NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at the stats from Sunday’s Super Bowl, using both conventional and advanced statistics to paint a better picture of how the Seahawks won this game. J.D. argues that the real stars from this game are Kam Chancellor and Cliff Avril, but sheds some light on Malcolm Smith’s MVP performance as well.
NWSB Seattle Seahawks insider Brian Scott weighs in post game on Super Bowl XLVIII from Met Life stadium in New Jersey. Statistically, it might not leap off the page at you like Peyton Manning number’s sometimes do (not tonight though) but Russell Wilson had an amazing night. The MVP was Malcolm Smith. Yes, credit the errant throw to Cliff Avril but Malcolm Smith was the one who plucked it from the heavens.
NWSB Insider and Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at Byron Maxwell’s rise to prominence as the Seahawks get ready to face the New Orleans Saints in prime time. The implications of recent suspensions to members of Seattle’s defensive backfield are looked at in full in this piece that showcases Maxwell’s numbers. JD points out there is a lot to like in Maxwell’s game, but his ability to not give up the play is paramount.