August 7th, 2019. It is day 91 AD (After Doug). The Seattle Seahawks' wide receiver room has undergone many changes since those pedestrian pass-catchers won a Super Bowl six years ago. Though our skies are typically dark and gray, our wide receivers need not be as well. Much is unknown about Seattle's 2019 receiving corps, … Continue reading An ode to Tyler Lockett’s miraculous 2018 season
Seahawks twitter is known for many things: burger takes analytics fights debates about the ethical implications of reclining your seat on an airplane the rare tweet about the Seahawks. The one staple that you can find in just about any conversation is a quote from an old @seahawkscout tweet in the replies. With so many … Continue reading Which @SeahawkScout tweet are you?
When studying pass rushers in the NFL, the first statistic that often comes up is sacks. After turnovers, sacks have the largest impact on a drive for a defense. In 2018, offenses lost an average of 6.7 yards per sack, as well as losing a down on that series. The problem with using sacks to … Continue reading Expected Sacks: Enhancing the evaluation of pass rushers
Welcome to the third installment of our NHL playoff rooting guide! We've already covered both the underdogs and the regular dogs, and, if you've stuck with it this long I thank you. It is now time to look at the cream of the crop; the favorites; the teams that will cause the most anguish and … Continue reading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the NHL Playoffs: Volume III
The NHL Playoffs are nearly here, as is Seattle's professional hockey franchise. Until this team arrives, hockey fans in the Pacific Northwest may need some guidance on who to root for or pay attention to during the leadup to this year's Stanley Cup. In the first part of this series, we looked at playoff teams … Continue reading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the NHL Playoffs: Volume II
It's official, folks. There are just three Stanley Cups remaining that Seattle can’t win. When 2021 comes, we will all be decked out in our Seattle Totems/Kraken/Sockeye/whatever jerseys, cheering on the best expansion team to arrive since 2017. Until then, there may be some newer hockey fans trying to decide who to root for or … Continue reading The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the NHL Playoffs: Volume I
Throughout the Pete Carroll/Russell Wilson era, the Seattle Seahawks' receiving room has undergone some drastic changes. First arrived Sidney Rice, Russell’s first love affair with a wideout. Rice generously gave up his own well-being countless times -- most notably in an overtime win against the Bears -- so that Russ could shine. Then came Golden Tate, or … Continue reading George Fant: Seattle’s #1 Receiver