Winning Has Two Prices: Increased Salaries & Free Agent Departures

There's been zero talk about Tate getting a contract extension so far.

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger breaks down how the Hawks must pay their dues now that they’ve won the Super Bowl. Being champions means that players will command higher salaries, and players will leave in NFL free agency. Golden Tate, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons, Chris Maragos and Clinton McDonald are prime examples.

Seattle Seahawks sign Michael Bennett to 4-year deal

Michael Bennett

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Jordin Ereth recaps Michael Bennett’s recent contract extension during the 2014 NFL offseason. After a strong Super Bowl run that resulted in a beatdown of Peyton Manning and the Denver Broncos, it only made sense to bring back someone on the line who had such a strong impact.

A detailed look at the Seattle Seahawks’ running back depth chart

Robert Turbin

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the depth chart for the Hawks at running back. Christine Michael, Marshawn “Beastmode” Lynch and Robert Turbin are featured. With Golden Tate’s future in question, time could be handed down at special teams as a punt returner.

What is the deepest squad on the Seahawks roster?

Irvin will miss the first four games next year (Richard Lipski/AP)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott takes a look at the Hawks’ roster and breaks down the deepest position. Bobby Wagner, Bruce Irvin, Malcolm Smith and KJ Wright are all featured, as well as predictions for the 2014 NFL season.

Rice, Bryant & more to come, Seahawks cry remains — Next Man Up!

Christine Michael vs. Packers

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott gives us a look at the Hawks’ players who are ready to step up in the 2014 NFL season. Christine Michael, Jordan Hill, Chris Matthews, Michael Bowie and Luke Wilson are all featured.

Thanks for the memories Sidney Rice

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with the impending news of Sidney Rice’s departure from the Seahawks. The buyout is coming, Rice knows it, the front office knows it, and us fans know it too. Clinton gives us a glimpse into why this is not such a bad move for the Seahawks, and offers a memory of his from Rice’s tenure with the Hawks.

Seahawks All Access: Welcome to the Hall of Fame Mr. Jones

Welcome to the Hall, Mr. Jones! (Photo courtesy of Seahawks.com)

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens had the opportunity to interview Hawks legend and current 12th man member Walter Jones, who was recently elected into the Pro Football Hall of Fame. Topics include youth football, the NFL draft, his recent induction and players who influenced him in Seattle.

2014 Seattle Seahawks pre-combine mock draft version 1.0

Austin Seferian-Jenkins

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his first mock draft of 2014. With his pre-combine mock draft, Brandon has the team selecting TE Austin Seferian-Jenkins with the team’s first pick as well as picking up offensive line help in Anthony Steen and John Urschel as well as a new receiver in Donte Moncrief.

For a Seattle Seahawks Super Bowl repeat we need…

JohnandPete

Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with a list of things he thinks are important for the Seahawks to accomplish if they want to repeat as Super Bowl champions next year. First and foremost Clinton thinks Pete Carroll needs to keep up with his fun nature and winning attitude in Seattle. Re-signing key free agents is a must, as well as trimming some payroll and restructuring some contracts in order to do so. The Seahawks are in good shape, and with a few little tweeks, this team could be the next New England Patriots.

Seahawks have tough choices ahead & it’s time to get back to work

Golden Tate

NWSB Insider Brian Scott breaks down what the Seattle Seahawks have to do in the 2014 NFL offseason now that they’re Super Bowl champions. The list of players to focus on includes Doug Baldwin, Golden Tate, Zach Miller, Chris Clemons, Steven Hauschka and more. With Seahawks clearly considering cutting Sidney Rice & Tate and Baldwin FA’s (Baldwin restricted), nice to know draft is so deep at WR.

12th Man Parade a lifetime in the making

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Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell is back with what this Super Bowl victory meant to him. He gives us a look back at when and why he is a life long Seahawks fan, and his accounts of the days events with the parade festivities. And as we go full circle back to the parade Clinton thought school be damned, no one was going to take this moment away from him. Russell Wilson, Pete Carroll, Doug Baldwin, Seahawks organization…thank you!

I love a parade! The culmination of my Seahawks dreams

Russell WIlson

NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott takes us on a trip down memory lane as the 12th Man prepares itself for a parade to celebrate the team’s victory in Super Bowl XLVIII. Scott recaps the team’s history, including figures such as Mike Holmgren, Shaun Alexander, Matt Hasselbeck and, of course, Paul Allen, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson.

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