Tom Wassell

Tom Wassell

Tom Wassell was formerly a producer and host with Seattle Sports.

Wassell’s Thoughts: In this year’s NFL, Seahawks can prove offense wins championships

The Seahawks aren't in all the conversations about the NFL's best team this year. Their defense could be why, but Tom Wassell argues that in this NFL season, their offense should be enough.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: With Blake Snell pulled early from World Series Game 6, score one for the gut

Tom Wassell of 710 ESPN Seattle's Tom, Jake and Stacy shares his take on the Rays pulling Blake Snell from Game 6, analytics and the importance of going with your gut in baseball.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: Seahawks wouldn’t score as much as they are if they didn’t need to

Tom Wassell of 710 ESPN Seattle's Tom, Jake and Stacy explains his read on the Seahawks' league-leading offense and the renewed rumors of interest in Antonio Brown.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: Seahawks’ Wilson no longer ‘boxed in’ by 1st impression

Seahawks' Russell Wilson is now seen as a top NFL QB. Tom Wassell explains why Wilson broke through "the box" that was people's first impression of him.
2 years ago

Wassell: Why now is perfect time for Mariners to change their uniforms

With exciting young talent leading the Mariners, Tom Wassell thinks new uniforms would allow the current team to distinguish itself.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: Seahawks should wait on re-signing RB Chris Carson

In two scenarios related to the Seahawks -- Chris Carson's contract and fans attending games in CenturyLink Field -- Tom Wassell thinks it's best to wait.
2 years ago

Wassell’s 3 Thoughts: Pete Carroll needs to take more control of Seahawks’ defense

The way the Seahawks are playing, they're setting themselves up for a playoff disappointment. Tom Wassell on that, the Mariners and free agency, and why the MLB postseason have made him Chairman of the Bored.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: With Seahawks return, it’s on Josh Gordon this time

The Seahawks are apparently giving it another go with Josh Gordon. Tom Wassell shares his opinion on the signing and the state of the Mariners' rebuild in his latest column.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: What if Wilson’s career doesn’t end with Seahawks?

Russell Wilson is synonymous with the Seahawks, but what if he left before he hung up his cleats? Tom Wassell looks at that and an important development for the Mariners in his latest column.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: Why Russell Wilson and Pete Carroll aren’t Brady and Belichick

Will fans clamoring for Russell Wilson to throw more result in a split between him and Seahawks coach Pete Carroll? Tom Wassell breaks down why he doesn't see that happening and why he's so concerned about the Mariners' bullpen in his latest column.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: How to define Seahawks’ success in 2020

In his latest column, Tom Wassell looks at how to measure the Seahawks' success, why Mariners games can be frustrating and college eductation for athletes.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: Seahawks have increased their window for success

Why has Tom Wassell's opinion on the Seahawks' big trade for Jamal Adams evolved? That plus his thoughts on the Mariners and WSU coach Nick Rolovich in his latest column.
2 years ago

Wassell’s Thoughts: Mariners’ Marco Gonzales shouldn’t throw at Astros

In the latest column from 710 ESPN Seattle's Tom Wassell, he shares why he'd rather someone other than the Mariners throws at the Astros and addresses the Seahawks lack of luck in recent years.
2 years ago

Wassell Predicts: Antonio Brown won’t be signed by Seahawks

Tom Wassell explains why he doesn't think the Seahawks will take a chance on Antonio Brown, predicts the Mariners' record and shares his take on Patrick Mahomes' megadeal.
2 years ago

If 710 ESPN Seattle was a baseball team, this would be the lineup

Tom Wassell of Tom, Jake and Stacy takes a look at how he thinks a baseball team made up of the 710 ESPN Seattle staff would take shape.
2 years ago

Wassell: Nelson Cruz belongs in the Mariners Hall of Fame

Nelson Cruz may have only spent four years with the Mariners, but the impact he made on the field and especially off of it makes him deserving of the one of the team's highest honors, writes Tom Wassell.
2 years ago

Wassell: Are Seahawks still top dog, or has rest of NFC West caught up?

In Tom Wassell's latest look at three things from the sports world, he looks at if the Seahawks can still claim to being the dominant franchise in the NFC West as well as a pair of topics from MLB's ongoing labor battle.
2 years ago

Wassell’s 3 Thoughts: Why won’t Kurt Warner let it go with Russell Wilson?

What should we make of Kurt Warner's comments on Russell Wilson's skill in the pocket? Tom Wassell looks at that, his preferred length for a 2020 MLB season and his thoughts on Randy Johnson's legacy.
2 years ago

Wassell: Questions about Seahawks’ Wilson and Carroll that I can’t shake

Does the idea of Seahawks GM John Schneider entertaining a Russell Wilson trade add up? Has Pete Carroll been too hopeful for his own good? Tom Wassell tries to figure out where he lands on those and one more topic.
2 years ago

Wassell: The Mount Trashmore of Seattle sports moments

After spending time discussing a Mount Rushmore of Seattle sports, Tom Wassell has turned his attention to a Mount Trashmore, finding the town's four worst memories.
2 years ago

Wassell: Why I’m grading the Seahawks’ 2020 draft an A-minus

Tom Wassell has been much more impressed with the Seahawks' 2020 NFL Draft than his 710 ESPN Seattle teammates. He explains why.
2 years ago

Wassell: Jadeveon Clowney and Yannick Ngakuoe likely have a lot on their minds for different reasons

It's clear Yannick Ngakoue is frustrated with his situation, seeking a trade from the Jaguars. Perhaps Jadeveon Clowney is in a similar spot as he's still without a team.
2 years ago

710 Classic Picks: Tom Wassell has baseball, football and hoops memories from the way-back machine

For Tom Wassell's 710 classic sports picks, he shares games and memories from his life as a fan of the Red Sox, New York Giants, Indiana basketball and a surprising favorite baseball player.
2 years ago

Wassell: Why the Seahawks’ offseason is not Jadeveon Clowney or bust

Will the Seahawks' offseason have been a lost cause if they can't re-sign Jadeveon Clowney? Tom Wassell explains why he doesn't subscribe to that line of thinking.
2 years ago