NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster defense predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. Positives. A familiar name will be cut at linebacker. Allen Bradford’s great play has made Heath Farwell expendable. John Lotulelei has a skill set that can’t be taught. Jason LaCanfora has reported that he has heard reports that the Seahawks are releasing Antoine Winfield.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. On O-line Russell Okung, Paul McQuistan, Max Unger, JR Sweezy, Breno Giacomini and James Carpenter were easy locks and to a lesser extent so was Lemuel Jeanpierre. Brett believes that Pete Carroll and John Schneider drafted Spencer Ware with the intention of having him replace Michael Robinson for cap relief.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bives once again brings you Hawks roster analysis. Things to love & hate from the cut down to 75. The Seahawks placed second year DE Greg Scruggs and rookie CB Tharold Simon on the teams reserve physically unable to preform list. Percy Harvin is on the PUP, Jesse Williams is on IR, and then the cuts. Jameson Konz, Perez Ashford, Andrei Lintz, Kyle Knox, Martin Parker and more…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the reception that receiver Golden Tate received from the Green Bay Packer fans. He isn’t the team’s best player… or even their best wide-out. He also isn’t the team dirtiest player. So Brian took to social media to find the root cause of Wisconsin’s hatred. It’s no surprise the ‘Fail Mary’ plays a part, but it isn’t the play itself that causes fans to boo. Besides, the ‘bad call’ aside, perhaps the Packers should have simply played better.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bives once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback…er…rather Saturday morning Quarterback! Breaking down games once again, Brett looks at Seattle’s third preseason game of the season and the positives and negatives that came out of the Hawks’ victory over the Green Bay Packers. Outstanding Seahawks included Christine Michael, Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin, Tony McDaniel, Stephen Williams and Benson Mayowa.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bives once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback…er…rather Sunday Afternoon Quarterback! Breaking down games once again, Brett looks at Seattle’s second preseason game of the season and the positives and negatives that came out of the Hawks’ victory over the Denver Broncos. Hawks rolled, but there are still some improvements needed. Standouts were Jermaine Kearse, Russell Wilson, and Benson Mayowa.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in with the status of the quarterbacks for the Seahawks in 2013. What’s not to love about 2nd year QB Russell Wilson. The absurdly good numbers Wilson was able to tally in the second half of last season surely have 12′s everywhere expecting much of the same for all 16 games this season. There is of course the ongoing battle between Tarvaris Jackson and Brady Quinn for the role of backup…isn’t there?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us a flashback to last season that will go down in Seahawk lore. Matt Flynn was looking to be finally named starting quarterback of a pro football team against the Broncos. Russell Wilson had other plans. The rest is history. Some stats. Peyton Manning, Denver – 16/23, 177 yards, 2 Int, Tyrell Sutton, Seattle – 4 carries, 49 yards, Willis McGahee, Denver – 8 carries, 28 yards, 1 TD, Jermaine Kearse Seattle – 1 catch, 37 yards.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brian Scott talks about the strengths and weaknesses of Seattle’s 2013 defense. Last year the Seahawks’ D finish 4th in average yards allowed, the highest a Seattle defense has ever ranked. This is an incredibly stingy defense in terms of yards allowed. However, the sacks department for the Seahawks could still need to be improved, and must do so if they are to make a run in the NFC.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke weighs in with his impression of Byron Maxwell’s performance against the San Diego Chargers in the preseason. The hype so far has been about Walter Thurmond, and how he’s going to compete for a starting spot alongside Richard Sherman. However, Maxwell’s performance was statistically noteworthy.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jonas Hyde takes a look at the Seattle Seahawks rookie sensation, 2nd round draft pick out of Texas A&M, Christine Michael. His NFL preseason week 1 debut was a solid performance that has fans everywhere wondering if he may be moving up the depth chart. Though his performance was good, he has a lot of work to do before the backup running back battle with Robert Turbin and Spencer Ware can become a real discussion.