In today's Top 5, John and Gee discuss Tramaine Brock signing a one-year deal and practicing immediately, the Mariners winning 7-6, the NFL and NFLPA clashing over the Ezekiel Elliott case, Chris Sheridan tweeting that there is no doubt LeBron is leaving Cleveland next year, and a variety of NFL notes. Also, we take your calls and go Behind the Lines with Gee Scott.
Lorenzo Neal joins John to discuss presenting Ladanian Tomlinson at the Hall of Fame and how the fullback position is evolving in the NFL. Then, the Professor takes your text questions, and Bob Stelton stops by to talk Justin Britt's new deal with the Seahawks.
Hour two of John Clayton starts off with The Professor joined by Seahawks linebacker Terrence Garvin. Garvin lets Clayton know how his first training camp with the Seahawks compares to his previous with other organizations and they also break down his pick six in the team's preseason opener. The shorter hour wraps with a visit from 710 ESPN's Dave Wyman who gives John his training camp observations heading into week two of the preseason.
The Mariners get back on the winning side of things, Tom Cable gave insight as to what the Seahawks' offensive line could look like going forward, and the Seahawks are dealing with some injuries to key players. That's all here in Wednesday's top five stories. Mariners Insider Shannon Drayer joins John as they look at the long road trip they have in front of them. In Behind the Lines, John and Gee Scott discuss the Seahawks' signing of Tramaine Brock as well as look at the offensive line.
Football is back and so is Four Downs with Sean Salisbury! Then your text questions are answered and the Groz stops by to recap the morning buzz about Tramaine Brock's workout with the Seahawks.
The Professor is out at the VMAC soaking up the sunshine and the Seahawks practice. In the Top Five, the Mariners have lost five in-a-row at home, but they are still only 2.5 games out of the AL Wildcard. And the Seahawks are working out Cornerback Tramaine Brock today at training camp. Dave Wyman made the bold prediction that the Seahawks will head to the 2017 Superbowl, John Clayton takes your calls to see if you agree or disagree with Dave Wyman. Then he goes behind the lines with Gee Scott, to find out why Gee is a little skeptical about this current Seahawks team making it's way to the Superbowl this year.
Kasen Williams and Trevone Boykin discuss their big performances in last night's pre-season opener with John. Then, the Professor takes your text questions and the Groz stops by to give an update on the status of his "Dare to Dream Express" after the Mariners rough weekend.
In the Top Five, John and Gee discuss the Seahawks first pre-season game, Michael Bennett's decision to sit for the National Anthem this season, Edgar Martinez weekend and the M's unfortunate sweep by the A's, Scott McCloughan's comments that he fought hard to get Andy Dalton to Seattle and NFL injury updates. Then, Shannon Drayer joins the Professor to discuss the Mariners injury woes and where they stand in the wild card race.
Jermaine Kearse joins the Professor via the Venue Kings Hotline, and your text questions are answered. Then the Groz and the Dare to Dream Express makes a pit stop with the Mariners.
Breaking news around with trades and suspensions around the NFL. That's all covered in the Top Five stories of the day with John Clayton. Then Sheil Kapadia joins the professor to preview the first Seahawks pre-season game vs. Los Angeles Chargers. And the Professor goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott about who can make the 53 man Seahawks roster.
The energy man himself, Thomas Rawls, joins The Professor via the Venue Kings Hotline. Then your text questions are answers and the Groz says all-aboard the Dare To Dream Express!
The Professor is out at the VMAC for Seahawks training camp, and the top story of the day is your Seattle Mariners who currently hold the second Wildcard spot and are three games above .500. To add to the Mariners mojo, Ken Rosenthal joins John Clayton to talk about the momentum of the Mariners and the toughness of this AL Wildcard race. Then we go behind the Lines with Gee Scott!
Dave Wyman joins John live from Seahawks training camp and they discuss their observations of Russell Wilson, the running back battle, the free agent additions and the secondary. We wrap up the second hour early for Mariners pre-game.
