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Super Bowl 2016: ESPN's John Clayton says Sam Bradford deserves same contract as Nick Foles

Bradford is coming off of a season in which he threw 19 touchdowns and 14 interceptions in 14 games, and the team finishing 7-7 in games he started. Watch video SAN FRANCISCO, Calif. -- All of the talk surrounding Super Bowl 50 has been focused on the quarterbacks, as Carolina Panthers quarterback Cam Newton and Denver Broncos...
Via NJ.com
9 days ago  |  Discuss

The Cheat Sheet: College hoops chaos continues, Bills make historic hire, & a moronic weightlifter

The wacky college basketball season just keeps getting wackier, the Buffalo Bills hire the first full-time female coach in NFL history, Josh Gordon files for reinstatement, the Warriors keep rolling, and John Clayton is back in his Slayer shirt on SportsCenter. We get to all that and much more here at Thursday’s Cheat Sheet… This college basketball season is nuts Since the...
Via The Comeback
21 days ago  |  Discuss

John Clayton did a SportsCenter hit in a Slayer t-shirt

We love the John Clayton This is SportsCenter commercial where he’s chilling at his mom’s house eating Chinese food while wearing a Slayer t-shirt. On Tuesday night’s SportsCenter, Clayton showed up for a segment on SportsCenter…in a Slayer t-shirt. Of course, he ended up talking about Russell Westbrook in his segment, so let’s not get too excited here. Now, if we can...
Via Awful Announcing
22 days ago  |  Discuss

John Clayton rocks Slayer shirt on ‘SportsCenter’ (vid)

It probably was only a matter of time and confluence of circumstances lining up just right, but ESPN NFL analyst John Clayton finally rocked a Slayer shirt — a sleeveless one, no less — during a Tuesday appearance on “SportsCenter.” A confluence of events spawned by Oklahoma City Thunder superstar Russell Westbrook sporting a shirt celebrating the legendary metal band (as...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Buffalo Bills rookie considered for defensive rookie of the year

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Buffalo Bills rookie Ronald Darby had a great rookie campaign. He batted down 15...
Via cover32
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Josh McDaniels interested in Titans job

New England Patriots offensive coordinator Josh McDaniels is among the top candidates for a promotion, and the Tennessee Titans absolutely could use someone like him. Jared Stillman of ESPN Nashville notes ESPN insider John Clayton said McDaniels is interested in Tennessee’s head-coaching vacancy. John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) just said on @1025TheGame that Patriots OC Josh McDaniels...
Via Sportsnaut
January 06, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name these quarterbacks' primary TD-catching receivers

These 40 quarterbacks have thrown for the most touchdowns in NFL history. Can you name the receiver who caught the most touchdowns for each in their career?
December 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Weekend web roundup: Denver Broncos

Broncos Notebook: Dec. 11, Team Hit Hard By Injuries As Denver Broncos Head Coach was reciting the injury report this afternoon, he stopped himself. The amount of this week's list was a mouthful. 22 entries this ... Peyton Manning Throwing, Brock Osweiler Starts Week 14 Running back Ronnie Hillman #23 of the Denver Broncos picks up yardage in the second half against San Diego...
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December 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Steelers WR Antonio Brown Makes ESPN’s NFL Midseason All Pro Team

On Thursday, John Clayton of ESPN announced his midseason All-Pro team and it includes one Pittsburgh Steelers player. While Steelers wide receiver Antonio Brown has been overlooked so far by many NFL fans as it relates to the early Pro Bowl voting results, Clayton certainly has been paying attention to... The post Steelers WR Antonio Brown Makes ESPN’s NFL Midseason All Pro Team...
Via Steelers Depot
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN analyst John Clayton says Seahawks in prime position to win division: 'The schedule is flipped'

ESPN analyst John Clayton believes the worst is behind the Seattle Seahawks and that he schedule, which was hard on the team early on, now favors them in the NFC West. Clayton went on the "Brock and Salk show" on 710 ESPN and said as much. "The schedule is flipped," Clayton said, via MyNorthWest.com. "So what you can probably see happening now is where the 4-4 is going to convert...
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November 05, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN adds Joe Banner, names Josina Anderson National NFL Insider

ESPN has made one addition to their neverending parade of NFL analysts, and gave one reporter a promotion. Former Eagles and Browns executive Joe Banner is joining ESPN as a Front Office Insider, joining Bill Polian, Louis Riddick, Mark Dominik, and Phil Savage at ESPN in the role. Josina Anderson has also been promoted to the level of National ESPN Insider at ESPN, joining Adam...
Via Awful Announcing
August 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Could Kam Chancellor’s holdout with the Seahawks end as soon as Monday?

