NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider, Brian Scott, discusses the legacy of Seahawks Icon Matt Hasselbeck who has announced his retirement from the NFL– When coach Holmgren introduced the Seahawk faithful to Matt Hasselbeck, everyone was at least a little suspicious. Hass was just a sixth round pick who hadn’t started an NFL game—seriously, THIS is the guy Holmgren expected to turn our franchise around?
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with what this Super Bowl victory meant to him. He gives us a look back at when and why he is a life long Seahawks fan, and his accounts of the days events with the parade festivities. And as we go full circle back to the parade Clinton thought school be damned, no one was going to take this moment away from him. Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll, Doug Baldwin, Seahawks organization…thank you!
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.
Dave B. profiles one of the Northwests own, former NFL, and Seattle Seahawk quarterback Jon Kitna. Born in Tacoma, Washington, Kitna has come full circle in his playing career. From high school and college ball in the northwest, to the Seattle Seahawks, and now as a math teacher and football coach at Lincoln High, and everywhere in between, Kitna has definitely been a world class QB.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about his fearless predictions of why rookie QB Russell Wilson wil be the Seahawks QB of the Future. With recent big game experience, he has more composure than Matt Flynn or Tarvaris Jackson. With the biggest arm the Hawks have seen since the days of Matt Hasselbeck, Wilson is just what the team needs to out gun their opponents.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks blogger Bryant Knox weighs in today on the chances of former University of Oregon Ducks QB Darron Thomas’ chances of sticking in the NFL with the Cleveland Browns. Chip Kelly’s Ducks run one of the most unique offensive systems in football today, and while it’s proven to have incredible success in the NCAA, it doesn’t appear to translate well at the professional level.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens has a few things he has to see from Matt Flynn in 2012 before he projects him for greatness in the blue and green. In Flynn he wants to see a quarterback who is able to read a football field, a guy who can look at a defense before the snap and make pre-snap adjustments. After the snap he wants to see quick reads, and a quick release…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens weighs in with his Seahawks general manager John Schneider Love ‘Em & Hate ‘Em. While many didn’t want to compete with Pete Carroll’s ok for player moves, John Schneider came from Green Bay to take the reigns of the team. Schneider works well with Carroll, learned from one of the best in Ted Thompson and worked hard to get where he is.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on ex-Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren. Mike Holmgren was a QB genius, playing the position himself until an injury derailed his playing career. He quickly took that experience into coaching, taking in QBs like Steve young, Joe Montana, Brett Favre and Matt Hasselbeck. He set multiple records while coaching in the NFL, especially while with the Seahawks.
NWSB Seattle Seahawks insider C-Mac tells us about the five Seattle Seahawks veterans that deserve a spot in Canton Ohio in the Pro football hall of fame. Cortez Kennedy is going in, and besides him Walter Jones, Mike Holmgren, Steve Hutchinson, Kenny Easley and Shaun Alexander should also go in one day. Steve Largent is eagerly awaiting their arrival.