Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott focuses on the improvements this season from Breno Giacomini in an NWSB Player Spotlight. Scott isn’t afraid to say he was wrong about Giacomini in years past. Pete Carroll-coached teams have been guilty of penalties in the past, and while Giacomini was a major culprit, he’s improved substantially.
NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Dave B delivers to us his Week 16 NFL fantasy football forecast for the Arizona Cardinals vs. Seahawks matchup on Sunday. Dave says with the aid of the 12th man, Seattle`s defense once again becomes a top 3 Fantasy start this week. Carson Palmer, Larry Fitzgerald and Michael Floyd are banged up. Earl Thomas, Richard Sherman, Kam Chancellor and Byron Maxwell will be licking their chops.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s win over the New York Football Giants. Brett says both of Byron Maxwell’s interceptions were spectacular plays where he took the ball from the receiver but neither was more impressive than Earl Thomas’ interception. Thanks Richard Sherman. Shutout for the Seahawks D.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching leading up to Sunday’s contest with the Giants. Jordin says the truth is Seattle is the most physical defense in the league, and yes they’re gonna bully you out there. Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Brandon Mebane, Bobby Wagner Clinton McDonald, Cliff Avril and Chris Clemons all bring the lumber on gamedays.
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 Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s loss to the San Francisco 49ers. Only the second loss of the 2013/14 season. Brett wants to take a moment to celebrate Luke Willson’s first career touchdown. He thought it was funny that on the sidelines Russell Wilson went over and handed him the football. The most devastating thing about the game was seeing KJ Wright limping on the sidelines.
NWSB Insider and Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at Byron Maxwell’s rise to prominence as the Seahawks get ready to face the New Orleans Saints in prime time. The implications of recent suspensions to members of Seattle’s defensive backfield are looked at in full in this piece that showcases Maxwell’s numbers. JD points out there is a lot to like in Maxwell’s game, but his ability to not give up the play is paramount.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching leading up to tonight’s contest with the Saints. Jordin says we’ve got a heckuva a QB matchup tonight. Growing up, Russell Wilson was constantly told what he couldn’t do because of his size. Well he has obviously overcome the doubts and proved he can do damn near anything, and a big reason for that was Drew Brees.
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 Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at how the suspensions to Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond will affect Seattle’s secondary. Taking a look at organizational options and free agency, the depth chart and how it will be arranged is all looked at in depth. Is the return of Antoine Winfield on the horizon? SSeahawks have activated DeShawn Shead off their practice squad. Tharold Simon, a fifth-round pick is finally practicing.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott brings weighs in on the Hawks suspensions this week to Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond. Legion of Doom news. Sadly, Brian doesn’t think there is one and this might be the ultimate example of shooting yourself in the foot if you’re Browner. Browner has never had a big contract. Next man up. Byron Maxwell and Jeremy Lane both played extensively at this same time last year.