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Thomas Beekers

  • joined Apr 22, 2009
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Seahawks fan, Field Gulls co-writer/editor. I do tape.

Twitter: @thomasbeekers

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Recent Activity
I think people are being too hard on Lee, dropping him down boards for no good reason
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Saturday on Apr 12 2014, 8:00a - 1 reply
I don't put too much stock in stuff like measurables and "intangibles" vs tape
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Saturday on Apr 12 2014, 7:54a - 1 reply
Okung is a bit more of a grey area case than he'd seem at first glance
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Friday on Apr 11 2014, 9:33a - 1 reply
Good lord that MMQB article is terrible
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Friday on Apr 11 2014, 7:31a - 3 replies
He's still a developmental pick, I don't think we ever call those a steal at #32
Commented on 2014 NFL Draft: Wide Receiver Rankings Part 1 on Apr 7 2014, 10:26p
Thanks Ben, excellent look
Commented on 2014 NFL Draft: Wide Receiver Rankings Part 1 on Apr 7 2014, 6:51p - 1 reply
I think a lot of the team blogs just switch it off, it mostly sees use on SBN main
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday on Apr 6 2014, 5:57p
Indeed. Gif Oracle has a real way of ruining comments sections and the gimmick gets old in no time flat
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday on Apr 6 2014, 5:28p
There's a "picture" button in the icon list under the "MESSAGE" text, click it and put in the image's URL
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday on Apr 6 2014, 3:31p - 1 reply
Oracle Gif is disabled on this site
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday on Apr 6 2014, 3:29p - 1 reply
These visits and pro days have very little influence on anything and/or act as smoke screens
Commented on NFL Draft 2014: Seahawks visits, rumored interest tracking on Apr 6 2014, 1:58p - 1 reply
This entire QB class is really underwhelming
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Sunday on Apr 6 2014, 1:53p - 1 reply
Man is your reply button completely broke?
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Saturday on Apr 6 2014, 1:50p - 1 reply
As he points out himself, the win percentage is still .915 even though "the NFL is doing it wrong"
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Saturday on Apr 6 2014, 3:03a - 1 reply
p sure it's a KSK thing but who knows
Commented on Pete Carroll's improbable first 4 seasons: Inherited empty roster, Seahawks were 30th in DVOA in 2010 on Apr 4 2014, 5:37p - 2 replies
for A
Voted on Apr 4 2014, 3:38p
This is a perfectly reasonable extension length
Commented on Pete Carroll's deal runs through 2016; Hear audio of press conference & interview on Apr 4 2014, 3:34p - 4 replies
Hence the "tend"
Commented on Pete Carroll's improbable first 4 seasons: Inherited empty roster, Seahawks were 30th in DVOA in 2010 on Apr 4 2014, 3:29p - 1 reply
There are good reasons for it
Commented on Pete Carroll's improbable first 4 seasons: Inherited empty roster, Seahawks were 30th in DVOA in 2010 on Apr 4 2014, 2:58p - 3 replies
Hot damn, great perspective Kenneth
Commented on Pete Carroll's improbable first 4 seasons: Inherited empty roster, Seahawks were 30th in DVOA in 2010 on Apr 4 2014, 2:55p - 1 reply
A true "player generation" is 3 years
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 2 2014, 10:27p
There is no hard minimum spending floor
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 2 2014, 1:13p - 1 reply
Alabama man
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 2 2014, 1:12p - 1 reply
To be fair, Ravens won two Super Bowls in one "player generation" (15 years), that's pretty damn good
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 11:12p - 1 reply
Yup, well put.
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 10:39p
Whoah hey now
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 10:02p - 1 reply
Lockette has always been tempting coz he's so tall and fast
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 9:59p - 1 reply
Don't get me wrong, I *want* it to be true too
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 9:22p
Except I'm not the one arguing for the unusual
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 9:04p - 2 replies
#ireccedkenneth
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 7:47p - 1 reply
Doesn't. Especially if you factor in state tax differences
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 7:46p
Yeah, that's fair
