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.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Current Detroit Lions, and former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver and NFL player Nate Burleson. Matt Larkin points out that Nate played football ad Lindbergh High School and, later, O’Dea High School in Seattle, where he was named the Seattle Times City Athlete of the Year…