Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell weighs in with another installment 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. This time Clinton brings you his top ten moments from the 2012 Seattle Seahawks football season. Chalk full of highlights, a must read for Seahawks fans who just aren’t quite ready to hang the remote up just yet.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Ben Tole breaks down the biggest issue for the team’s defense this season—third downs. So far this season, the teams has been all about defense, shutting down some of the top offensive powers on their way to several impressive victories. Now comes the mystery of the third down conversions for the Seattle defense. As of right now the team sits at 23rd in the league. Pete Carroll has a challenge ahead vs. Adrian Peterson.
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. A win that probably shouldn’t have happened this week. But as the saying goes, good teams find ways to win. That is exactly what happened on Sunday as the Seahawks behind Russell Wislon came from behind to beat the Patriots.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Britton Ransford chimes in with a great post in a new series that we’ll feature here at NWSB, where he’ll examine the Seahawks’ most outstanding rookie on a week-to-week basis. In Week 6 of 2012 versus the New England Patriots the outstanding freshman was Bobby Wagner. Through six games, Wagner has 43 tackles (27 solo), 1.5 sacks, 4 stuffs, and countless plays that statistics can’t begin to acknowledge.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Jordin Ereth brings us up to speed on the storylines he’s watching Sunday when the Hawks host the New England Patriots & Tom Brady. With a plethora of running backs headed by Stevan Ridley in the backfield, New England has the third-best rushing attack in the NFL – 165.4 yards per game- and a league-leading 10 touchdowns on the ground. Can Golden Tate & Sidney Rice make some HUGE plays?
NWSB Insider Reggie Gill brings us his analysis of the Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. He questions whether or not Pete is on the Seahawks HOTSEAT. While Pete is a defensive Coach by his pedigree the Head Coach is ultimately responsible for all positions on the team, including the QB. And the Seattle QB competition is important. One has to wonder would another 7-9 record send Pete packing?
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks blogger Matt Church weighs in with a Seahawks post about the five toughest 2012 NFL matchups that await the team this season. In particular the week 16 game vs. division foes the San Francisco 49ers and Alex Smith. It is very likely that this will be the most important game on the Seahawks’ schedule. Will it be Matt Flynn or Tarvaris Jackson at the helm for Seattle?
NWSB Seattle Seahawks writer Insider Steve reports on the 2012 NFL draft selections by Seattle’s front office brass Pete Carroll and John Schneider. They drafted knowing that in order to beat the teams on their 2012 NFL schedule, they were going to have beef up their defense. The only way to do that is to play defense at a championship level, and Carroll and Schneider understand that better then anyone.
NWSB Insider and Oregon Ducks football blogger Matt Martz tells us about Oregon football offense and explains the tempo, that talent and quick play calling. What is the visual system all about? What of the ESPN personalities. The Oregon signs if you will? The play calling placards, the signal boards. Chip Kelly has some weird stuff up his sleeve. Signs have made their way onto the football field.
Another North West Athlete in the spotlight today. Former Washington State Cougars, and New England Patriots, Buffalo Bills, and Dallas Cowboys quarterback from Ellensburg, Washington Drew Bledsoe. Bledsoe was a 4-time Pro Bowl selection, 2-time All Pro selection, was the 1992 Pac-10 Offensive Player of the Year.