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.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with the 2013 Seattle Seahawks pre-season schedule. Old rivals get a chance to renew the fight, pre-season style. The Seahawks will face off against the Chargers, Broncos, Packers, and Raiders this year. With each game carrying a bit of significance to it, even by pre-season standards. The quest for a Super Bowl trophy starts here! Russell Wilson vs. Matt Flynn, vs. Aaron Rogers, vs. Peyton Manning, and vs. Philip Rivers.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us his take on another Pete Carroll & John Schneider move this week. They traded Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders on Monday, Jay Glazer first broke this story. Matt Flynn is a quarterback who wants his chance to start in the NFL. Brett can’t say wether he would have become outspoken about his unhappiness, but can assure you that he wanted to do more than just hold a clipboard on the sidelines. Good Luck Matt.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the state of the Seattle Seahawks. While the Seahawks could surely draft whatever players they think best and use all of their picks to give them the best chance at another surprise player, Seattle could potentially deal their picks to other teams for proper compensation. What route they decide to take we will not know until draft day. Chris looks at the John Clayton’s Seahawks podcast, with Russell Wilson and others.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens predicts which players from the current roster will not be around for the 2013 season. Matt Flynn, Marcus Trufont, Leroy Hill, Ben Obomanu and Charly Martin are all possibilities. Roster change is something that every professional sports team has to deal with, but with the Hawks having Super Bowl aspirations, it appears that moves are imminent.
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.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with another installment of the Seahawks Week That Was. Intended to be a fun column, with lots of laughs and other good stuff. Normally it will be a top 10 list, a la David Letterman style. This time Clinton brings you his top ten moments from the 2012 Seattle Seahawks football season. Chalk full of highlights, a must read for Seahawks fans who just aren’t quite ready to hang the remote up just yet.
NWSB Insider and Seahawks’ Blogger Ben Tole talks about regardless of what the two teams at Century Link Field are playing for on Sunday the Hawks have been doing nothing over the last month but making statements. He says there are five players to watch for on Sunday to make another statement. Matt Flynn, Red Bryant, Russell Wilson, Doug Baldwin & Richard Sherman all make his list of guys to watch.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us what he loved and hate about Sunday’s game against the Cardinals. What a blowout. Russell Wilson was in for a few drives, but eventually got pulled for backup Matt Flynn in the third quarter. The entire second half was a showcase of Robert Turbin, who gave evidence of being a possible feature back in the future. Richard Sherman and Bobby Wagner were electric. What a game.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Phil “The Bartender” Slater brings us some insight today on what goes thru a coaches mind during a 58-0 blowout in the NFL. With this type of game, or street fight, X’s and O’s go out the window; the battle is won by emotion not strategy. He says Pete Carroll was surely thinking when should the starters come out? When should he go with Matt Flynn over Russell Wilson? Who’s banged up?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Bryan McFarlane brings us up to speed on the five reasons the Seahawks laid the smackdown on the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday in Week 14 NFL action. The Cardinals had butterfingers for much of the ball game, but the majority of these takeaways were forced by fast, aggressive, ball-hawking Seattle defense and special teams. Marshawn Lynch, Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, Robert Turbin, and Bobby Wagner were huge.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens weighs in today with some comparisons on the QB position in Seattle. He’s not saying Russell Wilson will have the type off career that Matt Hasselbeck had in Seattle, but the next time you think to yourself “Russell isn’t working out,” realize that he has been better in almost every category than Matt was through 8 starts. Tarvaris Jackson, Trent Dilfer & Matt Flynn are also included in this post.