NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Insider Steve weighs in on the signing of Matt Flynn. Which he says gives the Seahawks flexibility in spades. Not only do they have their QB of the future, but now there is no need to waste valuable 2012 NFL Draft picks. Use the draft to fill in the holes that remain at left guard, defensive end, and linebacker. If Visanthe Shiancoe decides to sign elsewhere maybe tight end.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us last season the Seahawks secondary added Brandon Browner, and Richard Sherman during the last off season and released Marcus Trufant this week. Also this week they let Roy Lewis become a free agent, now the Seahawks secondary is full of young pro bowl caliber players. What do we expect from Walter Thurmond and Byron Maxwell this year?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us its the end of the line for Tacoma’s Marcus Trufant in a Seattle uniform. His bad back and lofty salary finally led to the end of his career with his hometown team. Clinton says Marcus Trufant has always been a class act, and he hopes that he continues his career in the same fashion that he played here in Seattle. NOT in the NFC West.
Seattle Seahawks nostalgia in this weeks Moments In Time. In 2010, the 49ers came to Qwest Field to play the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 of the season. Pete Carroll is named the new head coach after letting Jim L. Mora go after just 1 season. Mike Williams had 4 catches for 64 yards and John Carlson had 3 grabs for 36 yards. Just Forsett had a big game.
Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. Richard Sherman is under the spotlight for the Seahawk, Richard started the season as a special teams contributor but season ending injuries to starting cornerback Marcus Trufant and backup corner Walt Thurmond thrust Sherman into the starting role.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us some Seattle Seahawks nostalgia in this weeks Moments In Time. In 2007, the Seahawks and Redskins faced off the Wild Card round of the playoffs. The Seahawks emerged victorious after a furious Redskins rally. Leonard Weaver rumbled in for a score and DJ Hackett beat the Redskins secondary to score one of his own.
Seattle sports blogger Insider Steve weighs in with 5 reasons why the 2011 version of the Seattle Seahawks won’t make the 2011/12 NFL Playoffs in the NFC West. He points out season ending injuries to Marcus Trufant and Walter Thurmand has thrust the bulk of responsibility on Brandon Browner, Richard Sherman, Byron Maxwell, and Roy Lewis.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current Seattle Seahawks cornerback and veteran from Wilson High School in Tacoma Washington Marcus Trufant. Trufant was a football, basketball, and track star, drafted 11th overall in the 2003 NFL draft by the Seattle Seahawks, he played in the 2005 Super Bowl XL.
Seattle already had issues in the secondary now on Sunday the Seattle Seahawks pass defense suffered yet another setback, with CB Walter Thurmond breaking his leg, which means he will more than likely join Marcus Trufant on the Injured Reserve. DB Roy Lewis is available in Week 8 vs. the Cincinnati Benglas though coming off the PUP.