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John Clayton

John Clayton, "The Professor," covers the biggest stories in Seattle sports each weekday 10am to noon on 710 ESPN Seattle.
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Dec 30, 2016

John talks to Seahawks Hall of Fame left tackle Walter Jones. He gives his take on what's going on with the Seahawks O-Line and what they can do to fix what's wrong as they head into the playoffs. That's it for 2016, see ya next year!

Dec 30, 2016

John kicks things off with the Top 5 stories of the day. Russell Wilson says the Seahawks just need a little more focus, Nick Saban says Washington's offense is deceptive, Dan Graziano talks about why Tony Romo will play, Michael Bennett gets a 3-year contract extension, and Steve Smith says he's '89 percent sure' he's going to retire. Former UW quarterback now Husky analyst Damon Huard previews the Dawgs big Peach Bowl matchup with Alabama. Do they stand a chance against the Crimson Tide? We go "Behind the Lines" with Gee Scott as he breaks down Michael Bennett's contract extension and why it's good for both player and team.

Dec 29, 2016

Dave Boling of The News Tribune breaks down the state of the Seahawks to see what can be done to patch the holes on this team heading into the playoffs. Also he takes a look at what can be done in the offseason. John asks for and answers all your burning text questions. The Groz is out today so John talks with Bob Stelton about the whole Richard Sherman fiasco and the state of the Seahawks.

Dec 29, 2016

John starts out as always with the five biggest stories of the day: Richard Sherman says his press conferences are a 'privilege', does Sherman think Pete's special meetings have run their course, Michael Bennett - losses are bad, fans and media panic when we lose, Tom Cable - it's Fant vs. Sowell for the starting spot, and George Karl - wanted stories to be told in the bar. John takes your calls on what's going on with Sherman right now and thoughts on the state of the team. We go "Behind the Lines" with Gee Scott who tells us what Sherman might be trying to tell us.

Dec 28, 2016

Mike Sando of ESPN.com takes a look at the state of the Seahawks heading into the playoffs. What are the possible playoff scenarios as we head into the last week of the season? What teams would the Seahawks matchup with the best? John solicits text messages from listeners and answers them. Plus, John ends things with 'The Grozfather​' and his take on what happened to WSU against the Golden Gophers.

Dec 28, 2016

Gee Scott fills in for a couple minutes due to connection issues. We start out with the five biggest stories of the day: The Seahawks have placed Tyler Lockett on IR and WR Kasen Williams comes up from the practice squad, Darrell Bevell and Tom Cable are among candidates for head coach openings, WSU falls to Minnesota in the Holiday Bowl 17-12, Huskies John Ross and Dante Pettis give their take on Alabama, and Matt Ryan and Aaron Rodgers gain ground on Tom Brady for NFL MVP. WSU sideline reporter (and John's producer) Jessamyn McIntyre tries to break down what happened to the Cougs offense as they were completely shut down by Minnesota. We go "Behind the Lines" with Gee Scott and take a look at the state of the Seahawks.

Dec 27, 2016

John talks to ESPN's Sheil Kapadia about the state of the Seahawks following the loss to Arizona. Can they get to the NFC Championship game if they are only a 3-seed? When is the likely return of Thomas Rawls? How much will the starters play against the 49ers? Sheil believes the Seahawks O-Line is the biggest concern moving forward. John answers all your burning text-in questions. Plus, Dave Grosby joins John to talk about the questions about the Seahawks as they head toward the post-season and the Cougs shot at taking home a Holiday Bowl win tonight.

Dec 27, 2016

An ailing John Clayton is back and kicks things off with the Top 5 stories of the day: the Seahawks lose to the Cardinals, but get help moving towards the #2 seed from the Cowboys; Tyler Lockett is definitely out for the season, but should be back by training camp; Thomas Rawls might not play on Sunday; the Cougars play in the Holiday Bowl tonight, but already got a win with Luke Falk announcing he will return for his senior season; and the Ryan brothers are fired from Buffalo. Callers weigh in on the amount of confidence they have in Seahawks to make it to the NFC Championship game. We go "Behind the Lines" with Danny O’Neil filling in for Gee Scott.

Dec 23, 2016

FOX Sports 910's Cardinals Insider Mike Jurecki joins Gee Scott to start off Friday's second hour as he fills in for John Clayton. Later in the hour, what would you give a Seahawk as a Christmas present? Gee wraps up Friday's second hour with a visit from The Groz.

Dec 23, 2016

Gee Scott pinch hits for John Clayton on Friday. Pete Carroll says the Seahawks have a few things to clean up before Saturday night against the Cardinals, the NFC playoffs will officially be going through Dallas, and Michael Bennett and Jon Ryan should be good to go against Arizona. Gee discusses all of that in Friday's Top 5 stories of the day. Later in the hour, Anthony Herron of the Pac-12 Network joins Gee as they look at what awaits the Huskies next week against Alabama.

Dec 22, 2016

Pro-Bowl Center, Justin Britt, joins the show and John asks him about the transition to center from playing the tackle position for his whole career. What is the state of the Seahawks offensive line heading into the last two games of the season and the playoffs? John takes listener questions about the Seahawks matchup with the Arizona Cardinals, then Dave Grosby joins the show for the final segment.

Dec 22, 2016

Top Five Stories of the Day: How would you characterize Russell Wilson's year when you take everything into account? Where does this rank in terms of his performances since he entered the league? Are the Cardinals at a point of rebuilding? If so, what will happen to Larry Fitzgerald and Carson Palmer? Are the Seahawks better off with Garry Gilliam or Bradley Sowell at right tackle? John takes your calls: What one word would you use to describe the Seahawks season? Next, John goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott.

