Players who could surprise the masses at Super Bowl XLVIII

Doug Baldwin

NWSB Insider Chris Anderson talks about Super Bowl XLVIII and gives you five relatively unheralded players that may have a huge impact on Sunday’s matchup between the Seahawks and Broncos. Doug Baldwin, Zach Miller, Matt Prater, and Montee Ball all make this list. With all that said, the time of speculation is almost over. Enjoy the game folks.

NBA All-Star Reserves: Aldridge, Lillard make the cut

Damian Lillard LaMarcus Aldridge

NWSB Editor Bryant Knox recaps the recent selection of Damian Lillard and LaMarcus Aldridge to the 2014 NBA A–Star Game. This marks the first time in 20 years that Rip City has had multiple All-Stars; the last two teammates being Terry Porter and Clyde Drexler. Other notable reserves are Chris Paul, James Harden and Dwight Howard.

Seattle Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos: Super Bowl XLVIII preview & prediction

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with his first ever Super Bowl preview and prediction piece. The Seahawks and Broncos have already had their media day, and a few practices in anticipation for Sunday’s big game. Clinton brings us a few more specifics to look for in between beers, high fives and chest bumps at each of your respective Super Bowl parties. As usual, Go Hawks!

Know Your Enemy: Bucking the Broncos

Russell Wilson, Danny Trevathan

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke breaks down the Denver Broncos, and shares some insight on their road to the Super Bowl. What makes their offensive juggernaut tick is also explored. Can the Seahawks come away with the Super Bowl? While the Denver Broncos defense doesn’t get an awful lot of credit, they are still a force to be reckoned with. Terrance Knighton is going to give Max Unger, JR Sweezy, James Carpenter, Paul McQuistan fits.

The Superbowl XXVIII X factor — The NASCAR Package

Cliff Avril

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the X-Factor for the Super Bowl. The Hawks are set to taken on Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, and the Legion of Boom needs to be ready using the Nascar package. This set utilizes Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett and Chris Clemons along with Clinton McDonald.

Tipping , Twerking and Screaming. They all do the same thing

Richard Sherman

NWSB Insider Brian Scott gives us a fresh new perspective on Richard Sherman’s enthusiastic interview with Erin Andrews following the Seattle Seahawks’ NFC Championship win over Michael Crabtree, Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers. Is it possible the the Hawks’ now-renowned corner is actually a marketing genius? Scott says yet.

The 5 matchups that will decide Super Bowl XLVIII

Marshawn Lynch is absolutely incredible.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott brings us a good look at 5 can’t miss matchups with the Seahawks take on the Denver Broncos in Super Bowl 48. Will Marshawn Lynch steadily handle the Bronco run defense? Will the Seattle secondary shut down the best pass offense in NFL History?

Fueling the fire: How the Seahawks made it to New York

Richard Sherman

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate explains how the Seahawks stayed motivated despite the adversity thrown at them leading up to this season and then throughout it. From Russell Wilson to Richard Sherman to Doug Baldwin, everyone has their story.

Seahawks MMQB: In a New York state of mind

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NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens brings us this week’s MMQB after the NFC Chmapionship game against the 49ers. Richard Sherman closed the game out with a big play, tipping a pass to Byron Maxwell for an interception. Russell Wilson and his receivers stepped up as well as Marshawn Lynch who ran over the Niners defense.

Matchups to watch closely in today’s NFC Championship

Richard Sherman

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down 5 key matchups to todays NFC Championship game. Since the 49ers run a 3-4 defense and vary which linebacker comes in to rush the passer it will be interesting to see how newly named starting left guard Michael Bowie holds up against the likes of Justin Smith and Aldon Smith. Will Richard Sherman play shadow to Boldin? One can only hope.

NFC Championship endgame: Seahawks blueprint to victory

Kaep vs. Seahawks

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blueprint for a Seahawks win. This week the team has a 2014 playoffs matchup against the San Francisco 49ers. Brett says Wilson is key. On Sunday he will need to be the Russell Wilson we saw during the second half of the Falcons game last post season, he needs to do is make plays when they present themselves.

It’s time to turn it loose! An open letter to Darrell Bevell

Darrell Bevell

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott write a personalized letter to the Hawks’ offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell about playcalling in the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch must be involved, but in the right way. Scott wants to see more creativity, likely involving Golden Tate and Percy Harvin — should be available.

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