Full interviews from the Dave 'Softy' Mahler and Dick Fain show, which airs every day from 3pm-6:30pm on 950 KJR in Seattle.
Dave Softy Mahler and Hugh Millen are joined by Mike Holmgren for the hour to talk about how the Seahawks season has fallen apart, Russell Wilson's tough season and his struggles against the Rams, Pete Carroll's control of the organization and Russell Wilson's future.
Jon Wilner of The San Jose Mercury News joins Dave Softy Mahler to talk about Washington and Oregon both getting new transfer quarterbacks this month, coaching changes under Kalen DeBoer, if there are too many bowl games, the Pac-12 basketball season, and his pick of the week.
Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Hugh Millen to talk about Russell Wilson's poor season for the Seahawks in 2021, Covid affecting the NFL and college bowl season, Bo Nix heading to Oregon and Michael Penix Jr. joining UW, plus his Taco Time pick of the week.
Mike Holmgren joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about last night's Seahawks loss in Los Angeles including the offensive play-calling by Shane Waldron and how the Rams' offense compares to Seattle's, and the pass-interference non-call towards the end of the game.
Petros Papadakis joins Dave Softy Mahler to talk about the Seahawks continued struggles this season, Russell Wilson's future and voice, if Pete Carroll would quit or retire at the end of the season, Covid impacting college bowl games, and the new UW Huskies football coaching staff.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about holiday cards, the future of the Seahawks with Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson after last night's loss in Los Angeles, Wilson's current trade value and potential partners, plus where Carroll could go.
Kevin Harlan joins Dave Softy Mahler to talk about last night's Seahawks loss in Los Angeles to the Rams, Pete Carroll's control and power in the organization, his future as well as Russell Wilson's, the best teams starting to rise to the top, and Covid continuing to affect NFL schedules.
Danny Kanell of Bet Online joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the college bowl season including how Covid is affecting games, the right way to handle the playoff and if Michigan can win the title, Kalen DeBoer taking over the Huskies, and new Pac-12 quarterbacks.
Hugh Millen joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to look ahead to tonight's Hawks game in Los Angeles against the Rams including Tyler Lockett missing the game, Rashaad Penny building off his big game in Houston, facing Aaron Donald, and Seattle's offensive plan tonight.
Edgar Martinez, Seattle Mariners Hall of Famer, sits down with Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain at the Emerald Queen Casino's new sportsbook to talk about gambling plus lots of Mariners topics including the work Jerry Dipoto has done to rebuild the team's roster over recent years, Jarred Kelenic's red hot September and translating his 2021 adjustments into a good 2022, what he's up to these days with the organization, and how baseball offenses have changed recently.
Sidney Rice, former Seattle Seahawks wide receiver, sits down with Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain at the Emerald Queen Casino's new sportsbook to talk about his time with the Hawks, the current state of the Seahawks and if they are going to enter a rebuilding phase, the meaning of tomorrow's game in Los Angeles, Marshawn Lynch being in the building and the camaraderie of the entire group in their Super Bowl years plus DK Metcalf's usage and Tyler Lockett's emergence.
Lawyer Milloy, former Washington Huskies and NFL safety, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain at the Emerald Queen Casino's new sportsbook to talk about gambling in the state starting and how it changes the way people watch sports, Covid impacting the sports world, the Seahawks season to this point including how Jamal Adams played before his injury and the defense getting better, plus the Washington Huskies season including new Head Coach Kalen DeBoer taking over.
Hugh Millen joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the Hawks' game in Los Angeles being pushed back to Tuesday, if it's a competitive disadvantage for the Seahawks, how to feel about the Rams having many Covid cases, what the Rams can still bring to the table on Tuesday with Aaron Donald and Cooper Kupp, plus the Chargers decisions in last night's loss.
J.B. Long, voice of the Los Angeles Rams, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the Seahawks-Rams game being moved to Tuesday due to Covid issues in LA, Aaron Donald's dominance, Cooper Kupp somehow always being wide open, and the home crowd support in L.A.
Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the Seahawks game in Los Angeles being moved to Tuesday, how Covid is affecting all of the NFL, why KJ Wright and other players are angry about the changes, and Seattle's playoff chances now.
Curtis Crabtree joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the Seahawks game in Los Angeles being pushed back to Tuesday, the Rams Covid cases causing the postponement, Tyler Lockett's situation and status for Tuesday, and thoughts on the game ahead next week.
Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain are joined in-person by Mike Holmgren for the hour to discuss Urban Meyer being fired by Jacksonville, the NFL and other leagues dealing with Covid outbreaks, Tyler Lockett's impact and status, Rashaad Penny's big game in Houston, what the NFL could do with Sunday's game in jeopardy, and how Cooper Kupp is always open.
Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the wild game between Army and Navy last week, Urban Meyer's future after being fired by the Jaguars, name-image-likeness rules changing the sport, and Michael Penix Jr. transferring to Washington.
Tony Smith, Host of Jaguars Today on 1010 XL in Jacksonville, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss Urban Meyer being fired by the Jags yesterday, how his tenure in Florida had gone leading to the firing, and former Seahawks Offensive Coordinator Darrell Bevell taking over.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk joins Dick Fain and Hugh Millen to discuss the Los Angeles Rams getting impacted by Covid, the rest of the NFL also getting affected by the virus, how the Rams' season has gone, the Seahawks being back in the playoff race and the franchise's future.
