Poll Released: Sep 09

John Clayton

Newspaper: 710 ESPN Seattle

Started covering the NFL in 1972 at the age of 18 writing Pittsburgh Steelers stories for the St. Mary’s Daily New and covered the Steelers while in college at Duquesne University. Hired by the Pittsburgh Press in 1976 and was on the Steeler beat until moving west and covering the NFL and the Seattle Seahawks for the Tacoma News Tribune from 1986 through 1998. Working part time at ESPN before being hired by ESPN in 1998 to cover the NFL. While still under contract at ESPN, currenting hosting a sports talk show from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. pacific at 710 ESPN Seattle. This season doing the opposing teams sidelines on the Seahawks broadcast for 710 ESPN Seattle and is the main fill-in on Movin’ the Chains on SiriusXMNFL Radio. Voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame as the winner of the McCann Award.

Rank Trend Team Conference Record Points Game scores Share
1 - New England Patriots AFC East 1-0 383(11) _
2 - Kansas City Chiefs AFC West 1-0 365(1) _
3 - New Orleans Saints NFC South 1-0 349 _
4 - Los Angeles Rams NFC West 1-0 344 _
5 3 Dallas Cowboys NFC East 1-0 330 _
6 - Philadelphia Eagles NFC East 1-0 338 _
7 - Los Angeles Chargers AFC West 1-0 280 _
8 4 Minnesota Vikings NFC North 1-0 308 _
9 3 Seattle Seahawks NFC West 1-0 274 _
10 4 Baltimore Ravens AFC North 1-0 296 _
11 5 Green Bay Packers NFC North 1-0 260 _
12 7 Chicago Bears NFC North 0-1 233 _
13 7 Pittsburgh Steelers AFC North 0-1 205 _
14 7 Tennessee Titans AFC South 1-0 253 _
15 1 Houston Texans AFC South 0-1 229 _
16 1 Carolina Panthers NFC South 0-1 179 _
17 8 Atlanta Falcons NFC South 0-1 143 _
18 3 Indianapolis Colts AFC South 0-1 179 _
19 4 San Francisco 49ers NFC West 1-0 148 _
20 7 Cleveland Browns AFC North 0-1 143 _
21 5 Buffalo Bills AFC East 1-0 196 _
22 9 Oakland Raiders AFC West 1-0 150 _
23 3 Detroit Lions NFC North 0-0-1 83 _
24 8 Jacksonville Jaguars AFC South 0-1 99 _
25 2 Denver Broncos AFC West 0-1 109 _
26 7 Cincinnati Bengals AFC North 0-1 112 _
27 4 New York Jets AFC East 0-1 87 _
28 1 Washington Redskins NFC East 0-1 97 _
29 3 New York Giants NFC East 0-1 62 _
30 1 Arizona Cardinals NFC West 0-0-1 55 _
31 2 Tampa Bay Buccaneers NFC South 0-1 35 _
32 - Miami Dolphins AFC East 0-1 12 _
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