Dec 21, 2016

Dave Wyamn joins John Clayton to discuss his thoughts on the Jim Moore and Richard Sherman incident at the VMAC and the Pro Bowl. Clayton will also answers your text questions and speaks with Dave Grosby. 

Dec 21, 2016

The Professor tackles the top five stories of the day about Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas III, and the Pro Bowl. Also, he takes your calls for your questions and thoughts about the Seahawks and around the NFL. And we go deep, behind the lines with Gee Scott. 

Dec 20, 2016

We hit four downs with Sean Salisbury and all the details with Dave Grosby. 

Dec 20, 2016

The Professor hits the top five stories of the day about the Seahawks Pro Bowl hopefuls, the firing of Gus Bradley, Tom Savage as the possible new starter, RGIII's future, and Ezekiel Elliot and his Salvation Army kettle. Also, John goes behind the lines with Gee Scott. 

Dec 20, 2016

Top Five Stories of the Day: Which Seahawks should make the Pro Bowl this year? Who might get snubbed? How good is Tom Savage, and what will happen to Brock Osweiler? Ezekiel Elliott jumped into the Salvation Army kettle during a touchdown celebration. Elliott was not fined, but other players around the league, including Odell Beckham Jr. and Le'Veon Bell think he should have. In the 12 hours following the touchdown  celebration, over $180,000 was donated to the Salvation Army. How confident are you in the Seahawks ability to run the ball? John takes your calls to see what the listeners think about the state of the run game. Behind the Lines with Gee Scott: John and Gee discuss Richard Sherman, and the potential Seahawks pro bowlers.

Dec 19, 2016

Gee Scott interviews Seahawks TE Luke Willson and asked him about his eight yard touchdown. Also, Gee takes your calls to hear your opinions about Christian McCaffrey and Leonard Fournette's choice to not compete in their upcoming bowl games. And Dave Grosby joins and pitches his two cents on the controversy. 

Dec 19, 2016

Gee Scott fills in for The Professor. He discusses the top five stories of the day: Pete Carroll will take to Richard Sherman about his comments on the offense, Ezekiel Elliot's touchdown on Sunday Night Football, Odell Beckham Jr.'s touchdown to beat the Lions, the Jaguars fire Gus Bradley, and Minnesota will compete in the Holiday Bowl. Gee also discusses the Seahawks team chemistry in the locket room and reflects on the Tyler Lockett Roast. 

Dec 16, 2016

ESPN.com's Sheil Kapadia joins the show to discuss the Seahawks 24-3 win over the Los Angeles Rams last night, Richard Sherman taking issue with passing on the 1-yard line and more. "The Professor" answers your questions from around the NFL. A little bonus time with Gee Scott, as he joins the show again.

Dec 16, 2016

John kicks things off with the Top 5 stories of the day: Russell Wilson had a bounce back game, throwing for 3 TDs against the Rams; Tyler Lockett had a huge game as well with 7 catches, over 130 yards and a TD; Richard Sherman lets Darrell Bevell have it on the sideline after a near INT (thinks he should've run); Earl Thomas sings in the locker room after the Seahawks clinch the division; and the Minnesota Golden Gophers may back out of the Holiday Bowl due to a player being involved in an off-field incident. John got a chance to talk to Seahawks CB Deshawn Shead right after the game. Plus, "Behind the Lines with Gee Scott" as Gee takes the pulse of the Seahawks locker room.

Dec 15, 2016

Top Five Stories of the Day: Pete Carroll says he wouldn't be surprised if the Rams rallied after Fisher's firing. Do the Rams have an emotional advantage? Will we see more of the run game in tonight's game? How will each runningback impact the game? Michael Floyd was released by the Arizona Cardinals following his DUI. John takes your calls to discuss this Thursday Night Football match up. What are you worried about? What do you need to see from this Seahawks team to feel comfortable again?  Then, John goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott to talk about the attitude in the locker room following the loss against Green Bay.

Dec 15, 2016

ESPN's Marcellus Wiley joins the show. Hear what the former NFL player has to say about Jeff Fisher's firing, the state of the Rams and the feeling of the fan base as their inaugural season in the City of Angels closes in on its finish. "The Professor" answers your questions, and "The Groz" stops in to close out the show.

Dec 14, 2016

It's time for another edition of "Wednesdays with Wyman" as 710 ESPN Seattle's Dave Wyman tries to talk Seahawks fans off the ledge after Sunday's debacle in Green Bay. Brett Favre thinks that Darrell Bevell would be his choice for the next coach of the Green Bay Packers. John thinks that would be a good idea, but thinks they'll go after a bigger name, plus he answers all your burning text questions. Dave Grosby shoots the breeze with the Professor about these next three games for the Seahawks basically acting like exhibition games.

Dec 14, 2016

John starts things off with the Top 5 stories of the day: Richard Sherman calls Thursday Night Football and 'poopfest', Jim Harbaugh is not leaving Michigan to coach the Rams, we try to make sense of the 'Wakey-leaks' Wake Forest scandal, Pete Carroll says the run game has improved, and Lane Kiffin talks about taking over at Florida Atlantic. Was Russell Wilson's awful game in Green Bay a fluke, or a reason to worry? John takes your calls and tries to assure you it was a fluke. We go "Behind the Lines" with Gee Scott as we learn about the players thoughts on the Rams game.

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