Week 2 Endgame: The blueprint for victory – 49ers vs. Seahawks

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 its Sunday night football on NBC, as the Hawks host the San Francisco 49ers. Brett says A lot has been made about the 49ers read option and points out the Seahawks defense plays the read-option technically sound, and has the athletes (Bobby Wagner, K.J. Wright, Malcolm Smith, & Earl Thomas) necessary to defend it.

San Francisco 49ers vs. Seahawks Week 2 gambling odds & handicapping

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Dave B previews this Seattle’s Week 2 Sunday night football game against the San Francisco 49ers and gives you his prediction on where your bets should be put. With a fired up crowd, a seemingly decent game plan for limiting the effectiveness of Mr. Kaepernick and with the return of three quality starters on defense, Dave likes the Hawks to draw first blood. It will be nice to get back Brandon Browner, Cliff Avril and Chris Clemons.

NFL Insight: Seahawks week 2 matchup vs. San Francisco 49ers

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the upcoming Week 2 2013 NFL matchup between our Hawks and the Colin Kaepernick led San Francisco 49ers. Early lines have the Seahawks by 3. After Seattle’s win over Carolina, there are several questions that will need to be addressed against a dangerous San Francisco squad. Will the Hawks be able to contain Kaep and will Russell Wilson get more time in the pocket?

Spoiler Alert: Could Seattle actually lose in Carolina?

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about two things that could spoil Seattle’s chances of coming away with a win in their opening game against the Carolina Panthers this coming Sunday. A combination of an early start time on the road as well as a depleted defensive line (No Bruce Irvin, Chris Clemons, Jordan Hill or Cliff Avril, more than likely) going up against Cam Newton could have the Seahawks leaving the East Coast with a bad taste in their mouths.

Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers Week 1 gambling odds & handicapping

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Dave B previews this Seattle’s opening game of the season against the Carolina Panthers and gives you his prediction on where your bets should be put. The Hawks haven’t fared well on the road in recent years and will be facing an early start time, but could their defense guide them to a win? Russell Wilson made huge strides last season but won’t catch anyone off guard this upcoming season. Lets go!

Part 2: Seahawks 2013 roster predictions + cuts on defense

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster defense predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. Positives. A familiar name will be cut at linebacker. Allen Bradford’s great play has made Heath Farwell expendable. John Lotulelei has a skill set that can’t be taught. Jason LaCanfora has reported that he has heard reports that the Seahawks are releasing Antoine Winfield.

Seahawks’ defense good, but not good enough

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brian Scott talks about the strengths and weaknesses of Seattle’s 2013 defense. Last year the Seahawks’ D finish 4th in average yards allowed, the highest a Seattle defense has ever ranked. This is an incredibly stingy defense in terms of yards allowed. However, the sacks department for the Seahawks could still need to be improved, and must do so if they are to make a run in the NFC.

Still a lot of questions as we head into the Seahawks preseason opener

Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell takes a look at the state of the Seahawks on the eve of their preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers. Injuries are the biggest question mark in his mind, and they are seriously looking like they make a dent in the celebration plans of a lot of Seahawks fans. The Championship Offseason has been nice, but it’s time to get back down to earth. What will Cliff Avril, Christine Michael, Golden Tate, Bruce Irvin, and Sidney Rice do in the preseason?

Question marks surrounding the Seahawks 2013 training camp

NWSB Editor and Insider gives you three question marks surrounding the Seattle Seahawks before they head into training camp next week. Questions surrounding the backup quarterback battle Tarvaris Jackson vs. Brady Quinn, and production at wide receiver including Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin and Percy Harvin. Plus the health of the d-line all have Chris potentially worried about the start of 2013. He assures Hawk fans not to fear, however…

Is this the most anticipated season in Seahawks history?

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the hype surrounding Seattle’s 2013 NFL season and whether or not it is merited. We are officially less than one month away from the Seattle Seahawks’ first preseason game of the season against the San Diego Chargers. Set to kick off on Thursday, August 8 at 7 pm, many national media members and sports fans will shrug this off just like they do every preseason game. What will Cliff Avril and Michael Bennett add to Bruce Irvin & Chris Clemons on the D?

Seattle Seahawks: Offseason acquisitions

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jonas Hyde talks about the offseason acquisitions Seattle made and how they will fit in with the rest of the team. Head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider used a key trade and free agent signings to bolster some of the team’s weaknesses: QB pressure from the defensive line, a true play-maker on offense, secondary depth, and a backup quarterback in the event something… anything… happens to franchise savior, Russell Wilson.

Look for Pete Carroll contract extension talks to heat up

Seattle Seahawks blogger Jones Hyde weighs in today on the news about GM John Schneider and his contract extension. Jonas goes on to say Pete Carroll will be next to hit a payday. With Carroll’s original 5-year deal running through 2014, it is a given that an extension will be done within the year to keep the tandem together. After the extension is done, the real work will only just be starting. Richard Sherman & Russell Wilson are nice picks by the way.

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