NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger brings us some disappointing news from Seahawks land. Wide receiver Percy Harvin has announced he is having surgery on his hip and will miss 3-4 months. In the meantime, Sidney Rice, Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, Phil Bates, Chris Harper and Stephen Williams will fill in nicely.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today what he’s expecting the five best position roster battles to be at the 2013 Seahawks training camp at the VMAC. Out of all the position battles the 5 that Brett is most looking forward to are tight ends, guards, quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. On the bubble Michael Robinson, Spencer Ware, Sean McGrath, Paul McQuistan, John Moffitt, Robert Turbin, Tarvaris Jackson & Brady Quinn.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 depth chart positions that will up for grab when the Seattle Seahawks hit camp this year. Will Malcolm Smith become the new starting ROLB? While Sidney Rice and Percy Harvin are set, they look to see who wins between Golden Tate and Doug Baldwin. Chris Harper and Jermaine Kearse will also battle. As will Tony McDaniel, Jesse Williams and Jordan Hill on the interior line.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the team’s fourth round selection in the 2013 NFL Draft. Actually I love this pick. As soon as Seattle makes their selection in any round I got back to my notes to see what I thought of the player before Seattle drafted him. Chris Harper impressed me. Like Brett said, this is a great pick by the Seahawks who needed to add depth at wide receiver.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens breaks down the five positions Seattle must upgrade during the 2012 offseason with his second post in this series today. The D-line, and weakside linebacker. Leroy Hill is a free agent again this season. Hopefully this is finally the year that the Seahawks are not forced to bring him back Brett says. He points out John Schneider or Pete Carroll’s top priority should be to get a deal done with Jason Jones.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us the players who did not survive the first waive of roster cuts today with the Seattle Seahawks. As hard as it is to add players, either through the draft or free agency, it is much more difficult to release them. On the cutdown list today Phil Bates, Edawn Coughman, Donny Lisowski, Ron Parker, Tyrell Sutton, Roy Lewis, Jamison Konz, Cameron Morrah, Pep Levingston, Terrell Owens, Deuce Lutui, and guard Alex Barron.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back to weigh in with his predictions on the NFL roster cutdown to a maximum of 75 players. Brett predicts Deuce Lutui, Terrell Owens, Ricardo Lockette, Alex Barron, Kris Durham, Ron Parker, Winston Guy, Jameson Konz, Cooper Heifet, and Phil Bates will be the first 10 guys cut on Sunday or Monday. What do you think? Weigh in.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 6 Today the A-man weighs in on the QB competition again. Russell Wilson had the most snaps of all quarterbacks today, and was the best passer on the field for the second straight day. Matt Flynn did a very good job of moving the offense today as well.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Today the A-man weighs in on the QB competition with Matt Flynn, Tarvaris Jackson, and Russell Wilson. He also reports on the wideouts. Golden Tate, and Doug Baldwin. He also points out at the VMAC today that Robert Turbin had a few Marshawn Lynch-esque runs.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church reports today on the 2012 Post draft free agency draft tracker. Only four UDFAs made the team last year, so don’t expect to hear everyone’s name come September (Seattle now has a whopping 11 WRs on the roster). Remember Doug Baldwin folks? He was a UDFA in 2011. Can Jermaine Kearse, Lavasier Tunei, or Rishaw Johnson make the club?
NWSB Seattle Seahawks writer Insider Steve reports on the 2012 NFL draft selections by Seattle’s front office brass Pete Carroll and John Schneider. They drafted knowing that in order to beat the teams on their 2012 NFL schedule, they were going to have beef up their defense. The only way to do that is to play defense at a championship level, and Carroll and Schneider understand that better then anyone.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us the 2012 NFL Draft was largely a success for those of us in the great northwest. For most people outside of the NW though this draft will be the laughing stock of the NFL. One reason. The REACH of a pick by Pete Carroll and John Schneider in the first round of West Virginia defensive end Bruce Irvin.