Clayton Cold Hard Facts
Who will the Seahawks lock up next with an extension?12/19/14
John Clayton covers which players the Seahawks may try to lock up after signing linebacker K.J. Wright to a four-year extension. He also talks about how Wright's value has gone up throughout this season, the Bears' controversial decision to bench Jay...
Can the Seahawks handle Arizona's pressure?
John Clayton looks ahead to Sunday's Seahawks-Cardinals game and how Seattle will deal with all the pressure Arizona is going to bring. Clayton also weighs in on the Bears benching quarterback Jay Cutler and Michigan's reported offer to 49ers coach...
Breaking down the Seahawks' playoff scenarios
John Clayton discusses the likelihood of the Seahawks earning the No. 1 overall seed in the NFC playoffs with two games remaining. Clayton also discusses a former Cougar and a former Husky, sharing his impressions of Bears wide receiver Marquess...
Have Seahawks reclaimed status as the NFC's best team?
John Clayton looks at the Seahawks' 17-7 win over the 49ers and decides if Seattle should be considered the best team in the NFC. He also talks about the relationship between Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh, if the Seahawks have a problem with their...
Can the Cardinals win any games with a third-string QB?
After QB Drew Stanton's injury Thursday night, John Clayton takes a look at the Arizona Cardinals and if they can win at all with third-stringer Ryan Lindley. The Professor also talks about who the Seahawks are rooting to win and lose this weekend and...
What's wrong with the 49ers' offense?
John Clayton explains what he thinks is the root of the 49ers' offensive struggles. Clayton also discusses which playoff seed he thinks the Seahawks will claim and shares his prediction for the Cardinals-Rams game.
Will 49ers LB NaVorro Bowman play at all in 2014?
John Clayton says that even though he's been activated from the PUP list, there's no guarantee that 49ers linebacker NaVorro Bowman plays at all in 2014. Could Mike Holmgren replace Jim Harbaugh as the 49ers coach?
Is this the end of the Seahawks/49ers rivalry?
John Clayton says that with the turmoil in the 49ers organization, this Sunday will likely be the end of the Seahawks and 49ers having an intensely competitive rivalry. "The Professor" explains why nobody is talking about the Lions as a serious Super...
How the Seahawks are finding big plays on offense
John Clayton looks back at the Seahawks' 24-14 win in Philadelphia and breaks down how the Seattle offense is finding ways to get chunk plays. He also explains what the Eagles' loss says about their team and talks about the 49ers' surprisingly defeat...
How the Seahawks health problems helped in the long run
John Clayton talks about the Seahawks tough road game at Philly and how the defensive depth was helped out with its previous injury woes. He also covers why the Seahawks have the advantage vs. the Eagles, the status of injured Arizona RB Andre...
Is LeSean McCoy or Darren Sproles a bigger concern for Seahawks?
John Clayton discusses which of the Eagles' running backs -- LeSean McCoy out of the backfield or Darren Sproles on returns -- should concern the Seahawks more. Clayton talks about Texans defensive lineman J.J. Watt's MVP candidacy, Nebraska hiring...
Sunday's Seahawks vs. Eagles game is a 'bonus win' for the victor
John Clayton says that winning this game is a bonus, not a necessity, for the Seahawks' or Eagles' playoff future. Has The Professor ever made inappropriate gestures in traffic?
Seahawks should be able to move the ball on the Eagles
John Clayton thinks the Seahawks should be able to move the ball and score on the Eagles defense in what he thinks may be a higher-scoring game than others believe. What's the latest on the future of Jim Harbaugh?
Will the San Francisco 49ers trade or fire coach Jim Harbaugh?
John Clayton comes back from the holiday weekend to address the rumors about even more turmoil between the 49ers and head coach Jim Harbaugh. Other topics include the Seahawks chances of slipping into the NFC's No. 1 seed, how bad the Cardinals'...
The 49ers organization may be heading toward a freefall
John Clayton thinks the 49ers organization is in serious trouble and on the verge of wholesale changes. He thinks the Seahawks resurgence gives them a great shot at winning the division.
Seahawks should be willing to kick red zone field goals late in close...
John Clayton describes Russell Wilson as the perfect two-minute drill quarterback, and says because of that, the Seahawks should be willing to kick field goals in the red zone when down 6 or fewer. What's the fallout around the league from Richard...
49ers' offense is struggling more than the Seahawks'
John Clayton compares the offensive struggles of the Seahawks and 49ers, noting how San Francisco's has particularly struggled in the fourth quarter. Clayton tells Seahawks fans whether they should root for the Eagles or Cowboys on Thursday.
Numbers vs. Cardinals show Russell Wilson's slump is over
John Clayton gives his full analysis on the Seahawks' big 19-3 win over the Cardinals, including why Russell Wilson's supposed slump is over. He also looks at Seattle's red zone issues, the defense's dominant performance, and the play of 49ers QB...
How will the Cardinals handle Russell Wilson?
John Clayton previews Sunday's Seahawks-Cardinals game and discusses how Arizona may look to defend quarterback Russell Wilson. He also talks about coach Pete Carroll saying the Seahawks want to keep running back Marshawn Lynch in 2015, Cardinals...
John Clayton say no to Richard Sherman at WR
John Clayton lets us now how he thinks Drew Stanton will do in his first real road test. He thinks Richard Sherman should never line up as a WR.
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