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 regular season schedule. 4 times the Seahawks will be seen on prime time this year. That’s 4 extra times before the playoffs that we can showcase what we got up here for the rest of the country to see! Seahawks face off against the AFC South, and the NFC South, plus get games against the Vikings at home and the Giants at the Meadowlands. The Quest for the Super Bowl begins in Carolina on September 8th!
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s 2013 schedule that was just released this afternoon. Featuring four primetime matchups, it’s clear that the NFL schedulers are already aware that the Seahawks will be one of the top contenders in 2013-2014. That being said, they will have to navigate a tough schedule that features the likes of the Texans, Colts, Saints, Falcons, and 49ers if they want to prove they belong among the NFL elite.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with the five players who he thinks need to improve the most in 2013 if the Seahawks are going to make a serious push for the Super Bowl. The biggest name that comes to mind for Clinton is Seahawks rookie DT Bruce Irvin. He showed signs of both brilliance, and need of improvement in his rookie season. He ended up with 8 sacks on the year, but his play on first and second down, when called upon, is where the most work is needed. The WR corps of Sidney Rice and Golden Tate needs to improve too, with one of them finally coming out as the top WR threat for Russell Wilson.
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 up to speed on the storylines he’s watching for Sunday when the Hawks play the St. Louis Rams. Richard Sherman’s Pro Bowl selection and appealed suspension should give him motivation to play well, while the team as a whole can’t look past a weaker opponent. Ereth also breaks down the different postseason scenarios.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Phil Slater weighs in today with another post on the strategy and tactics that could help the Hawks take down the San Francisco 49ers on Sunday night football on NBC in Week 16 NFL action. Phil says Look for Seattle’s Superstar Rookie MLB Bobby Wagner to be huge, look for Marshawn Lynch to be epic, and look for Sidney Rice to rack up some yardage. Enjoy 12′s.
NWSB Insider and Seahawks’ Blogger Ben Tole talks about what to back to back fifty plus point offensive performances have done for the 2012 Seahawks psyche. Jim Harbaugh will have his work cut out for him this week preparing for Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson, Golden Tate and the offense. As will Pete Carroll who has to prepare for a similar quarterback in Colin Kapernick .
NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Ben Tole talks about Seattle’s 2012 NFC conference playoff chances after the Week 14 demolition of the Arizona Cardinals. With 8 wins already the Seahawks will turn in their best regular season since 2007. With Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch leading the way we should be in store for a great finish to a dramatic season. Here’s to hoping we are still talking about the 2012 Seahawks in 2013.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us why he thinks the Seattle Seahawks are on the verge of making a push for the playoffs. First off, the offense is finally where Pete Carroll wants it to be, the Seahawks can win games on O, instead of the D holding teams to less than 14 points.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Ben Tole weighs in today with his opinion on the state of the Hawks coaching staff after the half way point in the 2012 NFL season. Ben grades the overall performance of the Seahawks coaching staff with a B. Defense of course is carrying this team, but Darrell Bevel has done a fabulous job with rookie QB Russell Wilson. Ben thinks the Hawks will make a playoff run in the second half.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Ben Tole weighs in today with his opinion on the state of the Hawks after a week 7 loss to the 49ers. He says the defense has proven it is one of the elite units in the NFL; says we have a rookie QB in Russell Wilson who’s had to grow up in a hurry but has proven that he can handle the pressure, and we have the best hard nosed running back in the NFL in Marshawn Lynch.