancellor, Cliff Avril or Percy Harvin as more viable options. Congratulations to Malcolm Smith. He had a great game

The Seahawks stats don’t lie; We are the Champions!

Seahawks Champs

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at the stats from Sunday’s Super Bowl, using both conventional and advanced statistics to paint a better picture of how the Seahawks won this game. J.D. argues that the real stars from this game are Kam Chancellor and Cliff Avril, but sheds some light on Malcolm Smith’s MVP performance as well.

The Fab 5 who made the Seahawks Superbowl Champions

Smith

NWSB Seattle Seahawks insider Brian Scott weighs in post game on Super Bowl XLVIII from Met Life stadium in New Jersey. Statistically, it might not leap off the page at you like Peyton Manning number’s sometimes do (not tonight though) but Russell Wilson had an amazing night. The MVP was Malcolm Smith. Yes, credit the errant throw to Cliff Avril but Malcolm Smith was the one who plucked it from the heavens.

The Superbowl XXVIII X factor — The NASCAR Package

Cliff Avril

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the X-Factor for the Super Bowl. The Hawks are set to taken on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, and the Legion of Boom needs to be ready using the Nascar package. This set utilizes Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Chris Clemons along with Clinton McDonald.

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