Clayton Cold Hard Facts
What would be the impact of a Marshawn Lynch holdout?07/24/14
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...
Is Jaws' No. 9 QB ranking of Russell Wilson accurate?
The Professor looks at Ron Jaworski's ranking of Russell Wilson as the ninth-best quarterback in the NFL, and answers if any quarterback would be worth trading Wilson straight-up for. He also talks about 49ers LB Aldon Smith's 12-day jail sentence and...
What to watch when the Seahawks begin training camp
John Clayton discusses the players and position battles he'll be paying attention to when the Seahawks open training camp on July 25. Clayton also discusses how Panthers defensive end Greg Hardy's domestic violence conviction could affect the Seahawks.
How much will Russell Wilson's next contract be worth?
John Clayton discusses how much money he thinks Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson will make in his next contract. He also ranks the team's linebackers and discusses the future for receiver Jermaine Kearse.
Where should Pete Carroll be ranked in the coaches power rankings?
Despite being locked outside of his own home, John Clayton discusses the NFL's new power rankings of coaches and where Pete Carroll should be on the list. Also on the docket is if Bruce Irvin could start at LB after recovering from a hip injury, what...
Will the Patriots copy the Seahawks' defensive strategy?
The Professor takes a look at Brandon Browner and how the Patriots plan on using him in the secondary, and wonders if New England will follow the Seahawks' defensive methods. Other topics are if Richard Sherman, Patrick Peterson or Darrelle Revis is...
Should Richard Sherman change his antics?
John Clayton discusses whether he thinks it would benefit Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman to be less vocal moving forward. Clayton also predicts the most likely future cap casualty on the team's defense and considers how the Eagles' acquisition of...
Where must the Seahawks improve to repeat as champs?
John Clayton discusses where the Seahawks need to improve to repeat as Super Bowl champions. Clayton also explains the supplemental draft process, reveals which play he considers the most exciting in Seahawks franchise history and picks a potential...
How does Richard Sherman compare with Deion Sanders?
John Clayton shares how he feels the Seahawks' Richard Sherman compares with former cornerback Deion Sanders. Clayton also discusses coach Pete Carroll's induction into the USC athletic hall of fame.
Rice 'fighting an uphill battle' to make the Seahawks' roster
John Clayton discusses wide receiver Sidney Rice's recovery from knee surgery and his chances of winning a spot in the Seahawks' crowded wide-receiver mix. Clayton also discusses Browns receiver Josh Gordon's latest off-the-field misstep.
How many games will the Mariners win this season?
John Clayton gives an updated prediction of how many games he expects the Mariners to win this season. Clayton also discusses the batch of suspensions handed down by the NFL and the future of the Buffalo Bills organization following the passing of...
Is Russell Wilson a top-five quarterback?
John Clayton discusses where he thinks the Seahawks' Russell Wilson ranks among NFL quarterbacks. Clayton also shares which players he believes the Seahawks should have returning punts this season and gives his thoughts on Saints tight end Jimmy...
Is Joe Montana right about the Seahawks becoming a dynasty?
Joe Montana has the 49ers fan base up in arms after saying the Seahawks could be a dynasty, but is their credence to his comments? The Professor has the answer. He also talks about who could be the Seahawks most improved player and how great the draft...
How the Seahawks and 49ers stack up in 2014
John Clayton discusses where the Seahawks and 49ers stand in relation to each other. Clayton also discusses whether Seahawks rookie receiver Paul Richardson can be better than Golden Tate.
How might the NFL Draft change next year?
John Clayton discusses how the timing and format of the NFL Draft could potentially change in 2015. Clayton also shares which Seahawks position group should be most improved next season and who he believes is the best special teams player in Seahawks...
Which offensive linemen will win starting spots for the Seahawks?
John Clayton discusses which players have made the strongest cases for contested spots on the offensive line for the Seahawks. Clayton also talks about his expectations for wide receiver Golden Tate with the Lions and his thoughts on Seahawks running...
What to make of Sherman's local media grievance
John Clayton weighs in on Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman being upset at the local media over the publication of the address of his new home. Clayton also talks about the emergence of former Husky Desmond Trufant as a No. 1 cornerback with the...
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