NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott gives us three questions fans should still be asking themselves despite a strong start. Fiirst and foremost, we have to wonder if the team will see Percy Harvin in 2013. Sydney Rice, Golden Tate and Doug Baldwin make up a great trio of wide-outs, but Harvin is a matchup nightmare. Also, consistency on both sides of the ball is questionable. Cliff Avril returned against the 49ers, but Chris Clemons and Bruce Irvin are still out.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us a flashback to last season when the Seahawks went to the east coast and took on the Carolina Panthers. Despite a couple bad passes, Russell Wilson and the Seahawks defense held the Panthers at bay for their first road win of the season.
NWSB Fantasy Football Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Dave B delivers to us his Week 1 NFL fantasy football forecast for the Seahawks vs. Panthers game on Sunday. Dave says that Marshawn Lynch & Golden Tate should get the job done on the ground but to temper expectations for the rest of the team, as they will need a few games to get up to prime form.
NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us his 5 Seahawks with the most to prove in 2013. The wide receiving group is heavily contested and Sidney Rice, Golden Tate, and Doug Baldwin all need to cement their spots on this team. On defense, Brandon Browner and Bruce Irvin have something to prove, too. If another playoff trip is in the future, a few of the players need to step up.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks’ blogger Brett Bivens once again weighs in with his 53 man roster predictions for the Seahawks following their Week 4 preseason game versus the Oakland Raiders. On O-line Russell Okung, Paul McQuistan, Max Unger, JR Sweezy, Breno Giacomini and James Carpenter were easy locks and to a lesser extent so was Lemuel Jeanpierre. Brett believes that Pete Carroll and John Schneider drafted Spencer Ware with the intention of having him replace Michael Robinson for cap relief.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brian Scott tells us as training camps and 2weeks of pre-season football wraps up, and another game approaches vs. the Packers this week there is lots to look forward to in Seattle. He tells us with high expectations comes serious pressure to perform. Tarvaris Jackson & Russell Wilson are ready to lead this team. Versatile speedster Golden Tate lines up opposite Sidney Rice at WR. And Marshawn Lynch is ready for Beastmode again.
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell takes a look at the state of the Seahawks on the eve of their preseason opener against the San Diego Chargers. Injuries are the biggest question mark in his mind, and they are seriously looking like they make a dent in the celebration plans of a lot of Seahawks fans. The Championship Offseason has been nice, but it’s time to get back down to earth. What will Cliff Avril, Christine Michael, Golden Tate, Bruce Irvin, and Sidney Rice do in the preseason?
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with the news of the Percy Harvin upcoming surgery scheduled for Thursday. Harvin will end up missing a substantial amount of time for the Seahawks. It is predicted that the earliest he can return would be November. He will have to be back and able to play by week 11 or he will have to be put on the injured reserve list for the second straight year. Pressure is on Golden Tate, Sidney Rice & Doug Baldwin now.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger brings us some disappointing news from Seahawks land. Wide receiver Percy Harvin has announced he is having surgery on his hip and will miss 3-4 months. In the meantime, Sidney Rice, Golden Tate, Doug Baldwin, Jermaine Kearse, Phil Bates, Chris Harper and Stephen Williams will fill in nicely.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Bobby Wagner and how he is definitely not headed down the path for a sophomore slump. Boasting the speed and ferocity needed for a linebacker, the relatively unheralded Wagner will only get better in the coming year, and the Seattle defense will do so with him. Additions along the defensive line (Cliff Avril, Michael Bennett) and his development as a player will be main factors in allowing him to continue to dominate in 2013.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brandon Choate brings us an interesting look at the factors that could or could not lead to a Super Bowl title this season. Youth goes both ways, good and bad, while depth and talent will help give the Seahawks a major push. Their off field issues and injuries could hinder things, though, if the team isn’t careful. Watch the LOB push. The Legion of Boom – Brandon Browner, Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas and Kam Chancellor.