The top five stories of the day include the Mariners huge comeback win to move into the 2nd wild card spot, the Seahawks announcing the Professor will be joining their radio broadcast team, Devonta Freeman getting a contract extension, and rumors of the Broncos trading for AJ McCarron. Then, Nathan Bishop from Baseball Prospectus joins John to discuss the Mariners hot streak and if they can sustain it.
John sits down with new Seahawk linebacker Michael Wilhoite to discuss what it's been like coming to the Seahawks from the 49ers. Then John takes your text questions and the Groz and John discuss the M's injury woes.
John and Gee break down the top five stories of the day including, observations from the Seahawks mock game, a Malik McDowell update, comments John Schneider made about Colin Kaepernick's desire to play and the Mariners upcoming series vs the A's. Then, we hear from Pete Carroll and Richard Sherman on rookie Shaquill Griffin's progression.
Jimmy Graham joins John Clayton via the Venue Kings Hotline to discuss his comeback from his injury, and how this season will be different for him than previous. Then The Professor and Gee answer your text questions. And the Dare to Dream Express and the Groz make a stop on the John Clayton Show to talk about your battling Seattle Mariners.
The Mariners made some trades over the weekend and Jay Cutler is out of retirement; that and much more is covered in the Top Five Stories of the day. Then the Professor speaks with the newest member of the NFL Hall of Fame, Kenny Easley. And in Behind the Lines with Gee Scott, Chris Carson may be a force on this Seahawks team.
Danny joins the guys to talk Seahawks training camp with Gee and then the Hall of Fame Game with John Clayton. During text questions John is asked: "Who will be the offensive and defensive player of the year for the 2017 season?" Jacob Green joins the Professor to end the show and talk Hall of Fame with Kenny Easley.
John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Seahawks practice gets out of hand when Frank Clark and Germaine Ifedi punch each other; Mariners lose opener to the Royals last night, giving up runs late; Hall of Fame Game Notes: Hassan Reddick, Robert Nkemdiche and Budda Baker standout; Ryan Tannehill needs season ending knee surgery; Seahawks notes: Chris Carson excites coaches, two receivers are released, and neither backup QB impress. Budda Baker joins the show to talk with the Professor about his transition from college to NFL and what he has learned so far. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk more Seahawks training camp.
John Clayton has Quinton Jefferson on the show to talk about the the Seahawks and go over past stories. During text questions John is asked: "Do you see Colin Kaepernick being on a team week 1 this season?" The Groz joins the show to talk NFL news and talk with John about the Hall of Fame Game.
John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: John is live from the Hall of Fame Game, Mariners winning streak comes to an end dropping to the Rangers last night, Seahawks are full contact pads today at training camp, NFL Injury Update: Forrest Lamp tears ACL, Will Fuller breaks collarbone, Dallas Cowboys are facing fines for all the suspended players on their roster. Former UW receiver John Ross joins the show to talk to the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to continue talks on Seahawks training camp.
Gee Scott has a special guest on during everyone's favorite segment What's Up with Tom? The guys go over sports news, Mariners road schedule in August, discuss Felix and finish with Seahawks. During text questions Gee is asked: "Would you rather go on a road trip with Bruce Arians or eat the insects at Safeco Field?" The Groz comes on the show to recap Mariner playoff runs in the past.
Gee Scott is piloting the show solo today with John Clayton out of town and he takes on the Top 5: Mariners win a fourth straight after winning a tight one against the Rangers last night; Seahawks camp notes: Kam gets a big deal, Jeremy Lane a lock at corner, and Malik McDowell is in Seattle and with the team; Huskies announce Don James statue will be unveiled this season; Ray Lewis suggests Colin Kaepernick should keep what he does on the field quiet; and Steve Bartman gets World Series ring in Chicago. Fans call in to weigh in on the Kam Chancellor contract extension. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines with Dave Wyman to talk about Seahawks training camp.
John Clayton has Marcel Reece on the show, speaking with him about his return to the Seahawks locker room, how it feels to be back, Guy Fieri and his effect on the team. During text questions John is asked: "Can Marcel Reece have the same effect that Mike Robinson has on the team when the Seahawks won the Super Bowl?" Bob comes on the show and talks with John about Kam Chancellor's contract and who could get resigned next.