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Seattle sports talk with Brock Huard and Mike Salk weekdays 7am to 10am on 710 ESPN Seattle.

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    Mariners Add Ace Robbie Ray, but Likely Aren't Done; Will Sam Huard Transfer from UW?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2021 54:46

    The Mariners went big in free agency by adding Cy Young award winner Robbie Ray--Brock & Salk share their excitement and surprise about the deal...but will it be the biggest move they make this offseason? Salk has some interesting names to look out for after the MLB lockout ends. With Russell Wilson looking nowhere near his normal self, Brock & Salk explore what needs to happen with Wilson, Pete Carroll and John Schneider. Have they strayed from the formula that made them a Super Bowl winner? Can they remake the secret sauce that took the League by storm? The Huskies announce their new head coach, but with QB Jake Haener looking likely to transfer back to UW, what will Sam Huard do? Brock weighs in on whether a transfer is likely...and you won't want to miss his answer. See for privacy information.

    Brock Explains Why Jimmy Lake Didn't Work at UW; a First Look at Potential Candidates to Replace Him

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2021 62:06

    With Jimmy Lake's firing official, Salk puts Brock on the hot seat. Why didn't Lake's tenure work out the way UW athletic director Jen Cohen expected it would? Brock gives a comprehensive breakdown of the misses for the Husky program over the last 2 years. What role did Chris Petersen have in Lake's hiring, and what role will he play in the search for his replacement? Brock gives his early list of potential candidates to replace Lake at UW and a list for the Cougs, too. Brock and Salk might be taking crazy pills, but they may be the only ones left who believe Russell Wilson's finger was the reason for his performance against Green Bay. Salk was bothered by the return, but not for the reason you might expect. What does this portend for the future of Russell Wilson and Pete Carroll? See for privacy information.

    Russell's Back, Will OBJ Be Joining Him? Jimmy Lake's UW Future at UW and Mariners Offseason Shopping

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 10, 2021 56:31

    Russell Wilson is back on the practice field preparing for a return this weekend at Lambeau Field. Brock & Salk have mixed emotions on whether for All Pro WR Odell Beckham Jr is a worthy investment for the Seahawks.  UW Head Coach Jimmy Lake has been suspended for this weekend's game vs Arizona State, but will that be the extent of the punishment, or has Lake already coached his final game on Montlake? The MLB GM meetings are underway in California and Salk is excited to hear a couple big time names already being linked to the M's.  See for privacy information.

    Russell Wilson RETURNS! Mariners' Free Agency & Trade Frenzy About to Start

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 4, 2021 59:45

    How did he do it?!? That's the question Brock & Salk are asking about Russell Wilson's recovery from finger surgery. Is his recovery ability a skill? The Seahawks offense is about to be at full strength at just the time they need it.  The World Series is over, which means that trades and free agent signings in baseball can officially begin. Salk gives his under-the-radar trade target for the Mariners while making a strong claim about the importance of this offseason in Mariners franchise history. Brock gets roasted in Mean Tweets, but not before Howdy secretly records Salk's story of being spooked by his youngest daughter to the point of screaming out loud. Hear the full story here! See for privacy information.

    Is This the End of the Line for the Seahawks, or Just a Bump in the Road?

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 27, 2021 60:48

    After another loss at home--this time to the Saints on Monday Night Football--the outlook for 2021 seems bleak...but is all hope lost? Mike Salk sees a clear path to the playoffs that isn't unreasonable, but does Brock see enough out of the Hawks to buy it once Russell Wilson returns? Now with 2 games under their belt without Wilson, Brock & Salk believe the reality of the Seahawks' roster and Pete Carroll's philosophy are coming to bear. Will there be consequences for coming up short? Salk goes through some interesting free agent and trade targets for the Mariners ahead of a big offseason. Brock dives deeper into the hard truths about the Washington Huskies in Blue 88. See for privacy information.

    Why the Seahawks Haven't Found Their Style Yet; Nick Rolovich Fallout at Wazzu

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 21, 2021 62:44

    After watching the Seahawks without Russell Wilson, Brock & Salk are convinced that Russell hasn't been holding the Hawks back in any way. Why haven't the offensive and defensive systems kicked into gear after 6 games this year? Brock is very concerned about Jamal Adams, while Salk sees why Pete Carroll believes the team can turn it around. Nick Rolovich was fired by Washington State University for refusing to get vaccinated. Brock & Salk aren't shying away from the conversation--and let's be real, their willingness to address hard issues is one of the reasons why you've listened to the show for all these years. Take a listen with an open mind. Brock dives deeper into whether there's hope for UW to right the ship in Blue 88 and anoints a program in the state of Washington as the top dog...and it's probably not who you think it is. See for privacy information.

