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 Seattle Sports' 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 SeattleSports.com twice a week. Follow John: @ClaytonESPN

Clayton: What’s next for Seahawks after kicking off ‘major’ rebuild

After some major moves, John Clayton breaks down what the next things to watch for with the Seahawks are heading into the new league year.
2 months ago

Clayton: Won’t be easy for Seahawks to replace Wilson after surprising trade

After a surprising trade he never thought would happen, John Clayton shares his immediate reaction to the Seahawks' trade of Russell Wilson.
2 months ago

Clayton: Why you shouldn’t worry about salary cap with Seahawks this offseason

Seahawks fans and followers are worried about how they can re-sign players and stay under the salary cap. John Clayton says they shouldn't be.
3 months ago

Clayton: The big news from Seahawks, NFC West as combine begins

Wednesday was a big news day for the Seahawks and the NFC West. John Clayton breaks down what's going on in Seattle's division.
3 months ago

Clayton: How RBs in NFL Draft should help Seahawks this offseason

The Seahawks should be looking to bring Rashaad Penny back, but a loaded class of running backs is likely to help them in a few ways.
3 months ago

Clayton: Coaching changes will keep Seahawks from getting stale

The Seahawks' changes on both offense and defense with their coaching staff are a signal of how the team will progress in 2022.
3 months ago

Clayton: Coaching moves more proof Seahawks want to win with Russell Wilson

It's becoming more and more clear to John Clayton that the Seahawks aren't trading QB Russell Wilson and are building around him.
3 months ago

Clayton: Coaching maneuvers signal directions Seahawks are taking

The 2022 Seahawks coaching staff is taking shape, and the moves send clear signs of direction on both offense and defense.
3 months ago

Clayton: How Seahawks are impacted by Ed Donatell heading to Vikings

Instead of coming to the Seahawks as a defensive coach, Ed Donatell is reportedly going to be Minnesota's DC. John Clayton details what it means.
3 months ago

Clayton: Seahawks’ D is still Carroll’s, but they’re adding new eyes

The Seahawks have their new defensive coordinator and one if not two new coaches joining the staff. John Clayton looks at what it means.
3 months ago

Clayton: Latest on Seahawks offseason, including D-coordinator opening

If Gus Bradley is going to be the next defensive coordinator of the Seahawks, they need to act fast, John Clayton writes.
3 months ago

Clayton: Russell Wilson’s Pro Bowl invite reminder Seahawks are in good spot

Russell Wilson is headed to the Pro Bowl as an injury replacement for Tom Brady, which hammers home why the Seahawks should bounce back in the NFC next season.
4 months ago

Clayton: NFL coach moves further open Seahawks’ window of opportunity

It looks as though the NFC is continuing to open up in a way that is advantageous for the Seahawks in 2022, writes John Clayton.
4 months ago

Clayton: Seahawks’ chances of bouncing back in 2022 just got better

A lot of news coming out of the NFC over the divisional playoffs round weekend should have a positive impact for the Seahawks next season.
4 months ago

Clayton: A look at Seahawks’ list of defensive coordinator candidates

Something had to change for the Seahawks, and they decided on defensive coordinator. So who are they looking at? John Clayton breaks it down.
4 months ago

Clayton: No news from Seahawks meeting with Jody Allen is good news

Despite reports that changes could be coming with the Seahawks, there were none after last week's meeting with team chair Jody Allen. John Clayton it breaks down.
4 months ago

Clayton: What Rashaad Penny can get from Seahawks after big finish

The Seahawks will likely look to retain RB Rashaad Penny, but John Clayton says it won't cost as much as some people seem to believe.
4 months ago

Clayton: Seahawks make important improvements going into offseason

The Seahawks went into the offseason pointing in the right direction, as John Clayton breaks down as he looks at Seattle's season finale.
4 months ago

Clayton: Seahawks’ offense has chance to finish strong vs Cardinals

The Seahawks wrap up a tough 2021 season against the Cardinals. John Clayton breaks down the matchup between Seattle and Arizona.
4 months ago

Clayton: Seahawks stack up positive signs heading into final week

The Seahawks improved to 6-10 with Sunday's win over Detroit and now will set their sights on an upset bid in their season finale against 11-5 Arizona.
5 months ago

Clayton: Wilson, Seahawks must avoid embarrassing loss to 2-win Lions

The Seahawks have had a tough 2021 season, but a loss to the 2-win Detroit Lions would be quite the embarrassment, John Clayton writes.
5 months ago

Clayton: Seahawks season now really lost after late collapse vs Bears

The Seahawks will finish with their worst record ever under Pete Carroll. John Clayton explains why the lost season became really lost Sunday.
5 months ago

Clayton: Seahawks can start an important strong finish vs Bears

The Seahawks may be missing out of the playoffs, but a win Sunday over a struggling and depleted Bears team would carry a lot of importance.
5 months ago

Clayton: Where things stand for Seahawks’ Tuesday game vs Rams

Everything will still be left to the last minute before the Tuesday night game between the Seattle Seahawks and Los Angeles Rams.
5 months ago