Peltoncast No. 297

We react to Monday’s Seattle Times report that the Seahawks are parting ways with defensive coordinator Ken Norton Jr. before considering back-to-back home wins for UW men’s basketball.

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Intro – How Arby’s is like CBS
6:10 – Backwoods Brewing Danger Zone Hazy IPA
10:32 – Will Seahawks defensive staff changes matter?
27:28 – Latest report on Russell Wilson’s future in Seattle
42:34 – Nominations open for Seattle’s most Seattle person search
46:53 – Kraken snap losing streak
51:18 – Sounders officially sign Albert Rusnak
54:42 – UW women’s hoops faces surging Oregon
56:04 – How much has UW men’s basketball improved before taking on … surging Oregon?
1:12:38 – UW football completes coaching staff with JaMarcus Shepard

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Links
Pagliacci website
Nominations for Seattle’s most Seattle person
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Backwoods Brewing Danger Zone Hazy IPA
Arguing About Food podcast
Seattle Times: Seahawks expected to part ways with Norton
Football Outsiders DVOA
NFL.com: Wilson wants to explore options this offseason
Tio Baby’s x Chachi’s Taco Bell Collab (Thursday at Rose Temple Bar)

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Peltoncast No. 296

It’s the triumphant return of Coach’s Corner as Tristan begins coaching two sons’ basketball teams. Plus we toast Sue Bird’s return for a 19th WNBA season and discuss Tristan’s first bold prediction of 2022 being proven wrong.

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Intro – Fort George Magnetic Fields IPA
4:12 – Toasting to Bird’s return and Dylan Teves Jr. joining the Sounders (Note: Alex Roldan went to Seattle U, not UW)
13:51 – Listener feedback on our search for Seattle’s most Seattle person
18:20 – Coach’s corner: Practice starts
24:12 – Kraken return to action plus Tristan expands the curse
28:08 – Roundup: Sounders reportedly plan move to former Longacres, UW women set to return
32:52 – UW men’s basketball wins a Pac-12 game
40:10 – Huskies lose top recruit; possible WR addition
43:29 – What to make of Pete Carroll’s assurances of Seahawks status quo?

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Links
Seahawks Offseason Preview with Ben Baldwin
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Fort George Magnetic Fields IPA
Watts Family Recovery Fund
Football Outsiders DVOA
Wordle
What to do when playing the game “Wordle” isn’t enough? Solve it

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2022 Seahawks Offseason Preview with Ben Baldwin

As usual, we’re joined by Ben Baldwin of RBSDM.com to take a big-picture look at the Seahawks after a 2021 season marred by Russell Wilson’s injury. We discuss the possibility of big changes to Seahawks management, Wilson’s future and whether Rashaad Penny matters before looking back on our 2021 NFL over/unders (1:08:09) and considering some NFL-wide topics.

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– Peltoncast on Instagram
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– Ben Baldwin on Twitter
– RBSDM.com
– OverTheCap.com

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Peltoncast No. 295

We welcome in 2022 while saying farewell to Kyle Seager — and maybe Bobby Wagner? — before pivoting to positivity as we discuss what a rare lopsided Seahawks victory Sunday might mean for the future of Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson.

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Intro – Deschutes Red Chair NWPA
7:05 – Toasting to Seager’s retirement and get well soon for Wagner
15:30 – A new Peltoncast search
30:42 – Kraken alternating losses and postponements
32:40 – Could Sounders add Albert Rusnak?
35:46 – UW men’s basketball finally begins conference play; UW women hope to play this weekend
41:10 – WR coach Junior Adams heads to Oregon + mini-Haener over unlikely replacement
48:04 – Seahawks blow out Lions ahead of season finale in Arizona

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Links
Seattle Sports Year in Review podcast
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Deschutes Red Chair NWPA
Almost Live: How Seattle Are You?
Alperen Sengun trending topic
Bill Barnwell’s Seahawks tweet
Football Outsiders DVOA
RBSDM.com

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Peltoncast No. 294

Our final podcast of 2021 previews the start of conference play for UW men’s basketball (but not the women’s basketball team, sidelined by Covid) and ponders what’s ahead for the Seahawks, Pete Carroll and Russell Wilson after the team was eliminated from playoff contention.

