NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill weighs in with some question marks swirling around Seahawks minicamp this week. NFL news, Seahawks roster updates, a QB competition, rookie draft picks progress, the waiver wire action. Plenty of Seahawks news to cover this week. Matt Flynn, Chris Clemons, Antonio Bryant, Tarvaris Jackson, Russell Wilson, Bruce Irvin, and Brian Banks are all front and center.
NWSB Inside and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks Player Profile on Jason Jones. Jones’ primary role as a pass rusher will be in the nickel defense. He has the potential to be a great replacement for Raheem Brock as well if they use him outside in pass rush situations. Of course more than likely he’ll line up inside on third downs.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens has a few things he has to say about the Seahawks recent trade for Kellen Winslow Jr. He loves the fact K2 shows that he has the ability to be a featured receiver from the tight end position even when the opposing teams defense knows he is the teams go to receiver. He hates his attitude and the fact that he called himself a “soldier”. Fix the attitude.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate has football on the brain again. Today he brings us his list of Seattle Seahawks training camp battles to look forward to. Who will take over David Hawthorne’s spot at LB? He also wants to know if Chris Clemons and Mike Williams are done, and who their replacements might be.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us slightly troubling news today from the Seattle Seahawks camp. While OTA’s are voluntary for some, many people still make the effort to show up for a free team workout. One big name that has yet to show his face is DE Chris Clemons, who is entering his contract year with the Seahawks. He was supposed to be mentoring young Bruce Irvin.
NWSB Managing editor “Q” weighs in with another 2012 NFL article on the Seattle Seahawks. On Monday the Seahawks traded a 7th round pick to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers for Kellen Winslow Jr. Neither Cameron Morrah or Anthony McCoy were going to be the answer for the Seahawks as the 2nd string TE in 2012. Winslow is an immediate upgrade at the position. It’s also no secret that Seattle was looking to beef up the position.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weigh in with his first 2012 season question marks for your Seahawks. Who will be the starting quarterback? How much playing time will Robert Turbin get? What will happen to Josh Portis? Will Bruce Irvin prove himself as a legitimate pass rusher? Will Seattle keep up with the rest of the NFC West division? Want answers? Read on…
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church tells us today about what is actually going on at the 2012 Seahawks OTA’s for Phase 1, 2 and 3 minicamps. The defense is looking superb, and DC Gus Bradley says “We’re continuing to see great attitude.” Sidney Rice and Mike Williams, DB Walter Thurmond, and T James Carpenter are notable names that have yet to participate.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens reports today on the Bruce Irvin and Seahawks coming together on a contract for the 2012 NFL Draft #15 selection overall. Bruce says all the right things: I want to prove everyone wrong, I want to get to work…… You Know, stuff like that. Today he put his money where him mouth is. Pete Carroll & John Schneider must be smiling wide.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church reports today on the 2012 Post draft free agency draft tracker. Only four UDFAs made the team last year, so don’t expect to hear everyone’s name come September (Seattle now has a whopping 11 WRs on the roster). Remember Doug Baldwin folks? He was a UDFA in 2011. Can Jermaine Kearse, Lavasier Tunei, or Rishaw Johnson make the club?
NWSB insider Brandon Choate updates us today on the Seattle Seahawks free agency frenzy. After losing several players to free agency, the Seahawks have lured several of those players back including Leroy Hill, Marcus Trufant, Roy Lewis, Matt McCoy, and Walter Thurmond. Have they created a good situation in the secondary or are they setting themselves up for future problems?
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us news of a three new Friday signings in Seattle. Guard Deuce Lutui, linebacker Barrett Rudd, cornerback Roy Lewis sign one-year deals with Seahawks. Don’t overlook Seattle’s agreement to bring back cornerback Lewis, who was a special-teams captain in 2010. Lineman Deuce Lutui ranks as the biggest addition the Seahawks made Friday. All-in-all a very busy day.