“Punting Canadian” – Seattle Seahawks punter Jon Ryan in the spotlight

Jon Ryan

NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. Punter Jon Ryan is under the spotlight. Ryan has been one of the top ten most consistent punters in the NFL since joining the Seahawks. After college, Ryan was drafted by the Canadian Football League’s Winnipeg Blue Bombers, as both a receiver and punter. After two season in the CFL he had gained the attention of NFL scouts.

Under the dome – BC Lions QB Mike Reilly in the spotlight

The student Mike Reilly helped the Lions clinch a playoff berth for the Grey Cup Playoffs

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Mike Reilly today. As a lifelong professional backup QB, it’s never easy coming in for a starter that has your team on the verge of a playoff bert, but Mike Reilly did just that for the Lions against Edmonton. He may start next game against Calgary as well. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“A rookie on thin ice” – Seattle Seahawks QB Russell Wilson in the spotlight

Russell Wilson

NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. QB Russell Wilson is under the spotlight. Work Ethic. When it comes to Russell Wilson, he has that. Drew Brees and Matt Hasselbeck are the players who have the most similar numbers to Russell Wilson. The Seahawks selected Wilson with the 75th overall pick in the 2012 NFL draft.

“Heat-Seeking Missile” – Seattle Seahawks FS Earl Thomas in the spotlight

Earl Thomas

NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. FS Earl Thomas is under the spotlight. On Monday morning, just hours before the Seahawks took on the Packers at CenturyLink Field in Seattle, Washington, Earl Thomas’ significant other, Nina “Colada” went into labor. Earl Thomas was at Seahawks stadium preparing to play the Green Bay Packers. That’s commitment to team.

“The Hit” – Seattle Seahawks WR Golden Tate in the spotlight

Golden Tate

NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. While attending Notre Dame, Golden Tate had a very good college football career. In 2009, Tate was selected to be a unanimous All-American and won the Biletnikoff Award. WR Golden Tate is under the spotlight. When Tate arrived in Seattle he waisted no time making a name for himself.

“The UDFA” – Seattle Seahawks WR Doug Baldwin in the spotlight

Doug Baldwin

NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us a good piece on the Seattle Seahawks today. WR Doug Baldwin is under the spotlight. In the spring of 2011 Seattle offered Doug a $17,500 signing bonus, and he took it. What a steal for the Seahawks, not only was he the 41st ranked receiver by the end of the season, he also led Seattle in receiving yards. He’s not extremely fast, he is extremely short, but he’s all guts.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions SB/R Geroy Simon in the spotlight

Geroy Simon

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Geroy Simon today. Missing his first game in four years last weekend, Simon took to mentoring and supporting his receiving core crew, while at the same time giving the club and fans a small glimpse of what the team may be in for when “Superman” decides to finally hang up his cape. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions LB Adam Bighill in the spotlight

Adam Bighill BC Lions

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Adam Bighill today. Bighill is pacing the Leo’s defense in just his second season with the Lions. He has taken the role of filling the gigantic shoes of Solomon Elimimian, a role in which he already finds himself not only leading the club with 45 tackles. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions RB Andrew Harris in the spotlight

Andrew Harris

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Andrew Harris today. Starting the 2012 season fully embedded in the starting lineup, Harris has not disappointed. With the Lions currently in a three way battle for first place in the West, the Winnipeg native sits just 25 yards being the rushing/receiving leader Brandon Whitaker. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions receiver Kierrie Johnson in the spotlight

Kierrie Johnson

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Kierrie Johnson today. Heck of a start to a career for Johnson. He used the biggest game of the season, the 2011 Grey Cup to help showcase his future with the club, completing two receptions for 81 yards, including a 66 yard scamper for the end zone. C’mon and roar you Lions roar.

“Under The Dome” – B.C. Lions quarterback Travis Lulay in the spotlight

Travis Lulay

BC Lions Insider and northwest sports blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Leo’s Travis Lulay today. If you live in and around Canada you know exactly what Travis Lulay did with the Lions last year. Turning a dreadful 0-5 start into a crazy eight game winning streak, a regular season 11-7 record and a Grey Cup and MVP championship season.

“New Kid On The Ice” – Vancouver Canucks Zack Kassian in the spotlight

Zack Kassian

Canucks blogger Steve Lee brings us a good piece on the Vancouver Canucks today. Zack Kassian is under the spotlight for the Canucks. Many fans will argue that Cody Hodgson had nowhere to go in the Canucks current lineup as he would be playing behind Henrik Sedin and Ryan Kesler as a third line centre. Zack Kassian, the thirteenth overall pick in 2009, unfortunately takes over the role of a young fan favorite.