NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens brings us his rendition of how the RB back situation will play out in Seattle, specifically the future of Marshawn Lynch. The Seahawks still have Lynch on payroll for the next few seasons, and Brett says that the drafting of Christine Michael was no fluke, that the Hawks are preparing for life after Lynch. What nobody wants to see is the petered out version of a great back in his swan song, a la Shaun Alexander.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jordin Ereth talks about Seattle’s 2nd round draft pick Christine Michael. There are a few ways to react to this pick. One way is to question it like every other analyst seems to do whenever Pete and John make a selection in the early rounds. Or, you could go with the seemingly more popular “I have faith in the front office, considering their track record in previous drafts.” Jordin, however, tries to get inside the genius of Pete and John.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down the Seahawks 2013 NFC West schedule. With three prime time games, one against each NFC West foe, the Seahawks have a chance to really make a name for themselves in the rest of the country. The Hawks often get overlooked by an east coast biased national sports media market. The extra “love” this year will finally give them a chance to be seen, and heard nationally.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s second round pick, Christine Michael. The Seattle Seahawks chose to trade their second round pick to the Baltimore Ravens, who selected ILB/OLB Arthur Brown. In exchange, the Seahawks received the Ravens’ second round pick (62nd overall), as well as a fifth rounder (165 overall) and a sixth rounder (199 overall).
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us some good reasons why Percy Harvin will make this Seahawks team even better. With his flat out speed, Harvin is the ultimate playmaker. He can take screen passes the distance, can take a handoff the distance and can take a punt or kick for a touchdown. He is one of the most dynamic players in the NFL today according to Brandon. Coupled with Russell Wilson expect some colorful trickeration.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you a recap and his love ‘em and hate ‘em from the reports that Seattle has acquired Percy Harvin from the Minnesota Vikings. Over the course of his young career–Harvin has played just four seasons and will be in the final year of his rookie contract–he has accumulated 280 receptions for 3,302 yards and 20 touchdowns. What does Seattle now do with Doug Baldwin, Sidney Rice & Golden Tate?
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his top five performers for the Seattle Seahawks this year. To say the Seattle Seahawks had a somewhat surprising season in 2012 would be an understatement. While they did come into the new year with a youthful roster that was built on potential, many believed the Seahawks would be a middle-of-the-pack 7-9, 8-8, or 9-7 team. Russell Wilson, Earl Thomas, Bobby Wagner, Marshawn Lynch & Richard Sherman make the grade.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with a game by game statistical breakdown for Russell Wilson’s rookie season. There were plenty of highs, and only a couple lows for Wilson in his inaugural NFL season. He led the Seahawks to the playoffs, and a win on the road against the Washington Redskins in the Wild Card Round. The bumps that come along for most rookies seemed to be shrugged off like a seasoned veteran for Wilson…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us the path for the 6 Seahawks to get into this weekend’s Pro Bowl. Let’s take a look at how these six made it to Hawaii. Russell Okung and Max Unger protected Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch while Earl Thomas led the defense all year long. Leon Washington’s record tying season didn’t hurt, either.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens breaks down the five positions Seattle must upgrade during the 2012 offseason. This piece is broken up into two segments. As fun as it will be to watch Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch, Leon Washington, Max Unger, and Russell Okung in the Pro Bowl, the team has the Super Bowl in mind, and upgrading certain roster spots will help improve their chances next season. Part 1 focuses on defensive end and offensive guard.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the options for Matt Flynn as the Seahawks move forward into a promising offseason. But, in all the awesomeness that was Russell Wilson, Matt Flynn once again was left to stand on the sidelines wondering what would happen with his career. Surely he could not beat out Wilson anymore for a starting spot. At best he would once again be the backup with endless potential to a quarterback who was just too good to bench.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth weighs in with part 2 of his year in review. A look at the Seahawks 2013 offense. The offense begins and ends with rookie 3rd round draft pick Russell Wilson. The words describing the greatness of this young man are endless. To put it simply, there is no quarterback on this earth I would rather have leading my team than Wilson. Such a positive attitude and he brought life to a city that needed it.