Winning Has Two Prices: Increased Salaries & Free Agent Departures

There's been zero talk about Tate getting a contract extension so far.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger breaks down how the Hawks must pay their dues now that they’ve won the Super Bowl. Being champions means that players will command higher salaries, and players will leave in NFL free agency. Golden Tate, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons, Chris Maragos and Clinton McDonald are prime examples.

ICYMI Seahawks vs. Giants – Defense embarrasses G-men

Eli Manning saw a lot of Red Bryant and the ground on Sunday (Kenny Via/The News Tribune)

NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s triumphant victory over the New York Giants on Sunday. Making the trip to the east coast, the Seahawks and their stellar defense limited the Giants’ putrid offense en route to a 23-0 win that saw them take a big step forward in securing home field advantage.

Forced into the spotlight on Monday night: Byron Maxwell

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NWSB Insider and Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at Byron Maxwell’s rise to prominence as the Seahawks get ready to face the New Orleans Saints in prime time. The implications of recent suspensions to members of Seattle’s defensive backfield are looked at in full in this piece that showcases Maxwell’s numbers. JD points out there is a lot to like in Maxwell’s game, but his ability to not give up the play is paramount.

Assessing the Seahawks defensive backfield post-suspensions

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NWSB insider and Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at how the suspensions to Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond will affect Seattle’s secondary. Taking a look at organizational options and free agency, the depth chart and how it will be arranged is all looked at in depth. Is the return of Antoine Winfield on the horizon? SSeahawks have activated DeShawn Shead off their practice squad. Tharold Simon, a fifth-round pick is finally practicing.

Could both be done in Seattle? The $1M Thurmond & Browner question

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott brings weighs in on the Hawks suspensions this week to Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond. Legion of Doom news. Sadly, Brian doesn’t think there is one and this might be the ultimate example of shooting yourself in the foot if you’re Browner. Browner has never had a big contract. Next man up. Byron Maxwell and Jeremy Lane both played extensively at this same time last year.

The Seahawks Week 6 stats don’t lie – vs. Titans

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standouts from the Seattle Seahawks week 6 victory over the Tennessee Titans at Century Link Field. The defense is again the focus of J.D.’s statistical standout piece, as Walter Thurmond’s dominant performance on Sunday is looked at. The implications of this performance are also discussed. Brandon Browner, Byron Maxwell, & Jeremy Lane are also mentioned.

The weekly Seahawks Infirmary for Week 1 vs. Panthers

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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 1 features the Seahawks vs. Patriots. Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Brandon Browner, Jordan Hill, and rookie Michael Bowie will all more than likely miss time this week.

Part 2: Seahawks 2013 roster predictions + cuts on defense

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster defense predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. Positives. A familiar name will be cut at linebacker. Allen Bradford’s great play has made Heath Farwell expendable. John Lotulelei has a skill set that can’t be taught. Jason LaCanfora has reported that he has heard reports that the Seahawks are releasing Antoine Winfield.

Seahawks MMQB: Cruising vs. The Chargers

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bives once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback…er…rather Friday Afternoon Quarterback! Breaking down games once again, Brett looks at Seattle’s first preseason game of the season and the positives and negatives that came out of the Hawks’ victory over the San Diego Chargers. Tarvaris Jackson, as many know, had quite the game.

Who will return kicks for the Seattle Seahawks?

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in the status of the return game for the Seahawks in 2013. When the Seahawks cut ties with Leon Washington this offseason, it was widely believed that newly acquired Percy Harvin would take over those duties. Well now Harvin is out, and the Hawks are without a return man. J.D. takes a look at some suitable replacements.

VMAC training camp notes: Seahawks day 4 #BingHawks

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back with another update live from Bing Training Camp at the VMAC. Brett goes over each aspect of the Seahawks team in his own words. From a couple missed plays, to the exceptional play of Brandon Mebane, to a bit of a scare when Marshawn Lynch came up holding his groin. It’s all here. P.S. Lynch was back a few minutes later, so nothing to worry about here.

VMAC Training Camp Notes: Seahawks Day 2 #BingHawks

Seahawks Training Camp at The VMAC

2 days down Due to unfortunate circumstances I am unable to be in Seattle at this time so I am watching the live stream of Seahawks practices on the web. Every once in a while I will write a post and share some of the things that have stood out to me while watching training camp on […]

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