NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at the stats from Sunday’s Super Bowl, using both conventional and advanced statistics to paint a better picture of how the Seahawks won this game. J.D. argues that the real stars from this game are Kam Chancellor and Cliff Avril, but sheds some light on Malcolm Smith’s MVP performance as well.
NWSB Seattle Seahawks insider Brian Scott weighs in post game on Super Bowl XLVIII from Met Life stadium in New Jersey. Statistically, it might not leap off the page at you like Peyton Manning number’s sometimes do (not tonight though) but Russell Wilson had an amazing night. The MVP was Malcolm Smith. Yes, credit the errant throw to Cliff Avril but Malcolm Smith was the one who plucked it from the heavens.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blueprint for a Seahawks win. This week the team has a Super Bowl matchup against the Denver Broncos. Brett says the defense needs to get pressure on Peyton Manning. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Brandon Mebane…the pressure is on you!
NWSB Editor Bryant Knox gives us a look at Super Bowl XLVIII from the perspective of the neutral fan. Whether you’re rooting for the Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos or you’re just looking for entertainment, watch for the battle between Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman. Other narratives include the weather at MetLife Stadium, big plays like Marshawn Lynch’s Beast Mode run and what kind of pressure comes from the Legion of Boom.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with his first ever Super Bowl preview and prediction piece. The Seahawks and Broncos have already had their media day, and a few practices in anticipation for Sunday’s big game. Clinton brings us a few more specifics to look for in between beers, high fives and chest bumps at each of your respective Super Bowl parties. As usual, Go Hawks!
NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke breaks down the Denver Broncos, and shares some insight on their road to the Super Bowl. What makes their offensive juggernaut tick is also explored. Can the Seahawks come away with the Super Bowl? While the Denver Broncos defense doesn’t get an awful lot of credit, they are still a force to be reckoned with. Terrance Knighton is going to give Max Unger, JR Sweezy, James Carpenter, Paul McQuistan fits.
NWSB Insider Brian Scott gives us a fresh new perspective on Richard Sherman’s enthusiastic interview with Erin Andrews following the Seattle Seahawks’ NFC Championship win over Michael Crabtree, Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers. Is it possible the the Hawks’ now-renowned corner is actually a marketing genius? Scott says yet.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down 5 key matchups to todays NFC Championship game. Since the 49ers run a 3-4 defense and vary which linebacker comes in to rush the passer it will be interesting to see how newly named starting left guard Michael Bowie holds up against the likes of Justin Smith and Aldon Smith. Will Richard Sherman play shadow to Boldin? One can only hope.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blueprint for a Seahawks win. This week the team has a 2014 playoffs matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. Brett says Wilson is key. On Sunday he will need to be the Russell Wilson we saw during the second half of the Falcons game last post season, he needs to do is make plays when they present themselves.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott write a personalized letter to the Hawks’ offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell about playcalling in the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch must be involved, but in the right way. Scott wants to see more creativity, likely involving Golden Tate and Percy Harvin — should be available.