NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill tells us what is going on during training camp with regards to the Seahawks possibly working out and signing Terrell Owens. Yes TO. Head Coach Pete Carroll seems to be trying to add a veteran Wideout to his group to help teach the younger guys. Does he still have the speed to get behind defenders? Can he still push Cornerbacks aside to get off of press coverage?
NWSB Writer Bryant Knox details players the Portland Trail Blazers should avoid drafting with their picks in the 2012 NBA draft. The Portland Trail Blazers will have two lottery picks in this week’s NBA draft, and while the potential is there in every prospect, there are a handful of players the team must avoid with the No. 6 and No. 11 picks. Players include Jeremy Lamb and Andre Drummond.
NWSB Inside and Timbers FC Blogger Matt Martz weighs in with his gameday preview for Sunday’s matchup between the Portland Timbers and the Seattle Sounders FC. At press time, the MLS odds are not up yet. The Timbers had not lost in five of six before their recent slide, so it will be interesting to see if they can recapture a little magic against their bitter rival in the Northwest. Key players are Kris Boyd and Freddy Montero.
NWSB insider Jared Galde brings us his intimate feelings about the Seattle Supersonics rally at Occidental Park on Thursday. With the hero’s of Seattle’s past, and some of the biggest names in the Seattle music scene, the crowd of nearly 6,000 hung on every word. New found savior Chris Hansen stood at the mic and said this can happen, and will happen with the support of Seattle sports fans.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sounders writer Clinton Bell brings us his favorite Seattle Sounders FC websites on the web. With of course nwsportsbeat.com being the best there is to offer, there are some other local, and national media based sites that offer some good rundowns of Sounders matches. MLS Soccer, You Tube, NWSB, Seattle PI, SoundersFC, and SoundersU23.com are my favorites.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks football blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with an opinionated take on the 5 BEST Ducks uniform combinations in recent years. LaMichael James sporting a Nike Pro Combat uniform proved to be hands down the team’s best look of the 2011 college football season. You’ve got to love the Ducks who have become known for their uniforms and their cheerleaders.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church tells us today regaining depth at linebacker will be key for this upcoming draft due to constant injuries for the Seahawks. LeRoy Hill, K.J. Wright, Malcolm Smith, and Matt McCoy are already here, is Luke Kuechly from Boston College on his way via the draft? We’ll know within 10 days.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church tells us today two players that could be getting some interest in Seattle for the 2012 NFL Draft. Safety Mark Barron was a superstar during his college career at Alabama, manning the National Championship defense in 2009. At 6-1, Stephon Gilmore has the ideal height to be a great NFL cornerback. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor are shaking their heads.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Sonics blogger Steve Lee tells us another story in our Moments in time series about the legendary Sonics radio voice Kevin Calabro. Born and raised in Indianapolis, Indiana, Calabro dabbled in local minor league sports before catching his big break, one granted by future Supersonic GM, Bob Whitsitt. Before moving over to be the voice of the Sonics, Calabro called the action for the Kansas City Kings in 1983.
NWSB Managing Editor reports today that in 2012 NFL Free agency the Seattle Seahawks have signed former Green Bay Packers quarterback and prized free agent Matt Flynn. He’ll be in competition for the starting quarterback job in Seattle with incumbant Tarvaris Jackson. Pete Carroll has got another QB to try and build this franchise around. We hope it works. More NFL signing to follow hopefully with Visanthe Shiancoe.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us the Seahawks got their man this week in defensive tackle Jason Jones. Jason signed with Seattle as a defensive tackle but he also has the ability to slide outside and fill in for Red Bryant at the 5-technique if need be. That versatility is something Pete Carroll loves.
NWSB Managing Editor reports today that in 2012 NFL Free agency the Seattle Seahawks have signed former Tennessee Titans defensive tackle Jason Jones. He’ll be another pass rushing option for Gus Bradley and Pete Carroll on their new and improving #9 ranked Seahawks defense. More NFL signing to follow today, hopefully Matt Flynn at quarterback.