Petros Papadakis joins Dick Fain to talk about the Los Angeles Rams win on Monday night and facing the Seahawks this weekend, the power shift in the Pac-12 with all the coaching and transfer changes, Oregon hiring Georgia's Dan Lanning, and Mike Leach's thoughts on transfers.
TNT, CBS and Westwood Broadcaster Kevin Harlan joins Dick Fain to discuss his schedule this week, the Seahawks being back in the playoff hunt, the game coming up this week against Los Angeles, the Rams and Browns dealing with Covid outbreaks, and Steph Curry's new record.
Washington Huskies basketball broadcaster Jason Hamilton joins Dick Fain to talk about the Dawgs not playing any games due to a Covid outbreak, how they can find their rhythm again and where offense is going to come from, UW's post play, and getting minutes to transferred players.
Christian Caple of The Athletic joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the UW Huskies landing a transfer quarterback from Indiana, what Penix Jr's decision means for Sam Huard, the recruiting class this year being very limited and who is in Kalen DeBoer's first class.
Jon Wilner of The San Jose Mercury News joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the Washington Huskies' new transfer quarterback from Indiana, UW's 2021 recruiting class that will be announced tomorrow, Oregon hiring Dan Lanning, and Covid affecting Huskies basketball.
D'Marco Farr, Los Angeles Rams Radio Analyst and former Washington Huskies lineman, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about last night's Rams win, how Matthew Stafford's first year in L.A. is going, Aaron Donald somehow improving, and Sunday's game against Seattle.
Tyson Alger of The I-5 Corridor joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the saga of the Oregon Ducks hiring Dan Lanning as their new Head Coach, the hiring process with lots of different reports and denials of Lanning, if Justin Wilcox turned Oregon down, and fan support.
Joe Fann of WynnBet joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss his career change and new job in Las Vegas, his perspective on the Seahawks season, the future of the team and players to build around, plus handicapping the Rams game tonight and next week against Seattle.
Hugh Millen joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss his quarterback son transferring colleges, an idea from Dick about how to fix the Seahawks right now, Jamal Adams being out for the year now and his impact in 2021, and Cooper Kupp explaining a touchdown.
Chris Myers of Fox Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to look ahead to Sunday's Seahawks-Texans game he will be calling for Fox Sports, the dysfunctional situation in Houston, the national perspective on Seattle's year and off-season ahead, plus the Westminster Dog Show.
Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain visit with Mike Holmgren discussing Russell Wilson's game on Sunday and getting his rhythm back, the need for the offense to improve going into the 2022 season, Rashaad Penny's injury history, Jamal Adams' current injury and possible trade value, Sunday's win over the Niners, NFL playoff schedule changes and Seattle's chances.
Rick Neuheisel of CBS Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about the open Oregon Ducks Head Coach job, if Chip Kelly returning is a possibility, Justin Wilcox's candidacy for the job, how Miami handled the Mario Cristobal arrival, Brian Kelly at LSU, and Army vs. Navy.
Seattle Sounders FC Head Coach Brian Schmetzer joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to wrap up the 2021 soccer season including how he is dealing with the loss to Real Salt Lake a few weeks ago, the story of 2021, a preview for the off-season and 2022, plus Portland in MLS Cup.
Petros Papdakis joins Dave Softy Mahler to discuss Pac-12 coaching rumors, Miami hiring Mario Cristobal from Oregon, if Chip Kelly would leave UCLA to return to Oregon, Justin Wilcox's candidacy, if Jake Haener will stay at Fresno State with Jeff Tedford, and Lincoln Riley with USC.
Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about Jamal Adams' season-ending injury and Pete Carroll's comments on the trade, the rest of the Seahawks season, Bill Belichick's job with the Patriots this year, and who he sees playing in the Super Bowl.
Kevin Harlan joins Dave Softy Mahler to reminisce calling Sunday's Seahawks-Niners game in Seattle, Jamal Adams' injury ending his 2021 season and where it leaves the team, what Jody Allen will do this off-season, the Patriots win on Monday, and the most likely Super Bowl teams.
Jaxson Kirkland, Washington Huskies offensive lineman, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to explain his decision to go to the NFL today, this recent season for the Dawgs, his time on Montlake, the Jimmy Lake situation this year and bob Gregory taking over, plus his replacement.
Mike Denbrock, former Washington Huskies Coach and now the Offensive Coordinator of undefeated Cincinnati, joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the Bearcats' season so far entering the Playoff, being a Group of Five team in the final four, and talent divide and facing Alabama in the semi-final game, avoid distractions in the next months, and UW's Kalen DeBoer.
Jon Wilner of The San Jose Mercury News joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to talk about Mario Cristobal leaving Oregon for his alma mater Miami, who should or could replace him for Oregon, Courtney Morgan joining Washington's staff, Kalen DeBoer's Defensive Coordinator choice, Jimmy Lake's future, and Utah running away with end-of-season conference awards.
Joel Klatt of Fox Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss the decisions for the College Football Playoff this year, Alabama and Georgia not having a semi-final rematch, how Michigan stacks up going into the playoff, the Heisman Trophy candidates, Mario Cristobal going to Miami and leaving Oregon, and which of the new coaches at new schools will last the longest.
Brandon Huffman of 247 Sports joins Dave Softy Mahler and Dick Fain to discuss how the latest hire by the Washington Huskies, Courtney Morgan, affects UW's recruiting going forward, new Head Coach Kalen DeBoer's recruiting prowess, who should be kept from the former staff, the current recruiting class for Washington, and the quarterback situation with one decommit.