Clayton Cold Hard Facts
NFL to adopt stricter punishments for domestic violence08/28/14
John Clayton discusses the announcement by NFL commissioner Roger Goodell that the league will adopt stricter punishments for domestic violence and sexual-assault incidents. Other topics include whether rookie quarterback Derek Carr can win the...
What will Seahawks' final roster look like?
Heading into the Seahawks' final preseason game, John Clayton breaks down how many guys the Seahawks are likely to carry at a number of positions including receiver, linebacker and defensive line. Topics discussed include potential high-profile cuts,...
Would this year's Seahawks beat last year's team?
With the team coming off two dominating preseason performances, John Clayton answers whether he thinks this year's version of the Seahawks would beat last year's team head-to-head. Other topics include the NFL's punishment for excessive contact at a...
Clayton: Seahawks 'look like a champion' after win over Bears
John Clayton details the Seahawks' 34-6 preseason win over the Chicago Bears and explains why they look "like a champion" again in 2014. He also covers the downfall of former Seahawks and Bills DT Alan Branch, Rams QB Sam Bradford's second ACL tear in...
What will be the effect of up-tempo NFL offenses?
John Clayton discusses the fantasy and actual football implications of the up-tempo offenses adopted by many teams around the NFL. Other topics include field issues at the 49ers' new stadium, the marijuana bust of Steelers running backs Le'Veon Bell...
Who leads Seahawks' backup battles at QB and RB?
John Clayton discusses the backup battles between quarterbacks Tarvaris Jackson and Terrelle Pryor as well as running backs Robert Turbin and Christine Michael. Other topics include the penalty-happy NFL preseason, the Browns' decision to start QB...
Who are the Seahawks to watch against the Chargers?
John Clayton shares which players he'll be watching on both sides of the ball as the Seahawks take on the Chargers in their second preseason game. Other topics include the team's reported interest in former Dolphins guard Richie Incognito, reports the...
Will Los Angeles get a football team?
John Clayton discusses whether he thinks Los Angeles will get a football team in the next few years and shares which teams are candidates for relocation. Other topics include training camp fights, the chances local product Demitrius Bronson makes the...
Can Terrelle Pryor win the backup quarterback job?
John Clayton discusses whether Terrelle Pryor has a shot at beating out Tarvaris Jackson and winning the Seahawks' backup quarterback job. Other topics include a potential down year for the 49ers, the chances Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch wins...
Will Seahawks continue to play without a rise in defensive holding...
John Clayton talks about the NFL's emphasis on defensive holding calls in the first week of the preseason and how the Seahawks stayed away from getting flagged. Other topics include the latest Marshawn Lynch news and the NFL's most newsworthy QBs,...
How Pryor, Seahawks fared in preseason opener
John Clayton shares his thoughts on how quarterback Terrellw Pryor and the rest of the Seahawks looked in Thursday night's preseason loss to Denver. Clayton also discusses the 49ers' injury concerns.
Will Seahawks receivers capitalize on preseason chances?
John Clayton discusses the significance of the preseason opener for Seahawks receivers Phil Bates, Chris Matthews and Ricardo Lockette, who are jockeying for roster spots. Other topics discussed include the hype in Denver surrounding the preseason...
Are changes on the horizon for the NFL preseason?
John Clayton discusses potential future changes to the structure of the NFL preseason and obstacles which must be overcome to make those changes possible. Clayton also discusses the future of the Bills organization, the suspension of Bears tight end...
Seahawks' loss of Michael Bowie is a big surprise
John Clayton says the Seahawks' offensive line is an even bigger question mark since the team waived lineman Michael Bowie. Clayton also discusses Bengals quarterback Andy Dalton's new deal and the induction of Seahawks great Walter Jones into the pro...
Marshawn Lynch running out of options with his hold out
The Professor has the latest on Marshawn Lynch's hold out, including why Tuesday is a big day and what options he has as the fines rack up. He also addresses Ron Jaworski telling a Philadelphia sports talk host that Nick Foles is better than Russell...
What does Jamaal Charles' deal mean for Marshawn Lynch?
The Chiefs gave Jamaal Charles a big new deal, while Marshawn Lynch continues to hold out from Seahawks training camp. The Professor takes a close look at the numbers and the perception it places on Marshawn.
What would be the impact of a Marshawn Lynch holdout?
John Clayton discusses the implications of a potential holdout by Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, including what it could mean for teammates Robert Turbin and Christine Michael. Other topics include Ravens running back Ray Rice's suspension and...
What does Sidney Rice's retirement mean?
John Clayton discusses the retirement of receiver Sidney Rice, what it means for the Seahawks receiving corps and whether it will affect running back Marshawn Lynch's contract situation. Other topics include Chiefs running back Jamaal Charles'...
Who should return punts for the Seahawks?
John Clayton reveals which Seahawks player he would like to see returning punts for the team this season. Other topics include former quarterback Tim Tebow, the weak 2009 NFL draft class, former coach Tony Dungy's comments on Rams defensive end...
How is the NFL going to emphasize pass interference calls?
The NFL is going to concentrate on enforcing pass interference in 2014, and the Professor explains how and why. He also talks about renewed interest in the NFL putting a team in Los Angeles, and Tim Hasselbeck's latest comments on how Russell Wilson...
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