The five Seahawks that must step up Sunday vs. Falcons

Bruce Irvin draft pick

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens previews and analyzes the five impact players for Sunday’s Seahawks game versus the Atlanta Falcons in the NFC Divisonal game. He says Bruce Irvin, Marshawn Lynch, Richard Shermer, Brandon Browner and Ryan Longwell are the five guys to keep an eye on. Brett says if these 5 players step up he has no doubt that the Seahawks will fly home to prepare for the NFC Championship game.

Seahawks CB Richard Sherman changes twitter name to Optimus Prime

Richard Sherman AKA Optimus Prime

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jeff Budke reports on the hot news ahead of the Hawks vs. Lions matchup. Three weeks after earning their stripes against the New England Patriots at Century Link (at letting everyone know about), CB Richard Sherman is at it again. He’s taking on Calvin Johnson aka Megatron. So he is now changing the name that appears on his twitter handle to Optimus Prime.

*My two cents* The Seahawks need to trade for Dwayne Bowe

dwayne bowe

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jeff Budke says the Seahawks need to trade for the Chiefs wide receiver Dwayne Bowe. Rarely, if ever, is there a quality, pro-bowl caliber WR on the market this close to the trade deadline (moved from week 6 to week 8 this year). Kansas City WR Dwayne Bowe is unhappy with his current club, and could excel with a new team and playoff aspirations.

Tanzania smack! Richard Sherman’s “You mad bro?” was epic!

Seahawks 2012 NFL Draft

NWSB Writer Brett Bivens talks about the gossip after the Seattle Seahawks vs. New England Patriots Week 6 matchup between Richard Sherman and Tom Brady. If you are keeping score at home, that means Sherman is 1-0 versus one of the best quarterbacks who has played the game. Clearly there was a lot more to the Seahawks’ victory over the Patriots, but Brett loves the way Sherman handled himself.

(Updated) Seahawks roster update: 2012 Practice squad additions

Rishaw Johnson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens is back to weigh in with his thoughts on the 2012 Seahawks practice squad additions added today by the team. The Seahawks have added 7 players to this years practice squad so far. Ricardo Lockette, Josh Portis, Korey Toomer, Rishaw Johnson, Allen Bradford, DeShawn Shead, and TE Sean McGrath made the practice squad.

Five Seattle Seahawks who must impress vs. Raiders Thursday

Pierre Allen

NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp is back to tell us the five Seahawks in his opinion that have to step up on Thursday night at Century Link Field vs. the Oakland Raiders. Matt Flynn, Korey Toomer, Kregg Lumpkin, Pierre Allen, and Jermaine Kearse are the five he’s pegged. It would help their roster chances if they beat up on the Silver and Black tomorrow night.

A few reasons why I love Russell Wilson starting week 1 for the Seahawks

Russell Wilson, Seattle Seahawks

NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his top reasons to love the breaking news of Russell Wilson being named the Seahawks starting QB in week 1 instead of Matt Flynn and Tarvaris Jackson. His mobility has helped him extend plays and come through in a big way while his risk taking has been nothing but calculated brilliance. His big arm and worth ethic have driven him this far…

Seahawks name Russell Wilson 2012 starting quarterback

Russell Wilson

NWSB Managing editor and Seattle Seahawks blogger “Q” tells us about the news breaking tonight out of Seattle that Pete Carroll has picked rookie 3rd round pick out of Wisconsin Russell Wilson to be the Seahawks 2012 opening day starting quarterback. Matt Flynn missed most of last week’s practices with tendinitis in his elbow and did not play in the game against the Chiefs. That opened the door WIDE open for Wilson. Who slammed it shut.

Five Seattle Seahawks who must impress vs. Chiefs Friday

Will Friday's game challenge Matt Flynn? Will it motivate him more? How will he respond to the change from Coach Carroll? (photo keprtv.com)

NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his week 3 NFLX seahawks players who must step up their A-games vs. the Kansas City Chiefs on Friday night. Sidney Rice is playing his first NFL game since late November of 2011. Matt Flynn’s job isn’t on the line, and it’s not a do well or you’re gone situation for Russell Wilson. Terrell Owens’ job and his last chance in the NFL is almost gone.

Some deep thoughts on the Flynn vs. Wilson starting QB saga

Seahawks Ice Tea

NWSB Insider And Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp weighs in today on the Week 3 NFLX matchup between the Seahawks and the KC Chiefs. He looks in depth at the QB battle between Matt Flynn and Russell Wilson, and tells fans why its OK for Wilson to be starting Week 3. These are professional football players; they don’t need to start preseason week three to be prepared to start a regular season game.

Seahawks vs. Denver Broncos: NFL love ‘em & hate ‘em Preseason Week 2

K.J. Wright, Seattle Seahawks

Brandon Choate breaks down the Preseason Week 2 matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and Denver Broncos in his Seahawks Love ‘em & Hate ‘em. Brandon loved Russell Wilson again, thinking he should get a shot at starting next week. He also loved the defensive overall play and the play of KJ Wright and Jeron Johnson. If the team can cut down on penalties, rush the QB and protect Jon Ryan on punts, things would be much better in Seahawkland.

Seattle Seahawks pre-season notes: Training Camp day 14

J.R. Sweezy

NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 14. The last day we’ll be able to see LIVE video from the VMAC. Today the A-man weighs in on the Tight End position. Cameron Morrah and Anthony McCoy both sat out today for an undisclosed reason. If Zach Miller’s concussion keeps him out for an extended amount of time will Kellen Winslow’s role change?

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