Seattle Seahawks third down issues becoming a crisis in 2012

Bruce Irvin Seahawks vs Green Bay Packers

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Ben Tole breaks down the biggest issue for the team’s defense this season—third downs. So far this season, the teams has been all about defense, shutting down some of the top offensive powers on their way to several impressive victories. Now comes the mystery of the third down conversions for the Seattle defense. As of right now the team sits at 23rd in the league. Pete Carroll has a challenge ahead vs. Adrian Peterson.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Detroit Lions prediction & Week 8 preview

Can the D show up for this one please?!

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about the eighth game of the season for the Seahawks, a Sunday morning matchup with the Detroit Lions. Clinton is predicting a rare road win for the Seahawks on Sunday, saying that it’s not the Seahawks style to lose back to back games. This all depends on how good the Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch and the offense can be, and if the defense can keep them out of a shoot out style passing game.

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman changes twitter name to Optimus Prime

Richard Sherman AKA Optimus Prime

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jeff Budke reports on the hot news ahead of the Hawks vs. Lions matchup. Three weeks after earning their stripes against the New England Patriots at Century Link (at letting everyone know about), CB Richard Sherman is at it again. He’s taking on Calvin Johnson aka Megatron. So he is now changing the name that appears on his twitter handle to Optimus Prime.

What I’m watching for Sunday in the Seahawks vs. Lions match up

Russell Wilson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Sunday when the Hawks travel to Detroit, to take on Matt Stafford and the Lions. With Richard Sherman already taking smack, it’s up to the offense to back him up. Time for Russell Wilson to prove he can win on the road.

The Seattle Seahawks will be A-ok without Mike Williams

Kellen Winslow Jr. Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in tonight on the release of Seattle wide receiver Mike Williams. He says Mike won’t be missed noting a strong ground game with Marshawn Lynch and the O-line will help offset this roster move. Kellen Winslow Jr. and Zach Miller will step up as will Doug Baldwin, Sidney Rice, Ricardo Lockette, Ben Obomanu and Golden Tate.

BC Lions latest free agent signing Patrick Kabongo also their largest

kabongo lions

The Bartender continues to pump you up for the upcoming season in which the BC Lions will defend the Grey Cup title. This time, it’s all about the newest and largest signing of the off-season, Patrick Kabongo. How will he help the O-Line this season as Dean Valli and Jesse Newman remain out with injuries?

My take! Seattle Seahawks 2012 schedule: love ‘em & hate ‘em

John Schneider

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks writer and season ticket holder Brett Bivens weighs in with his thoughts today Love em & Hate em style on the 2012 Seahawks schedule. It was released today by the NFL. He loves prime time games as a fan. As a season ticket holder of the Seahawks and a share holder of the Packers he is very excited for the September 24th Monday Night Football game at Century Link Field.

Northwest Athlete Profile: Nate Burleson

Northwest Athlete Profile: Nate Burleson

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current Detroit Lions, and former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver and NFL player Nate Burleson. Matt Larkin points out that Nate played football ad Lindbergh High School and, later, O’Dea High School in Seattle, where he was named the Seattle Times City Athlete of the Year…

Northwest Athlete Profile: Ndamukong Suh

Northwest Athlete Profile: Ndamukong Suh

Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. NFL football defensive tackle Ndamukong Suh. Nice start to a career. Suh grew up in Portland and attended Grant High school, where he was voted the 2004 Portland Interscholastic Defensive Player of the Year…

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