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.

Q&A…Seahawks week 1 matchup vs. Carolina Panthers

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the upcoming Week 1 2013 NFL matchup between our Hawks and the Cam Newton led Carolina Panthers. Early lines have the Seahawks by 3. I think they cover it easily. Brian’s biggest question. Can the Legion Of Boom contain Steve Smith? Brian says Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Walter Thurmond, Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman will have the WR’s from Carolina on lockdown.

Part 2: Seahawks 2013 roster predictions + cuts on defense

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster defense predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. Positives. A familiar name will be cut at linebacker. Allen Bradford’s great play has made Heath Farwell expendable. John Lotulelei has a skill set that can’t be taught. Jason LaCanfora has reported that he has heard reports that the Seahawks are releasing Antoine Winfield.

*My* fearless predictions – 2014 Seahawks Pro Bowlers

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Chris Hall has previewed the 2013-14 NFL season with his predictions of who will make the Pro Bowl. Russell Okung, Marshawn Lynch, Max Unger, Earl Thomas and Leon Washington should be returners. Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, Brandon Browner, Kam Chancellor, Chris Clemons and Percy Harvin should be newcomers.

Broncos vs. Seattle Seahawks pros and cons

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth recaps the pros and cons following the team’s final preseason game against the Denver Broncos. On the plus side, Kam Chancellor, Brandon Browner, Brandon Mebane, Heath Farwell, and O’Brien Schofield forced five fumbles. Unfortunately, penalty yards were a theme for the wrong reason.

Seattle Seahawks MMQB: Bucking the Broncos

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bives once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback…er…rather Sunday Afternoon Quarterback! Breaking down games once again, Brett looks at Seattle’s second preseason game of the season and the positives and negatives that came out of the Hawks’ victory over the Denver Broncos. Hawks rolled, but there are still some improvements needed. Standouts were Jermaine Kearse, Russell Wilson, and Benson Mayowa.

Could this finally be the Seahawks year?

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us an interesting look at the factors that could or could not lead to a Super Bowl title this season. Youth goes both ways, good and bad, while depth and talent will help give the Seahawks a major push. Their off field issues and injuries could hinder things, though, if the team isn’t careful. Watch the LOB push. The Legion of Boom – Brandon Browner, Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor.

*My* Seahawks worst case scenario in 2013

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NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about what the worst case scenario for the 2013 Seattle Seahawks would be. While there are several things that could derail Seattle’s chance of reaching a Super Bowl, he believes that the greatest threat to the Seahawks would be the loss of Russell Wilson for more than three games, especially towards the end of the season. Chris believes Brady Quinn and Tarvaris Jackson, who are both contending for the backup QB spot, would not be able to produce enough wins for the team.

Seattle Seahawks: Offseason acquisitions

Cliff Avrill will make a big impact this year along the defensive line.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jonas Hyde talks about the offseason acquisitions Seattle made and how they will fit in with the rest of the team. Head coach Pete Carroll and general manager John Schneider used a key trade and free agent signings to bolster some of the team’s weaknesses: QB pressure from the defensive line, a true play-maker on offense, secondary depth, and a backup quarterback in the event something… anything… happens to franchise savior, Russell Wilson.

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