NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching leading up to tonight’s contest with the Saints. Jordin says we’ve got a heckuva a QB matchup tonight. Growing up, Russell Wilson was constantly told what he couldn’t do because of his size. Well he has obviously overcome the doubts and proved he can do damn near anything, and a big reason for that was Drew Brees.
Brand new NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott breaks his top 5 key matchups for the Seahawks as we head into the preseason. Of course the re-match against the Falcons makes the list, but there are a couple that probably wouldn’t jump out to most people. Brian explains his reasoning’s and goes in depth as to why these are the most important games for the Hawks in 2013. Russell Wilson vs. Matt Ryan, Drew Brees, Cam Newton, Colin Kaepernick, and Andrew Luck. Good times!
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson continues predicting the way Seattle’s 2013 season will play out. At this point in the season, entering game nine, Chris expects Seattle to have found their identity on both offense and defense. They should be cruising on offense and figuring out their best defensive front with Bruce Irvin in the mix. They’ll have some tough tasks ahead, however, with the Falcons and Saints on the schedule.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his analysis of the Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. He questions whether or not Pete is on the Seahawks HOTSEAT. While Pete is a defensive Coach by his pedigree the Head Coach is ultimately responsible for all positions on the team, including the QB. And the Seattle QB competition is important. One has to wonder would another 7-9 record send Pete packing?
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us news of a three new Friday signings in Seattle. Guard Deuce Lutui, linebacker Barrett Rudd, cornerback Roy Lewis sign one-year deals with Seahawks. Don’t overlook Seattle’s agreement to bring back cornerback Lewis, who was a special-teams captain in 2010. Lineman Deuce Lutui ranks as the biggest addition the Seahawks made Friday. All-in-all a very busy day.