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.

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.

The Seahawks will lose the NFC Championship, unless they win…

Russell WIlson, Colin Kaepernick

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the keys to victory for the Hawks against the San Francisco 49ers in the FC Championship game of the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Colin Kaepernick is the x-factor, as the 12th man, Russell Wilson and Marhsawn Lynch should all be expected to perform adequately.

Stats Don’t Lie; Seahawks to play for NFC Championship

Lynchbeast

NWSB Insider & Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at the stats from Saturday’s divisional round match against the New Orleans Saints to see which Seahawks stood out the most. Marshawn Lynch, Kam Chancellor and Michael Bennett all had great games for the 12th man. Individual achievements aside, this defense as a whole can take a lot of pride in their performance Saturday.

Divisional Round Endgame: Blueprint for victory – Saints vs. Seahawks

New York Jets v Seattle 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 New Orleans Saints. Brett says the defense needs to get pressure on Drew Brees. Even with poor passing conditions Drew Brees can still pick a defense apart if he has enough time to do it. Earl Thomas, Kam Chancellor, Richard Sherman, Chris Clemons, Cliff Avril, Brandon Mebane…the pressure is on you!

What I’m watching for in the Seahawks vs. Saints NFC divisional matchup

Seahawks vs. Texans widescreen

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching leading up to Saturday’s contest with the Saints. Jordin says for starters, everyone knows Pete Carroll brings a college-esque atmosphere to the professional level. He brings the team together, like a family, expect nothing short of a FULL TEAM EFFORT tomorrow. Jordin doesn’t think a 1972 piece of jewelry is going to stop Russell Wilson on a 4th quarter drive.

We’re in! 2013 Seahawks are playoff bound but…

Percy Harvin

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott discusses the question marks surrounding the team entering the 2014 NFL Playoffs. Despite an improvement from Breno Giacomini when it comes to penalties, but Russell Okung and the rest of Pete Carroll’s team need to be more disciplined. Consistency is also crucial when it comes to Marshawn Lynch, Russell Wilson and the rest of the offense.

Can the Seattle Seahawks ride their #1 ranked defense to a Lombardi Trophy

Zac Stacy

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott wonders aloud whether or not the Hawks’ defense can lead them to a super bowl. Consensus is: Yes. The Seahawks have already performed adequately against Drew Brees and the New Orleans Saints, as well as Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers, leaving just Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos to be worried about.

Seattle Seahawks Player Spotlight: Breno Giacomini

Breno Giacomini

Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott focuses on the improvements this season from Breno Giacomini in an NWSB Player Spotlight. Scott isn’t afraid to say he was wrong about Giacomini in years past. Pete Carroll-coached teams have been guilty of penalties in the past, and while Giacomini was a major culprit, he’s improved substantially.

What’s Wrong with the Seahawks?

Marshawn Lynch

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott wonders out loud what’s wrong with the Hawks? Despite being 12-3 on the year, doubt has been cast into the minds of some with the recent performances. Marshawn Lynch and Russell Wilson have stumbled, and the finger must be pointed at the playcalling of offensive coordinator Daryl Bevell.

Seahawks MMQB: Humbled at home

On a challenge the referee must see "indisputable visual evidence"

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again brings you Monday Morning Quarterback! Breaking down yesterday’s loss to the Arizona Cardinals. Brett says clearly the official who thought the ball bounced off of Doug Baldwin’s arm had a more convincing argument because the call on the field was an interception. Russell Wilson lost a game at CenturyLink Field for the first time in his career. Shocking.

Week 16 Endgame: Blueprint for victory – Cardinals vs. Seahawks

Russell Okung

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens will weigh in each week with his blue print for a Seahawks win on Sunday afternoon. This week the team has a matchup against the Arizona Cardinals. Brett says the offensive line of Russell Okung, James Carpenter, Max Unger, Paul McQuistan and Breno Giacomini must protect their best game of the year, AND open holes for Marshawn Lynch for Seattle to win Sunday.

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