    Without Russell Wilson, The Seahawks Will Show Their True Colors

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 14, 2021 65:41

    For the first time in a decade, the Seahawks will play a game without Russell Wilson. Is Pete Carroll's system strong enough to keep the team afloat until his return? Do the Seahawks have a talented enough roster to win a game without Wilson? Will Shane Waldron's vision for the offense make more or less sense with a backup QB running it? Brock & Salk have some strong beliefs about the direction of the Seahawks--and the implications of coming up short during Russell Wilson's absence. The Kraken have officially launched--Brock & Salk share their first impressions of Seattle's NHL team and how it felt to be a part of something new in Seattle sports for the first time in decades. Brock foresees major questions being asked of the Huskies and Cougs if the ships don't right themselves in time for bowl selection in Blue 88. Plus, will there be more uncovered in the Washington Football Team investigation beyond the evidence that resulted in Jon Gruden's resignation? See for privacy information.

    2021 Mariners Proved They're Ready to Spend Big; FOX Sports' Mark Schlereth Explains the Hawks' Turnaround

    Play Episode Listen Later Oct 7, 2021 70:36

    While the Mariners didn't end up making the playoffs after all, Brock & Salk break down why this year is a turning point for the franchise. Salk believes the Mariners are ready to spend big this offseason, but Brock is worried about upsetting the amazing culture built this season--can you preserve it while adding major talent? Is this offseason the biggest in franchise history, and can they do enough to take this team beyond 90 wins and into the playoffs? FOX Sports NFL analyst Mark Schlereth was on the broadcast team for the Hawks' win over the 49ers--what did he see on film that points to a resurgence in the defense that might be sustainable? Mark has some interesting comments on where the Hawks sit in a loaded NFC West after 4 games. Brock makes a dour claim about the Washington Huskies (tinged with a hopeful blueprint) in Blue 88. Plus--since D.K. Metcalf has improved every part of his game over his 3 year NFL career, is it still possible to improve his hands? See for privacy information.

    The 2021 Mariners DEFINE What it Means to be a Team--Reward Them with a Wild Card Berth

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 30, 2021 55:10

    With less than 5 games to play, the Mariners are nearly positioned to control their own playoff destiny. While the M's have been close to the playoffs multiple times over their 20 year playoff drought, no team has felt like they belong in the playoffs quite like this one--Brock & Salk dissect what's made this team so special & fun to watch. Brock picks his MVP for the M's in 2021, but Mike Salk believes this team is built to win completely differently. Where do you point the finger when determining why the Hawks are off to an unimpressive 1-2 start: talent or scheme? Brock & Salk sit on opposite sides of the fence..and let's be honest. It's better that way. Throw in a hypothetical involving the Legion of Boom and you've got yourself the perfect hour of the Brock & Salk podcast! See for privacy information.

    Hawks' 1st Loss Exposes Cracks in Pete Carroll & Russell Wilson's Relationship

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 23, 2021 55:40

    It's one thing to lose a game, but it's an entirely different thing when the comments made by the head coach after the game indicate there may be a bigger problem brewing. Has Pete Carroll truly buried the controversy between Russell Wilson and the Hawks from the offseason, or is the ghost of that situation re-appearing as adversity strikes? The Mariners simply won't quit on the 2021 season, and it's got Mike Salk wondering if this is the beginning of a new chapter in Mariners baseball. Is there enough hope left to propel this squad to an unlikely postseason appearance this year? Salk has also seen something in Jarred Kelenic's recent surge that leads him to believe that he'll never go back to the struggles he had when he received his first call-up. See for privacy information.

    The Hawks Offense is REAL; Brock Goes Off on UW

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 15, 2021 63:36

    Remember all that consternation about whether the Hawks offense was going to work after not being able to see it in the preseason? Yeah...Brock and Salk were blown away. Why did it take 9 years of Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson to get to an offense that clicked so smoothly?  The Mariners playoff run is at a critical juncture, but Salk saw something this week that proved to him that the team culture has changed from the negative one that has existed for much of the playoff drought--and it's why he believes this team's playoff run isn't over now, while the drought might be soon enough. Brock has seen enough of the Washington Huskies in the first 2 games of the season. He sounds off with some frustrations to a level you may have never heard from him before. See for privacy information.

