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Brock and Salk

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

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The Jarred Kelenic Era BEGINS!

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…

Seahawks 3 Draft Picks are Another Step Closer to a Championship

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 eve…

Best and Worst Case Scenarios for the Seahawks Draft

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 …

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

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…

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

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 …

The Mariners Next Championship Run Hinges on Jarred Kelenic

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 Se…

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

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…

6 Reasons Why the '21 Mariners Season Will be Crucial

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 impact…

How Seriously Should you Take Russell Wilson Trade Rumors?

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 m…

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

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 Mat…

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

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 …

Russell Wilson has Crossed the Line

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 …

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

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 R…

Why haven't the Seahawks hired an Offensive Coordinator?

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'…

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

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 fo…

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

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 …

The Seahawks Prove They Are READY for the Playoffs

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 …

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

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'…

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

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 playin…

Who Deserves the Credit for the Hawks' Defensive Improvement?

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 …

Seahawks in Full IDENTITY CRISIS!

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 umbr…

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

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 …

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

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…

5 Reasons for Russell Wilson's Newfound Turnover Problem

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"…

The FIX for the Seahawks Defense at the 2020 Season Midpoint

After a rough loss against the Bills, Brock & Salk get to the bottom of the Hawks' problems on defense. Is it a lack of talent? Poor coaching? Hear the "creative" fix that could take the Seahawks defense out of the cellar of the NFL. See omnystudio.com/listener for privacy information.

Bobby Wagner RESPONDS to Critics; Greg Jennings Gives Player Comps for DK Metcalf

Last week, Brock & Salk had an...uncomfortable conversation about Bobby Wagner. He responded with a monster game against the 49ers. Did Bobby hear the noise, or was there another reason why he had a big game? Brock & Salk dive deeper to discover if Bobby's renaissance is a one-time thing or a susta…

Seahawks' First Loss in 2020 EXPOSES Defensive Issues--a Critical Evaluation of Russell Wilson and Bobby Wagner

The Seahawks suffered their first loss on the 2020 season to the Cardinals in brutal fashion; Brock & Salk put the Hawks defense under the microscope and explore how "Let Russ Cook" will naturally lead to more Russell Wilson interceptions this season. Mike Salk is willing to ask the question everyo…

5-0 Hawks are NOT Pete Carroll's Team; Why Russell Wilson Will Be Named NFL MVP

Brock, Salk, Kyle and Howdy are ready to gush about the Seahawks 5-0 start...but one of them is still waiting for the other shoe to drop. Salk is in awe of Russell Wilson's 96 yard game winning drive, while Brock provides insight into how DK Metcalf is becoming one of the NFL's best receivers. Broc…

Brady Quinn Sees 2013 Hawks Comparison in 2020 Team; Could Russell Wilson Win the MVP if Mahomes Goes 15-1?

FOX NFL announcer and analyst Brady Quinn--a member of the Seahawks 2013 championship team during the preseason--joins Brock & Salk after calling the Hawks' week 4 win over the Dolphins. How closely does this Seahawks team resemble the Hawks' only Super Bowl championship one? Brock dives deeper int…

The Hawks Prove They are the Best in the NFC...But Has Pete Carroll Taken a Back Seat in Seattle?

Off to a 3-0 start, the Seahawks have proved that their offense is elite and that they are the class of the NFC...but is it realistic to believe that they will improve on defense? Brock has some serious concerns about Defensive Coordinator Ken Norton, Jr. and wonders if the defense has another gear…