Dave Wyman joins the show to talk football and news around the NFL. Wyman and Clayton discuss the crazy amount of penalties and the complexity of the game nowadays. Are these some of the reasons the NFL has been seeing a major dip in their ratings? Seahawks are finally coming out of a bye and are a lot healthier. Wyman makes his picks for the biggest impact players on the Seahawks and who is going to need to show up the most for the team. John says that the next two games for the Seahawks are the most important for them going forward into the rest of the season. The professor opens up and answers your texts and tweets about football across the league. To close out the show today Dave Grosby swings by to discuss with John the recent headlines in the sports world including the exciting baseball playoffs and Seahawks football.
John Clayton starts out the show today going over the biggest news stories from around the NFL and locally. Tony Romo is expected to come back soon; will the Cowboys bench Dak Prescott? It is hard to say because of Dak's impressive play. Archbishop Murphy High School won again by forfeit prompting national attention. Jim Harbaugh is an odd guy and according to John that’s nothing new. The professor opens up the phone lines to talk about NFC rivals for the Seahawks. Gee Scott joins the show for Behind the Lines! John and Gee go over rivals in NFC West and the upcoming match up against Atlanta.
Top Five Stories of the Day: Pete Carroll says that Atlanta is on fire right now, Steve Young says that the Panthers have lost their identity, and Stephen A. Smith announces that Greg Hardy will be pursuing an MMA career. D Orlando Ledbetter from the Atlanta Journal Constitution joins the show to talk about the upcoming game against the Falcons. Then, John goes Behind The Lines with Gee Scott.
Sean Salisbury joins the show on the Venue Kings hotline and John gives us his "Four Downs." John ends the show answering your questions and gets a visit from the Groz.
The second hour of the show starts off with Brock Huard giving his thoughts on the Husky and Ducks game. Brock comments on the Huskies playing capacity and their ability to win on the road in a tough environment like Autzen Stadium. The professor and Brock talk about the development of Jake Browning and his ability to escape and throw the long ball down field. The Cougars had a rough start to the season, but now have made a complete turnaround into a top tier team in the PAC-12. Next John answers your texts and tweets about news around the NFL. Dave Grosby comes in to talk Husky and Cougars football and the potential upside for both teams going forward.
Gee Scott comes in today for the first hour of the show to talk Huskies and Cougars football and their big weekend wins over two established programs. Gee shares his opinions on the Duck’s uniforms and Mike Leach's new direction he is taking his team. Seahawks had a big bye week feeling well rested and on top of their division. Dak Prescott is putting up some crazy good numbers, is Tony Romo's job in jeopardy? Gee reflects on his trip to Eugene for the Husky game and his thoughts on recruitment for college programs. Professor Clayton joins the show to talk about NFL news around the league.
John starts off the final hour of his show talking with Howard Mudd who is a former NFL offensive line coach. John discusses his new book which is about the different ins and outs of being an offensive lineman in the National Football League and the challenges that come with it. The professor then answers your texts and tweets about news around the NFL. Gee Scott joins John for bonus time to talk about the NFC West teams and addressing the Cardinals and 49ers poor starts to the season.
John Clayton starts the show talking about big football match ups coming this weekend from around the NFL and college football. Next the professor goes over the injury updates from around the league and how these injuries could have potential impacts. Washington and Oregon face off in Eugene and what it means for the fans to see the Huskies come out on top. Huskies have a chance to snap a 12 game losing streak to the Ducks and get a big road win in a hostile environment. Gee Scott comes into the studio for the behind the lines segment to talk Seahawks football and the offensive line problems which have hurt the team during the first part of this season.
Thursday's second hour of John Clayton starts with Washington State head football coach Mike Leach joining The Professor as they preview the Cougars' big matchup against Stanford on Saturday and how they can build on their victory over Oregon this past weekend. Later on, John answers your texts and tweets about the NFL. Thursday wraps with John and The Groz talking about what to expect from the Cardinals/49ers game on Thursday night.
Top Five Stories of the Day: Pete Carroll says CJ Prosise will be back soon, Larry Fitzgerald has confidence in Drew Stanton's ability to operate Cardinals offense, and Ron Rivera refused to answer Questions about Cam Newton on Sunday. John is joined by Kent Somers from the Arizona Republic to discuss the Thursday Night Football matchup with the 49ers. Then, John goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott.
The second hour of the show starts off with Wednesdays with Wyman! Dave Wyman joins the show through the Venue Kings hotline to talk Seahawks football and impact players for the team during the first part of the season. John then answers texts and tweets about different kinds of NFL topics and breaking news stories. Finally to close out the show Dave Grosby comes by and talks about the crazy things fans like to do during games that can cause huge disruptions for players and can potentially get the players injured. Dave weighs in on the crazy walk-off win the Blue Jays had last night which propelled them further into the postseason.
