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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his thoughts on the return to the Seahawks roster this week of the suspended Bruce Irvin. Bruce Irvin will join the team as a strong side linebacker (SAM), probably replacing Malcolm Smith as the starter. Smith has played well this season including a big forced fumble against the Texans last weekend. Mike Morgan, or Benson Mayowa could make way for him this week.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s Hawks vs. Texans tilt. Brett predicted Russell Wilson would leads the team down the field and score the game winning touchdown with less than six minutes left on the clock resulting in a Seattle win 24-21. He was pretty close. Richard Sherman, Malcolm Smith, Clinton McDonald all had great games for the Hawks d.
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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens gives us his five MVP players from the Week 1 NFL preseason game against the San Diego Chargers. Derrick Coleman, Benson Mayowa, Tarvaris Jackson, Malcolm Smith and Christine Michael all make the cut. Plus an honorable mention to Stephen Williams, who would have made the list if not for dropping a ball that he should have caught.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 depth chart positions that will up for grab when the Seattle Seahawks hit camp this year. Will Malcolm Smith become the new starting ROLB? While Sidney Rice and Percy Harvin are set, they look to see who wins between Golden Tate and Doug Baldwin. Chris Harper and Jermaine Kearse will also battle. As will Tony McDaniel, Jesse Williams and Jordan Hill on the interior line.
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 Brett Bivens breaks down the five positions Seattle must upgrade during the 2012 offseason with his second post in this series today. The D-line, and weakside linebacker. Leroy Hill is a free agent again this season. Hopefully this is finally the year that the Seahawks are not forced to bring him back Brett says. He points out John Schneider or Pete Carroll’s top priority should be to get a deal done with Jason Jones.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens breaks down the five Seahawks who have impressed the most to him over the last 4 weeks. Russell Okung, Bobby Wagner, Malcolm Smith, Russell Wilson and Jeremy Lane all make this list. Wilson is probably up for the rookie of the year award. Bobby Wagner is now third among rookies in tackles with 121, trailing only Lavonte David (124) and Luke Kuechly (138).
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back to weigh in with his thoughts on the NFL Week 2 game between the Seahawks and the Dallas Cowboys. Some Hawks that impressed. First off, Marshawn Lynch seems to be back in his form of last season, shrugging off his back injury while leading the league in carries thus far. Malcom Smith had a huge punt block, and Golden Tate had a bone crushing hit on Cowboys linebacker Sean Lee.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens breaks down the week 2 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Dallas Cowboys in his Seahawks Monday morning quarterback. The Seahawks defeated the Cowboys 27-7. Brett points out the Seahawks offense will go as far as Marshawn Lynch’s legs will carry it. Sunday, his legs carried for 122-yards, to a big victory in-front of the 12th man. Golden Tate, and Russell Wilson were great too.
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 Russell Wilson, and on defense this week Brandon Browner. The Special Teams game ball goes to Malcolm Smith & Jeron Johnson for their punt block/return touchdown!