NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brandon Choate brings us his first moments in time for the 2012 season. This week, we look back to how last season ended in Arizona. The battle for 2nd place in the NFC West came down to the week 17 matchup between Seattle and the Arizona Cardinals. While Leon Washington and Ricardo Lockette made a huge impact for the Seahawks, Larry Fitzgerald did everything in his power for the Cards.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Sunday afternoon from University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale Arizona when the Seahawks visit the Cardinals. When you play the Cardinals, retaining Larry Fitzgerald is typically step-one in the game plan. Since Matt Hasselbeck, the Seahawks have not been comfortable behind center. Is Russell Wilson the next big deal?
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger, 12th man, and season ticket holder Brett Bivens is back with some analysis of the gifted rookies starting this week versus the Arizona Cardinals. Brett sounds impressed with the likes of Bruce Irvin, Robert Turbin, Bobby Wagner, J.R. Sweezy and Russell Wilson. We often hear Pete Carroll talk about playing his best players, who knew it could be the first year guys?
NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and part time Seahawks blogger Dave B. is back and better than ever with his Week 1 NFL fantasy football forecast for the Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals matchup. Dave says start the Defense. They should have pretty good times against the Cardinals this week and are easily in the top 10 in most people’s rankings this week. Plus Marshawn Lynch is a safe bet as well and will see 25 touches at least.
Free NFL Betting Odds & Picks for the Seattle Seahawks vs. Arizona Cardinals week 1 matchup. The Seahawks are a 3 point road favorite. The over/under is 41. The Arizona Cardinals are 5-1 in their last six games, Seattle is 4-1-1 against the spread in their last six road games. Seattle will go with the mobile Russell Wilson at QB over newly acquired Matt Flynn. Braylon Edwards and Marshawn Lynch will be the X-factors.
NWSB Managing Editor Q tells us the players who did not survive the second waive of roster cuts today with the Seattle Seahawks. He lays out the Seahawks 53 man roster as it stands today. Check back tomorrow to see the OFFICIAL 53 man roster as of tomorrow Saturday September 1st 2012. (I expect it to change every day until they play the Cardinals). Russell Wilson is the starting QB and Matt Flynn is the backup. This much is certain.
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…
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?
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 13 Today the A-man weighs in on the injuries and returning players coming back to practice. Wide receivers Doug Baldwin and Ricardo Lockette both were back in action today. Defensive backs Ron Parker and Jeron Johnson didn’t practice today. Tight End Zach Miller didn’t practice today either, but he’s OK.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 11 Today the A-man weighs in on the D. Brandon Browner didn’t practice either today, for an undisclosed reason. Phillip Adams, a three year veteran, took Browner’s spot in the starting lineup in drills across from Richard Sherman.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 7 Today the A-man weighs in on that QB competition again. He notes Russell Wilson and Matt Flynn are much better at throwing the ball in stride for the receiver, something Tarvaris Jackson struggles with. Injured Doug Baldwin was doing some light route running, but not sure if he did any team drills.
NWSB Rookie Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Alistair Corp brings us his 2012 Seahawks training camp notes from the Pre-season. Day 6 Today the A-man weighs in on the QB competition again. Russell Wilson had the most snaps of all quarterbacks today, and was the best passer on the field for the second straight day. Matt Flynn did a very good job of moving the offense today as well.