Winning Has Two Prices: Increased Salaries & Free Agent Departures

There's been zero talk about Tate getting a contract extension so far.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger breaks down how the Hawks must pay their dues now that they’ve won the Super Bowl. Being champions means that players will command higher salaries, and players will leave in NFL free agency. Golden Tate, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons, Chris Maragos and Clinton McDonald are prime examples.

A detailed look at the Seattle Seahawks’ running back depth chart

Robert Turbin

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the depth chart for the Hawks at running back. Christine Michael, Marshawn “Beastmode” Lynch and Robert Turbin are featured. With Golden Tate’s future in question, time could be handed down at special teams as a punt returner.

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

Seahawks have tough choices ahead & it’s time to get back to work

Golden Tate

NWSB Insider Brian Scott breaks down what the Seattle Seahawks have to do in the 2014 NFL offseason now that they’re Super Bowl champions. The list of players to focus on includes Doug Baldwin, Golden Tate, Zach Miller, Chris Clemons, Steven Hauschka and more. With Seahawks clearly considering cutting Sidney Rice & Tate and Baldwin FA’s (Baldwin restricted), nice to know draft is so deep at WR.

The Seahawks stats don’t lie; We are the Champions!

Seahawks Champs

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at the stats from Sunday’s Super Bowl, using both conventional and advanced statistics to paint a better picture of how the Seahawks won this game. J.D. argues that the real stars from this game are Kam Chancellor and Cliff Avril, but sheds some light on Malcolm Smith’s MVP performance as well.

Seahawks MMQB: Super Bowl Championship Monday!

Baldwin SBXLVIII

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us this week’s MMQB after the stunning lopsided win in Super Bowl XLVIII. Early on I noticed Russell Wilson was having a little bit of difficulty dealing with his nerves. As soon as he hit Doug Baldwin down the near sideline with a touch pass over the defense his nerves disappeared. After 30 years of being a diehard Seattle Seahawks fan we’ve reached the pinnacle.

The Fab 5 who made the Seahawks Superbowl Champions

Smith

NWSB Seattle Seahawks insider Brian Scott weighs in post game on Super Bowl XLVIII from Met Life stadium in New Jersey. Statistically, it might not leap off the page at you like Peyton Manning number’s sometimes do (not tonight though) but Russell Wilson had an amazing night. The MVP was Malcolm Smith. Yes, credit the errant throw to Cliff Avril but Malcolm Smith was the one who plucked it from the heavens.

Super Bowl Endgame: Blueprint for victory – Broncos vs. Seahawks

Peyton Manning

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blueprint for a Seahawks win. This week the team has a Super Bowl matchup against the Denver Broncos. Brett says the defense needs to get pressure on Peyton Manning. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Brandon Mebane…the pressure is on you!

Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos: Super Bowl XLVIII preview & prediction

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with his first ever Super Bowl preview and prediction piece. The Seahawks and Broncos have already had their media day, and a few practices in anticipation for Sunday’s big game. Clinton brings us a few more specifics to look for in between beers, high fives and chest bumps at each of your respective Super Bowl parties. As usual, Go Hawks!

The 5 matchups that will decide Super Bowl XLVIII

Marshawn Lynch is absolutely incredible.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott brings us a good look at 5 can’t miss matchups with the Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48. Will Marshawn Lynch steadily handle the Bronco run defense? Will the Seattle secondary shut down the best pass offense in NFL History?

NFC Championship endgame: Seahawks blueprint to victory

Kaep vs. Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blueprint for a Seahawks win. This week the team has a 2014 playoffs matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. Brett says Wilson is key. On Sunday he will need to be the Russell Wilson we saw during the second half of the Falcons game last post season, he needs to do is make plays when they present themselves.

Seahawks MAQB: Seahawks advance to host NFC Championship game

Michael Bennett

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down Saturday’s win over the New Orleans Saints. Brett says offensively, Percy Harvin looked good, but hopefully he’s okay after a possible concussion. Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch looked sharp, but the 12th man should chant at more appropriate time.

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