NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke previews some of the many tough decisions ahead for the Seattle Seahawks, and preaches balance in this piece. The future of Seattle’s free agents are looked at in depth. With the Zach Miller quandary, Pete Carroll finds himself in another ideological catch-22. Golden Tate, Michael Bennett and Breno Giacomini highlight the list of Seahawks set to hit unrestricted free agency.
NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke weighs in on whether or not the Seattle Seahawks should cut bait with Sidney Rice, as a means of getting under the cap. With Doug Balwin and Golden Tate set to hit free agency, can the Seahawks afford to keep Rice as well? Doubtful.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with a list of things he thinks are important for the Seahawks to accomplish if they want to repeat as Super Bowl champions next year. First and foremost Clinton thinks Pete Carroll needs to keep up with his fun nature and winning attitude in Seattle. Re-signing key free agents is a must, as well as trimming some payroll and restructuring some contracts in order to do so. The Seahawks are in good shape, and with a few little tweeks, this team could be the next New England Patriots.
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
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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott takes us on a trip down memory lane as the 12th Man prepares itself for a parade to celebrate the team’s victory in Super Bowl XLVIII. Scott recaps the team’s history, including figures such as Mike Holmgren, Shaun Alexander, Matt Hasselbeck and, of course, Paul Allen, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson.
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 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!
NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke breaks down the Denver Broncos, and shares some insight on their road to the Super Bowl. What makes their offensive juggernaut tick is also explored. Can the Seahawks come away with the Super Bowl? While the Denver Broncos defense doesn’t get an awful lot of credit, they are still a force to be reckoned with. Terrance Knighton is going to give Max Unger, JR Sweezy, James Carpenter, Paul McQuistan fits.
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.
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.