NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott breaks down the key matchups between the Denver Broncos’ receivers and the Hawks’ secondary. Featured are Demaryius Thomas vs. Richard Sherman, Julius Thomas vs. Kam Chancellor, Byron Maxwell vs. Eric Decker and Walter Thurmond vs. Wes Welker.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens gives us a comprehensive look at the 2013 NFL season for the Hawks and how they made their mark with numbers. A few noteworthy stats: Russell Wilson (26 TD, 9 INT); Marshawwn Lynch (12); Pete Carroll (13-3). It’s like Richard Sherman says: “Numbers don’t lie.”
NWSB Insider and Blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at Byron Maxwell’s rise to prominence as the Seahawks get ready to face the New Orleans Saints in prime time. The implications of recent suspensions to members of Seattle’s defensive backfield are looked at in full in this piece that showcases Maxwell’s numbers. JD points out there is a lot to like in Maxwell’s game, but his ability to not give up the play is paramount.
NWSB Insider and Seahawks blogger Dave B previews Seattle’s Week 13 Monday Night Football matchup from Seattle. He gives you his prediction on where your bets should be put. Pro Bowlers LT Russell Okung and RT Breno Giacomini will be back on the field to protect Russell Wilson as will Pro Bowl center Max Unger. That said, Drew Brees and company have been much-improved this season on both sides of the ball.
NWSB insider and Seahawks blogger J.D. Burke takes a look at how the suspensions to Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond will affect Seattle’s secondary. Taking a look at organizational options and free agency, the depth chart and how it will be arranged is all looked at in depth. Is the return of Antoine Winfield on the horizon? SSeahawks have activated DeShawn Shead off their practice squad. Tharold Simon, a fifth-round pick is finally practicing.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott brings weighs in on the Hawks suspensions this week to Brandon Browner and Walter Thurmond. Legion of Doom news. Sadly, Brian doesn’t think there is one and this might be the ultimate example of shooting yourself in the foot if you’re Browner. Browner has never had a big contract. Next man up. Byron Maxwell and Jeremy Lane both played extensively at this same time last year.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brian Scott gives us his things to watch for in the team’s upcoming matchup with the Minnesota Vikings. First and foremost, watch for Percy Harvin to finally make an appearance in an NFL game. Despite Brandon Browner being out, don’t be shocked to see solid run defense. Russell Wilson needs to avoid mistakes, and the team can’t be afraid to make some bold play calls.
NWSB Editor and Insider Chris Anderson talks about Seattle’s win over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday and gives out his three game balls to the top performer on offense, defense, and special teams. While Russell Wilson was phenomenal through the air, Marshawn Lynch was stellar on the ground and powered the Hawks to victory. Walter Thurmond III stepped in big after Browner left with an injury and Steven “Automatic” Hauschka was…well…automatic.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at some of the match-ups, personnel and otherwise, that will dictate the outcome of Seattle’s game against the Indianapolis Colts on Sunday. The Seahawks struggles in the first half, ability to shutdown Robert Mathis and whether they can contain Reggie Wayne or not will be key in winning this game. Walter Thurmond, Michael Bowie, Paul McQuistan & Russell Wilson your front and center tomorrow!
Seattle Seahawks blogger Clinton Bell brings us a piece on the return of not one, but two Seahawks players this coming Sunday against the Jacksonville Jaguars. Both Chris Clemons and Brandon Browner make their season debuts for the Hawks. Clinton thinks this is the perfect game for both to get things started as the Jags are the worst team offensively in the league. Hopefully this will be a day full of three and outs, and will save the extra stress to the legs of these two untested guys.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the the reasons why the brain trust of Pete Carroll & John Schneider released veteran offseason free agent Antoine Winfield. Last season Winfield only missed eight tackles playing in Minnesota’s nickel and dime packages, which are incredibly demanding of the nickelback/s in run defense. Surely he could have helped this D out right? For better or worse, the early returns are less than a day away. Can only hope they’re positive.
NWSB Insider & Seattle Seahawks blogger JD Burke takes a look at the five Hawks to keep an eye on – on Sunday vs. the Carolina Panthers in Week 1 2013 NFL action. JD says while the Panthers lack the necessary to depth to keep up with the Seahawks, their top-end talent is something to behold. Watch out for O’Brien Schofield, Russell Wilson, and Walter Thurmond. Read past the jump for a look at more important Seahawks heading into Sunday’s tilt.