    How Shane Waldron's Offense in 2021 Will Determine the Future of Russell Wilson & The Hawks

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 8, 2021 65:23

    The Hawks' kick off the 2021 season this Sunday, and after having watched virtually no starters in the preseason, Brock & Salk are left wondering what to expect when the Hawks take the field for the first time. With new offensive coordinator Shane Waldron installing a new offense this year, Salk believes that his success--or failure--could determine not only the ceiling of the '21 season, but the future of Russell Wilson in Seattle. Brock believes that Waldron's offense may be ideally suited for Wilson's skillset. With new contract extensions for Scott Servais and Jerry Dipoto, Brock & Salk celebrate what they view as a positive step for the Mariners in their pursuit of the playoffs in the near future. Has Yusei Kikuchi pitched himself out of the Mariners' future plans? Howdy is heated about the Huskies' embarrassing loss to Montana, and Brock breaks down the tape to explain why it happens. Is Jimmy Lake's job on the line? Will the Dawgs turn to true freshman Sam Huard at QB? See for privacy information.

    The Seahawks 2021 Season Hinges on These 4 Players

    Play Episode Listen Later Sep 1, 2021 68:36

    The Hawks preseason is over, and with most of the starters on offense sitting on the sidelines up to this point, who's to say how good this team actually is? Brock Huard, of course! Brock walks through the questions he's had answered over the last month by this team's roster construction and play on the field, highlights the questions that remain, and debates with Mike Salk the small group of players who will likely decide the Seahawks' fate in 2021. Salk identifies his candidates for surprise star of the year for the Mariners, and how Mariners fans should be crediting the Mets for their success this season--and not because of Jarred Kelenic. Finally, Brock gets a taste of humble pie with "Mean Tweets" while Salk shares his obsession with the Mets' "thumbs down" controversy that has a weird connection with Brooks Koepka. See for privacy information.

    Why Pete Carroll is Changing his Philosophy in 2021

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 25, 2021 68:09

    Has Pete Carroll completely changed his "always compete" philosophy, and if so, are the Hawks better off for it? Brock & Salk are joined by FOX NFL anchor and Seahawks preseason play-by-play announcer Curt Menefee as they get to the bottom of why the Hawks have looked so uncompetitive in the preseason...and why, for the first time under Pete Carroll, that won't mean anything about whether this team is good in the regular season.  The Mariners are in the midst of the most surprisingly competitive Mariners team in Scott Servais and Jerry Dipoto's tenure with Seattle. Salk explains why he believes Servais deserves to win "Manager of the Year" for his team's performance, and why the Mariners had better lock him up to a contract extension before other teams pry him away this offseason. Brock breaks down the new college football alliance that's brewing between the PAC 12, ACC and BIG10, and a 4 letter word that sums up why this move is being made in Blue 88. See for privacy information.

    Hawks Preseason Opener Exposes Obvious Area of Concern

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 18, 2021 66:03

    After a lackluster opening game to the 2021 preseason, Brock and Salk are left wondering what's real and what's pretend out the 20-6 loss. While two young defensive players stood out on the bright side, one position group has Brock looking on the trade market for answers. The Mariners remain in a postseason race, but if they miss the Wildcard, should the Mariners wait another year before spending big in free agency? Salk looks at some recent MLB dynasties for answers. The opening weekend of the NFL showcased a handful of interesting young QBs--did any stand out as the next Russell Wilson or Patrick Mahomes? Brock has some interesting insight on one rookie he believes is poised to rise above the rest. See for privacy information.

    Brock Huard's EXCLUSIVE Inside Access to the Pro Football Hall of Fame; Hawks "Hold-Ins" Starting to Get Worrisome

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 11, 2021 66:39

    Was Brock Huard given a personal invitation from Peyton Manning to attend his induction into the Pro Football Hall of Fame? Of course he was. He's Brock Huard! Brock shares some incredible interactions with NFL legends behind the scenes in Canton, Ohio. The Mariners made some aggressive moves at the deadline, but the M's win/loss record has been markedly worse since than before the deals were made. Did the M's get better, or did they ruin a good thing? Salk has some strong thoughts about the state of the Mariners as they head into the stretch run. Jamal Adams' contract situation has linger significantly longer than Brock & Salk anticipated--when are the alarm bells going to go off? Does Duane Brown's "hold in" as he waits for a contract extension tip the Seahawks' hand when it comes to how they will approach Russell Wilson after the end of the season? Find out in Blue 88. See for privacy information.

    Cliff Avril Interview on Richard Sherman, Jamal Adams & a Promising Hawks Season; M's Trade Deadline Breakdown

    Play Episode Listen Later Aug 5, 2021 77:40

    Seahawks legend Cliff Avril provides a unique insight into Jamal Adams' contract situation, including how he would've fit into the Legion of Boom in 2013. How is Richard Sherman rebounding from the incident in July? Avril shares his perspective after multiple conversations with Sherman. And could the Hawks truly have built enough on defense to push them over the top in 2021? Mike Salk is fired up about how positive the Mariners trade deadline was, but he's got beef with the players who expressed frustration about the Graveman deal. Was it time for the M's to add marquee players at this deadline if it meant moving on from top prospects? See for privacy information.

