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.

The Seattle Seahawks should release Sidney Rice

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke weighs in on whether or not the Seattle Seahawks should cut bait with Sidney Rice, as a means of getting under the cap. With Doug Balwin and Golden Tate set to hit free agency, can the Seahawks afford to keep Rice as well? Doubtful.

For a Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl repeat we need…

Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with a list of things he thinks are important for the Seahawks to accomplish if they want to repeat as Super Bowl champions next year. First and foremost Clinton thinks Pete Carroll needs to keep up with his fun nature and winning attitude in Seattle. Re-signing key free agents is a must, as well as trimming some payroll and restructuring some contracts in order to do so. The Seahawks are in good shape, and with a few little tweeks, this team could be the next New England Patriots.

Seahawks have tough choices ahead & it’s time to get back to work

NWSB Insider Brian Scott breaks down what the Seattle Seahawks have to do in the 2014 NFL offseason now that they’re Super Bowl champions. The list of players to focus on includes Doug Baldwin, Golden Tate, Zach Miller, Chris Clemons, Steven Hauschka and more. With Seahawks clearly considering cutting Sidney Rice & Tate and Baldwin FA’s (Baldwin restricted), nice to know draft is so deep at WR.

The 5 matchups that will decide Super Bowl XLVIII

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott brings us a good look at 5 can’t miss matchups with the Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48. Will Marshawn Lynch steadily handle the Bronco run defense? Will the Seattle secondary shut down the best pass offense in NFL History?

NFC Championship endgame: Seahawks blueprint to victory

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 San Francisco 49ers. Brett says Wilson is key. On Sunday he will need to be the Russell Wilson we saw during the second half of the Falcons game last post season, he needs to do is make plays when they present themselves.

It’s time to turn it loose! An open letter to Darrell Bevell

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott write a personalized letter to the Hawks’ offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell about playcalling in the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch must be involved, but in the right way. Scott wants to see more creativity, likely involving Golden Tate and Percy Harvin — should be available.

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

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!

2013 Seattle Seahawks: By the numbers

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens gives us a comprehensive look at the 2013 NFL season for the Hawks and how they made their mark with numbers. A few noteworthy stats: Russell Wilson (26 TD, 9 INT); Marshawwn Lynch (12); Pete Carroll (13-3). It’s like Richard Sherman says: “Numbers don’t lie.”

Who will the Seahawks play in the NFC divisional round?

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott previews every possible Round 1 matchup for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Playoffs. The New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers all have a chance of facing Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman and the Legion of Boom.

We’re in! 2013 Seahawks are playoff bound but…

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott discusses the question marks surrounding the team entering the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Despite an improvement from Breno Giacomini when it comes to penalties, but Russell Okung and the rest of Pete Carroll’s team need to be more disciplined. Consistency is also crucial when it comes to Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson and the rest of the offense.

Can the Seattle Seahawks ride their #1 ranked defense to a Lombardi Trophy

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott wonders aloud whether or not the Hawks’ defense can lead them to a super bowl. Consensus is: Yes. The Seahawks have already performed adequately against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, as well as Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers, leaving just Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos to be worried about.
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