Three Match-Ups that are sure to impact the Hawks vs. Skins game

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Bryan McFarlane brings us what he thinks will be the 3 most important match-ups for the Seahawks vs. Redskins playoff game this Sunday. The most obvious is the RGIII vs. Russell Wilson matchup, with the winner most likely coming away with the OROY award. But more importantly is the chess match that will be taking place between Pete Carroll and Mike Shanahan on the sidelines.

Reasons the Seahawks smashed the San Francisco 49ers

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Bryan McFarlane brings us up to speed on the five reasons the Seahawks laid another smackdown. The supposed best team in the NFL came in riding high, only to be handed their rear ends by the Seahawks. Beast Mode was once again just that, a beast. Russell Wilson showed the country what he could do with his arm this week.

Obvious reasons the Seahawks laid a beatdown on the Bills!

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Bryan McFarlane brings us up to speed on the five reasons the Seahawks laid another smackdown. This time on the Buffalo Bills on Sunday in Week 15 NFL action. It’s no secret Marshawn Lynch has undoubtedly been in Beastmode all season long. Add that to Russell Wilson’s 92 and you’ve got over 200 yards between your dynamic backfield duo.

Seahawks still in the running for NFC West + 1st Round Bye

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NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Ben Tole talks about Seattle’s 2012 NFC conference playoff chances after the Week 14 demolition of the Arizona Cardinals. With 8 wins already the Seahawks will turn in their best regular season since 2007. With Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch leading the way we should be in store for a great finish to a dramatic season. Here’s to hoping we are still talking about the 2012 Seahawks in 2013.

Three big reasons the Lions didn’t repeat as CFL champs

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New NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Bryan McFarlane gives us his reasoning behind why the BC Lions in the 2012 Grey Cup would have made for a much greater challenge for the Toronto Argos. He points out Travis Lulay is the leader of the Lions. There is no denying or doubting that. But he spent the end of the season nursing an injury and saw little meaningful game reps heading into the postseason.

Riders vs. Lions Week 19 offensive and defensive game balls

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New NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Bryan McFarlane after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP this week is tough. If any one player stood out, it was the ever-so consistent RB Andrew Harris. On defense all the usual suspects came out to shine. And who else shone brightest… LB Adam Bighill.

Lions vs. Stampeders Week 18 offensive and defensive game balls

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New NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Bryan McFarlane after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP Mike Reilly who saw his second bit of game action of 2012. On D who else? Adam Bighill. We apologize for not doing a What Went Wrong piece this week. Confusion! lol

Esks vs. Lions Week 17 offensive and defensive game balls

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New NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Bryan McFarlane after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP Mike Reilly who saw his first big game action of 2012. On D Adam Bighill continued his stellar play. Rounding out the great defensive play Friday night was another sack for league-leader Keron Williams.

Stampeders vs. Lions Week 15 offensive & defensive game balls

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New NWSB Insider and BC Lions blogger Bryan McFarlane after each week of the regular season and possibly during the CFL playoffs should the Leo’s be so lucky will stop by and bring you his B.C. Lions game balls. Balls are awarded to the Leo’s offensive MVP Andrew Harris who had a nice game with two missing stand-outs Geroy Simon and Arland Bruce. Lions veteran CB Dante Marsh earns this week’s game ball.

Future Forecast: A look ahead at the Canucks Maxim Lapierre

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NWSB Rookie Insider and Vancouver Canucks blogger Mitch Dyck puts pen to paper today with some thoughts on the Canucks pending 2013 Free agent Maxim Lapierre. it’s part 5 of his 2012 offseason series Future Forecast. Mitch thinks that although he doesn’t make a lot of money, Lapierre doesn’t want to stay a 4th line center for the rest of his career. We’ll know more in July of 2013.

Vancouver Canucks Roberto Luongo is a future Ring of Honouree

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With Roberto Luongo seemingly headed out of town and across the continent one way or another, Josh Hall tells us why Bobby Lu deserves to be a future inductee into the Ring of Honour. The Vancouver Canucks won’t be the same without him which is indeed why he deserves said honour. Luongo and Kirk McLean along with Richard Brodeur are the only goalies in franchise history to play over 20,000 minutes.

Can the Canucks Alex Edler ever be a number one defenseman?

Can he be a #1 D-Man? (Photo - Jeff Vinnick/NHL/Getty Images)

C-Mac asks a tough question; one of many to come this off-season for the Vancouver Canucks. Has Alex Edler reached a tipping point in his career? How much time does he have to turn things around, if any at all? How does he fit into the Canucks D-Core going forward? C-Mac is not talking about landing millions of dollars in an unexpected lottery jackpot, or scoring a date with Sofia Vergara.