NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens gives us a comprehensive look at the moves made by the Hawks during the 2014 NFL offseason. In free agency, the team added players such as Taylor Price, Stephen Schilling, Mike Taylor and Terrence Parks. The team also re-signed Steven Hauschka, Tony McDaniel and Michael Bennett while losing guys like Golden Tate and Walter Thurmond.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger breaks down how the Hawks must pay their dues now that they’ve won the Super Bowl. Being champions means that players will command higher salaries, and players will leave in NFL free agency. Golden Tate, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons, Chris Maragos and Clinton McDonald are prime examples.
NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke weighs in on the recent releases of Sidney Rice and Red Bryant, and muses on which Seattle Seahawks could be next. Oh, the cruelty of the salary cap. James Carpenter, Chris Clemons, and Zach Miller are probably next up for John Schneider and Pete Carroll. Miller is one of the best blocking tight ends in the NFL…right?
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with the impending news of Sidney Rice’s departure from the Seahawks. The buyout is coming, Rice knows it, the front office knows it, and us fans know it too. Clinton gives us a glimpse into why this is not such a bad move for the Seahawks, and offers a memory of his from Rice’s tenure with the Hawks.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the match-ups, personnel and otherwise, that will dictate the outcome of Seattle’s game against the St. Louis Rams in the spotlight on Monday. Both clubs are banged up, but the Rams are clearly on the worse end of things with that regard. The battle of the trenches is looked at in depth, as is the likelihood that Michael Bowie will hold his own against Robert Quinn.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his Seattle first quarter of the season defensive stats. He points out Cliff Avril’s numbers are down, no doubt about it. He is on pace to have a career low in tackles and his least amount of sacks since 2009. Michael Bennett was brought back to Seattle for one reason, get after the quarterback. Bennett has not disappointed. Brandon Mebane is one of those players that the numbers always lie.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his weekly love em and hate from this week’s game against the Texans. The offense was shaky, but made the few plays but made the plays necessary to lead the team to victory. The defense didn’t allow a point in the second half and Richard Sherman made the game deciding play for Seattle with a pick six.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the personnel matchups that will decide Sunday’s game at Century Link field, between the Jacksonville Jaguars and Seattle Seahawks. Words are not minced as the Jaguars are thoroughly bashed and the likes of Red Bryant, Richard Sherman and the Seahawks in general are praised. The one area of concern, Paul McQuistan.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the statistical standouts from the Seattle Seahawks week 2 victory over their divisional rival San Francisco 49ers. The Seahawks defensive line did yeoman’s work on Sunday and the numbers provided in this post will surely convince you of the same. ProFootballFocus and other great stats sites are referenced. So are Brendan Mebane, Tony McDaniel, Bruce Irvin, Chris Clemons, O’Brien Schofield and Cliff Avril.