    Seahawks Training Camp Storylines; M's are BUYERS After the Most Important Win of the Decade

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 28, 2021 76:23

    Did the Mariners come-from-behind win over the Astros after Dylan Moore's grand slam officially vault the Mariners into the final stage of the rebuild? Brock & Salk think the M's are poised to be serious buyers at the deadline--with a catch. How far will the Mariners go at the trade deadline to push this team into the playoffs in 2021? Seahawks training camp kicks off this week. With Jamal Adams still unsigned and an entirely new offense, Brock & Salk lay out the most important storylines worth watching as the Hawks hit the field in front of their fans for the first time since 2019. The NHL drafts are in the books for the Kraken. Salk highlights his favorite players selected and poses some important questions about how the Kraken will do business over the next months before officially putting a team on the ice. See for privacy information.

    The Complicated Story of Richard Sherman; Kraken Draft Primer

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 21, 2021 70:21

    As the details of Richard Sherman's arrest continue to be released, Brock and Salk empathize with Seattle Sports fans who are caught in the middle of conflicting thoughts and emotions. How do you show support and sympathy for an athlete who is struggling in their personal life without excusing or dismissing their illegal, hurtful and dangerous actions during that time? Brock and Salk discuss how the healing process for Sherman may look and how a departure from his past worldview might be vital. The Kraken expansion draft is fast approaching--Mike Salk takes a deep dive into the potential franchise-defining names that could be selected and how they could shape the success of the team's inaugural season. The Mariners are just days away from the trade deadline, and the need for starting pitching is becoming clear. Brock and Salk both agree on ONE course of action the Mariners can't afford to take at the deadline. See for privacy information.

    How the Mariners Can Repeat Their 1st Half Success with ONE Adjustment

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 14, 2021 65:30

    The Mariners are in position for their first playoff appearance in 21 years at the All Star Break. In order to earn a Wild Card spot, Mike Salk believes they're going to need to make one addition to the roster. If they do make the Wild Card, who would start that game? Mike Salk has a surprising suggestion that hints at the key to the M's chances of making that game in the first place. Brock & Salk debate whether the Mariners would have been better off in the alternative universe where Shohei Ohtani signs with the M's--would Jarred Kelenic be a Mariner still? Brock remembers NFL coaching legend Alex Gibbs after his passing. See for privacy information.

    4 Trade Targets That Would Make the M's Playoff Push Believable

    Play Episode Listen Later Jul 7, 2021 71:56

    The Mariners can't stop winning, but there are obvious holes on the roster that need to be filled in order for this team to maintain their trajectory. Mike Salk identifies 4 potential trade targets for the Mariners before the July 31st trade deadline that would make sense in the short term without blocking prospects or costing prized young players in return. Brock recalls fond memories of one of the PAC12's most successful coaches, Salk gets in another fight with an old person, and Brock & Salk discuss how the PAC12 could get back to the glory days now that "name and likeness" restrictions have been lifted for NCAA athletes. See for privacy information.

    Mariners Trending Up, But Big Questions Loom

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 24, 2021 77:47

    The Mariners keep winning games through June, setting up for a critical evaluation period for the team as the July trade deadline fast approaches. Are there enough positive, sustainable aspects of the Mariners' winning ways to make the Mariners buyers? If Mitch Haniger needs to be traded, who makes that decision since GM Jerry Dipoto doesn't have a contract beyond this season? What could be preventing Mariners ownership from committing to Dipoto and Servais beyond this year? A landmark Supreme Court decision could spell the end of the NCAA, while Brock & Salk solve the NFL's COVID protocol crisis in less than 5 minutes. See for privacy information.

    The Oracles: Brock & Salk Predict Seahawks Minicamp Headlines--Will Jamal Adams Play in 2021?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 16, 2021 64:29

    As Seahawks mandatory minicamp gets underway, Brock & Salk provide their predictive headlines of what they expect to read coming out of this phase of the offseason. Will the Hawks actually sign Jamal Adams, or will they play hardball and try to force him to play out his deal this year if he doesn't accept their offer? The Mariners are just weeks away from the trade deadline--how can the team afford to make any moves if GM Jerry Dipoto isn't under contract next year? Brock wonders if the Mariners will make a preemptive move and give a contract extension to J.P. Crawford after his breakout season to date. See for privacy information.

    NFL Network's Daniel Jeremiah: "Win Now" Mode for the Seahawks

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 9, 2021 89:15

    NFL draft expert and former front office member Daniel Jeremiah joins Brock & Salk to give his perspective on the Hawks' roster and tenuous situation with Russell Wilson as OTAs wrap up. Why did he advocate for the Hawks to trade for Julio Jones, and is he serious about the Hawks' relationship with Russell Wilson ending in just 2 years? Jarred Kelenic has been sent down--hear Salk's 5 reasons why the move is good...and not so good for the Mariners' rebuild. Potpourri brings tales from the Great North from Brock, numerology as the NFL expands single-digit eligibility, and some exciting news on the Seattle Kraken front. See for privacy information.

