NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Richard Sherman’s latest adventure that saw him take his jet ski for a ride to the VMAC, where Seattle was holding its rookie minicamp. What may sound like a reality show in the making actually occurred this past weekend, as standout cornerback Richard Sherman decided to head over to the VMAC (Virginia Mason Athletic Center) to check out how this years’ rookie camp was progressing.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us his take on another Pete Carroll & John Schneider move this week. They signed Brady Quinn to be Russell Wilson’s backup qb for 2013. Brett asks will Quinn be the number 2 guy, an emergency quarterback, or back on the streets come September? Brett says there are several things to be excited about adding Brady to the Seahawks roster. He’s not Josh Portis for starters.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us his take on another Pete Carroll & John Schneider move this week. They traded Matt Flynn to the Oakland Raiders on Monday, Jay Glazer first broke this story. Matt Flynn is a quarterback who wants his chance to start in the NFL. Brett can’t say wether he would have become outspoken about his unhappiness, but can assure you that he wanted to do more than just hold a clipboard on the sidelines. Good Luck Matt.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens breaks down the past and current legal troubles of LeRoy Hills. The linebacker’s legal troubles have plagued him for some time now, and his off-the-field issues are becoming tiresome to even write about. Most recently, Hills has been arrested on the charges of Individual Domestic Violence and Assault Individual. If he returns to the NFL, he could be facing a suspension.
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.
NWSB Insider and sports blogger Kevin Vanstone tells us today despite the gravity of Justin Tucker’s controversial game-winning field goal, Sunday’s final score was relegated irrelevant in the wake of what transpired over four quarters. Sunday morning Torrey Smith and his family received news of a tragic accident on Route 672 Chatham Lane in the Montross area of Virginia. 19-year-old Tevin Jones his brother had died.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us the players who did not survive the second waive of roster cuts today with the Seattle Seahawks. He lays out the Seahawks 53 man roster as it stands today. Check back tomorrow to see the OFFICIAL 53 man roster as of tomorrow Saturday September 1st 2012. (I expect it to change every day until they play the Cardinals). Russell Wilson is the starting QB and Matt Flynn is the backup. This much is certain.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us the players who did not survive the first waive of roster cuts today with the Seattle Seahawks. As hard as it is to add players, either through the draft or free agency, it is much more difficult to release them. On the cutdown list today Phil Bates, Edawn Coughman, Donny Lisowski, Ron Parker, Tyrell Sutton, Roy Lewis, Jamison Konz, Cameron Morrah, Pep Levingston, Terrell Owens, Deuce Lutui, and guard Alex Barron.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth weighs in on the Terrell Owens signing by the Seahawks on Monday. The man has talent, he has experience, but most of all the man has attitude. Paired up with Sidney Rice, along with Zach Miller and Kellen Winslow at the tight-end positions, the term “towers” comes to mind. Matt Flynn will have his safety nets, no doubt about that. In the words of TO, “Get ya popcorn ready.”
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in today with some opinion on the Marshawn Lynch DUI arrest news coming out of Oakland this past weekend. He states this just couldn’t have happened at a worse time. He asks the questions, are the Seahawks prepared to start rookie Robert Turbin, Leon Washington, or gasp… Kregg Lumpkin? Maybe move Michael Robinson up into Lynch’s position?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us up to speed on the NFL news released tonight by the Mercury News and the Contra Costa Times that Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was cited for the charges and released on Sunday the 15th of July. He was arrested on suspicion on driving under the influence by the California State Patrol and booked into Santa Rita Jail.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in with some question marks swirling around Seahawks minicamp this week. NFL news, Seahawks roster updates, a QB competition, rookie draft picks progress, the waiver wire action. Plenty of Seahawks news to cover this week. Matt Flynn, Chris Clemons, Antonio Bryant, Tarvaris Jackson, Russell Wilson, Bruce Irvin, and Brian Banks are all front and center.