NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s sixth round pick, Spencer Ware. Brett says most experts feel Ware is another running back the Seahawks have brought in who has a colorful history that includes suspensions. This one is drug related, not punching related, not gun related (Marshawn Lynch). Worst case scenario is that Spencer doesn’t make the team and Michael Robinson has a new fire lit under him.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox brings us a piece about the Top 5 most underrated college footballers currently playing in the Pacific northwest. Kenjon Barner, Jordon Poyer, Sean Mannion, Travis Long, and Keith Price all make the list. With the surprise Oregon State Beavers squad this year, two Beavers make the list.
Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the PSU vs. UW 2012 Week 3 matchup in a new Dawgs Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. What’s not to love about a 52-13 win asks Chris? Well for starters, the dumb penalties, and the injuries. Back to the love though, Bishop Sankey tore through the Vikings defense en route to a two TD day. Keith Price was spectacular as well.
Brand new NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Chris Hall breaks down the Huskies injuries ahead of the LSU Tigers game on Saturday. Chris says the Ben Riva injury on the offensive line will be key. Junior Eric Kohler, formerly the right guard, will most likely fill in with James Atoe stepping up at right guard. Watch yourself Keith Price.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox after each week of the regular season and possibly during a bowl game or BCS playoffs should the Ducks be so lucky will stop by and bring you his UO game balls. Balls are awarded to the Ducks offensive MVP Marcus Mariota, and on defense this week John Boyett. Rob Beard get the special teams ball even though he wasn’t needed much. The Ducks get Wisconsin next.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us a Northwest gossip today about two up and coming players on the roster. Doug Baldwin and Matt Flynn are developing some great offseason chemistry. It’s relieving for Seahawks fans too see this, even though it’s coming from a teammate, after watching the Kevin Kolb disaster last season in Arizona.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks football blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with an opinionated take on the 5 BEST Ducks uniform combinations in recent years. LaMichael James sporting a Nike Pro Combat uniform proved to be hands down the team’s best look of the 2011 college football season. You’ve got to love the Ducks who have become known for their uniforms and their cheerleaders.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin makes some predictions on the candidates to be selected by Jack Z. Here is all the information you need to get set for the MLB draft. Its on June 4-6 on the MLB Network. The consensus first round pick for the Mariners, Mike Zunino is considered the best college bat of the draft. Byron Buxton is considered by many to be the top position player.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about his fearless predictions of who will be named the Seattle Seahawks starting quarterback. Matt Flynn has the pedigree to become a long time starter in this league, and with the addition of Russell Wilson in the draft, this leaves no room for returning starter Tarvaris Jackson.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with some players he predicts will have breakout seasons in the pac 12 in 2012. De’ Anthony Thomas had a fantastic freshman season. A freshman All-American, Thomas was a co-recipient of the CFPA Kick Returner Trophy. With 49ers LaMichael James in the NFL, it’s Kenjon Barner’s time to shine.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in with his Ducks’ worst moments. Nov. 15, 2007: Dennis Dixon goes down with injury. Ouch. Jan. 10, 2011: National Championship loss to Auburn. All Ducks fans want to forget that one. Sept. 3, 2010 the LeGarrette Blount punching explosion at Boise State. All Ducks fans want to forget that moment in time.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Blair Thomas weighs in with his Love’Em & Hate’Em column for the Tigers vs. Ducks game on Tuesday night. NIT Basketball tournament action from Eugene. After a horrid 6-26 shooting performance against Colorado in the Pac-12 tournament, Devoe Joseph bounced back strong. Next up the Ducks will put their 16-3 home record on the line when Iowa rolls in on Sunday.