There's a new way to release/fire agents on Twitter now and The Professor will give you his grade on The Report Card. Then from chilly Minnesota, Dave Sims joins John Clayton to preview the Mariners series vs. Twins with the Big Maple on the hill.
The Mariners split the series with San Francisco Giants with a rough outing from Felix Hernandez, and the team starts a new series in Minnesota today with James Paxton on the mound. John Clayton goes over the series vs. Twins in the Top Five stories of the day. Then Alden Gonzales joins The Professor on the Venue Kings Hotline to discuss a little NFL news.
Dave and Jim discuss Johnny Manziel's comments that the Browns knew what they were getting when they drafted him and RGIII signing with the Ravens. Then, we take your text questions and Groz stops by for story time with Groz.
The Professor is out sick so Dave Wyman and Jim Moore are filling in today. In the top 5, they discuss the Patriots trading Brandin Cooks to the Rams, Felix starting in his 2nd game against the Giants today, NHL Seattle releasing some potential logos, the par three at the Masters getting underway today, and Shohei Ohtani hitting a three run home run in his first at bat. Then, in Under Further Review we discuss Danny and Salk's take on the Brandin Cooks trade and we discuss the Mariners 3-1 start with John McGrath of the News Tribune. Plus, Jim gives us his favorites in the Masters for Behind the Lines.
Sean Salisbury goes 4 Downs with Groz and Tom, answering questions about the Dolphins and Seahawks possibly drafting quarterbacks, the best QB in the draft that no one is talking about, and his thoughts on Jim Mora's Josh Rosen comments. Then, in the Report Card we grade sports nicknames, and later we take your text questions.
The Professor is out today so Groz and Tom step in. In the top 5 they discuss, Villanova winning their second national championship in 3 years, Marco Gonzalez's first start of the season today, the Seahawks releasing their OTA schedule, Jim Mora's latest comments about Josh Rosen, and Gonzaga staying in the WCC. Then, they discuss what the expectations should be for the Mariners eight game road trip, and why John Schneider said the Seahawks need to "get back to who they are".
In the top 5, John discusses the Mariners taking their first series against Cleveland, injury updates on Nelson Cruz and Mike Zunino, the Cinderella run ending for Loyola Chicago this weekend, Thomas Rawls going to the Jets, and Marquette King being cut by the Raiders. Then, Shannon Drayer joins the Professor to talk Mariners opening weekend and give some injury updates, and we go Behind the Lines of the Seahawks possible moves at backup QB.
John Boyle of Seahawks.com joins the Professor to talk free agent additions, what the new offensive line will look like and what areas the Seahawks still have the biggest needs. Then, we take your text questions and the Groz stops by to give his thoughts on the Mariners opening series.
The Seahawks released backup quarterback Trevone Boykin following an arrest and aggravated assault charge. Seattle now enters the offseason with just one quarterback on the roster: Russell Wilson. Mark Sanchez and Geno Smith have both been rumored picks. John Clayton takes a look at the Seahawks' remaining options.
Sean Salisbury and John Clayton go Four Downs on backup quarterback options for the Seahawks. Then in the Report Card, The Professor grades Sister Jean's Final Four press conference, and is joined The Groz to wrap up the show and preps us for the rest of the Mariners opening homestand.
The Mariners won their season opener 2-1 over the Cleveland Indians, and Felix was the King on the mound. And the Seahawks are also interested in Geno Smith as a backup quarterback. John Clayton goes over those headlines and more in the Top Five. Then Shannon Drayer joins the Professor via the Venue Kings Hotline to discuss Felix's strong comeback.
New Arizona Head Coach, Steve Wilks, joins John Clayton to discuss the Cardinals off season and the NFC West. Then your text questions are answered and The Groz joins the Professor live from Safeco Field!
Winter is over and it's finally here! Opening Day! The Mariners take on the Cleveland Indians tonight, and The Professor gives you a first pitch preview and a look at the new helmet rule in the NFL in the Top Five stories of the day. Then Mariners and ROOT Sports broadcaster, Dave Sims, joins John Clayton to preview this first homestand vs. Cleveland. Then it's time to go Behind The Lines!
Seahawks GM, John Schneider, joins John Clayton live from the NFL Owners Meetings in Orlando. John Schneider talks about the free agent signings and where he see this roster moving forward. Then Dodger Stadium gets a grade in the Report Card for a pipe burst just two days before Opening Day. Then the Groz stops by!
The Seahawks have officially released Trevone Boykin following the release of a domestic violence allegation. The Mariners sign Jayson Werth to a minor league contract and Husky spring ball starts today. The Professor goes over these headlines in the Top Five. Then Minnesota Viking's Head Coach, Mike Zimmer, joins John Clayton live from Orlando to talk about the Sheldon Richardson trade with Seattle.
Time for a look around the NFC West: Rams head coach Sean McVay talks to 710 ESPN Seattle's John Clayton about what L.A. can do on defense with Ndamukong Suh, Aqib Talib, and Marcus Peters.
Pete Carroll joined John Clayton on 710 ESPN Seattle to talk about the newest Seahawks.
Pete Carroll sits down with John Clayton at the piano to play and discuss the off season free agent signings. Then your text questions are answered, and The Groz stops by to discuss the next option for the Seahawks backup QB position.
The Los Angeles Rams are continuing to stay busy this off season, and have just signed Ndamukong Suh to a one year contract. The Professor goes over that contract and the current outlook of the NFC West in the Top Five. Then Rams head coach Sean McVay, joins John Clayton live at the NFL Owners Meetings in Orlando.
Mike Sando joins John Clayton live from the NFL Owners Meetings in Orlando. And in the Report Card. Sister Jean is the face if Loyola-Chicago. Did the University make a smart move of making 25 different "Sister Jean" t-shirts? The Professor gives you his grade, and then is joined by The Groz to talk a little Madness.
The Professor is live from the NFL Owners Meetings in Orlando, Florida! To start the hour with the Top Five stories, Earl Thomas states that he wants to stay in Seattle and the Mariners name Felix Hernandez the opening day starter. Then Shannon Drayer joins the show via the Venue Kings Hotline to talk about the Mariners final 25-man roster and the comeback of Daniel Vogelbach.
New Seahawks Offensive Lineman, DJ Fluker, joins John Clayton live on the Venue Kings Hotline. Then your text questions are answered, and The Groz talks about the greatness of the underdog teams in the NCAA Tournament.
Seahawks sign Tom Johnson and resign Marcus Smith to their roster. And Gonzaga lost in the Sweet 16 to Florida State in the NCAA Tournament. The Professor covers those stories and more in the Top Five. Then are the Seahawks starting to place more weight on the shoulders of Russell Wilson? John Clayton will tell you in Under Further Review.
The Seahawks resign Mike Davis and appear to be out of the running in signing Ndamukong Suh. The New York Giants trade Jason Pierre Paul to the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, all that and more is discussed in the Top Five. Then Greg Johns joins the Professor to discuss Mariners pitching, which includes who could be the opening day starter and David Phelps surgery.
Dave Wyman joins the show to talk about the transition of strength from defense to offense on this Seahawks team. Then The Professor grades some podcast hot takes from NFL players in The Report Card. We answer your text questions. To close the hour The Groz stops by to discuss the recent Mariners bullpen news.