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 New Orleans Saints. Brett says the defense needs to get pressure on Drew Brees. Even with poor passing conditions Drew Brees can still pick a defense apart if he has enough time to do it. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Brandon Mebane…the pressure is on you!
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching leading up to Saturday’s contest with the Saints. Jordin says for starters, everyone knows Pete Carroll brings a college-esque atmosphere to the professional level. He brings the team together, like a family, expect nothing short of a FULL TEAM EFFORT tomorrow. Jordin doesn’t think a 1972 piece of jewelry is going to stop Russell Wilson on a 4th quarter drive.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott discusses the question marks surrounding the team entering the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Despite an improvement from Breno Giacomini when it comes to penalties, but Russell Okung and the rest of Pete Carroll’s team need to be more disciplined. Consistency is also crucial when it comes to Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson and the rest of the offense.
NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Dave B delivers to us his Week 15 NFL fantasy football forecast for the Seahawks vs. New York Giants matchup on Sunday. Dave says that the defense is going to be a top-three start this week, and that it will help you get to the next round of the playoffs. As usual, expect solid numbers from Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch, but look for Zach Miller to get back in the mix as well.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott wonders aloud if the team is going to see Pery Harvin suit up again this season. To make it clear, we all know the Hawks have the potential to be better with the receiver on the field. That said, Pete Carroll must be smart about brining him back, unlike when he rushed him onto the field against the Minnesota Vikings.
NWSB Editor and Insider briefly recaps Seattle’s blowout victory over the New Orleans Saints and hands out his game balls for the offensive, defense, and special teams player for the Seahawks. Russell Wilson had his best performance of the year, After the game the chants of MVP, MVP could be heard, and after that kind of performance, well, they’re completely merited. Byron Maxwell stepped up big, and Steven Hauschka was automatic once again.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s blowout victory over the New Orleans Saints on Monday Night football and gives you some things to love — and possibly hate — from the contest. Amid the intense atmosphere that was CenturyLink the Seahawks came out and absolutely dominated the No. 2 Saints en route to a rousing 34-7 victory that saw an aftershock of Marshawn Lynch’s infamous Beast Quake.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brian Scott once again brings you Tuesday Takeaways following the Hawks beatdown of the New Orleans Saints. The Seahawks have officially clinched a playoff berth. Even losses in every remaining game would not matter. They are in, one way or another. “My separation is my preparation.” Russell Wilson said this after the game. Indeed it is. Drew Brees looked noticeably rattled for most of the Monday Night Football game.
NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Dave B previews Seattle’s Week 13 Monday Night Football matchup from Seattle. He gives you his prediction on where your bets should be put. Pro Bowlers LT Russell Okung and RT Breno Giacomini will be back on the field to protect Russell Wilson as will Pro Bowl center Max Unger. That said, Drew Brees and company have been much-improved this season on both sides of the ball.
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.