NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott tells us as training camps and 2weeks of pre-season football wraps up, and another game approaches vs. the Packers this week there is lots to look forward to in Seattle. He tells us with high expectations comes serious pressure to perform. Tarvaris Jackson & Russell Wilson are ready to lead this team. Versatile speedster Golden Tate lines up opposite Sidney Rice at WR. And Marshawn Lynch is ready for Beastmode again.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jonas Hyde takes a look at the top 3 position battles in the week 2 preseason matchup versus the Denver Broncos. With the starters traditionally playing deep in the preseason’s 3rd game, and the 4th game being used to decide final cuts, the second game of the preseason is critical for deciding immediate depth behind starters. Players to watch include Benson Mayowa, Brady Quinn, Cliff Avril, Jordan Hill, Spencer Ware & Jesse Williams.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens breaks down what he would personally like to see in preseason against the Denver Broncos. He wants to see a win, of course; but more importantly, he wants to see Tavaris Jackson running the second-string offense behind Russell Wilson. He also wants to see Robert Turbin get a whole lot more carries — especially with Christine Michael having back spasms — and more out of Luke WiIlson and Chris Harper.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Jonas Hyde takes a look at the Seattle Seahawks rookie sensation, 2nd round draft pick out of Texas A&M, Christine Michael. His NFL preseason week 1 debut was a solid performance that has fans everywhere wondering if he may be moving up the depth chart. Though his performance was good, he has a lot of work to do before the backup running back battle with Robert Turbin and Spencer Ware can become a real discussion.
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.