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 7:26p - 1 reply
He was an outstanding writer and a good analyst
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 7:00p - 2 replies
We do get attached to players
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 6:58p - 1 reply
It's alright
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 6:56p
In the current CBA there's no value in doing so
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 6:54p - 2 replies
It's easy to think of 2013 Seahawks as the standard
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 6:53p - 2 replies
Haha, I know
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 6:51p - 1 reply
What an odd comment to green.
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 4:01p - 4 replies
Nothing to very little
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 2:08p - 3 replies
Rice saying so means as much as Tate saying so, Tate still signed somewhere else
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 2:07p - 6 replies
College is not the NFL
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 2:04p - 1 reply
This Seattle is just "the cool" place to be right now theory was very popular all off-season long
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 1:25p - 4 replies
Bennett re-signing was huge, so we certainly have not done nothing
Commented on Seahawks thus far have played it conservatively in outside free agency on Apr 1 2014, 1:20p - 4 replies
It is actually really interesting
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Tuesday on Apr 1 2014, 12:22p - 2 replies
It's amazing
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 6:03p
It's been two seasons, it's way too early for any of this
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 11:58a - 1 reply
Don't count on it, discourses can swing pretty wildly at times
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 11:58a
*shakes cane grumpily*
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 11:54a
Oh, hmm, correctoin, it's guaranteed only for injury
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Monday on Mar 31 2014, 11:49a
Probably would have to ask someonelike Sando
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 11:37a
Fair 'nuff!
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 11:22a - 1 reply
Cool
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 11:13a - 2 replies
Well it's amusing, yes
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 11:02a - 1 reply
Losses by 8+ in particular seems like something just picked to make him look good
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 11:00a - 3 replies
My point wasn't about the draft class as a whole
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Monday on Mar 31 2014, 10:52a
I don't follow what your selection of statistical measurements is based on
Commented on Russell Wilson vs. The Field on Mar 31 2014, 10:46a - 4 replies
I haven't done any kind of indepth study but this class underwhelms
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Monday on Mar 31 2014, 10:16a - 2 replies
I think this year is already showing how much teams actually value the 5th year option in rookie contracts, which is "almost not at all"
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Monday on Mar 31 2014, 8:35a - 2 replies
Rob ain't kidding on Latimer
Commented on Coffee & Cigarettes: Seahawks links for Monday on Mar 31 2014, 7:24a - 4 replies
DeSean Jackson is a better player than Doug is ever likely to be
Commented on Why DeSean Jackson wouldn't possibly sign with the Seahawks on Mar 31 2014, 3:12a - 1 reply
I would've liked a longer sentence
Commented on DeSean Jackson released by Eagles; will Seahawks pursue the free agent? on Mar 30 2014, 6:57a - 2 replies
2 for 17 is both a bit high but not crazy and would not impact our cap too much
Commented on DeSean Jackson released by Eagles; will Seahawks pursue the free agent? on Mar 29 2014, 6:42p
All mobile QBs have higher sack rates
Commented on NFL Draft 2014: Mike's Seahawks Draft Board on Mar 29 2014, 6:36p - 2 replies
I doubt he'll be there when we pick
Commented on NFL Draft 2014: Mike's Seahawks Draft Board on Mar 29 2014, 6:34p - 1 reply
Excellent way of framing things Mike
Commented on NFL Draft 2014: Mike's Seahawks Draft Board on Mar 29 2014, 6:31p - 1 reply
Whoah, citing John Morgan's rule interpretations
Commented on DeSean Jackson released by Eagles; will Seahawks pursue the free agent? on Mar 29 2014, 12:02a
Picks are awarded on a 1 for 1 basis, we may just see a slight adjustment downwards
Commented on NFL Draft: Getting comp'd in 2015 on Mar 28 2014, 9:46a - 1 reply
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