Beavers’ James Rodgers gets his chance at the NFL with Falcons

james rodgers OSU

OSU Writer and Beavers junkie Rick Stella gives his thoughts on what James Rodgers may have to do to get through training camp with the Atlanta Falcons of the NFL. Out of OSU came Rodgers, but went undrafted at the recent NFL draft due to teams being worried about his reconstructed knee. What does the future hold for Rodgers, and how cool is it he’s playing with his brother?

2012 NFL draft recap on the Washington Huskies football players

Devin Aguilar

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what happened to the other UW Huskies drafted or undrafted in the 2012 NFL draft. This group helped turned the Huskies from 0-12 to back to back bowl games. This following post Kshell tells us about Alameda Ta’amu, Senio Kelemete, Cort Dennison, Jermaine Kearse and Devin Aguilar in the Pro’s.

The shocking aftermath of UW Huskies tailback Chris Polk going undrafted

Chris Polk

NWSB Insider and Washington Huskies football writer Kris Shellenberger tells us what happened to beloved UW Huskies tailback in the 2012 NFL draft. He was not even drafted? How is this possible? Medical reports came out that Polk has arthritis in his shoulder that is only getting worse. He was signed as a UDFA to the Philadelphia Eagles and will provide a short yardage situation for the Eagles in 2012.

In-Depth: A closer look at Seahawks RB Robert Turbin

Robert Turbin

NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a closer look at the Seattle Seahawks 2012 third round draft choice. The Seahawks selected Robert Turbin – RB – Utah State. Another surprising pick to most outside the Northwest, Robert Turbin is exactly what Pete and John were looking for in a backup for Marshawn Lynch. His strength and athleticism make him a force to be reckoned with.

Know your enemy: 2012 NFC West draft report

AJ Jenkins, San Francisco 49ers

NWSB Insider Matt Church brings us his draft analysis from around the NFC West. Sure, we all know what the Seattle Seahawks did in the draft, but do we know how our competition is going to look next year? We do now after Matt broke it down for us here! He reviews the 49ers, Cardinals, and Rams 2012 NFL draft picks, Michael Floyd, Michael Brockers, and A.J. Jenkins the top picks.

In-Depth: A closer look at Seahawks QB Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a closer look at the Seattle Seahawks 2012 third round draft choice. The Seahawks selected Russell Wilson – QB – Wisconsin. This was a surprise pick to many, but is guaranteed to bring one hell of a competition for the starting QB role in Seattle. Despite the knocks on his height, Wilson has defied the odds and excelled at 2 different schools under 2 different styles of offense.

In-Depth: A closer look at Seahawks LB Bobby Wagner

Bobby Wagner, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a closer look at the Seattle Seahawks 2012 second round draft choice. With the15th pick in the second round, the Seahawks selected Bobby Wagner – LB – Utah State. Drafting Wagner fills the hole at linebacker left bu David Hawthorne. Wagner possesses all the characteristic traits of a Pete and John team and should excel in this young group of Seahawks linebackers.

Pete Carroll – John Schneider and the Seattle Seahawks win their draft

Russell Wilson

NWSB Seattle Seahawks writer Insider Steve reports on the 2012 NFL draft selections by Seattle’s front office brass Pete Carroll and John Schneider. They drafted knowing that in order to beat the teams on their 2012 NFL schedule, they were going to have beef up their defense. The only way to do that is to play defense at a championship level, and Carroll and Schneider understand that better then anyone.

At first glance – 2012 Seattle Seahawks draft class in the spotlight

Bruce Irvin, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings you a first glance at the newest Seattle Seahawks. With the 2012 NFL Draft wrapped up, it’s time to look back and check out the new guys. The Seahawks chose DE/OLB Bruce Irvin out of West Virginia with their first round pick, #15 overall. They proceeded to stack their defense as well as grabbing 2 stud offensive players in RB Robert Turbin and QB Russell Wilson.

Welcome to Seattle Greg Scruggs…Louisville defensive end

Greg Scruggs

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have NOT filled another need with the draft pick of Greg Scruggs today in the 7th round. Finally a pick Brett doesn’t like. Perhaps for the first time in team history the Seahawks have drafted a member of Blue Thunder, because I don’t see this guy making the practice squad. OUCH.

Welcome to Seattle J.R. Sweezy…N.C. State defensive tackle | guard?

J.R. Sweezy

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of North Carolina State’s defensive tackle, though we’re hearing possible guard in the NFL J.R. Sweezy. Tom Cable flew out and had a private workout with him and reported to Pete Carroll that this kid was athletic enough. We’re not about to argue with Tom Cable are you?

Welcome to Seattle Winston Guy…Kentucky strong safety

Winston Guy

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Kentucky strong safety Winston Guy. If Winston can learn to be a poor mans Kam Chancellor this is going to be a great pick for the Seahawks. He could turn into one of those steals of the draft. Wonder how sick Jeron Johnson is right now, for him today is a very bad day.

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