NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us his reasons why Russell Wilson is Seattle’s first FRANCHISE quarterback. He says the Seahawks have had Jim Zorn, Matt Hasselbeck, and Dave Krieg. All had great careers, but were never really considered “franchise quarterbacks.” Russell Wilson will surpass them all. With his time spent in the film room, it wouldn’t surprise to see a career passer rating in the triple digits either. Watch out record books.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us a look back in Seattle Seahawks history. Today, Brandon breaks down 5 of the top rookie seasons in Seahawks history. Bobby Wagner and Russell Wilson had memorable rookie seasons this year, sending many Seahawks fans down memory lane. Do you remember Joey Galloway, Curt Warner, Lofa Tatupu and Jacob Green? Brandon does, and he chronicles them here.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Chris Hall breaks down the comparisons between current Hawks player Bobby Wagner and former Hawks player Lofa Tatupu. The two players have eerily similar physiques, eerily similar stats (as rookies) and could end up having eerily similar careers. If Wagner progresses the same way Tatupu did, Seahawks fans can look forward to a solid presence at MLB for years to come.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us an old wound to give extra motivation to root for a Seahawks win on Sunday against the New York Jets. It was 1998 and the Seahawks had built up a sizeable lead before Vinny Testaverde and Keyshawn Johnson made their marks. And while the game winning score wasn’t a score, it still counted as one anyway.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp visited Century Link field this past weekend. He got to interview two former Hawks. HUGE thank you to Degree Men, Mack Strong, and Norm Johnson for giving him this opportunity! Johnson played 18 seasons in the NFL for the Seahawks (1982-90), Falcons (91-94), Steelers (95-98), and the Eagles (1999). He graduated from UCLA in 1981.
NWSB Managing editor and Seattle Seahawks writer “Q” tells us what its going to take from Russell Wilson and the new QB era in Seattle to change how he feels about the uniform #3 and its history with the organization. From Rick Mirer to Jeff George, to Josh Brown the number hasn’t been to well kept. Russell Wilson is here to change that. He will lead the Seahawks to greatness. Just wait and see says Q.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill tells us why he loves Big Cortez Kennedy. Who has been chosen to enter the NFL Hall of Fame this year, and there couldn’t be a more deserving player. “Tez” was a great player, and all Seahawk fans love him. A player is always more endearing to fans when he has spent his entire career with an organization. Steve Largent and Dave Wyman rave about Tez.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate is back with the newest Moments in time piece: the Seahawks Alphabet. Hope you enjoy this one. We take a look at the Seahawks in an A-Z format. From MVP winning Shaun Alexander the Great to Jim Zorn, he chronicles the Seahawks history and key moments in the franchise. Do you remember Jack Patera and Pete Gross? Brandon does.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell tells us its the end of the line for Tacoma’s Marcus Trufant in a Seattle uniform. His bad back and lofty salary finally led to the end of his career with his hometown team. Clinton says Marcus Trufant has always been a class act, and he hopes that he continues his career in the same fashion that he played here in Seattle. NOT in the NFC West.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate brings us a Moments In Time piece that is a comparison that would surely get the Seattle Seahawks defense noticed. Defensive tackles John Randle and Cortez Kennedy both had Hall of Fame careers for different teams. What would it look like if they played together if they each peaked in the same year? It’s a crazy mash of statistics, folks.
Seattle Seahawks nostalgia in this weeks Moments In Time. In 2002, the 4the Seahawks traveled to Arizona to take on the Cardinals in the 2002 NFL season. Seattle avenged their previous loss in the season to Arizona over a dominant first half performance from Shaun Alexander and Matt Hasselbeck good enough to last through the rest of the game.
Seattle Seahawks nostalgia in this weeks Moments In Time. In 2010, the 49ers came to Qwest Field to play the Seattle Seahawks in Week 1 of the season. Pete Carroll is named the new head coach after letting Jim L. Mora go after just 1 season. Mike Williams had 4 catches for 64 yards and John Carlson had 3 grabs for 36 yards. Just Forsett had a big game.