Yesterday I posted a highlight reel of some of Kam Chancellor’s best plays during his career with the Seattle Seahawks. It was a strong reminder of all the things Chancellor does on the field, but the Seahawks are also missing him in the locker room. There may be good news on that front though, because John Clayton at ESPN is predicting that Chancellor’s holdout could end as...
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August 14, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN analyst ranks Andrew Luck as a top quarterback of the future

John Clayton has widely been regarded as one of the best football reporters in today’s media market. So when he was asked to rank his quarterbacks of the next three years he delivered. During his first three years in the league Andrew Luck has led the Indianapolis Colts to three straight playoff appearances, two AFC South titles, and advanced the team further into the playoffs...
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June 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Analyst: Raiders' Ponder is one of the NFL's best backups

One NFL analyst thinks the Raiders will be in good hands should Derek Carr need some time off this season.Christian Ponder is one of the best backups in the league, according to ESPN's John Clayton. He landed at No. 8 in Clayton's list of QB2's.Wrote Clayton: "Ponder makes the list because he's averaged 23.5 points per game during his starts."That doesn't tell Ponder's whole story...
Via Fox Sports
June 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Kansas City Chiefs in the mix for a stud guard who’s somehow a free agent

The Kansas City Chiefs might bolster their offensive line with a big time unexpected addition. Evan Mathis, come on out to KC. John Clayton article yesterday had 49ers, Colts, Chiefs & Dolphins "looking" at Evan Mathis . http://t.co/xiv4hS2S6x — Nick Jacobs (@Jacobs71) June 16, 2015 Forget that picture being of Ryan Fitzpatrick, here’s what you need to know. John Clayton...
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June 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Why the Cleveland Browns should steer clear of Ray Rice

ESPN’s John Clayton asserted that the Cleveland Browns are one of the teams that might be willing to sign Ray Rice. The former Ravens running back was last seen punching his wife in the face on an elevator camera in Atlantic City. Clayton’s comments are based on his own needs-assessment of the Browns rather than a credible rumor from sources near the Browns. But actually, the...
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June 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Seahawks have interest in QB Michael Vick

According to John Clayton of ESPN, the Seattle Seahawks have expressed interest in veteran quarterback Michael Vick. Vick, 34, is still hoping to get another chance after quarterbacks of lesser caliber such as Tim Tebow and Blaine Gabbert are currently employed. Clayton writes: 'Vick is more than just a camp arm. It can be argued he's the most accomplished quarterback on...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Clayton: 49ers might still be tempted to trade Kaepernick to a quarterback-starved franchise

The San Francisco 49ers say they are not in a transition phase, but with the amount of key players that have left the team makes it difficult to see the club having much success in 2014. The 49ers lost longtime linebacker Patrick Willis, promising LB Chris Borland, CB Chris Culliver, OL Mike Iupati, OL Anthony Davis and DE Justin Smith, RB Frank Gore, WR Michael Crabtree, and...
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June 09, 2015  |  Discuss

ESPN analyst John Clayton: Russell Wilson's new deal could come by the start of training camp

According to ESPN analyst John Clayton via 710 ESPN Seattle, despite the reports of stalled contract talks, there is a good possibility that a deal between quarterback Russell Wilson and the Seattle Seahawks could come as soon as the start of training camp. Wilson has stated that he's prepared to play out his existing contract but wants to be in Seattle for a long time. 710...
Via 60 Max Power O
June 08, 2015  |  Discuss

June 21 Could be Drop Dead Date for Raiders in Oakland

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis spoke in-depth regarding the team’s stadium situation with ESPN’s John Clayton last week. Among the wide array of topics discussed was the viability of building a new stadium in Oakland. With the current trend pointing to the Raiders relocating to Los Angeles in time for the 2016 season, Davis didn’t do a whole lot to quiet the belief that the...
Via Sportsnaut
June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Raiders owner talks $900 million Oakland stadium

Raiders owner Mark Davis believes $900 million would be more than enough to build a new stadium and keep the Raiders in Oakland. Davis recently spoke with ESPN’s John Clayton on Inside the Huddle on Raiders stadium progress. “We’ve been working on a stadium in Oakland for the past at least six years, on a very strong basis,” said Davis. “We definitely want to keep the Raiders...
Via Sports-Glory
May 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Mark Davis shares his thoughts on how Reggie McKenzie has done as Raiders GM

Oakland Raiders owner Mark Davis went on Inside the Huddle with John Clayton to discuss stadium issues for the team. In that interview, Mark pretty much confirmed everything that we already knew about the process. He wants to stay in Oakland but the major stumbling blocks are figuring out how to pay for it and figuring out what to do about the fact that the team shares a stadium...
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May 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: John Clayton Calls Steelers Offense One Of The Most Dangerous In Football

In the latest edition of “Inside the Huddle”, ESPN’s John Clayton explains why he thinks the Pittsburgh Steelers offense will be one of most dangerous in league in 2015. While I’m not going to argue with Clayton’s overall message in the video, it cracks me up that he begins it by saying the relationship between […] Video: John Clayton Calls Steelers Offense One Of The...
Via Steelers Depot
May 28, 2015  |  Discuss

Draft Rumors: Bears, Eagles, Falcons, & Packers

Draft John Clayton mentions that if the recent reports of teams having just 16 first-round grades on players is accurate, it could lead to more trades in this year’s draft. Daniel Jeremiah offers some overvalued and undervalued players in this year’s draft class. The undervalued players, according to Jeremiah, include Kansas State WR Tyler Lockett, Minnesota RB David Cobb...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 29, 2015  |  Discuss

REPORT: Washington Redskins to draft a quarterback if given the chance

As we’ve become accustomed to, the Washington Redskins may not know exactly what they’re doing. Earlier this offseason, coach Jay Gruden publicly stated that Robert Griffin III would be the Redskins starting quarterback; there would be no competition. Since then, though, all we’ve heard is the opposite. First, ESPN’s John Clayton adamantly reported that Washington would draft...
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March 25, 2015  |  Discuss
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