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 blogger Clinton Bell is back with his Week 1 preview, breakdown and prediction of the matchup between the Seahawks and the Carolina Panthers. The Panthers are trying to be a team on the rise in the weak NFC South, but the Seahawks are a team on the rise in the NFL. This one is a great test to see just how the Hawks will come out with the season opener on the road in the Eastern time zone. Definitely a thorn in the talons of these birds in the past.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens weighs in tonight on the state of the Hawks prior to the 2013 NFL draft. He weighs in with some draft predictions, his free draft preview, and explains what he thinks are the teams roster weaknesses. He loves the secondary, but says addition of Antoine Winfield in free agency should secure the teams nickelback position. Richard Sherman & Brandon Browner are great, but more depth is needed for starters.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Phil Slater weighs in who is to blame for the Hawks’ loss to the Atlanta Falcons. For that, we have to start at the top—head coach Pete Carroll. When a head coach has two players of Russell Willson and Marshawn Lynch’s caliber, you have to keep the ball in the hands of the backfield. Also, the game plan clearly didn’t call for Tony Gonzalez to be such a crucial part of the conest.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with that state of the Seahawks with regards to the NFL injury report. He’ll watch for player news, read the updated practice reports, and will always do his best to provide clear an accurate NFL injuries updates, and player injury news. Week 10 features the Jets vs. Seahawks. James Carpenter, Jason Jones, K.J. Wright, Doug Baldwin, Max Unger are names to watch this week.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp after each week of the regular season and possibly during an NFL playoff game or the Super Bowl will bring you his Seahawks game balls. Balls are awarded to the Hawks offensive MVP Marshawn Lynch, and on defense this week Bobby Wagner. For Special Teams John Ryan did a great job limiting the damage done by the explosive Percy Harvin of the Vikings.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp tells us to him the following things went wrong for the Hawks on Thursday versus the San Francisco 49ers. Dropped passes have once again hindered the Seahawks offense, and any chances of winning this game. Defense kept it close, but gave up monster yardage to Frank Gore. Special teams didn’t do their part either, especially return specialist Leon Washington.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 Seahawks who must impress Thursday night against division rival San Francisco. The key in this game is going to be moving the ball. The 49ers defense is just as good as the Seahawks and Marshawn Lynch will have to move the ball physically if he wants to help this team have a chance to succeed. Seattle’s linebacker trio must keep the middle of the field covered and keep on eye on 49er running backs.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 Seahawks who must impress this week against the New England Patriots. Russell Wilson will need Darrell Bevell ro draw up a successful pass attack in order to help the Seahawks win this one. With the 30th ranked pass defense, Sidney Rice, Golden Tate and company will need to find ways to get open and get the ball. KJ Wright, Bobby Wagner and Leroy Hill will need to step up too.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 Seahawks who must impress against the Carolina Panthers this week. Darrell Bevell will have to step his playcalling up in order for players like Russell Wilson and Doug Baldwin to succeed. Tight ends Anthony McCoy and Zach Miller will need to make some big plays as will KJ Wright on defense.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp after each week of the regular season and possibly during an NFL playoff game or the Super Bowl will bring you his Seahawks game balls. Balls are awarded to the Hawks offensive MVP Golden Tate, and on defense this week the entire pass rush, Jason Jones, Bruce Irvin, Chris Clemons and Brandon Mebane. For Special Teams Jon Ryan gets the game ball for 70+ yard punts!