Lions get Jones & Seahawks get Avril in a swap of free agents

Cliff Avrill will make a big impact this year along the defensive line.

NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us his take on free agency signing today that involved the Hawks losing DT/DE Jason Jones, and gaining LEO / DE Cliff Avril from Detroit. Avril will fit in the Seahawks system as their new Leo nicely. Over the last three seasons Cliff has amassed 29 sacks in 49 games, a rate of 0.59 sacks per game. With Chris Clemons injury, there has been a big question mark at the Leo position.

Five positions the Seahawks must upgrade during the offseason: Part 2 of 2

Pete Carroll and John Schneider

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens breaks down the five positions Seattle must upgrade during the 2012 offseason with his second post in this series today. The D-line, and weakside linebacker. Leroy Hill is a free agent again this season. Hopefully this is finally the year that the Seahawks are not forced to bring him back Brett says. He points out John Schneider or Pete Carroll’s top priority should be to get a deal done with Jason Jones.

The weekly Seahawks infirmary for week 10 vs. Jets

KJ Wright

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with that state of the Seahawks with regards to the NFL injury report. He’ll watch for player news, read the updated practice reports, and will always do his best to provide clear an accurate NFL injuries updates, and player injury news. Week 10 features the Jets vs. Seahawks. James Carpenter, Jason Jones, K.J. Wright, Doug Baldwin, Max Unger are names to watch this week.

The weekly Seahawks infirmary for week 9

James Carpenter

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with that state of the Seahawks with regards to the NFL injury report. He’ll watch for player news, read the updated practice reports, and will always do his best to provide clear an accurate NFL injuries updates, and player injury news. Week 9 features the Vikings vs. Seahawks. Jermaine Kearse, James Carpenter, Jason Jones, Doug Baldwin, and Bryon Maxwell are names to watch this week.

The weekly Seahawks infirmary for Week 8

Walter Thurmond

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with that state of the Seahawks with regards to the NFL injury report. He’ll watch for player news, read the updated practice reports, and will always do his best to provide clear an accurate NFL injuries updates, and player injury news. Week 8 features the Seahawks vs. Lions. Doug Baldwin, Jason Jones and Byron Maxwell are names to watch this week.

Five Seahawks who impressed against the Rams Sunday

Despite the loss to the Rams, Marshawn Lynch still had a big game against St. Louis, continuing his impressive streak of play to start the season. (Photo: Seattlepi.com)

NWSB Writer Brett Bivens talks about five standout players from the Seattle Seahawks’ game against the St. Louis Rams. The Seahawks didn’t play well, they were not well coached, but that should not take away from the fact that the Rams came to play on Sunday, and they did what they needed to do to get the big win. Jason Jones, Brandon Mebane, Marshawn Lynch, & Bobby Wagner were impressive.

Seattle vs. St. Louis Rams: The aftermath, what went wrong?

Alan Branch

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp tells us to him the following things went wrong for the Hawks on Sunday versus the St. Louis Rams. Last week: Chris Clemons? 4 sacks. Bruce Irvin? 2 sacks. Brandon Mebane? 2 sacks. Exciting prospect that a legitimate pass rush might join an elite secondary. Not so fast! Jason Jones and Alan Branch were the guys that got to Sam Bradford this week.

The weekly Seahawks Infirmary for Week 4

LeRoy Hill

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with that state of the Seahawks with regards to the NFL injury report. He’ll watch for player news, read the updated practice reports, and will always do his best to provide clear an accurate NFL injuries updates, and player injury news. Week 4 features the Seahawks vs. Rams. James Carpenter, Anthony McCoy, John Moffitt, and Zach Miller are names to watch this week.

Dallas Cowboys vs. Seahawks Week 2 game balls & stats

Russell Wilson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp after each week of the regular season and possibly during an NFL playoff game or the Super Bowl will bring you his Seahawks game balls. Balls are awarded to the Hawks offensive MVP Russell Wilson, and on defense this week Brandon Browner. The Special Teams game ball goes to Malcolm Smith & Jeron Johnson for their punt block/return touchdown!

2012 Seattle Seahawks season preview part 4: The defensive depth chart

Earl Thomas, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp tells us as training camps and 4 weeks of boring pre-season football wraps up, and game one approaches there is lots to look forward to in Seattle. He dives into some depth chart analysis now in part 4 of our Seahawks season preview. This time it’s the defensive side of the ball. Greatness everywhere. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, K.J. Wright, Chris Clemons. We can’t wait.

What to watch for? Seahawks first 4 games of 2012

Russell Wilson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back to weigh in with his thoughts on what he needs to see the first month of the 2012 season. If the Seahawks are going to be the team to beat in the NFC West this year, the first month will be critical with games agains Arizona, St. Louis, Dallas, and the Monday Night affair with Green Bay. What can Russell Wilson and Bruce Irvin do as rookies in the first quarter?

Here’s what I’m watching for Saturday night at Invesco Field

Bruce Irvin, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Saturday at Invesco Field when the Seahawks visit the Broncos in NFL preseason action. Bruce Irvin needs to show some pass rush in this game, especially after Denver takes out it’s first unit. Brett also needs to see Winston Guy giving more effort. Terrell Owens will be available to play on Saturday.

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