Divisional Round Endgame: Blueprint for victory – Saints vs. Seahawks

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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 New Orleans Saints. Brett says the defense needs to get pressure on Drew Brees. Even with poor passing conditions Drew Brees can still pick a defense apart if he has enough time to do it. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Brandon Mebane…the pressure is on you!

Know Your Enemy: The New Orleans Saints

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NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke dissects the New Orleans Saints, so as to better prepare you for the Seattle Seahawks match with them Saturday at Century Link Field. Detailed are not only how the Saints got to this point, but how exactly the Seahawks can beat them.

Who will the Seahawks play in the NFC divisional round?

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott previews every possible Round 1 matchup for the Seattle Seahawks in the NFL Playoffs. The New Orleans Saints, Green Bay Packers and San Francisco 49ers all have a chance of facing Russell Wilson, Richard Sherman and the Legion of Boom.

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.

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.

New Orleans Saints vs. Seahawks Week 13 gambling odds & handicapping

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NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Dave B previews Seattle’s Week 13 Monday Night Football matchup from Seattle. He gives you his prediction on where your bets should be put. Pro Bowlers LT Russell Okung and RT Breno Giacomini will be back on the field to protect Russell Wilson as will Pro Bowl center Max Unger. That said, Drew Brees and company have been much-improved this season on both sides of the ball.

Seattle Seahawks Three Key Match-Ups vs. Tennessee Titans

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the match-ups, personnel and otherwise, that will dictate the outcome of Seattle’s game against the Tennesee Titans on Sunday. Both clubs are banged up, and J.D. argues that the injuries on both teams will play a huge role in the outcome of Sunday’s game. Opposite the Titans revamped offensive line will be Tony McDaniel and Brandon Mebane. Both have exceeding expectations to this point…

Seahawks 2013 first quarter stats: The defense

Bennett was brought back to Seattle for one reason, get after the QB.  he has not disappointed.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his Seattle first quarter of the season defensive stats. He points out Cliff Avril’s numbers are down, no doubt about it. He is on pace to have a career low in tackles and his least amount of sacks since 2009. Michael Bennett was brought back to Seattle for one reason, get after the quarterback. Bennett has not disappointed. Brandon Mebane is one of those players that the numbers always lie.

Seattle Seahawks Three key match-ups week 4

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the personnel matchups that will decide Sunday’s game in Houston as the Seahawks face the Texans. Could this be a preview of an eventual Super Bowl? It’s too hard to tell, but if it is, the matchups highlighted in this article will provide valuable insight into who has the upper-hand. Deandre Hopkins vs. Richard Sherman is a key matchup to watch this morning.

Seattle’s own version of S.W.A.G

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens gets trendy and defines what SWAG, a popular phrase among those young hooligans, means to the Seattle Seahawks. Defining it as players who have that grit and grind to them who help teams with their attitude, Bivens identifies Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor, and Breno Giacomini among the players who can be categorized as having “swag”.

Which unit stood out in the Seahawks’ triumph over San Francisco?

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jordin Ereth details the Seattle unit that was most impressive in their week 2 triumph over the San Francisco 49ers. While Marshawn Lynch had an impressive performance, it’s Cliff Avril and the defensive line that made the difference. Avril put the pressure on Colin Kaepernick and forced a fumble on a sack. The Legion of Boom had a great day. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, and Richard Sherman all had an interception each.

Moments in time…The Seattle Seahawks week that was

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with his second Seahawks Moments In Time piece of the new year. So much for our biggest threat being an actual threat once again. The Seahawks have now held San Francisco to just one TD in their last three matchups, pretty impressive considering they are the best team in the NFC, to the media of course. A dull start offensively was capped by another Beastly game by Marshawn Lynch, and Russell Wilson gets to save his eyebrow.

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