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Seattle sports talk with Brock Huard and Mike Salk weekdays 7am to 10am on 710 ESPN Seattle.

Seattle sports talk with Brock Huard and Mike Salk weekdays 7am to 10am on 710 ESPN Seattle.


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Seattle sports talk with Brock Huard and Mike Salk weekdays 7am to 10am on 710 ESPN Seattle.




Why Offensive Coordinator ISN'T the Biggest Question for the Hawks this Offseason

The Seahawks still don't have an offensive coordinator, but are we all looking in the wrong place for the answers to the Hawks' return to playoff dominance? Brock & Salk sift through some of the major questions facing the Seahawks recent and upcoming decisions, Brock & Salk dive into the vault for a podcast edition of "Good News, Bad News, No News". Salk declares why the Mariners having 2 prospects in the top 5 of baseball signals a new stage in development unseen since the '90s, while Brock...


Hawks OUT of the Playoffs; New OC MUST HAVE'S; Re-Signing Schneider is a Big Deal

One of the members of the Brock & Salk Podcast called for a sloppy playoff game against the Rams. They got their wish... and the Hawks lost. But was that the reason why they lost? The Hawks made 2 major moves, re-signing GM John Schneider and firing offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer. Hear why Brock & Salk are more interested in the decision to retain Schneider than move on from Schottenheimer. Brock reviews his ideal candidates for the next Hawks' OC...Boy Howdy loses his mind at...


The Seahawks Prove They Are READY for the Playoffs

Heading into a 3rd matchup against the Rams on Saturday for the Wildcard round of the playoffs, the Seahawks are playing in a way that is making a lot of fans nervous. Brock & Salk, on the other hand, see it COMPLETELY differently--but why? Brock breaks down how the Hawks should handle the running game against the Rams in Blue 88, while Brock & Salk rank the 6 open head coaching jobs in the NFL...and come to an interesting conclusion about whether Seahawks GM John Schneider will leave the...


The NFC West Champion Seattle Seahawks are Playing Their BEST Football since...?

Fresh off of a division-clinching win over the Rams, Brock & Salk go against the grain and declare that the Seattle Seahawks are playing their best football of the year. In fact, they're playin their best ball in years...but how? Brock & Salk identify the 3 main people responsible for the Seahawks' turnaround. Mike is increasingly confident in the Seahawks' ability to turn on the offense if it needs to--is there still a reason to doubt this team? Blake Snell is moved to the Padres; hear why...


How Russell Wilson's Greatest Strength is JUST NOW Showing Up

The Hawks have clinched a playoff berth and a chance to take the division title against the Rams, but many fans are upset at how the Hawks have come about their 10-4 record. While his passing stats are down, Brock & Salk believe Russell Wilson is actually just now getting to the point of playing in a fashion that best suits a Seahawks Super Bowl run. Have the Hawks finally found "balance" in their offensive attack? Tiger Woods shows how to be a role model sports dad, Brock's behind the...


Who Deserves the Credit for the Hawks' Defensive Improvement?

The Seahawks blew out the Jets, but it's the trend line for the Hawks that has Brock & Salk wondering who deserves credit for the turnaround? Is it right to be critical of Jamal Adams despite him setting records for sacks in a season? Will Rashaad Penny overtake Carlos Hyde as the number 2 back as soon as he returns? Why do NFL teams huddle 3 yards from the line of scrimmage when there are no fans in stadiums right now? Wow, there's a lot of questions to answer! Wonder who thinks they'll...


Seahawks in Full IDENTITY CRISIS!

After an embarrassing loss to the Giants and the Seahawks offense struggling to put up points at home, Brock & Salk diagnose what happened to untrack this team from their hot start. Brock's baseball analogy gets into the mindset of why Russell Wilson looks lost in the offense, while Salk takes umbrage with "Let Russ Cook" and it's effect on Wilson. Blue 88 explores what the New York Giants did to Russell Wilson that will be replicated by every one of their future opponents. "Answer the...


Russell Wilson + DK Metcalf + Chris Carson = Seahawks Winning Formula

Fresh off a win over the Eagles on Monday Night Football, Brock & Salk try to sift through what they "know" about the 2020 Seahawks and what they "think". Hear how Brock believes Chris Carson has separated himself from most every other running back in the NFL and what it means for the Hawks' Super Bowl chances. Salk is ready to declare that D.K. Metcalf has officially "arrived" in the NFL, while Brock dives deeper into how Russell Wilson's recent mentality shift has the Hawks in the driver's...


Pete Carroll Revives "Seahawk Football"; Why the Mariners Aren't Ready to Trade Prospects for Stars Yet

Now tied atop the NFC West, Brock & Salk see a light at the end of the tunnel for the Seahawks if they maintain the "typical" brand of Seahawks football they saw in the Hawks win over the Cardinals. Did Pete Carroll have to put his foot down and end the Russell Wilson MVP train in order to get back to winning football? Brock has his eyes on 1 game on the Hawks' remaining schedule that he believes will determine whether the Hawks have a bye in the playoffs or not. Rumors circulating that the...


5 Reasons for Russell Wilson's Newfound Turnover Problem

Brock and Salk use the "F" word to describe the Seahawks' identity this season. Is it possible to become a physical team again without being a balanced, Pete Carroll offense? Mike Salk runs his list of 5 possible reasons for Russell Wilson's turnover problem by Brock Huard...and the "Let Russ Cook" crew may not like the conclusion. If 2020 doesn't end with a deep playoff run, what will the Hawks due with impending free agents Chris Carson, Jamal Adams and Shaquill Griffin? Can the Seahawks...


