What to watch for? Seahawks third 4 game stretch of the season

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens today tells us no matter how you slice it, the Seahawks have a record of .500. But at least they’re not in last place in the NFC West anymore. Nickelback is an interesting position says Brett. Marcus Trufant hasn’t done anything special. Brett wants to see if the Seahawks activate Walter Thurmond, release him, or place him on season ending injured reserve.

Seattle vs. Detroit Lions: The aftermath, what went wrong?

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp tells us to him the following things went wrong for the Hawks on Sunday versus the Detroit Lions. An offense that boasts Matt Stafford, Calvin Johnson, Brandon Pettigrew and Titus Young isn’t going to be one you want to face for an extensive amount of time. The Seahawks D had no answer. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman weren’t at their best.

Five Seahawks who impressed against the Panthers Sunday

NWSB Writer Brett Bivens talks about five standout players from the Seattle Seahawks’ game against the Carolina Panthers. Bobby Wagner, Bruce Irvin, Golden Tate, Richard Sherman and Brandon Browner all made the list. When Walter Thurmond III comes back in a couple weeks, Brett expects him to replace Marcus Trufant, making the formidable Seahawks secondary even better. A scary thought.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Carolina Panthers prediction & Week 5 preview

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about the fifth game of the season for the Seahawks, a Sunday morning matchup with the Carolina Panthers. 10:00 start times have not been too favorable for the Seahawks, but this game could be a good time to break that mold. Cam Newton has been awful this year, already throwing 8 picks, a good QB to go against to get our secondary kick started.

The weekly Seahawks Infirmary for Week 5

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 5 features the Seahawks vs. Panthers. John Moffitt, Marcus Trufant, Jaye Howard, and Brandon Mebane are names to watch this week.

*My top 5* players on the UW Huskies football team

NWSB insider and Washington Huskies football blogger Clinton Bell gives us his top 5 player for the Huskies in 2012. The list is led by none other than Keith Price. What’s not to like about this guy. A player who can go toe to toe against RGIII in a bowl game and almost win it? Also Austin Seferian-Jenkins, Desmond Trufant, Kasen Williams, and Josh Shirley round out the list. Another Bowl season for the Dawgs perhaps?

NFC West Know your enemy – St. Louis Rams weapons

NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his last installment of his 2012 KNOW YOUR ENEMY pre-season posts. This time he focuses on 2012 NFC West foe St Louis Rams. Reggie’s five Rams weapons are Steven Jackson, Sam Bradford, Danny Amendola, Lance Kendricks, and Brian Quick. DB’s Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman will be called upon a ton in 2012.

*My Take!* What I’m most looking forward to about Seahawks 2012 training camp

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about his question marks for the 2012 Training camp, and points out some things to watch for. The health of #1 WR Sidney Rice makes the list, as does the 2012 QB competition between Tarvaris Jackson, Matt Flynn, and Russell Wilson. Pretty special to see the DB’s too. Earl Thomas, Brandon Browner, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman are talented.

How good can the Seahawks defense be in 2012? Top 5? Top 10?

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church asks us the serious question of whether or not the Seahawks will have a top defense again in 2012? With the departure of David Hawthorne there is an empty space. Let’s hope that is filled by the rookie Bobby Wagner. Coupled with Brandon Mebane, Red Bryant, LeRoy Hill, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and K.J. Wright the makings is there for an amazing defense.

Five Seahawks not expected to make the 2012 Seattle roster

NWSB Inside and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about the five players he thinks will not be here come week one of the regular season. Most of these players are no brainers in Matt’s eyes, except maybe Josh Portis. But with the additions of Russell Wilson and Matt Flynn, there may be no room for Portis at the end of the day.

Welcome to Seattle Jaye Howard…Florida defensive lineman

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Florida defensive lineman Jaye Howard. With the 114th overall selection. Per ESPN, Howard’s a disruptive one-gap defender who doesn’t anchor very well, but excels at making plays in the backfield. Pete Carroll puts a premium on press-rush pressure without a lot of blitzes, he’ll fit in fine.

The 2012 Seattle Seahawks secondary is starting to fill up

NWSB insider Brandon Choate updates us today on the Seattle Seahawks free agency frenzy. After losing several players to free agency, the Seahawks have lured several of those players back including Leroy Hill, Marcus Trufant, Roy Lewis, Matt McCoy, and Walter Thurmond. Have they created a good situation in the secondary or are they setting themselves up for future problems?

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