JOHN CLAYTON NEWS

Look at John Calipari’s MASSIVE new book promotion tour

“Players First: Coaching from the Inside Out,” is John Calipari’s new book, due out in bookstores on Tuesday. And with it Coach Cal is going on the junket of all junkets! (I know, “junket” is a term reserved for film, not books, but you get the idea) Talk about “making the media rounds!”Calipari going to be on TV more than John Clayton and Ellen DeGeneres combined....
Via The Sports Bank
5 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks strong safety takes paycut for the legion of boom

The Seattle Seahawks are going to need every dollar they can save to extend cornerback Richard Sherman and free safety Earl Thomas to long-term deals. They have already slashed costs by cutting a number of veteran players like Sidney Rice, Chris Clemons and Red Bryant. Tight end Zach Miller also took a huge paycut in order to stay with the team. Now another member of the legion of...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks restructure Jeron Johnson’s contract

var ACE_AR = {Site: '898551', Size: '468060', CallType: 'IFRAME'}; The Seattle Seahawks have restructured the contract of safety Jeron Johnson. Seahawks safety Jeron Johnson's restructured contract _ one-year worth as much as $2 million _ keeps him on the roster this year. — John Clayton (@ClaytonESPN) April 10, 2014 The 25 year-old Johnson recorded...
Via Pro Football Zone
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Seahawks Restructure S Jeron Johnson’s Contract

  ESPN’s John Clayton reports that the Seahawks have restructured the contract of safety Jeron Johnson. Clayton adds that Johnson’s one-year deal can be worth as much as $2 million next season. This move will ensure Johnson’s roster spot for the 2014 season, according to Clayton. Johnson, 25, was set to make $2.187 million after the team placed a second-round tender...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Former Saints pass rusher Will Smith visits Patriots

ESPN's John Clayton reports former New Orleans Saints defensive end Will Smith was scheduled to meet with the New England Patriots Tuesday.Smith suffered a torn ACL in late August and missed the entire 2013 season. The Saints decided they did not want to cough up $11.55 million to a 32-year old coming off a season-ending injury and released Smith on February 12th. The Saints...
Via Sports Injury Alert
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Free Agent DE Will Smith Visiting With Patriots

  ESPN’s John Clayton reports that free agent DE Will Smith is visiting with the Patriots on Tuesday. The Saints parted ways with Smith back in February in attempt to free up some much needed cap space to address players like TE Jimmy Graham. Following his release, teams like the Seahawks and Patriots were mentioned as potential options for the veteran defensive end. Smith, 32...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Bam Bam Kam Chancellor says no surgery for me

On Tuesday ESPN’s John Clayton reported that Seattle Seahawks strong safety Kam Chancellor would undergo minor hip surgery. Later in the day, Chancellor responded to the report by posting a photo of his hip on Twitter and claiming to have no knowledge of any such plans, adding that he was as always ready to win. Huh? No surgery here. Ready to Win pic.twitter.com/5FcY5IMXva —...
Via cover32 - Seahawks
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Kam Chancellor not undergoing hip surgery?

  ESPN’s John Clayton reported on Tuesday that Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor will undergo offseason hip surgery. Chancellor then posted a tweet indicating that he’s not going to have surgery. Huh? No surgery here. Ready to Win pic.twitter.com/5FcY5IMXva — Kameron (@Kam_Chancellor) March 26, 2014   I’m not sure what this means. We’ll see what happens. var ACE_AR = {Site...
Via Pro Football Zone
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Report: Kam Chancellor has to undergo hip surgery

According to ESPN’s John Clayton,  Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor has to undergo hip surgery. Seattle Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor will have minor hip surgery to clean up a problem from last year, according to a source. The procedure is not considered to be major and is not as severe as the surgery that kept wide receiver Percy Harvin out for most of last season. The date...
Via Pro Football Zone
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Relax, Chiefs fans: Free agency is about winning in the spring, and the games are played in winter

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Money might buy you happiness, a pass rusher and some March headlines, but it won't buy you a championship. So while the Kansas City Chiefs scrape along the lower shelf at the grocery store for generics and bargains and the rival Denver Broncos and John Elway keep squirrelling away the name brands above them, consider this: Of the 10 biggest-spending clubs...
Via Fox Sports Kansas City
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Reviewing The Eagles First Day of Free Agency

Free agency is always a good time. We wait and wait for the gun to sound, and then they’re off. The 2014 free agency period came with no lack of excitement. When the whistle sounded, the deals started coming in rapidly. John Clayton of ESPN was following the free agency market closely and tweeted out a fun statistic. So far 26 unrestricted free agents have moved to different teams...
Via BirdsFan.com - A Philadelphia Eagles Blog
March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins are showing interest in Aqib Talib

Washington Redskins are trying to sign corner back Aqib Talib, the former New England Patriots cornerback. Who is coming off of the best seasons of his career. ESPN’s John Clayton believes that Talib will land in Washington come Tuesday. @ClaytonESPN: Early prediction is that Aqib Talib ends up in Washington.The post Redskins are showing interest in Aqib Talib appeared first on...
Via NFL Draft Diamonds
March 10, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 2014 Salary Cap Could Come In Even Higher Than $132 Million

