The Mariners stay winning, the Rams and 49ers put forth a clunker on Monday Night Football, and Pete Carroll says Russell Wilson looked almost the same after his injury. That's all here and more in Tuesday five biggest stories. Hall of Fame quarterback and Seahawks radio color analyst Warren Moon joins John as they talk about Russell Wilson getting banged up on Sunday and how the Seahawks can build on their week one win. In Behind the Lines, John and Gee Scott look at how the Seahawks locker room rallied around Russell Wilson on Sunday.
Seahawks linebacker and special teams dynamo Cassius Marsh joins John to start Monday's second hour. Marsh lets John know what the transition from defensive end to linebacker has been like as what the response has been after his performance on Sunday. Later in the hour, John answers your texts and tweets about all the week one goings on. John wraps up Monday's show with a visit from The Groz as they recap the Seahawks' season opening victory.
The Seahawks escape their season opener with a win, Russell Wilson's health comes into question for the first time in his career, and the Mariners just won't quit! John goes over all of that and more in Monday's five biggest stories. NFL Network's Brian Baldinger joins John as they look at all the action from a fast-paced week one in the NFL. Gee Scott and John go behind the lines to close out the hour as they look at the breakout performance of Seahawks' linebacker Cassius Marsh.
Joe Schad joins the show to preview the Seahawks Dolphins game. Then, the Professor answers all your week one NFL questions, and Bob Groz and Tom stop by to give their thoughts on last night's Denver Carolina game.
The Broncos edge the Panthers after successfully icing kicker Graham Gano's game winning field goal attempt, Cam Newton took multiple brutal shots to the head last night but only one resulted in a penalty, Dan Fouts says the Dolphins defense has the upper hand against the Seahawks offense, and is it too late for the Mariners? John Clayton covers it all in the Top 5. Then, Former Panthers GM Marty Hurny gives his take on last night's game and the controversy over all of the helmet to helmet hits on Cam Newton. Plus, Gee Scott takes us Behind The Lines with what he's hearing from Seahawks players heading into Sunday's game.
John Clayton fills you in on Jimmy Graham's starting chances, Germain Ifedi's injury, whether Leonys Martin will get a big contract next year, and the details of Drew Brees' new contract in the Top Five. Then, we listen in on Pete Carroll's comments heading into the season opener, and Gee Scott takes us Behind the Lines with a discussion on the offensive line following Ifedi's injury.
Mark Schlereth joins John to discuss the Seahawks opener against Miami, give his analysis of the Broncos, and break down tonight's Broncos vs Panthers match-up. Then, the Professor answers all of your NFL questions, and Dave Grosby joins the show to discuss whether Germain Ifedi's injury is a big cause for concern or not.
John is joined by Dave Wyman of Danny, Dave, and Moore to start Wednesday's second hour as they discuss all things Seahawks including Jimmy Graham's health, the running back depth chart and more. Later in the hour, John answers your texts and tweets and Wednesday wraps up with The Groz, Dave Grosby stopping by.
Jarvis Landry says Miami won't shy away from throwing Richard Sherman's way, the Mariners appear to be limping along here in September, and a certain former Seahawk makes his return to Seattle on Sunday as a member of the Dolphins. That's all covered in Wednesday's five biggest stories of the day. 710sports.com's Mariners Insider Shannon Drayer joins John to talk about the Mariners and their recent struggles. John and Gee Scott go behind the lines to talk about Christine Michael now sitting atop the Seahawks running back depth chart.
Sean Salisbury joins John to talk about all the recent quarterback moves and headlines from around the NFL in Four Downs. Later on, John answers your text questions and tweets about all things football. Tuesday's show wraps with The Groz and John looking at just how good of a season the Washington Huskies could have after their impressive 2016 season opener.
The Seahawks have set their initial 53 man roster, the Mariners put a whooping on the Rangers, and the Huskies get their 2016 off to a blazing start. It's all there in the Top Five stories of the day. Later in the hour, 710sports.com's Brady Henderson stops by as him and John look at what could possibly change with the Seahawks' roster before week one kicks off. John and Gee Scott go "Behind the Lines" as they look at the high number of rookies and undrafted free agents that made the Seahawks' roster out of the preseason.
The Seahawks made their final cuts and very few were surprising. Jordan Hill was basically cut, put on injured reserve and Tharold Simon made it despite a shaky camp. Some moderate surprises might be letting go of Will Tukuafu, Troymane Pope (who got scooped up by the Jets) and Marcus Burley. Mariners Inisder Shannon Drayer joins Gee and Tom to talk about the rough weekend where the Mariners dropped 2 of 3 to the Angels. Megan Rapinoe of the US Women's Soccer team and the Seattle Reign kneeled during the National Anthem, saying she backs Colin Kaepernick. She is white, so how much does it effect the issue when a white person gets involved? Also, as a fan watching on TV, what do you do during the Anthem at home?
Gee Scott and Tom Wassell in for John Clayton. We kick things off with "The Top 5 Stories of the Day" 1) Eastern Washington defeats Washington State. Eastern is actually pretty good, so is it an upset? 2) Matt Shoemaker gets hit in the head with a line drive. Should players wear Kevlar helmets more often? 3) Mariners lose 2 of 3 over the weekend. Taijuan Walker - why is he so out of whack? 4) Huskies crush Rutgers. Gee thought WSU will be better than UW, how about now? 5) Sam Bradford is traded to the Vikings. Is he actually a better option than a healthy Teddy Bridgewater? Russell Wilson vs the Best QBs in the NFL: Drew Brees, Tom Brady, Peyton Manning, Ben Roethlisberger, Cam Newton. Where does Russell rank? In "Behind the Lines" Gee 'brags' about the players he correctly predicted would make/not make the team: George Fant, Tanner McIvoy, and Brandon Browner.
In this hour, John talks to Larry Scott, Pac-12 Commissioner about the status of the conference, John answers texts and calls from listeners, and the Groz joins the show, who is glad preseason is finally over.
In this hour, John talks Trevone Boykin, Troymaine Pope and Kache Palacio's roster status, Jared Goff's inability to lock up the #1 spot, and Colin Kaepernick's backup position in the top five stories of the day. Mike Leach, Washington State head coach joins the show, and Gee Scott goes behind the lines with John and discusses the Seahawks' final roster cuts.
In this hour, Sean Salisbury joins the show and goes four downs with John Clayton, John answers texts and calls from listeners, and the Groz joins the show and discuss the Rangers' sweep of the Mariners.
In this hour, John talks the Seahawks' final preseason game, the Mariners' slide, the Teddy Bridgewater injury, Jimmy Graham's status, and Colin Kaepernick's roster status in the top five stories of the day. Joey Hunt joins the show, and Gee Scott goes behind the lines and discusses the veterans to watch tonight on the Seahawks' final preseason game.