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.
John Clayton and Gee Scott are live from Seahawks training camp and start the show off by having former UW corner Kevin King on, asking about his transition from college to playing for Green Bay. The guys talk Mariners, Kam Chancellor and best team of the past 15 years. Training camp news: Kam Chancellor signing and players to watch at camp. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines during training camp and finds out there are some veterans that are worried about making the team with all the hot shot rookies.
John Clayton interviews Justin Britt, talking with him about his role as a leader on the O-Line and the expectations going into training camp. On text questions John is asked: "How has the Seahawks depth improved over the off season?" The Groz comes on the show to talk Seahawks training camp, Mariners and trade deadline.
John Clayton and Gee Scott are live from Seahawks training camp and start the show with today's Top 5: Malik McDowell isn't at training camp after being in an ATV accident, Seahawks training camp kicks off with two big names not at camp and Blair Walsh missed 2 of 4 field goals, Mariners take the series against the Mets and are back to .500, the Huskies begin fall camp with expectations set high, NFL Notes: Ravens are talking with Kaepernick. Shannon Drayer joins the show to talk Mariners and the trade deadline. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk about his thoughts on the start of training camp.
John Clayton has Rob Demovsky of ESPN to preview the Green Bay Packers - will they be as good as everyone wants them to be and will the defense improve enough to take them to another Super Bowl? During Text Questions John is asked: "Would you rather walk backwards or heel-toe the rest of your life?" The Groz joins the show to talk Mariners, trade possibilities and today's trade with the Rays.
John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners trade Steve Cishek to the Rays for Erasmo Ramirez, Seahawks sign former first round pick Marcus Smith and trade with Chiefs linebacker DJ Alexander, Seahawks training camp kicks off on Sunday, the Ravens sign QB David Olson, and Odell Beckham Jr. wants to be the highest paid player in the entire league. Gee and John go head-to-head to discuss what the Mariners should do before the trade deadline. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk Richard Sherman as the Seahawks are set to head into camp.
John Clayton has Sheil Kapadia on the show to talk Seahawks going into training camp, Richard Sherman, and position rankings. During text questions John is asked: "Where do you rank the Seahawks O-Line rank going into the season?" The Groz comes on to discuss Mariners and other teams contending for the playoff race.
John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Ken Rosenthal believes the Mariners are bound to crash so they might as well go all out for Sonny Gray, M's lose series finale against Chris Sale and the Red Sox, Chris Petersen spoke on replacing defensive stars for UW during Pac12 media days, the Baltimore Ravens are struck with injuries as starting QB and RB before camp, NFL notes: Chargers acquire Cardale Jones. Listeners call in to share their opinion with the Professor on whether or not they think the Mariners should trade for Sonny Gray. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk ticket giveaway and Bobby Wagner.
John and Gee go over today's Top 5: M's win 6-5 in 13 innings over the Red Sox, Earl Thomas expects to be full speed for training camp, Adam Silver tells CJ McCollum that getting an NBA team in Seattle is inevitable, the Jaguars make Linder the highest paid center in the NFL, and notes from NFL training camps around the league. Plus, Emilio Pagan joins the show and Behind the Lines with Gee Scott.
John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners win opener against the Red Sox off the back of an amazing Paxton performance, M's involved in more trade rumors and Marco Gonzales makes first start, John Clayton ranks top 10 QB's heading in 2017, Derek Rose signs 1-year deal with the Cavs, NFL Notes: Andrew Luck and Malik Hooker will start season on PUP list. Steve Wyche of NFL Network joins the show to talk Cardinals and NFL News with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk Seahawks defensive players going into camp.
Bradford Doolittle joins John Clayton on the show to talk Mariners, Felix Hernandez and trades. During text questions John is asked: "Which rookie can have the biggest impact on their team?" The Groz comes on the show to talk more Mariners and discuss what it will take for the Mariners to keep winning and why they are so good on the road.
Shannon Drayer joins the show to talk with John Clayton about the Mariners and what fans should expect as we get closer to the trade deadline and begin the series with the Red Sox. During Text Questions John is asked: "Will Cooper Kupp lead all rookie receivers in receptions?" The Groz closes out the show talking with John about the Mariners and Phil Jackson.
John Clayton and Gee Scott go over today's Top 5: Mariners lose 3 of 4 to the Yankees over the weekend as they are set to take on the Red Sox, Jordan Speith wins the British Open which makes three major wins before he turns 24, Richard Sherman speaks about his relationship with Russell Wilson, Kyrie Irving demands trade from the Cavs, NFL Notes: Antonio Brown says the Steelers need Le'Veon Bell. Nick Wagoner of ESPN.com joins the show to preview the 49ers with the Professor. Gee Scott goes Behind the Lines to talk Seahawks impact defensive players going into camp.