    Julio Jones to the Seahawks? Not So Fast...

    Play Episode Listen Later Jun 2, 2021 66:28

    What's that, you say? A star pass catcher is on the trade block and the Seahawks are linked to him? Mike Salk and NBC Sports Northwest's Joe Fann discuss the legitimacy of the rumors linking Julio Jones to the Seahawks. What would it cost to trade for Julio? Would the Hawks pull the trigger? Does he make the Hawks' the team to beat in the NFC West? You might be surprised at the answers... The Mariners are streaking, Jarred Kelenic may dip below .100 in the batters box, and the window to contend is fast approaching. Salk has a new mantra for the next phase of the rebuild and a path to competing that would speed things up. Finish off the episode with a PACKED edition of "Which is Better?" See for privacy information.

    When Will the Mariners Decide If They're Competitive?

    Play Episode Listen Later May 26, 2021 68:23

    Logan Gilbert and Jarred Kelenic are here. The Mariners have slid heavily for 2 weeks. Multiple players still have batting averages under the Mendoza line 2 months into the season. Is there an answer for this team...and who should make it? GM Jerry Dipoto and manager Scott Servais are in the final months of their contracts--have they done enough to extend them? Brock & Salk sift through the challenging decisions that need to be made in the coming weeks in order to take the Mariners rebuild to the next level. Major golf feud and an old guy dominate the weekend, while Blue 88 explores whether the Shane Waldron offense will allow Russell Wilson to ascend to a higher level of efficiency--and whether that can happen while he and most of the team skip OTAs. See for privacy information.

    Jeff Passan: The M's Rebuild is Working; A New Seahawks LB May be Preventing K.J. Re-Signing

    Play Episode Listen Later May 19, 2021 74:47

    Jarred Kelenic's debut series was LOUD, but is it a flash in the pan? After so many failed prospects in the last 20 years, Brock & Salk welcome in "The Wet Blanket" (A.K.A. ESPN MLB Insider Jeff Passan) to rain on the parade...with sunshine? You'll be surprised to hear the optimism Passan has for the Mariners' outlook. The Seahawks' relationship with current free agent linebacker K.J. Wright seems to be going nowhere, but is it because a former 1st round pick is making a position change that has the Hawks' second guessing a return for the former Pro Bowler? Salk, Kyle and Howdy had some unique experiences over the weekend that include nearly killing a man with a golf ball, ruining a woman's home video and a trailer park. See for privacy information.

    The Jarred Kelenic Era BEGINS!

    Play Episode Listen Later May 12, 2021 67:29

    Rumors swirling across the baseball landscape that the Mariners are prepared to promote Jarred Kelenic to the Big League club this week. Did he really prove he was ready in just 5 Triple-A games, or is there another motivation behind the early call-up? Does the answer to that question even matter considering how exciting it will be to watch one of the franchise's most anticipated players of all time make his debut? Whose job is on the line if Kelenic doesn’t live up to the hype early in his career? Finish off the episode with a power-packed edition of Answer the Question, Jerk! See for privacy information.

    Seahawks 3 Draft Picks are Another Step Closer to a Championship

    Play Episode Listen Later May 5, 2021 74:28

    3 picks = Seahawks draft success? Mike needs to be convinced...and Brock takes on the challenge. Was it enough to build confidence in the Hawks' Super Bowl hopes this year? Listen here to find out! Aaron Rodgers and the Packers seem to be headed for a split sooner rather than later, but will he even suit up for Green Bay this year? Brock & Salk try to determine whether there is a path for healing for the two and where the blame should fall. The Mariners have struggled at the plate--now that the minor league season has started, does the clock start ticking on Jarred Kelenic's call up? See for privacy information.

    Best and Worst Case Scenarios for the Seahawks Draft

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 27, 2021 68:01

    The Seahawks enter the 2021 draft with 3 picks, but the rest of the NFC West is primed to shift dramatically over the course of the draft. What's the best-case scenario for the Hawks out of the draft? What's the nightmare scenario? Brock & Salk have their eyes squarely on one position and one team that may direct the course of the division over the next 3 years. The Mariners continue to play strong baseball in many areas, but with so many hitters struggling, when is the right time to make a move with Evan White and other young prospects? Brock breaks down the future of K.J. Wright in Blue 88. See for privacy information.

    Upstart Mariners Entering Phase 2 of 2021 Growth Plan; Will Sam Huard Start for UW This Year?

