John Clayton's Cold Hard Facts

No one knows more about the NFL than “The Professor” John Clayton. A ubiquitous presence on ESPN, he’s an analyst, commentator, and human database of all things football. Get the latest lowdown on the league live every weekday at 4pm on 710 ESPN Seattle.
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Aug 31, 2016

John Clayton gives us an update on Teddy Bridgewater who has suffered a horrible leg injury that ends his season. He also thinks there's no way Troymaine Pope makes the Seahawks over Alex Collins.

Aug 30, 2016

It's an abbreviated "Cold Hard Facts" as the Professor looks at the chances of Patrick Lewis being traded and a possible veteran brought in at QB.

Aug 24, 2016

John Clayton thinks that Brandon Browner will make the Seahawks even though the other guys think he'll just miss the cut. He also thinks Kenny Lawler can make the team as the 5th or 6th receiver.

Aug 23, 2016

John Clayton is back from his Florida tour of training camps and he says the Jaguars are ahead of the Bucs. Also the Dallas backup QB has been amazing, should we expect more from Trevone Boykin?

Aug 20, 2016

John Clayton says that despite throwing a pick 6, Trevone Boykin has earned his way on the Seahawks as Russell Wilson's backup. He also says the one-game suspension for Josh Brown in enough because no charges have been filed against him.

Aug 19, 2016

John Clayton joins us from Florida again talking about what to look for in tonight's pre-season game 2 against the Vikings. The Professor doesn't think the Seahawks will look for a veteran backup QB because Trevone Boykin has done so well.

Aug 18, 2016

John Clayton joined us from Florida where he had eyes on both the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tampa Bay Bucs. Bruce Arians was hospitalized for diverticulitis and John shares his problem with that ailment resulting in getting part of his colon removed. He thinks the Seahawks could have up to 4 non-drafted rookie free agents on the roster.

Aug 16, 2016

John Clayton gives us his take on the Seahawks first preseason game and he's positive that Trevone Boykin will be the backup QB to start the season. He joins us from Ohio where he will be speaking at the induction ceremony for former Seahawk Kenny Easley.

Aug 13, 2016

John Clayton gives us the latest from the airport on Tyrod Taylor getting a 6-year extension, Cowboys VP Stephen Jones says there's no chance the team will sign Johnny Manziel and Joey Bosa still hasn't come to a contract agreement with the Chargers.

Aug 12, 2016

John Clayton discusses how the Seahawks look coming into the first preseason game of the year.

Aug 11, 2016

John Clayton talks about the early return of Jimmy Graham to practice and Brock's infatuation with Jimmy taking his shirt off. Also, Joey Bosa is in the middle of the dumbest holdouts ever and it needs to end already.

Aug 10, 2016

John Clayton talks about Lane Johnson getting suspended for taking what he believed to be a clean amino acid. Also JR Sweezy is having problems with his new team as an injury has kept him out since March.

Aug 9, 2016

John Clayton stops by to talk about the NFL's embarrassment of not being able to play the annual Hall of Fame game due to a bad paint job on the field. Also, Joey Bosa's mom is getting into the fray on his rookie contract holdout.

Aug 6, 2016

The Seahawks once again are mixing things up with O-Line reps and The Professor speculates the Hawks may go with 2 rookies on the line. He also acknowledges the changing of the guard on offense from Lynch to Wilson.

Aug 5, 2016

John Clayton tells us that the fighting in camp wasn't just between the players. Some local wildlife got in the action. Also, Nick Foles stuns us all by going to the Chiefs instead of the Cowboys. Plus when will rookie DE Joey Bosa end his holdout?

Aug 4, 2016

John Clayton talked about Nick Foles most likely becoming the Cowboys new backup QB and Trent Richardson gets cut again, this time by the Ravens.

Aug 3, 2016

John Clayton talks at length about Michael Bennett's possible contract extension and how it will rank among others. Also 'Honey Badger' Tyrann Mathieu gets a big extension from Arizona.

Aug 2, 2016

John Clayton joins us fresh off his trip to the east coast. He gives us his cliff notes from the Eagles, Giants and Jets training camps and tells us how they compare to a Seahawks training camp. The Seahawks have it down!