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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May 6, 2017

Who is more important for the Seahawks to re-sign: Kam Chancellor or Justin Britt? Which running back will get the most carries for the 'Hawks? The Professor looks into this, as well as Jay Cutler's decision to become a FOX broadcaster.

May 4, 2017

"The Professor" gives his input on Kam Chancellor's future as a Seahawks, Jay Cutler's audition as a NFL analyst, and more.

May 3, 2017

Nine years into his NFL career, Justin Forsett calls it a career. Clayton breaks down his conversation with the former Seahawks RB. Which free agents are next to be signed? RGIII? Cruz? Kaepernick? Jack del Rio noticing "authentic passion" from Marshawn Lynch? The Professor provides his unique perspective on the latest in the NFL.

May 2, 2017

John Clayton, "The Professor," joins Danny, Dave and Moore to continue recap of the 2017 NFL Draft. Topics include his forecast for the Seahawks O line, the New York Jets, and more.

May 2, 2017

The Professor offers his perspective on the winners and losers from this year's draft. He talks about his favorite new Seahawk, the status of the O-line, and the depth in the secondary.

Apr 25, 2017

The Professor offers his take on John Schneider's press conference. What new term has emerged to evaluate NFL prospects? Will John Ross be a top-10 pick? Clayton breaks it down, and provides an update on the status of Malcolm Butler, Richard Sherman, and Marshawn Lynch.

Apr 22, 2017

John Clayton is back to discuss the release of the NFL schedule. He also covers potential pre-draft trades and the outlook for the upcoming season.

Apr 20, 2017

John Clayton, "The Professor," shares his opinions on the scandal involving Eli Manning and used memorabilia. Also, what he thinks about the NFL opening week match ups.

Apr 20, 2017

The Professor is back after attending the funeral for Dan Rooney and talks about his legacy in the NFL. He also talks about the broadcast shakeup at CBS and Phil Simms getting the shaft.

Apr 18, 2017

John Clayton talks about what the Seahawks might do in the upcoming draft. Also, he tells Jim to shush when he brings up possible Richard Sherman trade scenarios because they 'won't happen'.

Apr 15, 2017

John Clayton talks about the impact of Dean Blandino stepping down as the head of NFL officiating and what the impact of Marshawn Lynch joining the Raiders might be.

Apr 13, 2017

The Seahawks and Raiders are expected to arrange a trade involving Lynch. "The Professor" weighs in on that and more.

Apr 13, 2017

John Clayton tells us all about Joe Mixon making the rounds to different teams around the NFL. Will any team take a chance on him following his violent incident involving a woman? Also, will Colin Kaepernick start the season on any team's roster?

Apr 11, 2017

John Clayton, "The Professor," joins Danny, Dave, and Moore in the studio to share his thoughts on topics such as Dion Jordan being the Seahawks' newest addition to the team.

Apr 8, 2017

John Clayton gives us the latest on two possible breakups: Aaron Rodgers and Olivia Munn and of course the Seahawks and Richard Sherman. What are he odds he gets traded?

Apr 4, 2017

John Clayton joins us for an abbreviated segment saying that even though Adrian Peterson is visiting with the Patriots, he won't sign due to ownership objections.

Apr 1, 2017

John Clayton gives us the latest on the Seahawks and Pete Carroll saying they will keep Trevone Boykin as the backup QB despite his off field incident. Also will Germain Ifedi move outside to right tackle this season?

Mar 31, 2017

John Clayton is back home from the NFL owner's meetings and gives us the latest on the Richard Sherman saga. Also it's sounding like the bidding war is on for Tony Romo, but not by NFL teams. FOX and CBS are trying to pry him away from playing to be an analyst.

Mar 30, 2017

The Professor gives us the latest news from the owners meeting in Phoenix including whether or not the Seahawks are serious in trading Richard Sherman. Also will Tony Romo just retire and break into broadcasting?

Mar 29, 2017

John Clayton joins the show from just down the road at the NFL owner's meetings in Phoenix. He explains why the NFL banned jumping over the line of scrimmage on FG and PAT attempts and what Brandon Marshall said to the owners today.

Mar 28, 2017

John Clayton joins us to give us the latest on the NFL. The move of the Raiders to Las Vegas was approved by all but one owner (Miami held out). Should the Seahawks release Trevone Boykin after his latest incident? Also, will Tony Romo just retire and get into broadcasting this year?

Mar 25, 2017

John Clayton gives us the news of the day around the NFL as the owner's meetings start next week. Will the Raiders be moving to Las Vegas? Will Colin Kaepernick sign with anyone?

Mar 24, 2017

John Clayton breaks down proposed rule changes that are coming to the NFL, including not calling as many excessive celebration calls. Plus the Professor is proud at the folks at Bar Stool Sports for making a mockery of an NFL teleconference.

Mar 23, 2017

John Clayton gives us the latest news around the NFL including Christine Michael getting re-signed by the Packers. Also he ranks the Super Bowls and says Super Bowl XLI (the most recent one) was the best.

Mar 22, 2017

John Clayton fills us in on the latest injury news as Cam Newton is getting surgery on his shoulder. Also the Professor thinks Colin Kaepernick as Seattle's backup QB would be 'a joke!'.

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