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 21, 2021 63:04

    Want to know what it's like to have kidney stones? Probably not. But Mike has some...graphic details for you. More importantly--the Mariners are off to another hot start, and Brock & Salk break down what's real and what isn't. If you want a reason to believe that this start could materialize into a playoff berth, Salk thinks the Mariners are about to add some significant upside to their current roster. Aldon Smith's arrest warrant puts his recent signing into question for the Seahawks, but should they have known better? Blue 88 brings an answer to the Hawks' backup QB plans in 2021 and an insider update on Husky QB Sam Huard's progress in spring ball. Is the nation's #2 ranked QB in the class of 2021 on pace to win the starting job?  See for privacy information.

    The Seahawks are NOT DONE Making Moves Before the Draft; Brock's Trip to "The Masters"

    Play Episode Listen Later Apr 13, 2021 60:18

    Brock was feeling it after a week off--he's got some insight into what he believes the Seahawks are working on leading up to the draft, a confident prediction about draft day trades, and a contract extension that would make a major difference for the Seahawks' championship run. Howdy is once again out in left field with some Mariners thoughts, while Brock sees some serious reasons for excitement around the M's rebuild. Brock actually attended The Masters over the weekend and provides 30 minutes of inside access to the multitude of sports celebrities he met at the course...and some cringeworthy "Only Brock" moments you don't want to miss. See for privacy information.

    The Mariners Next Championship Run Hinges on Jarred Kelenic

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 31, 2021 71:32

    It's Opening Day week for the 2021 Mariners, and Brock & Salk are celebrating with a good ol' fashioned argument over the decision to start the season with Jarred Kelenic in the Minor Leagues. Just how vital is Kelenic to the M's hopes of building an eventual World Series caliber team? PLUS--the Seahawks have been active in free agency, but has all of their work made their defense any better than it was last year? The 49ers massive trade to acquire the #3 pick in the draft shines a spotlight on how ridiculous the Russell Wilson-to-the-Bears rumor was. Blue 88 brings a comparison of UW freshman QB Sam Huard to Russell Wilson that puts him in rarified company amongst the best arm talents in football. See for privacy information.

    From Hero to Villain: Comparisons for Russell Wilson IF he forces a trade

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 17, 2021 72:03

    The leaders of the "House of Wilsonism" enter into uncomfortable waters with Russell Wilson's legacy in Seattle. How will Russell Wilson be received by fans as he's introduced in the 2021 opener after this offseason drama? And if Wilson forces a trade from the Seahawks, how will he compare to other Seattle sports icons who have done the same? 710 Mariners insider Shannon Drayer gives her firsthand impression of the Mariners live from Spring Training--will the M's break camp with a top prospect in left field? Finish off the episode with a grab bag of topics, including Kyle's beef with a 101-year-old nun, Salk's near-death experience barbecuing, and the excitement brewing in Seattle over the loosening of COVID-19 restrictions that allows fans at Mariners games this year. See for privacy information.

    6 Reasons Why the '21 Mariners Season Will be Crucial

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 10, 2021 70:54

    Top prospects, expiring contracts, fired team president...there are plenty developments to follow heading into the 2021 season. Which ones will determine the success of the rebuild, and what has to go right in order for the M's to sneak up on teams in the AL West? Brock & Salk break down the impacts of Dak Prescott's new deal with the Cowboys on the Seahawks and Russell Wilson. Plus--a long-awaited version of "Answer the Question, Jerk!" that gives you more of what you're looking for--vital knowledge and advice that will make you the talk of the town at your local Zoom haunch. See for privacy information.

    How Seriously Should you Take Russell Wilson Trade Rumors?

    Play Episode Listen Later Mar 3, 2021 69:19

    NFL reporter Albert Breer of MMQB joins Brock & Salk to share what he's hearing from the rest of the League about rumored unrest between Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. How seriously are the other teams in the league taking this situation, and does anyone believe Russell Wilson could actually be made available via trade this offseason? Brock answers why he believes JJ Watt decided to join the Arizona Cardinals over many other playoff hopefuls. Now that Mariners Spring Training has officially begun, Brock & Salk double-down on the desire to see the Mariners take advantage of the opportunity to change their narrative in the aftermath of former president Kevin Mather. See for privacy information.

    Mariners CEO Kevin Mather out -- How can the M's win back Seattle?

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 24, 2021 67:07

    The Mariners have fired president and CEO Kevin Mather after his insensitive comments. How can they regain the trust of fans? Brock & Salk break down the offensive comments and their impact on the players, prospects and fans before laying out the specific strategy that would rebuild the bridges Mather may have burned. *Spoiler alert: it doesn't have to do with making the M's more profitable.... Russell Wilson and his camp has had a lot to say this offseason, but why has the team been silent? Will their strategy pay off? And can the Hawks afford to focus on addressing Russell Wilson's concerns while they need to figure out how to sign Jamal Adams and fit everything under a lowered salary cap? See for privacy information.