The FIX for the Seahawks Defense at the 2020 Season Midpoint

After a rough loss against the Bills, Brock & Salk get to the bottom of the Hawks' problems on defense. Is it a lack of talent? Poor coaching? Hear the "creative" fix that could take the Seahawks defense out of the cellar of the NFL. See for privacy information.


Bobby Wagner RESPONDS to Critics; Greg Jennings Gives Player Comps for DK Metcalf

Last week, Brock & Salk had an...uncomfortable conversation about Bobby Wagner. He responded with a monster game against the 49ers. Did Bobby hear the noise, or was there another reason why he had a big game? Brock & Salk dive deeper to discover if Bobby's renaissance is a one-time thing or a sustainable evolution for 2020. Former Packers WR and current FOX NFL teammate of Brock Huard, Greg Jennings, joins the show to break down what he sees from "definite Hall of Famer" Russell Wilson....


Seahawks' First Loss in 2020 EXPOSES Defensive Issues--a Critical Evaluation of Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner

The Seahawks suffered their first loss on the 2020 season to the Cardinals in brutal fashion; Brock & Salk put the Hawks defense under the microscope and explore how "Let Russ Cook" will naturally lead to more Russell Wilson interceptions this season. Mike Salk is willing to ask the question everyone is afraid of: is Bobby Wagner still elite? Brock makes a strong claim about the low ceiling he sees for the Seahawks defense without major additions, while Salk points the finger SQUARELY at one...


5-0 Hawks are NOT Pete Carroll's Team; Why Russell Wilson Will Be Named NFL MVP

Brock, Salk, Kyle and Howdy are ready to gush about the Seahawks 5-0 start...but one of them is still waiting for the other shoe to drop. Salk is in awe of Russell Wilson's 96 yard game winning drive, while Brock provides insight into how DK Metcalf is becoming one of the NFL's best receivers. Brock is surprisingly not high on the addition of Damon "Snacks" Harrison for the Hawks in Blue 88; Brock breaks down the seeming demise of Drew Brees and Tom Brady in Around the NFL while providing...


Brady Quinn Sees 2013 Hawks Comparison in 2020 Team; Could Russell Wilson Win the MVP if Mahomes Goes 15-1?

FOX NFL announcer and analyst Brady Quinn--a member of the Seahawks 2013 championship team during the preseason--joins Brock & Salk after calling the Hawks' week 4 win over the Dolphins. How closely does this Seahawks team resemble the Hawks' only Super Bowl championship one? Brock dives deeper into the Hawks' injuries and roster construction in Blue 88, and Salk wonders if Russell Wilson can legitimately win the MVP if he's the best QB in the league, but Patrick Mahomes leads the Chiefs to...


The Hawks Prove They are the Best in the NFC...But Has Pete Carroll Taken a Back Seat in Seattle?

Off to a 3-0 start, the Seahawks have proved that their offense is elite and that they are the class of the NFC...but is it realistic to believe that they will improve on defense? Brock has some serious concerns about Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. and wonders if the defense has another gear beyond what they've shown through 3 games. Mike Salk has evolved his believes on "Smart 12s"--has their insistence on "letting Russ cook" taken power away from Pete Carroll? Can the Hawks survive...


Does the Week 2 Win Prove Pete Carroll is a Better Coach that Belichick?

The Seahawks' dramatic win over the Patriots ONCE AGAIN proves that Pete Carroll and Bill Belichick always provide an exciting matchup when they face each other...but does Carroll's style and philosophy give him an edge over Belichick? Brock and Salk have some serious concerns about how the Seahawks will replace Bruce Irvin and Marquise Blair now that they're lost for the season with injuries. Which solution would Brock prefer, and how likely is it to come true? Find out here. Plus: Salk...


Game 1 Proves Hawks are Ready for a Serious Championship Run

Brock and Salk are FIRED UP about the Hawks 2020 season opening win over the Falcons. Did Russell Wilson get to "cook"? Salk may have to eat some crow on this one...Brock compares Jamal Adams to a Hall of Fame caliber Seahawk. Salk predicts the Hawks week 2 matchup vs Cam Newton and the Patriots to be one of the classic games of the year in the NFL--will the Seahawks repeat their week 1 performance against Bill Belichick? See for privacy information.


Seahawks Season Opening Predictions! Will the Defensive Line Prevent a Championship?

The Hawks 2020 season opener is just days away! Brock Huard breaks down each position group and determines whether the Hawks are better position to win it all this year than they have been since 2014. FOX play-by-play broadcaster Adam Amin will call the Seahawks opener against the Falcons; he joins the podcast to share his perspective on how the Hawks stack up against the rest of the NFC. Brock and Salk make predictions about what they expect to see from the Hawks in 2020 on both sides of...


Why the 2020 MLB Trade Deadline was PERFECT for the Mariners; FOX Sports PxP Analyst Chris Myers Excited to Work NFL Games with Brock

The Mariners pulled off a surprising trade at the MLB trade deadline--Mike Salk believes the deal is one of the highlights of Jerry Dipoto's run as the GM of the Seattle Mariners. Brock Huard will officially be a FOX NFL color analyst in 2020! His play-by-play partner, Chris Myers, joins the show to discuss the Seahawks and the 2020 NFL season. Finally, Pete Carroll made some strong, impassioned pleas in a press conference over the weekend calling for people to take a stand against racism....