NWSB Writer and Seattle Seahawks Insider Brian Scott breaks down the Seahawks big win against the 49ers. The Seahawks won, but penalties persist. I get that the Seahawks play a style of defense that is going to lead to defensive holding calls, illegal contact and defensive pass interference a bit more than other teams. I can live with that. What I have a hard time with is the fact that most of these penalties are not amongst those three varieties.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott weighs in on the Seahawks vs. Redskins Week 5 matchup. Penalties, Penalties, Penalties! Are you kidding me with this stuff? When J.R. Sweezy and Justin Britt weren’t missing blocks the rest of the offensive line, James Carpenter, Russell Okung, and Max Unger, were just flat out sloppy with their penalties.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott gives us his early impressions from the 2014 NFL Preseason. Featured are: Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Michael Bennett, Cliff Avril, Bobby Wagner, KJ Wright, Malcolm Smith, Paul Richardson, Russell Wilson, Percy Harvin, Marshawn Lynch and more.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens recaps the Marshawn Lynch situation, as he’s preparing to holdout of Hawks training camp for a bigger contract. Lynch is entering the third year of a four-year contract he signed in March 2012. He is set to make $5 million this season with another $1.5 million available through bonuses.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens takes a look at how Day 3. Paul Richardson and Justin Britt gave the Seahawks the luxury of selecting players that best fit their scheme regardless of position throughout the remainder of the draft. Via the Seahawks website tonight we’ve learned the UDFA’s have been signed as well including Keith Price from UW.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the depth chart for the Hawks at running back. Christine Michael, Marshawn “Beastmode” Lynch and Robert Turbin are featured. With Golden Tate’s future in question, time could be handed down at special teams as a punt returner.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his Seattle second quarter of the season stats. He points out Russell Wilson Interceptions are down from a season ago, that is always a good thing, but his fumbles are up, way up. In-fact Russell already has 3 more fumbles than he did all of last season. Like Marshawn Lynch, Robert Turbin’s yards per carry have improved slightly over the last quarter, however both players are down significantly…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with his weekly Hawks week that was piece. Tough win eh? If it wasn’t bad enough that our O line couldn’t protect our stars, the D line seemed to be just as bad. The Rams did whatever they wanted on the ground to the Hawks all game long, except when it counted. Russell Wilson ran for his life. Golden Tate taunted his way to a huge TD. Paul McQuistan couldn’t block anyone…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott tells us today that all signs pointed toward former starting full back Michael Robinson returning to the Seattle Seahawks this week, and that’s just what happened. In uniform and on the field Michael Robinson is a proven full back with all the skills you could ask for in a guy that plays that position. Robinson is a great lead blocker for Marshawn Lynch. Backup fullback Spencer Ware has landed on IR. Percy Harvin comes back soon too.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s Titans vs. Hawks matchup. Going into the game Brett expected the Seahawks to play inspired football after suffering their first loss of the season. Earl Thomas III, Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, all had standout games. Darrell Bevell, James Carpenter, Chris Maragos and Brandon Browner not so much.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you his Seattle first quarter of the season stats. He points out Russell Wilson has completed 59/96 passes with a completion rate of 61.5% for 787 yards. Marshawn Lynch’s 79 carries put him on pace to have one more carry than last season. Like Lynch, Robert Turbin is also finding it more difficult to find running room. Sidney Rice is having a season very similar to last season.