Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell takes a look at the state of the Seahawks on the eve of their preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers. Injuries are the biggest question mark in his mind, and they are seriously looking like they make a dent in the celebration plans of a lot of Seahawks fans. The Championship Offseason has been nice, but it’s time to get back down to earth. What will Cliff Avril, Christine Michael, Golden Tate, Bruce Irvin, and Sidney Rice do in the preseason?
Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall weighs in with a piece about the budding rivalry that is becoming one of the best in the NFL, the Seahawks vs. 49ers. Let’s face it, there is no team, player or fan that us Hawks fans hate more than that of the Niners. Last years matchup in SF did nothing but add to the hatred we have, but at least it eclipsed with a 42-13 win for us at home in the second game. This year it’s on! Pete Carroll vs. Jim Harbaugh, Russell Wilson vs. Colin Kaepernick.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with the news of the Percy Harvin upcoming surgery scheduled for Thursday. Harvin will end up missing a substantial amount of time for the Seahawks. It is predicted that the earliest he can return would be November. He will have to be back and able to play by week 11 or he will have to be put on the injured reserve list for the second straight year. Pressure is on Golden Tate, Sidney Rice & Doug Baldwin now.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s first training camp of the 2013 season. With a new season to look forward to and the goals for the squad set extremely high, it will be interesting to keep track of the Hawks throughout the next few weeks as they prepare for their season opener against the Carolina Panthers. The biggest news from today’s camp was Percy Harvin’s injury that will need to be evaluated a second time before a course of action is decided upon.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger J.D Burke breaks down the team’s fantasy football stat lines & projects some fantasy football league numbers in his first installment of his Seahawks 2013 roster predictions. Last season the Seahawks backfield was a one-man show, with guest appearances from the supporting cast. Pete Carroll and Darrell Bevell used Marshawn Lynch as the primary ball-carrier. This year Christine Michael, Robert Turbin, Michael Robinson and Spencer Ware factor in.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today what he’s expecting the five best position roster battles to be at the 2013 Seahawks training camp at the VMAC. Out of all the position battles the 5 that Brett is most looking forward to are tight ends, guards, quarterbacks, running backs and wide receivers. On the bubble Michael Robinson, Spencer Ware, Sean McGrath, Paul McQuistan, John Moffitt, Robert Turbin, Tarvaris Jackson & Brady Quinn.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jonas Hyde talks about the logjam that is the Seattle Seahawks wide receiver position. He points out the company line is the addition of Percy Harvin will create better match ups for Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin, Sidney Rice & Zach Miller, and that the plan is for Tate to get the ball more than he did last season. Buckle your safety belts and put your trays in the upright position, watching 2013 unfold for the Seahawks will be nothing short of exciting.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about the first two days of Seatle’s OTAs. Russell Wilson, Marshawn Lynch, and Percy Harvin (to name just a fraction of the offensive stars on the roster), give Seattle huge potential heading into 2013. Their defense isn’t too shabby, either, as the Legion of Boom will be back in full force while the defensive line continues to shape-up nicely.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jordin Ereth talks about Seattle’s 2nd round draft pick Christine Michael. There are a few ways to react to this pick. One way is to question it like every other analyst seems to do whenever Pete and John make a selection in the early rounds. Or, you could go with the seemingly more popular “I have faith in the front office, considering their track record in previous drafts.” Jordin, however, tries to get inside the genius of Pete and John.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Erin Acacio breaks down the Seahawks 2013 NFC West schedule. With three prime time games, one against each NFC West foe, the Seahawks have a chance to really make a name for themselves in the rest of the country. The Hawks often get overlooked by an east coast biased national sports media market. The extra “love” this year will finally give them a chance to be seen, and heard nationally.