NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Bryan McFarlane gives you the reasons why the Seahawks were able to handle the Redskins this past Sunday. The post whistle activities were in abundance on the torn up grass at FedEx Field. There were many great personal battles to watch, including the chess match between Pete Carroll and Shanahan. Russell Wilson vs. Robert Griffin III.
Brandon Choate breaks down the Preseason Week 3 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Kansas City Chiefs in his Seahawks Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. Brandon loved Russell Wilson again, asserting that he should start the regular season as the team’s starter. He also loved Robert Turbin as a solid backup and perfect compliment to Marshawn Lynch. He didn’t like Terrell Owens’ butterfingers or Jeremy Lane’s over-aggressiveness.
Brandon Choate breaks down the Preseason Week 2 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos in his Seahawks Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. Brandon loved Russell Wilson again, thinking he should get a shot at starting next week. He also loved the defensive overall play and the play of KJ Wright and Jeron Johnson. If the team can cut down on penalties, rush the QB and protect Jon Ryan on punts, things would be much better in Seahawkland.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 13 Today the A-man weighs in on the injuries and returning players coming back to practice. Wide receivers Doug Baldwin and Ricardo Lockette both were back in action today. Defensive backs Ron Parker and Jeron Johnson didn’t practice today. Tight End Zach Miller didn’t practice today either, but he’s OK.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his last installment of his 2012 KNOW YOUR ENEMY pre-season posts. This time he focuses on 2012 NFC West foe St Louis Rams. Reggie’s five Rams weapons are Steven Jackson, Sam Bradford, Danny Amendola, Lance Kendricks, and Brian Quick. DB’s Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman will be called upon a ton in 2012.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his second 2012 KNOW YOUR ENEMY pre-season post. This time he focuses on the 2012 NFC West second place finisher Arizona Cardinals. Reggie’s five Cardinals weapons are Larry Fitzgerald, Beanie Wells, Todd Heap, Michael Floyd, and Ryan Williams. The Cardinals know how hard Kam Chancellor hits and should be wary of the team of him and Earl Thomas.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his first 2012 KNOW YOUR ENEMY pre-season post. This first topic focuses on the 2012 NFC West division champs the San Francisco 49ers. Reggie’s five 49ers weapons are Randy Moss, Vernon Davis, Frank Gore, Michael Crabtree, and Alex Smith. He then goes on to say the Seahawks can stop them with Red Bryant, Bruce Irvin, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman and K.J. Wright.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his analysis of the Seattle Seahawks hardest hitting players. He points out the NFL has been cracking down on helmet-to-helmet hits, and trying to reduce concussions, and he’s totally on board with that, but that’s not what we’re talking about here. He states Red Bryant, Marshawn Lynch, K.J. Wright, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor will bring the heat in 2012.
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 Matt Church tells us today regaining depth at linebacker will be key for this upcoming draft due to constant injuries for the Seahawks. LeRoy Hill, K.J. Wright, Malcolm Smith, and Matt McCoy are already here, is Luke Kuechly from Boston College on his way via the draft? We’ll know within 10 days.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us news that Seattle Seahawks linebacker David Hawthorne has moved on to join the New Orleans Saints. Not only did the Seahawks lose a great player, but it left a gaping hole at linebacker. I’ve got just the guy to replace him. Luke Kuechly of Boston College. Brandon wouldn’t hesitate to go all in this Eagle.
Today from the VMAC in Seattle Pete Carroll addressed the media in his year end press conference. Q tells us you didn’t expect him to tell you who they’ve got number 1 on their 2012 NFL draft board did you? 2011 was an interesting year for the Seahawks, and whether you agree with me Q or not the season was a marginal success. Onto the Pete Carroll quotes.