Seahawks running back Chris Carson is struggling with fumbles, and it's imperative he corrects the issue, says Jake Heaps. "If this team is going to go to the playoffs, they have to have Chris Carson running the football."
Mariners outfielder Kyle Lewis hit his fifth home run in eight games in the big leagues on Wednesday. ROOT Sports analyst Mike Blowers talked to Bob, Groz and Tom about Lewis and what makes him stand out.
Seahawks CB Shaquill Griffin gave himself a 'D' grade for his 2018 season, but Tom Wassell and Bob Stelton are wondering whether fans and critics are putting too much pressure on a player who finds himself following in the footsteps of a Seattle great.
Is Scott Servais the right manager to get the Mariners through their rebuild? After ESPN's Jeff Passan said it's unlikely Servais would survive Seattle's rebuild with his job, Bob, Groz and Tom didn't see how you could build a case against Servais.
The Mariners have identified J.P. Crawford as their shortstop of the future, and his recent performance is certainly promising. Bob Stelton and Dave Grosby shared their takes on Seattle's exciting 24-year-old.
"This just does not have the same feel out there in practice, at all, from a defensive standpoint," Jake Heaps said of Seahawks OTAs and minicamp, where Bobby Wagner and Bradley McDougald have been out of action.
Seahawks cornerback Shaquill Griffin didn't receive quite as much fanfare during his sophomore season in Seattle. Part of that was the burden of his new role – Griffin was switched to left cornerback following the release of longtime All-Pro veteran Richard Sherman. Another part of that, at least according to Griffin, was the result of his focus on the wrong things.
Jay Bruce wasn't with the M's for very long, but he assumed a leadership role while in Seattle. Now that Bruce is gone, Kyle Seager has a chance he hasn't had before in the clubhouse, says ROOT Sports' Angie Mentink.