John Clayton

John Clayton

John Clayton is a longtime NFL insider and member of the Pro Football Hall of Fame best known for his tenure with ESPN. He appears daily on 710 ESPN Seattle's Danny and Gallant (7:10 a.m.) and Wyman and Bob (4 p.m.), hosts The John Clayton Show from 8-11 a.m. each Saturday, and is a sideline reporter on Seahawks Radio Network game broadcasts. His columns also appear on twice a week. Follow John: @ClaytonESPN

Clayton: At 2-4, pressure’s on for the Seahawks at pivotal point in season

The Seahawks need a win in the worst way Monday night against the 3-2 Saints. John Clayton breaks down the matchup and why it's so pivotal.
2 days ago

Clayton: Seahawks may be 2-4, but they’re also making needed progress

The Seahawks may have come away with a tough OT loss to the Steelers, but John Clayton says there was plenty of good for Seattle in Week 6.
6 days ago

Clayton: Why banged-up, struggling Seahawks have a shot vs Steelers

The Seahawks will be without Russell Wilson and Chris Carson on Sunday, but the Pittsburgh Steelers has their own share of issues.
9 days ago

Clayton: Where the Seahawks currently stand after Russell Wilson’s injury

With Russell Wilson out of action, John Clayton takes a look at where the Seahawks stand at quarterback and as a team in general.
13 days ago

Clayton: This Seahawks season has reached crisis mode

After losing to the Rams, the Seahawks are in trouble, John Clayton says. He breaks down where the 2-3 Hawks stand with Russell Wilson hurt.
16 days ago

Clayton: Why it looks like Seahawks found themselves in win over 49ers

Pete Carroll kept saying the Seahawks would find themselves. It took until the second quarter, but they did to save the early part of the season.
20 days ago

Clayton: Seahawks’ offense can take advantage of 49ers injuries in must-win game

The Seahawks are in a must-win situation against the San Francisco 49ers. John Clayton breaks down the matchup and injury reports.
23 days ago

Clayton: What Seahawks need to fix before season slips away from them

When it rains, it pours, and that appears to be the case for the 1-2 Seahawks as nothing seems to be going right three weeks into the season.
27 days ago

Clayton: What to watch for as Seahawks look to get back on track vs Vikings

As the Seahawks prepare for a Week 3 showdown with the Vikings, John Clayton breaks down the matchup and what Seattle must do to win.
30 days ago

Clayton: Where the Seahawks stand after blowing lead to fall to 1-1

The Seahawks blew a two-score lead in their overtime loss to the Titans on Sunday. What jumps out as they sit at 1-1? John Clayton breaks it down.
1 month ago

Clayton: Seahawks are catching the Tennessee Titans at the right time

The Seahawks caught the Colts at the right time. Now, John Clayton says there's two reasons they're catching the Titans at a good time, too.
1 month ago

Clayton: Seahawks look like Super Bowl contenders after Week 1

Fresh off the Seahawks' 28-16 win over the Colts in Week 1, John Clayton breaks down his observations from a very impressive season opener.
1 month ago

Clayton: Seahawks in great shape after resolving Brown, Diggs contracts

The Seahawks may not have extended Duane Brown and Quandre Diggs, but by restructured their deals they maintain flexibility while making both players happy.
1 month ago

Clayton: Where Seahawks stand after busy start to Week 1 of 2021 season

The Seahawks have been busy early this week. Could more news be coming? John Clayton on what he expects is next and the latest Hawks moves.
2 months ago

Clayton: Where Seahawks stand at LB and CB ahead of Week 1 opener

With just over a week remaining before Week 1, John Clayton takes a closer look at the Seahawks' situations at linebacker and cornerback.
2 months ago

Clayton: The biggest surprises from the Seahawks’ roster cutdown

The Seahawks' roster cutdown to 53 players had a few surprises. "The Professor" John Clayton breaks down what stood out most to him.
2 months ago

Clayton: Tough decisions the Seahawks must make in the next week

John Clayton expects things to get very interesting for the Seahawks over the next week with their final preseason game and roster cutdowns.
2 months ago

Clayton: Where Seahawks sit after injuries, cuts and latest preseason loss

"The Professor" John Clayton catches you up on everything going on with the Seahawks, including potential additions following injuries in Saturday night's preseason game.
2 months ago

Clayton: What’s next for the Seahawks after paying Jamal Adams

The Seahawks extended Jamal Adams, which worked out well for both sides. With that done, John Clayton looks ahead to Seattle's next moves.
2 months ago

Clayton: Breaking down the Seahawks after their preseason opener

John Clayton goes through the Seahawks' 20-7 preseason loss to the Raiders on Saturday, sorting through what was positive and what the problems are.
2 months ago

Clayton: Where Seahawks sit with Jamal Adams, after release of Smith

John Clayton shares his view on what's been reported about the Seahawks' negotiations with Jamal Adams and the impact of Aldon Smith's release.
2 months ago

Clayton: Who and what stood out in Seahawks’ scrimmage at Lumen Field

John Clayton breaks down his observations from the Seahawks' scrimmage Sunday at Lumen Field, including lots of positive notes on the offense.
3 months ago

Clayton: Numbers show Seahawks’ pass rush should be in for a big year

The Seahawks' lackluster pass rush in 2019 and the first half of 2020 is still fresh in a lot of minds, but this year should be very different, writes John Clayton.
3 months ago

Clayton: Seahawks’ slate of AFC South games gets even friendlier with Colts QB Carson Wentz’s injury

The Seahawks won't see QB Carson Wentz when they open the season in Indianapolis. John Clayton on what Seattle's four games against the AFC South look like now.
3 months ago