Peltoncast No. 318 with Jamal Crawford

A toast-heavy pod welcomes Jamal Crawford to the Peltoncast Hall of Fame ahead of Saturday’s Champions of Change charity game, offers hot takes on an M’s season gone awry and ponders the possibility of Baker Mayfield playing QB for the Seahawks this year. Now updated with an interview with Crawford.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Future Primitive Queer IPA
2:27 – Toasting to Randy’s team lifting the Symetra Cup again, 50 years of Title IX and more
10:00 – Investigating the DQs that helped the Seattle Seawolves back to the Major League Rugby championship game
17:33 – Searching for Seattle’s best BBQ at Wood Shop
30:00 – Three local prospects expected to go in NBA Draft first round
44:11 – M’s hot takes: Trust the process
53:00 – Roundup: Sounders draw, Reign win vs. L.A. teams
54:47Sue Bird retirement tour makes emotional stop in New York
58:35 – Why isn’t the NFL more interested in Mayfield?
1:15:08 – Talking Crawsover, charity basketball and more with Crawford

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Links
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Peltoncast Hall of Fame
– Peltoncast Glossary
Future Primitive beers
Do we finally know what a Giltini is?
Wood Shop BBQ website
Champions of Change celebrity basketball game
Latest Jonathan Givony mock draft (ESPN+)

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Peltoncast No. 317

A semi-emergency pod remembers the top moments of Sue Bird’s Storm career and discusses her place on the Seattle sports Mt. Rushmore after Bird announced her retirement at the end of the 2022 season. Plus the 2026 World Cup is coming to Seattle and growing concern about Chris Carson’s football future.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Structures Brewing Junior Session IPA
6:20Kevin’s top five Bird moments covering her entire career
23:47 – Ranking the top Seattle athletes
36:14 – Toasting to Seattle as a World Cup host city
45:42 – Impromptu M’s hot take
49:00 – Sounders crush Vancouver at home
51:52 – Reign add USWNT veteran Tobin Heath
55:53 – Storm streaking on the road
57:35Pete Carroll defuses (NOT diffuses) DK Metcalf OTA absence

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Links
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Peltoncast Hall of Fame
– Peltoncast Glossary
Structures Brewing Junior Session IPA
Kevin on the Storm’s post-Bird future
UWKC/Doug Baldwin Jr. annual community BBQ

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Peltoncast No. 316

We lay out the nominees for this year’s Peltoncast Hall of Fame vote before welcoming on author Jordan Mackay to discuss what he learned writing about barbecue with Aaron Franklin of Franklin BBQ, then wrap up with a discussion of what a reported offer for the Portland Trail Blazers means for the Seahawks’ future.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Reuben’s Summer IPA
7:18 – This year’s Peltoncast Hall of Fame listener vote nominees
17:20 – Talking great BBQ with author Jordan Mackay
59:19 – Searching for Seattle’s best BBQ at RoRo
1:10:08 – M’s hot takes: Putting opponents in the danger zone
1:20:52 – Roundup: Derby matches for Seattle soccer teams?
1:26:09 – Storm wrap up eight-game homestand
1:34:40 – Transfer Keion Brooks Jr. joining UW MBB
1:40:45DK Metcalf missing minicamp; how much are Blazers and Seahawks worth?

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Links
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Peltoncast Hall of Fame
– Peltoncast Glossary
Reuben’s Summer IPA
RoRo BBQ website
Franklin Barbeque: A Meat-Smoking Manifesto
All Jordan Mackay’s books on Goodreads
Kevin Alexander’s list of the nation’s best burgers
Peltoncast Seattle burger special with Kevin Alexander
Forbes 2021 NFL team valuations

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Peltoncast No. 315

We introduce two appropriate direct-elect choices for the Peltoncast Hall of Fame, discuss Bill Barnwell ranking the Seahawks’ offseason last in the NFL and continue searching for Seattle’s best BBQ at legendary Pecos Pit.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Two Beers Deception Pass Summer Ale
5:45 – Peltoncast Hall of Fame swells by two
17:05 – Did the Seahawks have the NFL’s worst offseason?
30:00 – Searching for Seattle’s best BBQ at Pecos Pit
54:05 – M’s hot takes: Putting opponents in the danger zone
56:55 – Sounders back to even in MLS play
58:28 – San Diego Wave fans back for more?
1:01:05 – Birthday baseball corner
1:07:47 – Shorthanded Storm sweep Liberty at home
1:10:43 – UW football non-conference start times announced

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Links
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Peltoncast Hall of Fame
– Peltoncast Glossary
Two Beers Deception Pass Summer Ale
Pecos Pit BBQ website
Seahawks launch Mental Health Matters program
Bill Barnwell: Worst NFL offseason rankings
ESPN NCAA football preseason rankings

