NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching tonight at Century Link Field when the Titans visit the Seahawks in NFL preseason action. With starting right guard John Moffitt out for 2-3 weeks newly acquired Deuce Lutui will get to start in his place and I want to see his conditioning. On Saturday I want to see Bruce Irvin and Jason Jones be disruptive forces.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 7 Today the A-man weighs in on that QB competition again. He notes Russell Wilson and Matt Flynn are much better at throwing the ball in stride for the receiver, something Tarvaris Jackson struggles with. Injured Doug Baldwin was doing some light route running, but not sure if he did any team drills.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 5. Today the A-man weighs in on Golden Tate’s change from last season to now. He lost a little weight this offseason, he’s a lot quicker. He always had the talent, but by him losing a few pounds he can get down the field faster. A lot quicker in and out of his breaks now as well.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us up to speed from the VMAC on the 2012 Seahawks training camp. He was at practice on Tuesday and has some observations to share. KJ Wright was mentoring Bobby Wagner (after practice) and he saw Breno Giacomini mentoring 7th round pick J.R. Sweezy. Training camp is just better in Cheney.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Today the A-man weighs in on the QB competition again between Matt Flynn, Tarvaris Jackson and Russell Wilson. He also looks closely at the WR’s. Kris Durham continues to hurt his cause, as he had a few drops. Deon Butler was solid in drills, Ricardo Lockette has looked great.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church asks us the serious question of whether or not the Seahawks will have a top defense again in 2012? With the departure of David Hawthorne there is an empty space. Let’s hope that is filled by the rookie Bobby Wagner. Coupled with Brandon Mebane, Red Bryant, LeRoy Hill, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and K.J. Wright the makings is there for an amazing defense.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about the five players that need to have impact seasons in 2012. Matt Flynn, Jason Jones, Sidney Rice, Kellen Winslow, and Bruce Irvin are the guys he points at. Who will take the opportunity to make a big impression this season, and who will flop?
NWSB Inside and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks Player Profile on Jason Jones. Jones’ primary role as a pass rusher will be in the nickel defense. He has the potential to be a great replacement for Raheem Brock as well if they use him outside in pass rush situations. Of course more than likely he’ll line up inside on third downs.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate has football on the brain again. Today he brings us his list of Seattle Seahawks training camp battles to look forward to. Who will take over David Hawthorne’s spot at LB? He also wants to know if Chris Clemons and Mike Williams are done, and who their replacements might be.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church tells us today about what is actually going on at the 2012 Seahawks OTA’s for Phase 1, 2 and 3 minicamps. The defense is looking superb, and DC Gus Bradley says “We’re continuing to see great attitude.” Sidney Rice and Mike Williams, DB Walter Thurmond, and T James Carpenter are notable names that have yet to participate.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Florida defensive lineman Jaye Howard. With the 114th overall selection. Per ESPN, Howard’s a disruptive one-gap defender who doesn’t anchor very well, but excels at making plays in the backfield. Pete Carroll puts a premium on press-rush pressure without a lot of blitzes, he’ll fit in fine.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another one of their biggest needs when they drafted Bobby Wagner a linebacker from Utah State. With the 47th overall selection. Instant reaction from Mike Mayock on the NFL Network says this guy is a special teams STUD and can play two linebacker positions. In Pete Carroll and John Schneider the 12th man trusts.