NWSB insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger Brett Bivens gives us a comprehensive look at the moves made by the Hawks during the 2014 NFL offseason. In free agency, the team added players such as Taylor Price, Stephen Schilling, Mike Taylor and Terrence Parks. The team also re-signed Steven Hauschka, Tony McDaniel and Michael Bennett while losing guys like Golden Tate and Walter Thurmond.
NWSB Insider and Seattle Seahawks Blogger breaks down how the Hawks must pay their dues now that they’ve won the Super Bowl. Being champions means that players will command higher salaries, and players will leave in NFL free agency. Golden Tate, Red Bryant, Chris Clemons, Chris Maragos and Clinton McDonald are prime examples.
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.