NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us the players who did not survive the first waive of roster cuts today with the Seattle Seahawks. As hard as it is to add players, either through the draft or free agency, it is much more difficult to release them. On the cutdown list today Phil Bates, Edawn Coughman, Donny Lisowski, Ron Parker, Tyrell Sutton, Roy Lewis, Jamison Konz, Cameron Morrah, Pep Levingston, Terrell Owens, Deuce Lutui, and guard Alex Barron.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his last installment of his 2012 KNOW YOUR ENEMY pre-season posts. This time he focuses on 2012 NFC West foe St Louis Rams. Reggie’s five Rams weapons are Steven Jackson, Sam Bradford, Danny Amendola, Lance Kendricks, and Brian Quick. DB’s Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman will be called upon a ton in 2012.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about his question marks for the 2012 Training camp, and points out some things to watch for. The health of #1 WR Sidney Rice makes the list, as does the 2012 QB competition between Tarvaris Jackson, Matt Flynn, and Russell Wilson. Pretty special to see the DB’s too. Earl Thomas, Brandon Browner, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman are talented.
NWSB Inside and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about the five players he thinks will not be here come week one of the regular season. Most of these players are no brainers in Matt’s eyes, except maybe Josh Portis. But with the additions of Russell Wilson and Matt Flynn, there may be no room for Portis at the end of the day.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Northwestern State cornerback Jeremy Lane. “Lanesanity” as Q has dubbed him. What we know about him. Lane has the fluidity and speed to develop at DB and fast. Roy Lewis has to watch out, if Lane gets stronger while adjusting to a much higher level of competition he could be out a job.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled another need with the draft of Florida defensive lineman Jaye Howard. With the 114th overall selection. Per ESPN, Howard’s a disruptive one-gap defender who doesn’t anchor very well, but excels at making plays in the backfield. Pete Carroll puts a premium on press-rush pressure without a lot of blitzes, he’ll fit in fine.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate updates us today on the Seattle Seahawks free agency frenzy. After losing several players to free agency, the Seahawks have lured several of those players back including Leroy Hill, Marcus Trufant, Roy Lewis, Matt McCoy, and Walter Thurmond. Have they created a good situation in the secondary or are they setting themselves up for future problems?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us on Monday the Seattle Seahawks agreed to terms with free agent cornerback and former draft pick of the Seahawks Marcus Trufant on a 1 year contract. John Schneider today on KJR Radio with Dave Softy Mahler said he hopes Trufant will come in and compete at the Nickel spot.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us news of a three new Friday signings in Seattle. Guard Deuce Lutui, linebacker Barrett Rudd, cornerback Roy Lewis sign one-year deals with Seahawks. Don’t overlook Seattle’s agreement to bring back cornerback Lewis, who was a special-teams captain in 2010. Lineman Deuce Lutui ranks as the biggest addition the Seahawks made Friday. All-in-all a very busy day.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us last season the Seahawks secondary added Brandon Browner, and Richard Sherman during the last off season and released Marcus Trufant this week. Also this week they let Roy Lewis become a free agent, now the Seahawks secondary is full of young pro bowl caliber players. What do we expect from Walter Thurmond and Byron Maxwell this year?
We all know an NFL lockerroom is a lot of fun. Well the Seattle Seahawks Richard Sherman and Anthony Hargrove take it to a whole new level. I’m sure you guys have seen this already. But I had to post it after watching the Seattle Seahawks dance off for the “shower pill”. Gonna Make You Sweat! The Seattle Seahawks Locker Room Dance-Off. Thanks to Roy Lewis for posting this Twitvid.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us his top 10 reasons to love this year’s Seattle Seahawks team. The team’s youth through players like Doug Baldwin, Earl Thomas, and Kam Chancellor made the list as well as Red Bryant, Marshawn Lynch and of course the Seattle Seahawks cheerleaders – “The Sea Gals”. Check out TOP POT Donuts on the list too!