    Q&A Day - what's next for Russell Wilson and the Seahawks

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 17, 2021 69:49

    It's Q&A Day for Brock & Salk, tacking the five most pressing questions between Russell Wilson and the Seahawks. How serious is the rift between the two sides? How (un)likely is a trade? and how do Pete and Russ come together? James Paxton is back in the fold for the M's which has Brock & Salk are excited, but nervous for one very unexpected reason.  See for privacy information.

    Russell Wilson has Crossed the Line

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 10, 2021 60:35

    Brock and Salk have long defended Russell Wilson, but the comments he and people in his "camp" have made in the past days are too much for them to stand behind. And yet...does he have a point? Brock & Salk get to the bottom of whether the Seahawks do need to change how they approach building their offensive line. Mike Salk has a hot take about the Legion of Boom that Brock isn't buying. Brock gives his #1 Seahawks free agent re-signing target in Blue 88. See for privacy information.

    EXCLUSIVE Inside Access Interview with a Former Colleague of New Hawks OC Shane Waldron

    Play Episode Listen Later Feb 3, 2021 74:21

    With Shane Waldron hired to be the new Seahawks offensive coordinator, what kind of offense will the Hawks truly be getting? This episode is almost ENTIRELY devoted to discovering the answer to that very question! Jake Heaps joins the podcast to share his reactions and how he believes Waldron and Russell Wilson will mesh. Brock gives his perspective of how Waldron's past coaching stops might inform the offense he'll create in Seattle. And finally, Mike Salk brings on a former teammate of his own at his...uh..."storied" high school football team, who just so happened to coach on the same high school staff as Shane Waldron at Salk's alma mater in 2011! Small world... See for privacy information.

    Why haven't the Seahawks hired an Offensive Coordinator?

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 27, 2021 62:43

    It's been two weeks since the Seahawks started their search for a new Offensive Coordinator and Salk lays out why the lack of news should be cause for concern. With the Bucs heading to the Super Bowl to take on the Chiefs, is it time to give Bruce Arians some credit? Blue 88 - John Schneider doesn't have a 1st or 3rd round pick in the 2021 draft, Brock has a blockbuster trade scenario that could change that. See for privacy information.

    Why Offensive Coordinator ISN'T the Biggest Question for the Hawks this Offseason

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 20, 2021 69:59

    The Seahawks still don't have an offensive coordinator, but are we all looking in the wrong place for the answers to the Hawks' return to playoff dominance? Brock & Salk sift through some of the major questions facing the Seahawks recent and upcoming decisions, Brock & Salk dive into the vault for a podcast edition of "Good News, Bad News, No News". Salk declares why the Mariners having 2 prospects in the top 5 of baseball signals a new stage in development unseen since the '90s, while Brock dives into whether former UW head coach Chris Petersen will ever coach again. See for privacy information.

    Hawks OUT of the Playoffs; New OC MUST HAVE'S; Re-Signing Schneider is a Big Deal

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 14, 2021 84:56

    One of the members of the Brock & Salk Podcast called for a sloppy playoff game against the Rams. They got their wish... and the Hawks lost. But was that the reason why they lost? The Hawks made 2 major moves, re-signing GM John Schneider and firing offensive coordinator Brian Schottenheimer. Hear why Brock & Salk are more interested in the decision to retain Schneider than move on from Schottenheimer. Brock reviews his ideal candidates for the next Hawks' OC...Boy Howdy loses his mind at Brock & Salk for being OK with regressing the offensive philosophy...Salk has words for people who doubt that the NBA will come to Seattle when they expand. See for privacy information.

    The Seahawks Prove They Are READY for the Playoffs

    Play Episode Listen Later Jan 6, 2021 65:21

    Heading into a 3rd matchup against the Rams on Saturday for the Wildcard round of the playoffs, the Seahawks are playing in a way that is making a lot of fans nervous. Brock & Salk, on the other hand, see it COMPLETELY differently--but why? Brock breaks down how the Hawks should handle the running game against the Rams in Blue 88, while Brock & Salk rank the 6 open head coaching jobs in the NFL...and come to an interesting conclusion about whether Seahawks GM John Schneider will leave the Seahawks for a new team this offseason. See for privacy information.

    The NFC West Champion Seattle Seahawks are Playing Their BEST Football since...?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 30, 2020 68:10

    Fresh off of a division-clinching win over the Rams, Brock & Salk go against the grain and declare that the Seattle Seahawks are playing their best football of the year. In fact, they're playin their best ball in years...but how? Brock & Salk identify the 3 main people responsible for the Seahawks' turnaround. Mike is increasingly confident in the Seahawks' ability to turn on the offense if it needs to--is there still a reason to doubt this team? Blake Snell is moved to the Padres; hear why Brock & Salk believe the Mariners were right to save their prospects instead of making a deal.  See for privacy information.

