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.

Thanks for the memories Sidney Rice

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with the impending news of Sidney Rice’s departure from the Seahawks. The buyout is coming, Rice knows it, the front office knows it, and us fans know it too. Clinton gives us a glimpse into why this is not such a bad move for the Seahawks, and offers a memory of his from Rice’s tenure with the Hawks.

The Balancing Act as Super Bowl Champions

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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.

Seahawks MMQB: In a New York state of mind

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us this week’s MMQB after the NFC Chmapionship game against the 49ers. Richard Sherman closed the game out with a big play, tipping a pass to Byron Maxwell for an interception. Russell Wilson and his receivers stepped up as well as Marshawn Lynch who ran over the Niners defense.

NFC Championship endgame: Seahawks blueprint to victory

Kaep 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 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.

Seahawks MAQB: Seahawks advance to host NFC Championship game

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down Saturday’s win over the New Orleans Saints. Brett says offensively, Percy Harvin looked good, but hopefully he’s okay after a possible concussion. Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch looked sharp, but the 12th man should chant at more appropriate time.

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

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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.

Seahawks fantasy forecast – Week 16 NFL predictions

MMQB Seahawks vs. Cardinals

NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Dave B delivers to us his Week 16 NFL fantasy football forecast for the Arizona Cardinals vs. Seahawks matchup on Sunday. Dave says with the aid of the 12th man, Seattle`s defense once again becomes a top 3 Fantasy start this week. Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd are banged up. Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor and Byron Maxwell will be licking their chops.

Seahawks MMQB: Short end at the stick

If they could have punched that ball in

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Only the second loss of the 2013/14 season. Brett wants to take a moment to celebrate Luke Willson’s first career touchdown. He thought it was funny that on the sidelines Russell Wilson went over and handed him the football. The most devastating thing about the game was seeing KJ Wright limping on the sidelines.

Seahawks MMQB: Bring on the bye, and then the Saints

We finally got a little taste of the special that is Percy Harvin. (Photo: Seahawks.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s Vikings vs. Hawks game. Brett points out it was more than fun to finally see Percy Harvin take the field for Seattle. Harvin returned that kick 58-yards which put the Seahawks in position to attack the field on offense, even with such little time remaining. Also Seeing Russell Okung, Breno Giacomini and Harvin on the field Sunday was a wonderful sight.

The Seahawks Week 10 stats don’t lie – vs. Atlanta Falcons

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standouts from the Seattle Seahawks week 10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on the road. Atoning for his lackluster play calling of late, Darrell Bevell ran the ball often and well, with tons of help from his suddenly good offensive line. The main focus of this blog though is the Seahawks pass attack, which was absurdly good on Sunday.

Seahawks MMQB: Angry birds

People continue to insist our team only goes as far as Marshawn Lynch

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s Hawks vs. Falcons game. Brett points out Marshawn Lynch was all Beast-mode Sunday running for a punishing 6.0 yards-per-carry for the 3rd time this season. Not bad with an offensive line that is missing 3 starters. (Max Unger, Russell Okung, and Breno Giacomini) Golden Tate’s 106 receiving yards were a single career high.