NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church asks us the serious question of whether or not the Seahawks will have a top defense again in 2012? With the departure of David Hawthorne there is an empty space. Let’s hope that is filled by the rookie Bobby Wagner. Coupled with Brandon Mebane, Red Bryant, LeRoy Hill, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and K.J. Wright the makings is there for an amazing defense.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his 5 most valuable Seattle Seahawks players currently on the team. Some of these guys might not make the Pro Bowl, or have gaudy stats, but with Big Red Bryant, Richard Sherman and Earl Thomas representing the defense, you can’t go without mentioning Marshawn Lynch and Doug Baldwin.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us about his fearless predictions of who will be the top 10 defensive weapons for the Seahawks. Led by the three headed beast that is the Seahawks secondary, expect Kam Chancellor, Brandon Browner, and Earl Thomas to have even better numbers than last year. And look out for the two rookies Bruce Irvin, and Bobby Wagner, they should both excel.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate has football on the brain again. Today he brings us his list of Seattle Seahawks training camp battles to look forward to. Who will take over David Hawthorne’s spot at LB? He also wants to know if Chris Clemons and Mike Williams are done, and who their replacements might be.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us slightly troubling news today from the Seattle Seahawks camp. While OTA’s are voluntary for some, many people still make the effort to show up for a free team workout. One big name that has yet to show his face is DE Chris Clemons, who is entering his contract year with the Seahawks. He was supposed to be mentoring young Bruce Irvin.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us his reasons why the Seattle Seahawks should be the featured team on HBO’s Hard Knocks series. With the upcoming team competitions, the overwhelming personalities on the team, and the ability to show off their facilities and uniforms, the Seahawks would be the perfect team. Lets see Richard Sherman, Doug Baldwin, Pete Carroll, Mike Williams, Tom Cable, Ken Norton Jr. and the rest.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled one of their biggest needs when they drafted Bruce Irvin defensive end West Virginia with the 15th overall selection. Mel Kiper said what? Jon Gruden said who? Seattle said have you heard of him? We’re all shocked. But in Pete Carroll and John Schneider the 12th man trusts.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us another preview of things to come. With the NFL draft 3 weeks away, the Seahawks need to think about addressing their remaining team needs. Drafting a linebacker like Luke Kuechly or a defensive end like Whitney Mercilus would sure take care of those holes in the roster.David DeCastro and Trent Richardson look awfully inviting as well.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us his list of top five positions the Seattle Seahawks need to shore up. With Marshawn Lynch and Red Bryant re-signing, and the team adding Jason Jones and Matt Flynn, the Seahawks can focus elsewhere and fill other positions that are lacking depth. LB, DE, Offensive line and RB seem to be the most glaring openings in his opinion.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Insider Steve weighs in on the signing of Matt Flynn. Which he says gives the Seahawks flexibility in spades. Not only do they have their QB of the future, but now there is no need to waste valuable 2012 NFL Draft picks. Use the draft to fill in the holes that remain at left guard, defensive end, and linebacker. If Visanthe Shiancoe decides to sign elsewhere maybe tight end.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us the Seahawks got their man this week in defensive tackle Jason Jones. Jason signed with Seattle as a defensive tackle but he also has the ability to slide outside and fill in for Red Bryant at the 5-technique if need be. That versatility is something Pete Carroll loves.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us last season the Seahawks aren’t making a huge splash in free agency signing other teams’ players but they are keeping their own core together. Last week it was Marshawn Lynch to avoid free agency, this week Heath Farwell, Red Bryant and now Michael Robinson have been re-signed by John Schneider and Pete Carroll and the Seahawks.