NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Ben Tole talks about Seattle’s 2012 NFC conference playoff chances after the Week 14 demolition of the Arizona Cardinals. With 8 wins already the Seahawks will turn in their best regular season since 2007. With Russell Wilson and Marshawn Lynch leading the way we should be in store for a great finish to a dramatic season. Here’s to hoping we are still talking about the 2012 Seahawks in 2013.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with another instalment of the Seahawks Week That Was. Intended to be a fun column, with lots of laughs and other good stuff. Normally it will be a top 10 list, a la David Letterman style. QB controversy in town? If you ask Clinton, there should be. Time for Pete Carroll to give Matt Flynn a shot before this sinking ship takes on too much water.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Britton Ransford chimes in with what he is watching for in the week four matchup between the Seattle Seahawks and the St. Louis Rams. For starters, the Seahawks can’t have a let down, this is a must win game with a rough stretch coming up very soon. It’s time to let Russell Wilson have access to the pass section of the playbook. Sidney Rice and Golden Tate step up.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks writer Britton Ransford tells us why this ain’t your grandaddies NFC West. As we saw last year, the San Francisco 49ers are a tough team to beat. This year, the Cardinals and Seahawks have gotten on board. Defense is the key to these three teams this year. The St. Louis Rams even look like they will be giving teams a headache in 2012, after nearly beating the Detroit Lions in week 1, before winning in week 2 against the Washington Redskins.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Reggie Gill tells us what is going on during training camp with regards to Tarvaris Jackson and the Seatle QB competition. He states truth be told, Jackson doesn’t really project as the long term answer for the Hawks, but should he at least be retained for one more year? Russell Wilson and Matt Flynn and Josh Portis will all have something to say about this.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his last installment of his 2012 KNOW YOUR ENEMY pre-season posts. This time he focuses on 2012 NFC West foe St Louis Rams. Reggie’s five Rams weapons are Steven Jackson, Sam Bradford, Danny Amendola, Lance Kendricks, and Brian Quick. DB’s Brandon Browner and Richard Sherman will be called upon a ton in 2012.
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his second 2012 KNOW YOUR ENEMY pre-season post. This time he focuses on the 2012 NFC West second place finisher Arizona Cardinals. Reggie’s five Cardinals weapons are Larry Fitzgerald, Beanie Wells, Todd Heap, Michael Floyd, and Ryan Williams. The Cardinals know how hard Kam Chancellor hits and should be wary of the team of him and Earl Thomas.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about his question marks for the 2012 season. Is Bruce Irvin the real deal? Can the moves at the linebacker position be the answer for the most inconsistant position on the defense last year? Also In comes Tarvaris Jackson, the returner. He’s doing well. Will the inexperienced Matt Flynn be any better?
NWSB Insider Matt Church brings us his draft analysis from around the NFC West. Sure, we all know what the Seattle Seahawks did in the draft, but do we know how our competition is going to look next year? We do now after Matt broke it down for us here! He reviews the 49ers, Cardinals, and Rams 2012 NFL draft picks, Michael Floyd, Michael Brockers, and A.J. Jenkins the top picks.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens tells us today the Seahawks have filled one of their biggest needs when they drafted Bruce Irvin defensive end West Virginia with the 15th overall selection. Mel Kiper said what? Jon Gruden said who? Seattle said have you heard of him? We’re all shocked. But in Pete Carroll and John Schneider the 12th man trusts.