Top Five Stories of the Day: Is the bye week in the NFL too early? John discusses key players that are coming back from injury and who will benefit the most from the bye week. Antonio Cromartie gets cut by the Colts; John discusses where he might end up. A fan throws a beer can at Hyun Soo Kim of the Orioles while he is attempting to catch a fly ball. Next the professor opens up the phone lines for callers to weigh in on the biggest challenge for the Seahawks going forward this season. Gee Scott joins the show to talk Seahawks and the bye week plans for the players. Julio Jones had a monster game last week. Will the Seahawks defense be able to contain him and the deadly Atlanta passing attack when they come to Seattle?
Tuesday's second hour of John Clayton starts with the Professor going "Four Downs" with Sean Salisbury as they look at some of the biggest headlines from around the NFL after week four. Later on, John answers your texts and tweets about all sorts of NFL topics. Tuesday's show wraps with a visit from The Groz as the guys discuss whether the Vikings are legit Super Bowl contenders after their undefeated start to the season.
Top Five Stories of the Day: Pete Carroll announces someone will be activated from the practice squad to replace Mike Morgan, Scott Servais says Cano and Cruz are excited about looking forward to next year, and Odell Beckham Jr. complains there is a rule dedicated to him. Is this Seahawks defense better than 2013? John goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott to discuss this Seahawks team heading into the bye week.
John talks about the exceptional weekend for football we had last weekend in Washington and how the Huskies and Cougars handled both of their opponents convincingly. Clayton then talks about the heart breaking end to the Mariners' season and the biggest takeaways from it. Next John opens up the phones to talk Seahawks football and what is in store for the rest of the season. Gee Scott comes in the studio for behind the lines! John and Gee talk Seahawks football and Richard Sherman's monster 2 interception game against the Jets. Gee talks about Tyler Lockett and how his injury has affected his playing time these last few games. Finally Gee Scott leaves the studio posing a controversial question is this team better than the 2013 Seahawks?
Richard Sherman joins the show to talk with John about last week's game and the surprising move by the Jets to throw the ball to his side of the field. Next John and Sherman talk about the Hawks defense and young players stepping up for the team. John then answers tweets and text messages from listeners about news around the NFL. To close out the show Dave Grosby comes by and talks about 90s Husky football and the comparisons made today with the current team with their recent success. Coming up this week the Huskies take on Oregon and Dave talks about how crucial this matchup is for the rest of the season.
John is joined by our very own, Brock Huard to start the second hour of the show. How will the Huskies go about stopping Stanford? What about the Seahawks and their matchup against the Jets? John and Brock look at the crazy Seattle sports weekend that awaits. John then answers your texts and tweets about all the NFL headlines. Friday's show wraps up with another visit from Gee Scott.
The Mariners just won't go away, the Huskies have their biggest game in over a decade, and the Seahawks are on their way to New York to face the Jets. John discusses all of that and more in Friday's five biggest stories of the day. Later in the hour, John sits down with Seahawks' first round draft pick Germain Ifedi as he prepares for his NFL debut. John also goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott to wrap the first hour.
John talks to Mariners Insider Shannon Drayer on the final series of the Mariners regular season and what they need to do to make it to playoffs, and John talks to the Groz on how the Seahawks look going into their game against the Jets.
Top Five Stories of the Day: Russell Wilson feels good, and is determined to play, the Mariners beat the Astros to stay alive in the Wild Card chase, and the Seahawks sign C.J. Spiller to one-year deal. How will the distribution of carries between runningbacks look, and what would it take for Trevone Boykin to see playing time against the Jets?
John starts Tuesday's second hour with Sean Salisbury as they go "Four Downs" on a wild week three in the NFL. The guys talk about the Vikings and Patriots remaining hot despite injuries to key players, the Saints' awful start, and more. Later in the hour, John answers your texts and tweets about the NFL. The Professor gets The Groz's take on the Mariners fighting to stay alive in the American League wild card race.
The Mariners put a hurting on the Astros' playoff hopes, Russell Wilson's status remains up in the air for Sunday, and the Huskies are gearing up for their biggest game in a decade in a half. John touches on all of that and more in Tuesday's five biggest stories of the day. At 10:30-Mariners starting pitcher Taijuan Walker joins the show to talk about the mechanical adjustments he's made to his delivery this season as well as what it's like to still be alive in the American League Wild Card race. John closes out the hour with Gee Scott as they go Behind the Lines.
Monday's second hour begins with a conversation with Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham after his big game against the 49ers on Sunday. John takes your phone calls and answers your texts throughout the hour on all the craziness that was week three in the NFL. The Groz joins John as they look at what faces the Seahawks now that Russell Wilson has experienced his first ever concerning injury in his career.
The Seahawks make quick work of the 49ers, Russell Wilson leaves week three early after re-injuring his leg, and the Mariners stay alive with a win over Minnesota. John talks about all of that and more in Monday's five biggest stories of the day. Also in the hour, John takes your phone calls about whether the Seahawks should start or rest Russell Wilson on Sunday against the Jets, and he also goes Behind the Lines with Gee Scott as they look at what the Seahawks learned about themselves on Sunday.