NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. On O-line Russell Okung, Paul McQuistan, Max Unger, JR Sweezy, Breno Giacomini and James Carpenter were easy locks and to a lesser extent so was Lemuel Jeanpierre. Brett believes that Pete Carroll and John Schneider drafted Spencer Ware with the intention of having him replace Michael Robinson for cap relief.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Chris Hall has previewed the 2013-14 NFL season with his predictions of who will make the Pro Bowl. Russell Okung, Marshawn Lynch, Max Unger, Earl Thomas and Leon Washington should be returners. Richard Sherman, Russell Wilson, Brandon Browner, Kam Chancellor, Chris Clemons and Percy Harvin should be newcomers.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with a simple question, what the (bleep) was Russell Okung thinking? If you haven’t heard the news yet of Russell Okung running with the famed bulls in Pamplona, Spain, do yourself a favor and click this article right now. If you have already heard the news, do yourself a favor and click this article to hear my special take on this event. How did Paul Allen, and Pete Carroll sign off on this?
Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall weighs in with his five Hawks lineman that he believes will make up the 2013 Seahawks starting offensive line. Russell Okung, Max Unger, James Carpenter, Paul McQuistan and Breno Giacomini. Chris points out the foundation of what should be one of the best offenses in the NFL. And it all starts with the big five up front. Sophmore QB and incumbent starter Russell Wilson can sleep easy at night.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Jones Hyde weighs in today on the news about GM John Schneider and his contract extension. Jonas goes on to say Pete Carroll will be next to hit a payday. With Carroll’s original 5-year deal running through 2014, it is a given that an extension will be done within the year to keep the tandem together. After the extension is done, the real work will only just be starting. Richard Sherman & Russell Wilson are nice picks by the way.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens gives us his take on the team’s final pick in the 2013 NFL Draft. With the final selection, the team chose Michael Bowie, a tackle out of Northeastern State. There’s not a lot of footage on this young man, so Bivens uses his conference call to form an opinion. Bowie says that he’s learned from mistakes he made in college, and looks up to Russell Okung in the pros.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson gives you his top five performers for the Seattle Seahawks this year. To say the Seattle Seahawks had a somewhat surprising season in 2012 would be an understatement. While they did come into the new year with a youthful roster that was built on potential, many believed the Seahawks would be a middle-of-the-pack 7-9, 8-8, or 9-7 team. Russell Wilson, Earl Thomas, Bobby Wagner, Marshawn Lynch & Richard Sherman make the grade.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us the path for the 6 Seahawks to get into this weekend’s Pro Bowl. Let’s take a look at how these six made it to Hawaii. Russell Okung and Max Unger protected Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch while Earl Thomas led the defense all year long. Leon Washington’s record tying season didn’t hurt, either.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth weighs in with part 2 of his year in review. A look at the Seahawks 2013 offense. The offense begins and ends with rookie 3rd round draft pick Russell Wilson. The words describing the greatness of this young man are endless. To put it simply, there is no quarterback on this earth I would rather have leading my team than Wilson. Such a positive attitude and he brought life to a city that needed it.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Phil Slater weighs in today with another post on the strategy and tactics that could help the Hawks take down the Washington Redskins in their 2013 NFC wild card playoff matchup. Phil says for a Seattle victory, look for Coach Carroll and QB Russell Wilson to go vertical against the vertically challenged Redskin corners with Sidney Rice and Golden Tate.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall gives us his takeaways from Sunday with the postseason matchup against the Washington Redskins in mind. Defense continues to be a team strength, Russell Wilson needs better protection and Golden Tate has to remain a down-field target. Also, having Richard Sherman back should put fans’ minds at ease against Robert Griffin III.