NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church tells us today about what is actually going on under the hood of the Seahawks draft machine. How the brains work on Pete Carroll, and John Schneider. We know they like speed over size. 2. They trust what they see. They aren’t sold on a quarterback for the 2012 season. Listen Up Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson, Russell Wilson and Josh Portis.
NWSB Seattle Seahawks writer Insider Steve reports on the 2012 NFL draft selections by Seattle’s front office brass Pete Carroll and John Schneider. They drafted knowing that in order to beat the teams on their 2012 NFL schedule, they were going to have beef up their defense. The only way to do that is to play defense at a championship level, and Carroll and Schneider understand that better then anyone.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Wisconsin Badgers Quarterback Russell Wilson. With the 75th overall selection. Instant reaction from Michael Lombardi from the NFL network was do the Seahawks have a place for him on the roster? With Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson I guess we’ll find out in training camp or a trade?
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church says say NO to drafting a quarterback in the first round Pete Carroll. Even though Texas A&M quarterback Ryan Tannehill the Most Valuable Player at the Car Care Bowl has looked good his draft status is inflated due to Andrew Luck and Robert Griffin III. The Seahawks have other needs, more pass rush and linebacker help is required asap.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us the Peyton Manning recruiting adventure began Friday with a visit to the Denver Broncos. Now it seems the Seahawks are out of the running for his services. Brett points out Seattle has Tarvaris Jackson and Josh Portis, but could look at Matt Flynn now, Kyle Orton, Chad Henne, Rex Grossman or just wait till April and draft a kid.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens breaks out his red sharpie today in his newest piece. He is handing out his end-of-the-year grades to the Seattle Seahawks offense. How will Tarvaris Jackson, Marshawn Lynch, Michael Robinson, Sidney Rice, Zach Miller, Robert Gallery, Mike Williams, and Doug Baldwin grade out? And how will up and comers like John Moffitt and Cameron Morrah score?
Seahawks blogger KShell is begging the folks in the Seattle Seahawks 12th man fan base that are calling for undrafted free agent quarterback Josh Portis to be the next NFL teams franchise QB. It’s a silly notion to the problems. He points out Tony Romo is the lone undrafted quarterback who is starting in the NFL. Enough said.
In 2011 Seattle Seahawks undrafted free agents were able to be signed before the current NFL free agents due to the lockout, A few of them are on the current Seahawks 53 man roster; QB Josh Portis, S Jeron Johnson, and WR’s Ricardo Lockette and Doug Baldwin. The star of the bunch is Doug Baldwin. He’s turning out to be the STEAL of the UFA’s.