Peltoncast No. 142

Our search for Seattle’s best ramen begins with top-seeded Ramen Danbo against Betsu Ten Jin, plus Husky men’s hoops sweeps the Bay Area schools to move atop the Pac-12 at 5-0 before the schedule toughens.

Contents

Intro – Time for spring seasonals? (No!)
2:00 – Ramen bracket: Danbo vs. Betsu Ten Jin with James Darnbrook
25:30 – A Peltoncast retraction
28:00 – Roundup: #EdgarHOF eve, new Sounders jersey sponsors
33:00 – Is there hope for Paxton Lynch with the Seahawks? Plus 2015 NFC Championship Game memories
52:30 – Previewing the UW men traveling to Oregon plus getting a commit from five-star recruit Isaiah Stewart

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Ramen Danbo
– Betsu Ten Jin on Yelp
– Amazon Web Services ad mentioning ramen
– BBHOF Tracker
– Sounder at Heart: Chad Marshall says he’s fully recovered from surgery
– Isaiah Stewart picks UW

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Peltoncast No. 141

We move into a brave new post-football world with the unveiling of our bracket for Seattle’s best ramen and a look at UW men’s basketball starting Pac-12 play 3-0.

Contents

Intro – Saying goodbye to an old friend
10:00 – L.A. food diary
32:00 – Ramen bracket unveil
44:00 – Roundup: NHL Seattle hire, #EdgarHOF update, saying goodbye to Osvaldo Alonso, Huskies in NFL Draft, Alex McGough departure
1:05 – How has Husky men’s hoops started conference play so strong?

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Guisados
– Majordomo website
– BBHOF Tracker
– Jason Sardell HOF projections
– Osvaldo Alonso’s farewell to Seattle
– ESPN Bracketology
– 2017 ESPN Recruiting Nation player rankings

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Peltoncast No. 140: 2018 Seahawks Review with Ben Baldwin

We welcome Ben Baldwin of The Athletic Seattle to help us look back at the Seahawks’ 2018 season, ahead to the upcoming offseason and review our preseason over/under total picks.

Contents

Intro – More discussion of Saturday night’s loss
10:30 – Looking back on our 2018 DVOA predictions
33:00 – Offseason preview, including in or out for key free agents
49:00 – How did we do in preseason over/unders?

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Seahawks-Cowboys Recap
– Ben Baldwin on Twitter
– Ben’s archive on The Athletic Seattle
– Football Outsiders DVOA
– NFL QBR

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Seahawks-Cowboys Recap

After the Seahawks’ 24-22 loss to the Dallas Cowboys in the wild-card round of the NFL Playoffs, we’ve got a few grievances to air about the playcalling and maybe the refereeing in a brief recap.

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Episode 139: Seahawks-Cowboys Preview

The NFL Playoffs are here, and we go deep to preview the Seahawks’ matchup with the Cowboys in Dallas before debating takeaways from the Huskies’ Rose Bowl loss and expectations for UW in 2019.

Contents

Intro – Congrats to Tristan on yet another fantasy football championship
6:30 – M’s hot takes: Finding a place where the rebuilding M’s can compete
12:30 – UW men’s basketball opens Pac-12 play against WSU
21:30 – Should the Seahawks be favored over the Cowboys?
53:00 – Rose Bowl thoughts, UW frustrations and debating how good they’ll be in 2019

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– NCAA Football Power Index
– Football Outsiders DVOA
– NFL QBR

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Peltoncast No. 138: Rose Bowl Preview

An abbreviated version of the weekly pod looks at why this year’s Cardinals aren’t as scary as past versions before settling in for a full preview of UW’s Rose Bowl Game matchup with Ohio State.

Contents

Intro – Congrats to the Peltoncast fantasy football champions!
7:30 – Previewing the Cardinals, who have been abysmal offensively with rookie Josh Rosen at QB
25:30 – Breaking down the Buckeyes and the Huskies from all angles

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– 2018 Seattle Sports Year in Review with Mina Kimes and Natalie Weiner
– NCAA Football Power Index
– NCAA QBR
– Football Outsiders DVOA
– NFL QBR

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2018 Seattle Sports Year in Review

Per annual tradition, we recap the year in Seattle sports with the help of Natalie Weiner of SB Nation, then welcome in ESPN’s Mina Kimes to review our bold predictions for 2018 and make new ones for the year to come.

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Links
– Mina on Twitter
– Natalie on Twitter
– Kevin’s “Golden Basketball” rankings
– Breanna Stewart: A breakthrough year on and off the court
– Sue Bird is ready to let you in
– Football Outsiders Special Teams EPA
– Mina makes the Cable/Thanos observation
– Ben Baldwin makes the case for Chris Carson as the NFC’s best running back
– Mina’s feature on Jalen Ramsey

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Seahawks Clinch Playoff Berth

The Seahawks reached the NFL playoffs for the sixth time in Russell Wilson’s seven years with Sunday night’s 38-31 win over the Kansas City Chiefs, and we recap the game and celebrate the return to the playoffs with Peltoncast champagne.

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Links
– Russell Wilson second-half stats
– Football Outsiders Special Teams EPA
– Zach Whitman on Russell Wilson’s quest to beat all 31 other NFL teams
– Krispy Krunchy Chicken at the South Park Chevron

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Welcome to Trader Bros

The debut of our Trader Joe’s podcast, co-hosted by Tristan and Mike from Tasteful Profanity: A Beast Pode Production, covers holiday seasonal items at TJ’s plus introducing recurring segments for the pod.

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Links
Trader Bros on Twitter
Tristan on Twitter
Mike on Twitter

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Peltoncast No. 137

The Seahawks lost to the 49ers and it’s time to panic (or maybe not) before the Chiefs visit Sunday. Plus UW football puts the finishing touches on a strong recruiting class.

Contents

Intro – A series of toasts, including a fantasy football update
17:30 – Suns aggressively walk back move talk
22:00 – Roundup: NHL/KEXP partnership, Trader Jerry can’t be stopped, MLS schedule change official, Storm schedule released
28:30 – Does UW men’s hoops need to win the Pac-12 to make the NCAA tournament?
38:30 – UW football early signing day preview
46:30 – Does Pete Carroll know the Seahawks’ defense is bad? (No, no he doesn’t.)

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Peltoncast 2018 Music Year in Review
– Peltoncast League 1
– Peltoncast League 2
– Arizona Republic: Suns CEO says team wants to stay in the valley
– NHL Seattle announces KEXP as official music partner
– MLS announces new playoff format
– Storm announces 2019 schedule
– 247 recruiting rankings
– Rivals recruiting rankings
– ESPN Recruiting Nation rankings
– FiveThirtyEight: Which college teams do the most with the least talent?
– Max Olson on Twitter: Power 5 scholarship offers
– Adam Jude: How Ikaika Malloe made UW the go-to destination for top recruits from Hawaii
– Football Outsiders DVOA

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