    How Russell Wilson's Greatest Strength is JUST NOW Showing Up

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 23, 2020 75:04

    The Hawks have clinched a playoff berth and a chance to take the division title against the Rams, but many fans are upset at how the Hawks have come about their 10-4 record. While his passing stats are down, Brock & Salk believe Russell Wilson is actually just now getting to the point of playing in a fashion that best suits a Seahawks Super Bowl run. Have the Hawks finally found "balance" in their offensive attack? Tiger Woods shows how to be a role model sports dad, Brock's behind the scenes look at Jets' head coach Adam Gase, and an evaluation of the Mariners' early offseason moves. See for privacy information.

    Who Deserves the Credit for the Hawks' Defensive Improvement?

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 16, 2020 60:36

    The Seahawks blew out the Jets, but it's the trend line for the Hawks that has Brock & Salk wondering who deserves credit for the turnaround? Is it right to be critical of Jamal Adams despite him setting records for sacks in a season? Will Rashaad Penny overtake Carlos Hyde as the number 2 back as soon as he returns? Why do NFL teams huddle 3 yards from the line of scrimmage when there are no fans in stadiums right now? Wow, there's a lot of questions to answer! Wonder who thinks they'll have the answer to each one of them... See for privacy information.

    Seahawks in Full IDENTITY CRISIS!

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 9, 2020 61:33

    After an embarrassing loss to the Giants and the Seahawks offense struggling to put up points at home, Brock & Salk diagnose what happened to untrack this team from their hot start. Brock's baseball analogy gets into the mindset of why Russell Wilson looks lost in the offense, while Salk takes umbrage with "Let Russ Cook" and it's effect on Wilson. Blue 88 explores what the New York Giants did to Russell Wilson that will be replicated by every one of their future opponents. "Answer the Question, Jerk!" unveils two of the worst takes in the history of the Brock & Salk Show. See for privacy information.

    Russell Wilson + DK Metcalf + Chris Carson = Seahawks Winning Formula

    Play Episode Listen Later Dec 2, 2020 58:14

    Fresh off a win over the Eagles on Monday Night Football, Brock & Salk try to sift through what they "know" about the 2020 Seahawks and what they "think". Hear how Brock believes Chris Carson has separated himself from most every other running back in the NFL and what it means for the Hawks' Super Bowl chances. Salk is ready to declare that D.K. Metcalf has officially "arrived" in the NFL, while Brock dives deeper into how Russell Wilson's recent mentality shift has the Hawks in the driver's seat of the NFC playoff race. See for privacy information.

    Pete Carroll Revives "Seahawk Football"; Why the Mariners Aren't Ready to Trade Prospects for Stars Yet

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 25, 2020 68:25

    Now tied atop the NFC West, Brock & Salk see a light at the end of the tunnel for the Seahawks if they maintain the "typical" brand of Seahawks football they saw in the Hawks win over the Cardinals. Did Pete Carroll have to put his foot down and end the Russell Wilson MVP train in order to get back to winning football? Brock has his eyes on 1 game on the Hawks' remaining schedule that he believes will determine whether the Hawks have a bye in the playoffs or not. Rumors circulating that the Tampa Bay Rays may want to move ace pitcher & former Shorecrest High School star Blake Snell, and the Mariners are a possible destination. Salk strongly believes that the Mariners will NOT trade one of their top prospects for him--and shouldn't deviate from the rebuild plan in order to land Snell. Blue 88 finishes off the episode with Brock's pleasant surprise watching the Washington Huskies dismantle the Arizona Wildcats, and what it could mean for their PAC12 Championship hopes. See for privacy information.

    5 Reasons for Russell Wilson's Newfound Turnover Problem

    Play Episode Listen Later Nov 18, 2020 67:51

    Brock and Salk use the "F" word to describe the Seahawks' identity this season. Is it possible to become a physical team again without being a balanced, Pete Carroll offense? Mike Salk runs his list of 5 possible reasons for Russell Wilson's turnover problem by Brock Huard...and the "Let Russ Cook" crew may not like the conclusion. If 2020 doesn't end with a deep playoff run, what will the Hawks due with impending free agents Chris Carson, Jamal Adams and Shaquill Griffin? Can the Seahawks afford to keep high-priced veterans on defense if they finish with the worst defense in NFL history? Brock breaks down 3 football questions in Blue 88, including his STRONG reaction after watching the Washington Huskies' season opener. See for privacy information.

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