NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, shares his thoughts on the Seahawks playoff defeat against the Panthers– If you were fortunate enough to watch the Seattle Seahawks taking on the Carolina Panthers in the NFC divisional playoff game, you saw one of the most unique football games ever played in the NFL. Never have I seen both teams in a single game play at such a high level in one half and such a low level in the other half.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, previews the Seahawks second playoff game and second match up of the 2015/16 season against the Carolina Panthers– Lynch doesn’t quit. That’s the genesis of his nickname Beast Mode. It’s not in his character and seriously doubt it ever will be. Lynch is playing for the Seattle Seahawks on Sunday and he’s going to get 100 yards rushing before the day is over.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, recaps the Seahawks non-loss over the Vikings in the NFC Wild Card game– The game started for the Minnesota Vikings with an ominous sign. The Vikings team Gjallarhorn shattered in the frigid temperatures right before game time. Could the shattering of a Viking horn be the foreshadow of the shattering of a playoff dream?
NWSB writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, previews the Seahawks final regular season game for the 2015 season against the Arizona Cardinals– Arizona is one of the top two teams in the NFL right now and the Seahawks area beat up with injuries all over the place. Seattle will have to play a nearly perfect game in all three aspects to beat the Cardinals on their field.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks insider, Brian Scott, previews the Seahawks home rematch against the NFC rival St. Louis Rams– The Seahawks defense has had a lot of success against inexperienced QBs the last several weeks. They beat Johnny Manziel, Jimmy Clausen, and Teddy Bridgewater over the past three games. The formula for disrupting the young passers was similar in each of the three games.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, reviews the Seahawks latest win, this time over the Cleveland Browns– Wilson’s performance since the Seahawks lost to Arizona has been ridiculously good. It’s also been good enough that you have to consider him for the MVP award over Cam Newton. Just imagine where the Seahawks would be right now if Wilson had not played in their last five games. Isn’t that what defines an MVP?
NWSB Writer, and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, breaks down the Seahawks win over the Ravens– The Seahawks may have won big over the Ravens, but it came at a price in terms of injury. Thomas Rawls, whom I already mentioned, is out with a broken ankle. That ends his season. Derrick Coleman will be asked to step in as the next man up. I suspect signing another runner will happen this week as well.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, reviews the Seahawks questionable win over the Detroit Lions on Monday Night Football– The fact is, every team gets breaks on calls and bad breaks on others. The officials, both replacement and regular, are human and make mistakes. They miss calls and I, for one, don’t want to review every play of every game. I would argue that bad calls are actually good for the game as they create discussion, controversy, and give guys like me stuff to write about.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, previews the Seahawks MNF matchup against the Lions– One thing I do like so far about the Kris Richard version of Carroll’s defense is that he seems to be willing to dial up blitzes a bit more often than his predecessors, Bradley and Quinn. That’s good news too because I feel the Seahawks will have to do that often to get Stafford out of his element and to take some of the pressure off of the Seahawks secondary trying to cover Megatron and Tate.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, reviews the Seahawks victory in their home opener against the Chicago Bears– The second half in all aspects of the game was fantastic but none more so than the first 12 seconds of the half where rookie Tyler Lockett ripped off a 105 yard kickoff return for a touchdown. 105 yards is a new Seahawks team record surpassing the previous high of 101 yard by Leon Washington. Lockett has been brilliant returning punts and kicks this year and is a threat to score every time he touches the ball.
NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, previews the Hawks home opener against the Bears– The tardy one, Kam Chancellor, finally reported this week. It’s still somewhat of a question as to whether or not he plays against the Bears this week. Reports say he’s in great physical shape but gym shape is not game shape. Only games get you there and Kam missed all of the pre-season that is designed to get guys into game shape.
NWSB writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, digs into the standoff between the Seahawks and Kam Chancellor– Look, I get that in NFL contract bizarro-world that 900k really doesn’t seem like much, but to your fans, the folks forking over $200 they don’t have to spend just to buy your jersey, it’s a fortune. A lot of very hard working folks would struggle to make that amount in 20 years let alone two weeks of the NFL regular season. 99.9% of your fans don’t live in your financial world, Kam.