On Saturday, John Clayton of ESPN reported that sources had informed him the 2014 NFL salary cap is now projected to come in at somewhere around $132 million. Could it wind up even higher? On Tuesday, Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk is reporting a source has told him the 2014 cap number could be a "few million" higher than $132 million. With the start of the new league...
Via Steelers Depot
February 25, 2014  |  Discuss

John Clayton Says 2014 Salary Cap Now Projected To Rise To $132 Million

It appears as though the Pittsburgh Steelers are continuing to gain salary cap space by not doing anything. According to John Clayton of ESPN on Twitter, the projection for the 2014 salary cap is now at $132 million, according to a source of his. Earlier in the week, Adam Shefter reported he had heard that the projected salary cap would be $130 million, which would be nearly four...
Via Steelers Depot
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 2014 Salary Cap Could Be As High As $132 million

ESPN’s John Clayton reports that a source has informed him that the 2014 NFL salary cap is now projected to be $132 million. ESPN’s Adam Schefter recently reported that projections for the 2014 cap were said to be close to $130 million. Schefter added that NFL teams were expecting the cap to be lower than this, which is obviously good news. Teams like the Cowboys and Steelers...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
February 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Another national pundit likes the Rams as a 2014 contender

Earlier in the week, ESPN’s John Clayton included the Rams in his list of teams he believes could be Super Bowl bound in 2014. The consensus around this team is that they’re generally trending upward, but perhaps calling them a Super Bowl contender at this point might be a bit of a stretch. However, the Rams were again mentioned among top teams to watch as the offseason begins...
Via cover32 - Rams
February 07, 2014  |  Discuss

ESPN’s John Clayton likes the 2014 Rams’ Super Bowl chances

The headline pretty much says it all on this one. I try to stay pretty objective regarding the Rams because of my duties here at cover32 Rams, but even with my most intense blue and gold blinders on, I don’t think I could pick the Rams as one of the eight most likely teams to make the Super Bowl next year. But that’s what John Clayton wrote. Rams coach Jeff Fisher has the youngest...
Via cover32 - Rams
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

John Clayton believes Kirk Cousins will get traded

ESPN’s John Clayton was a guest on Mike and Mike in the Morning and was ask if believes the Redskins will trade quarterback Kirk Cousins this offseason. “I would think so,” answered Clayton. Clayton continued,” If you’re Washington you need that draft choice compensation to try to do something.” Clayton went on to say that he believes Cousins is probably worth a second...
Via Pro Football Zone
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

Redskins reportedly interviewing Cowboys assistant HC Rich Bisaccia

    According to ESPN’s John Clayton,  the Washington Redskins are interviewing Cowboys assistant head coach Rich Bisaccia for their head coaching vacancy. And @ClaytonESPN is reporting the Redskins are interviewing Dallas Cowboys assistant HC Rich Bisaccia today. Bisaccia close to Bruce Allen. — Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) January 3, 2014...
Via Pro Football Zone
January 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Buccaneers Hiring Jeff Tedford As Offensive Coordinator

ESPN’s John Clayton (via Brett McMurphy) is reporting that the Tampa Bay Buccaneers will hire former University of California HC Jeff Tedford to be their offensive coordinator. The Buccaneers are reportedly hiring Lovie Smith as their next head coach and all indications throughout the week have been that Tedford would be joining his staff. Tedford is known for his work with young...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

John Clayton: Eagles a good fit for Dolphins' Jonathan Martin

Zach Ertz spoke at length on Tuesday about how his former college teammate, Jonathan Martin, has been handling what has become the biggest story in the NFL. If one ESPN analyst's speculation is correct, they might soon be teammates again. ESPN's Jon Clayton was asked on SportsCenter what the future holds for Martin, and he had an interesting take on where Martin might end...
Via Pro Sports Daily
November 06, 2013  |  Discuss

The Haps – 11/4: John Clayton Hanging Out With Slayer, Super Troopers 2 Shooting This Year

What’s The Haps for November 4th? Ghostface Killah drops his 10 softest rappers list, Usain Bolt confesses he filled up with sex and McNuggets last Olympics, the World Series gets Lego’d, and John Clayton parties with Slayer. The Links - John Clayton hangin’ with Slayer is BY FAR the best thing you will see all [&hellip(Visited 1 times, 1 visits today)The post The Haps...
Via No Coast Bias
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Here's a picture of John Clayton with Slayer

Heavy metal band Slayer made a recent stop in Seattle, the stomping ground of ESPN NFL reporter and number one fan John Clayton.  Thankfully for all of humanity, this picture of the most unusual, most awesome bromance in America emerged from the concert.  All that's missing is Clayton's mega ponytail. [Busted Coverage]
Via Awful Announcing
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

John Clayton takes classic picture with Slayer

A little over a year ago, ESPN aired one of the most hilarious “This is SportsCenter” commercials you will ever see. It featured NFL insider John Clayton wearing a Slayer shirt, eating Chinese food, rocking out to heavy metal and yelling to his mom. Need we say more? Over the weekend, Clayton threw his Slayer […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

PHOTO: John Clayton posses with Slayer for an amazing pic

Piggy backing on his amazing This is Sports Center commercial depicting himself as a metal head still living at his mom’s house, ESPN NFL analyst John Clayton posed for a picture with legendary metal band Slayer. I’m now convinced Clayton has Raining Blood somewhere on his iPod. h/t: The Big Lead
Via The Majors National
November 04, 2013  |  Discuss

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