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.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks guarenteed Red Bryant will be a Seattle Seahawk for the entirerty of his prime years as an NFL player. Prior to this signing the Seahawks could have been rolling out a line consisting of Chris Clemons, Brandon Mabane, Alan Branch and ‘Pep’ Levingston.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us today the Seattle Seahawks signaled their intent to lock up their own BEST players first in NFL Free Agency. Red Bryant has re-signed with the Seattle Seahawks for 5 years, $35 million, including $14.5 million guaranteed. This is a huge signing for Pete Carroll and John Schneider. Its always important to keep your own guys when building a team in the mold you want.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us last off-season the Seahawks signed Alan Branch away from the Cardinals in free agency, and were able to re-sign Mebane to a 5 year $25 million dollar contract. This year they need to sign Mario Williams and possibly bring back Big Red Bryant. He hopes the Seahawks can do both. Will Anthony Hargrove be back?
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate breaks down 5 reasons why he thinks it was a smart move by the Seattle Seahawks to re-sign Marshawn Lynch. Lynch’s love of skittles and stiff arms earned the respect of the fans and the front office who are now able to go after other players like Red Bryant and Mario Williams.
Seattle Seahawks blogger and NWSB managing editor Q tells us the attorney for free agent linebacker Leroy Hill says charges of marijuana possession in Atlanta have been dropped. Hill’s lawyer, Edward T. M. Garland, says urine tests taken after the arrest came up negative. A team can now sign Hill without worrying about discipline from the NFL stemming from this incident.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate breaks out his red sharpie today in his newest piece. He is handing out his end-of-the-year grades to the Seattle Seahawks defense. How will Pro Bowlers Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor and Brandon Browner fare? And how will up and comers like K.J. Wright and Richard Sherman score?
Clinton Bell brings us his top 5 unrestricted free agents that the Seattle Seahawks must re-sign this year. Obviously Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch and DE Red Bryant make the list, but who else is on there? The names might surprise you. Guard and tackle Paul McQuistan, LeRoy Hill and our man at the Real Rob Report and special teams captain Michael Robinson.