Stats Don’t Lie; Seahawks to play for NFC Championship

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NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at the stats from Saturday’s divisional round match against the New Orleans Saints to see which Seahawks stood out the most. Marshawn Lynch, Kam Chancellor and Michael Bennett all had great games for the 12th man. Individual achievements aside, this defense as a whole can take a lot of pride in their performance Saturday.

Divisional Round Endgame: Blueprint for victory – Saints vs. Seahawks

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blueprint for a Seahawks win. This week the team has a 2014 playoffs matchup against the New Orleans Saints. Brett says the defense needs to get pressure on Drew Brees. Even with poor passing conditions Drew Brees can still pick a defense apart if he has enough time to do it. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Brandon Mebane…the pressure is on you!

Seahawks MMQB: Defense dominates

Marshawn Lynch is absolutely incredible.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s win over the New York Football Giants. Brett says both of Byron Maxwell’s interceptions were spectacular plays where he took the ball from the receiver but neither was more impressive than Earl Thomas’ interception. Thanks Richard Sherman. Shutout for the Seahawks D.

Seahawks MMQB: Short end at the stick

If they could have punched that ball in

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Only the second loss of the 2013/14 season. Brett wants to take a moment to celebrate Luke Willson’s first career touchdown. He thought it was funny that on the sidelines Russell Wilson went over and handed him the football. The most devastating thing about the game was seeing KJ Wright limping on the sidelines.

Assessing the Seahawks defensive backfield post-suspensions

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NWSB insider and Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at how the suspensions to Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond will affect Seattle’s secondary. Taking a look at organizational options and free agency, the depth chart and how it will be arranged is all looked at in depth. Is the return of Antoine Winfield on the horizon? SSeahawks have activated DeShawn Shead off their practice squad. Tharold Simon, a fifth-round pick is finally practicing.

Week 8 Endgame: The blueprint for victory – Seahawks vs. Rams

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Keys to a Seahawks victory This is one of those Seahawks games that scare me.  The Rams have lost starting quarterback Sam Bradford for the remainder of the season with a torn ACL and must start backup Kellen Clemens.   Clemens will be starting for the 13th time in his 9-year career. Heading into Monday night’s […]

After missing 4 weeks Bruce Irvin returns to Seattle

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his thoughts on the return to the Seahawks roster this week of the suspended Bruce Irvin. Bruce Irvin will join the team as a strong side linebacker (SAM), probably replacing Malcolm Smith as the starter. Smith has played well this season including a big forced fumble against the Texans last weekend. Mike Morgan, or Benson Mayowa could make way for him this week.

Week 4 Endgame: The blueprint for victory – Texans vs. Seahawks

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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.

The Seattle Seahawks stats don’t lie – Week 1

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standout from the Seattle Seahawks week 1 victory over the Carolina Panthers. Red Bryant is bestowed with the honor and praise, and the charts and stats in this article make it perfectly clear as to why. J.D. Burke feels confident that Bryant can return to form as Seattle’s five-technique.

Should the Seattle Seahawks have kept Antoine Winfield?

We barely knew you, Winfield.

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the the reasons why the brain trust of Pete Carroll & John Schneider released veteran offseason free agent Antoine Winfield. Last season Winfield only missed eight tackles playing in Minnesota’s nickel and dime packages, which are incredibly demanding of the nickelback/s in run defense. Surely he could have helped this D out right? For better or worse, the early returns are less than a day away. Can only hope they’re positive.

Three impressionable Seahawks in Week 3 of the preseason

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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.

Seattle Seahawks MMQB: Bucking the Broncos

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bives once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback…er…rather Sunday Afternoon Quarterback! Breaking down games once again, Brett looks at Seattle’s second preseason game of the season and the positives and negatives that came out of the Hawks’ victory over the Denver Broncos. Hawks rolled, but there are still some improvements needed. Standouts were Jermaine Kearse, Russell Wilson, and Benson Mayowa.