The Balancing Act as Super Bowl Champions

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?

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!

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

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

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.

Seahawks vs. 49ers NFL Playoffs gambling odds & handicapping

NWSB Insider & Blogger Dave B gives you the inside scoop on the Seattle Seahawks’ matchup with the San Francisco 49ers in the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Betting odds, suggestions and tips are all revealed as Dave gives the Seahawks the edge and provides a well-thought-out preview. Russell Wilson hasn’t been great as of late, but the bigger concern should be for Colin Kaepernick, as he faces DEs Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril, CB Richard Sherman and FS Earl Thomas.

ICYMI Saints vs. Seahawks – Crowd breaks record in win

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s blowout victory over the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night football and gives you some things to love — and possibly hate — from the contest. Amid the intense atmosphere that was CenturyLink the Seahawks came out and absolutely dominated the No. 2 Saints en route to a rousing 34-7 victory that saw an aftershock of Marshawn Lynch’s infamous Beast Quake.

Seahawks MMQB: Seattle sends the Saints marchin’ home

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s Monday night Saints vs. Hawks game. Brett points out by the time the final snap had been taken the Seattle Seahawks had not only extended their lead in the NFC and proved their dominance, they became the first team to clinch a playoff birth. Great games were had by Michael Bennett, Russell Wilson, Zach Miller, Doug Baldwin and Byron Maxwell.

Seahawks 2013 first quarter stats: The defense

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his Seattle first quarter of the season defensive stats. He points out Cliff Avril’s numbers are down, no doubt about it. He is on pace to have a career low in tackles and his least amount of sacks since 2009. Michael Bennett was brought back to Seattle for one reason, get after the quarterback. Bennett has not disappointed. Brandon Mebane is one of those players that the numbers always lie.

Seahawks vs. Texans – Some things to love and hate from Sunday

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his weekly love em and hate from this week’s game against the Texans. The offense was shaky, but made the few plays but made the plays necessary to lead the team to victory. The defense didn’t allow a point in the second half and Richard Sherman made the game deciding play for Seattle with a pick six.

Rich get Richer! Clemons & Browner ready for Seahawks season debuts

Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell brings us a piece on the return of not one, but two Seahawks players this coming Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Both Chris Clemons and Brandon Browner make their season debuts for the Hawks. Clinton thinks this is the perfect game for both to get things started as the Jags are the worst team offensively in the league. Hopefully this will be a day full of three and outs, and will save the extra stress to the legs of these two untested guys.

The Seahawks Week 2 stats don’t lie – vs. 49ers

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standouts from the Seattle Seahawks week 2 victory over their divisional rival San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks defensive line did yeoman’s work on Sunday and the numbers provided in this post will surely convince you of the same. ProFootballFocus and other great stats sites are referenced. So are Brendan Mebane, Tony McDaniel, Bruce Irvin, Chris Clemons, O’Brien Schofield and Cliff Avril.

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