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Some more potential Seahawks cap casualties

Eli Manning saw a lot of Red Bryant and the ground on Sunday (Kenny Via/The News Tribune)

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke weighs in on the recent releases of Sidney Rice and Red Bryant, and muses on which Seattle Seahawks could be next. Oh, the cruelty of the salary cap. James Carpenter, Chris Clemons, and Zach Miller are probably next up for John Schneider and Pete Carroll. Miller is one of the best blocking tight ends in the NFL…right?

On Red Bryant’s Rumoured Release

Red Bryant

NWSB Insider & Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in on the rumours surrounding the apparently imminent release of Seattle’s left defensive end, Red Bryant. Could Big Red come back to town?

Was Malcolm Smith the right pick for Super Bowl MVP?

Malcolm Smith

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at Malcolm Smith’s body of work from Sunday’s Super Bowl victory and tries to determine whether he was the right pick for Super Bowl MVP. Burke does his best to raise an interesting case for one of either Kam Chancellor, Cliff Avril or Percy Harvin as more viable options. Congratulations to Malcolm Smith. He had a great game

5 things every NFL fan should root for in Super Bowl XLVIII

Richard Sherman, Peyton Manning

NWSB Editor Bryant Knox gives us a look at Super Bowl XLVIII from the perspective of the neutral fan. Whether you’re rooting for the Seattle Seahawks, Denver Broncos or you’re just looking for entertainment, watch for the battle between Peyton Manning and Richard Sherman. Other narratives include the weather at MetLife Stadium, big plays like Marshawn Lynch’s Beast Mode run and what kind of pressure comes from the Legion of Boom.

Stats Don’t Lie; Seahawks to play for NFC Championship

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NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at the stats from Saturday’s divisional round match against the New Orleans Saints to see which Seahawks stood out the most. Marshawn Lynch, Kam Chancellor and Michael Bennett all had great games for the 12th man. Individual achievements aside, this defense as a whole can take a lot of pride in their performance Saturday.

2013 Seattle Seahawks: By the numbers

Richard Sherman

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens gives us a comprehensive look at the 2013 NFL season for the Hawks and how they made their mark with numbers. A few noteworthy stats: Russell Wilson (26 TD, 9 INT); Marshawwn Lynch (12); Pete Carroll (13-3). It’s like Richard Sherman says: “Numbers don’t lie.”

What the Seahawks must get right to make it to Super Bowl XLVIII

Marshawn Lynch Seattle Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott brings us three things that will help the team from the Pacific Northwest reach the Super Bowl and win its first Lombardi Trophy. So far, we’ve seen way too many penalties on this team, as has the worst mark in the NFL in that category. Aside from cleaning up and becoming more discipline, getting Marshawn Lynch more touches and keeping up the explosive plays by him and Russell Wilson will be a recipe for success.

The 2013 Seahawks are rewriting their record books.

Seattle Seahawks, 12th Man

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott gives us a look at the historic season that the team is having in 2013. Although it was short-lived, the NFL decible record once belonged to the 12th man. This team has never in franchise history been 9-1, but that changed this year. Russell Wilson is on pace to set the record for wins as a starting quarterback in his first two season. What will come next? The city’s first Lombardi trophy?

The Seahawks Week 10 stats don’t lie – vs. Atlanta Falcons

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standouts from the Seattle Seahawks week 10 victory over the Atlanta Falcons on the road. Atoning for his lackluster play calling of late, Darrell Bevell ran the ball often and well, with tons of help from his suddenly good offensive line. The main focus of this blog though is the Seahawks pass attack, which was absurdly good on Sunday.

Seattle Seahawks three key match-ups vs. St. Louis Rams on MNF

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NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the match-ups, personnel and otherwise, that will dictate the outcome of Seattle’s game against the St. Louis Rams in the spotlight on Monday. Both clubs are banged up, but the Rams are clearly on the worse end of things with that regard. The battle of the trenches is looked at in depth, as is the likelihood that Michael Bowie will hold his own against Robert Quinn.

2013 Seahawks player profile: The Golden boy

Golden Tate

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens will be profiling players during the 2013 NFL season. This week, Bivens covers Golden Tate, the young wide reciever with loads of potential. The truth is that this organization has a decision to make on his long-term status. Alongside Percy Harvin, the two can do some damage, but even with a potential departure of Sidney Rice, the team must be creative. Although Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch are always hot topics around Seattle, Tate is an interesting subject as well.

Seattle Seahawks Three Key Match-Ups vs. Tennessee Titans

Titans and Hawks

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the match-ups, personnel and otherwise, that will dictate the outcome of Seattle’s game against the Tennesee Titans on Sunday. Both clubs are banged up, and J.D. argues that the injuries on both teams will play a huge role in the outcome of Sunday’s game. Opposite the Titans revamped offensive line will be Tony McDaniel and Brandon Mebane. Both have exceeding expectations to this point…

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