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Peltoncast No. 314

Our search for Seattle’s best BBQ starts with brisket at Jack’s. Then we discuss Julio Rodriguez’s rapid development into a problem and the latest report on the eventual sale of the Seahawks.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Matchless Brewing What Day Is It? IPA
4:35 – Searching for Seattle’s best BBQ at Jack’s BBQ
23:20 – Which year’s Mariners is this year’s team?
28:42 – Are the Sounders like Daft Punk?
31:48 – San Diego Wave fans back for more?
33:22 – Where do the Storm sit in the WNBA hierarchy?
39:00 – UW softball season comes to an early end
43:40 – Seahawks add veteran Marquise Goodwin at WR

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Links
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Peltoncast Glossary
Matchless Brewing What Day Is It? IPA
Jack’s BBQ website
Pitchfork reviews: rescored
Kelsey Plum feature in The Athletic: “F— the bench”

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Peltoncast No. 313

We look ahead to the Seahawks opening their 2022 season with Russell Wilson returning to Seattle. Before that, it’s time to set the parameters of our upcoming search for Seattle’s best BBQ and UW softball hosts a regional to start the NCAA tournament.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Two Beers Field Day IPA
11:50 – What constitutes Seattle’s best BBQ?
24:44 – Blazers drop to seventh in lottery
31:28 – M’s continue dropping in standings
32:57 – Sounders out of US Open Cup on penalties; win in MLS
36:50 – Storm lose twice without Breanna Stewart and Epiphanny Prince
39:04 – UW softball No. 13 seed entering Blazers-themed regional
44:15 – UW football adds two more transfers
46:30 – Seahawks schedule is out

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Links
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– New Peltoncast Glossary
Two Beers Field Day IPA
Grand Salami Burger
UW loses four-star in-state QB Gabarri Johnson to Missouri (Seattle Times)
Jonathan Givony’s mock draft

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Peltoncast No. 312

We ponder the state of the Kraken Curse after it was voted Peltoncast MVP for 2021-22, then discuss the start of the real MLS season for the Sounders, the real start of the Storm’s season and the long-anticipated 800-word listener email on the Seahawks draft.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Cloudburst KEVIN!!! Cold IPA
4:35 – Congrats to the Kraken Curse
23:23 – Call for Seattle’s best BBQ nominations
24:43 – M’s hot takes: A new hope
34:09 – Sounders turn attention to MLS regular season
37:34 – Storm shine in season opener, struggle on road
44:22 – UW softball drops two of three at Utah
45:43 – Local QB prospect commits to Missouri
53:22 – Youth baseball corner
58:30 – Revisiting the Seahawks’ strategy and the value of RBs in the draft

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Links
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– New Peltoncast Glossary
Cloudburst KEVIN!!! Cold IPA
Zach Geballe on the Cold IPA
How a young Big Papi beat Griffey, A-Rod in the greatest home run derby you’ve never heard of
UW loses four-star in-state QB Gabarri Johnson to Missouri (Seattle Times)

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Peltoncast No. 311

It’s a semi-emergency pod as the Sounders defeated Pumas to become the first MLS team ever to win the CONCACAF Champions League. We discuss whether it’s the biggest win in club history before recapping the UW spring preview, previewing the Storm season starting Friday and sharing the latest Seahawks news.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Bigger things happening
4:56 – Sounders left no doubt with dominant win Wednesday
21:32 – Reuben’s Up the Bridges! Pale Ale
22:42 – Toasting to a Baby Fantasy Genius baseball championship
30:53 – Dick’s Drive-Ins planning a new location in Not Renton
36:00 – Top Chef update (Spoiler alert for this segment!)
37:28 – M’s hot takes: Worst part of the week
42:10 – Kraken enter lottery in third spot
43:15 – Reign eliminated from Challenge Cup on penalties
48:40 – How do the Storm project in what might be Sue Bird’s final season
1:02:48 – Another UW softball sweep for 11 consecutive wins
1:03:56 – Breaking down transfers joining both UW basketball teams
1:06:53Sam Huard shines in UW spring preview
1:14:00 – A troubling post-draft comment from John Schneider

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Links
2022 Seahawks Draft Recap with Ben Baldwin and Zach Whitman
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– New Peltoncast Glossary
Reuben’s Up the Bridges Pale Ale
Ben Baldwin on the Seahawks picking consensus favorites (The Athletic)
John Schneider “two-parent home” comment

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2022 Seahawks Draft Recap

With the 2022 NFL Draft complete, we’re joined by both Ben Baldwin and Zach Whitman to go pick-by-pick through the Seahawks’ class, offer competing analogies for the team drafting highly regarded prospects at positions of need but also taking a running back in the second round, and look ahead to the upcoming season.

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Links
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Round 1 Recap: Seahawks Take Cross
Seahawks Round 2 Recap with Ben Baldwin
Relative Athletic Score website
Biggest NFL Draft steals and reaches
College edge pressure rates (via @SethWalder)
Sheil Kapadia’s draft grades

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Seahawks Round 2 Recap with Ben Baldwin

In a very different pod from Thursday’s, we were compelled to record midway through round two to discuss the Seahawks passing on the available quarterbacks to take a running back. Ben Baldwin joins us to unpack what this tells us about the Seattle front office.

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– Peltoncast on Instagram
Round 1 Recap: Seahawks Take Cross
College edge pressure rates (via @SethWalder)
Sheil Kapadia’s draft grades

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