NWSB Insider and Washington St. Cougars blogger Britton Ransford tells us his top 5 matchups on the Cougars schedule for the 2012 season. Luckily for the Cougs, they miss out on USC this year, but there will still be some tough games in the Oregon, Colorado, and Cal matchups. And last but not least, what Pac-12 season would not be complete without the annual Apple Cup game. Look for the Cougs to start fast, and earn that elusive 6th victory this year en route to a bowl game.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate digs up some old games to relive and some new ones to rub some salt into. He breaks down his top 5 heartbreaking losses the Washington Huskies football program has endured in its time. From the 2008 season to some really close conference games and even a record setting bowl game. They all still hurt. Hopefully Steve Sarkisian and Keith Price have none of these memories in them…
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate has football on the brain again. Today he brings us his list of Seattle Seahawks training camp battles to look forward to. Who will take over David Hawthorne’s spot at LB? He also wants to know if Chris Clemons and Mike Williams are done, and who their replacements might be.
NWSB Insider Brandon Choate brings us a list of futility for current Seattle Seahawks players. Ex-GM Tim Ruskell was known for wanting a squeaky clean team, but Pete Carroll and John Schneider changed the ambience of the locker room. By signing the likes of Kellen Winslow, Marshawn Lynch, Golden Tate, Bruce Irvin and the resigning of LeRoy Hill, plainly obvious the new regime in Seattle would have given Ruskell a coronary!
Ducks’ best moments… Kenny Wheaton’s “The Pick” is one of the greatest moments in University of Oregon history. Since then, a number of exciting and monumental events have helped pave the path for the Ducks of today. Honorable Mentions: Late-Game interception Vs. USC Trojans in 2007 Double-overtime victory over Arizona Wildcats in 2009 Defeating Michigan Wolverines [...]
NWSB Insider Steve also a Washington State Cougars blogger tells us this week there are certain things outside of the realm of football that Mike Leach stresses on his players that Chip Kelly falls by the wayside. Insider fully expects Chip Kelly to move on to the NFL because in his mind he’s already there. Washington State will be in a much better situation than Oregon because of it.
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.
Time for tome Seattle Seahawks humor courtesy of our NWSB Insider Clinton Bell. Who has always seen it as a dream to see one of his Seahawks on a national TV commercial. Be it a nod to the Coke ad of Mean Joe Green, or even a PSA a la Doug Flutie. But honestly, as a fan of both Head and Shoulders, and the long flowing hair of Charlie Whithurst, he should have his day in the San Diego Chargers Sun.
Seahawks insider Brandon Choate reached out via Twitter and snagged Seattle Seahawks Tight End Cameron Morrah to ask him a few questions. Morrah dishes about playing TE, playing for Pete Carroll and his future and role with the Seahawks. After starring at Cal, Seattle chose Morrah in the 2009 NFL draft. He suffered an unfortunate turf toe incident before making a comeback at the end of last season.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens weighs in with his Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll Love ‘Em & Hate ‘Em. Carroll can be a bit of a polarizing character at times. There are a large number of Seahawks fans that love him and there are quite a few who do not share the feeling. Some fans flat out hate the guy and believe he should be replaced immediately. Brett doesn’t share that opionion.
NWSB insider Brandon Choate brings us a Northwest Coaching Profile on ex-Seattle Seahawks head coach Mike Holmgren. Mike Holmgren was a QB genius, playing the position himself until an injury derailed his playing career. He quickly took that experience into coaching, taking in QBs like Steve young, Joe Montana, Brett Favre and Matt Hasselbeck. He set multiple records while coaching in the NFL, especially while with the Seahawks.