NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth breaks down which five games are safe bets in 2013. Highlighted in this preview are matchups against Adrian Peterson and the Minnesota Vikings, Jake Locker and the Tennessee Titans, Blaine Gabbert and the Jacksonville Jaguars, Carson Palmer and the Arizona Cardinals and Chris Long and the St. Louis Rams.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp after each week of the regular season and possibly during an NFL playoff game or the Super Bowl will bring you his Seahawks game balls. Balls are awarded to the Hawks offensive MVP Marshawn Lynch, and on defense this week Bobby Wagner. For Special Teams John Ryan did a great job limiting the damage done by the explosive Percy Harvin of the Vikings.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Ben Tole previews this week’s matchup against the Minnesota Vikings from the perspective of the defense. After what was probably the worst defensive outing of the season for the Seattle Seahawks, the team will hope to rebound this Sunday when the Vikings roll into town. Adrian Peterson and Christain Ponder are going to be the two main focuses for Seattle’s defense, and matchup between Percy Harvin and Richard Sherman will be one to keep an eye on.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about the ninth game of the season for the Seahawks, a Sunday afternoot matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. Home sweet home for the Seahawks this weekend, and hopefully a return to the win column. Adrian Peterson is back from injury for the Vikings, and has been a menace to opposing defenses this year. This will be a great test for Bobby Wagner and K.J. Wright, and hopefully get them back on track.
NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and part time Seahawks blogger Dave B. delivers to us his Week 9 NFL fantasy football forecast for the Seattle Seahawks vs. Minnesota Vikings. Dave says start Marshawn Lynch, and maybe even Russell Wilson. If you need help at tight end, Zach Miller could be your guy. It’s not like you would bench the Seahawks defense at home either right? Especially against Christian Ponder.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill tells us what is going on during training camp with regards to Tarvaris Jackson and the Seatle QB competition. He states truth be told, Jackson doesn’t really project as the long term answer for the Hawks, but should he at least be retained for one more year? Russell Wilson and Matt Flynn and Josh Portis will all have something to say about this.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in tonight on the release of Seattle wide receiver Mike Williams. He says Mike won’t be missed noting a strong ground game with Marshawn Lynch and the O-line will help offset this roster move. Kellen Winslow Jr. and Zach Miller will step up as will Doug Baldwin, Sidney Rice, Ricardo Lockette, Ben Obomanu and Golden Tate.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about his predictions for five Seahawks that were injured last year. John Moffit was huge last year to the run game, another big name that missed almost the entire year was WR Sidney Rice. He is injury prone, that we knew, but can he be the big name player that the Seahawks signed as a free agent two summers ago?
NWSB Insider Dave B brings us another Northwest Athlete Profile today. Dave highlights Ryan Longwell, the top scorer in Green Bay Packers history. Longwell was born in Seattle and grew up in Oregon before ending up in Berkley, California to play for the Golden Bears. He was kicker, punter, and backup QB until he got his calling to the NFL via the 49ers.
NWSB Insider and Northwest sports fan Brett Bivens details his first trip to an Everett Raptors indoor football game. The whole thing is based around the fan experience. Before the game starts cheerleaders come out and dance. We’re on board with that for sure! The team has 3 remaining home games (Comcast Arena in Everett) and they all start at 7:05 PM
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us a Moments In Time piece that is a comparison that would surely get the Seattle Seahawks defense noticed. Defensive tackles John Randle and Cortez Kennedy both had Hall of Fame careers for different teams. What would it look like if they played together if they each peaked in the same year? It’s a crazy mash of statistics, folks.
After seeing him on TV this week “Q” decided to write a Northwest Athlete Profile on former NFL punter and Colorado Buffalo and North Delta Secondary school athlete Mitch Berger. In 2008 he won a Super Bowl ring for the Steelers and in the big game had 3 punts averaging a legit 46.3 yards per punt. Kudo’s for a great career and representing Canada in the NFL.