NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth breaks down the comparison between Russell Wilson and Colin Kaepernick entering the NFL season. Ereth positions his arguments in three categories: Physical attributes, mental makeup and leadership. When it comes down to it, Seattle fans and San Francisco fans are going to disagree. But one player stands above the other at the end of the day.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Bryan McFarlane brings us up to speed on the five reasons the Seahawks laid another smackdown. The supposed best team in the NFL came in riding high, only to be handed their rear ends by the Seahawks. Beast Mode was once again just that, a beast. Russell Wilson showed the country what he could do with his arm this week.
NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and part time Seahawks blogger Dave B. is back and better than ever with his Week 7 NFL fantasy football forecast for the Seattle Seahawks vs. San Francisco 49ers. Dave says start the Seahawks defensive unit. He explains there likely won’t be many points scored this week but there will definitely be some turnovers to be had. Marshawn Lynch & Sidney Rice are decent flex plays.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Mariners blogger Jonathan Irwin reports on the second M’s game of the interleague series versus the San Francisco Giants. These two must get hot. Kyle Seager and Justin Smoak blew up to begin June. They were both hitting really well, especially during the road trip to kick off the month. Great game by Brendan Ryan and Jesus Montero on Saturday.
NWSB Insider and WCC conference blogger Blair Thomas tells us its 2012 West Coast Conference tournament basketball time. What team is going to win its way out of the WCC brackets into the NCAA tournament? Inconsistent play in close games plagued the Bulldogs in their five losses. Can Elias Harris, Kevin Pangos, and Robert Sacre help them win it in Las Vegas?
Jason Green weighs in with five reasons the Seattle Seahawks managed to find a way to come up just short vs the 49ers on Christmas Eve. A 19-17 loss to the 49ers was a tough and bitter pill to swallow. As Detroit defeated San Diego as well on Saturday all but slamming the door on the Seahawks 2011/12 playoff chances. Marshawn Lynch, Frank Gore and rookie RB Kendall Hunter all had good games rushing the ball.
Free NFL Betting Odds & Picks for the San Francisco 49ers vs. Seattle Seahawks week 16 matchup. The Seahawks are a 1.5 point underdog. The over/under is 38. The 49ers are 2-6 SU in their last 8 in Seattle. The Seahawks are 5-1 SU in their last 6, and 6-3 SU, 7-2 ATS in their last 9 at home. No Sidney Rice and no Mike Williams means that Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin and Ben Obomanu will be in charge.
The Seattle Seahawks are still mathematically alive in the NFC wildcard race, but realistically only one team in the NFC west has a shot at the playoffs, the San Francisco 49ers face the Arizona Cardinals this week, and the St. Louis Rams fly to Seattle to play the Seahawks on Monday Night Football. Marshawn Lynch vs. Steven Jackson, and Alex Smith vs. Kevin Kolb. Here’s our Week 14 NFC West previews.