NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with his weekly Hawks week that was piece. Tough win eh? Again the Seahawks went to the brink against a far inferior team, only to come away with another W. These close games aren’t as fun as people say they are. Russell Wilson led the charge once again and Marshawn Lynch had a beastly game on the ground. Jermaine Kearse fumbled, but made up for it with a nice TD grab…
NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Dave B previews Seattle’s Week 9 Sunday matchup from Seattle, Washington. He gives you his prediction on where your bets should be put. It wouldn’t be a surprise to see the Buccaneers crumble in Seattle after the Seahawks looked so-so on the road against St. Louis, especially with Doug Martin still out.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson continues predicting the way Seattle’s 2013 season will play out. At this point in the season, entering game nine, Chris expects Seattle to have found their identity on both offense and defense. They should be cruising on offense and figuring out their best defensive front with Bruce Irvin in the mix. They’ll have some tough tasks ahead, however, with the Falcons and Saints on the schedule.
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.
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.
Seahawks insider Brett Bivens brings us news of a new signing in Seattle. Running back Kregg Lumpkin, formerly with the Green Bay Packers and Tampa Bay Buccaneers, has agreed to an undisclosed deal with the Seattle Seahawks. Lumpkin will come in and compete for the backup job with Leon Washington and any other RB who joins the roster. Don’t expect Justin Forsett back in 2012.
Another North West Coach in the spotlight today. Past University of Washington Huskies head football coach Rick Neuheisel. Clinton Bell one of our Washington Huskies bloggers points out his Huskies career started in 1999, and he was there until 2002. One of the first orders of business for Neuheisel when taking over in Seattle was restoring the Huskies tradition of wearing gold helmets.
NWSB Ducks insider Crazy Quacker brings us news of a thwarted rumor this week out of Eugene. After it was announced that Oregon Ducks head coach Chip Kelly was going to make the leap to the NFL and take over as head coach for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, he decided he would stay where his heart his, in Oregon.