Mike Sando, NFC West blogger for ESPN.com says whoever the Seahawks bring in as a backup, someone with NFL experience would be the best way to go. Sando says the stats show Wilson does a great job at avoiding hits, so his injury risk is fairly low. He also thinks that the need for the backup to be proficient in the read option is a misnomer.
Can the Mariners finish higher than 4th place in their division? Geoff Baker of the Seattle Times thinks the M's can finish 3rd ahead of Oakland and he almost had them ahead of Texas in 2nd place. Matt is still high on the Texas rotation and the up and coming youngsters. He thinks the loss of Josh Hamilton won't impact the team too much.
How high can the Mariners finish in the division? Callers weigh in on where they think the M's can finish. 3rd place seems to be the consensus.