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Intro – Snoqualmie Falls Brewing
4:07 – Toasts
14:34Tre Brown informs of us a burger chain
18:37 – Kraken plan return from NHL break
21:10 – April Fool’s in December?
27:03 – Previewing start of Pac-12 play (UW-WSU was postponed Wednesday morning after we recorded)
39:43 – Debating the Seahawks’ future and reading the Kam Chancellor tea leaves

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Links
Seattle Sports Year in Review podcast
Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Snoqualmie Falls Brewing
Terrell Bynum tweet
Braum’s
Advanced statistics in basketball Wikipedia
Bill Barnwell’s NFL offseason QB dominoes (ESPN+)
Football Outsiders DVOA
RBSDM.com

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2021 Year in Seattle Sports

Our annual look back at the year in Seattle sports considers a curse-altered fall and winter featuring more home losses than wins, but still finds joy in the return of fans to stadiums and arenas, hope in the hiring of Kalen DeBoer and bold predictions for a better 2022 ahead.

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– ESPN’s Woj: Renewed momentum for creation of in-season NBA tournament
– You (Time Person of the Year) on Wikipedia

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Peltoncast No. 293

After a loss in L.A. to the Rams in a postponed game effectively ended the Seahawks’ season, we talk about what’s next after the disappointment of 2021. Then we look at more UW men’s basketball ignominy and QB Michael Penix Jr.’s decision to transfer to UW.

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Intro – Semi-emergency pod on the future of the Seahawks’ pillars and Rams-Seahawks
35:32 – Toasting to OL Reign’s move to Lumen Field with Rainier Jubilee Cans
39:47 – Jerk Shack fried chicken, Treat Cookies and Portland food
50:46 – Kraken, NHL pause season due to Covid spread
52:49 – Soccer expansion drafts complete; Sounders and Storm schedules out
57:00 – UW women’s hoops wins two in Husky Classic; men fall at home again
1:06:48 – Assessing UW football newcomers and 2022 schedule

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Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Rainier Beer (Jubilee Cans)
Jerk Shack
Treat Cookies
Baes Fried Chicken
Afuri Ramen
Screen Door Restaurant
NCAA QBR
Football Outsiders DVOA
RBSDM.com

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2021 Year in Music

Per annual tradition, we discuss music trends in 2021, including Tristan’s perspective on the return of live music after an extended pause for the Covid-19 pandemic. Then we pick our top 10 songs of the year.

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– Kevin’s top 10 songs of 2021 (Spotify)
– Tristan’s top 10 songs of 2021 (Spotify)
– Drivers License SNL sketch
– Talkin’ Taco Time with Aramis Johnson of Enumclaw
– Turnstile on Late Night with Seth Meyers

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Peltoncast No. 292

We commiserate over Jake Haener’s change of heart on returning to UW before previewing a must-win Seahawks matchup with the Rams and discussing Matthew Stafford’s effectiveness in L.A.

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Intro – Silver City Snow Blaze
2:13 – Redefining the Kraken Curse/appreciating Tyler Lockett
10:11 – Kraken fall in first home OT
13:43 – Sounders and OL Reign prepare for expansion drafts
16:18 – UW women beat Seattle U; men hope to return to court
18:34 – Other options for UW football QB transfers (Michael Penix Jr. corrections)
37:19 – Seahawks facing Rams team coming off impressive win in Arizona

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Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
Silver City Snow Blaze
NCAA QBR
Football Outsiders DVOA
RBSDM.com
ESPN pass/rush block win rates

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Peltoncast No. 291

Like goldfish, we’re feeling better about Seattle football after reports that Jake Haener will transfer back to UW and a Seahawks victory. Yet as UW men’s soccer advances to the College Cup (Footy Four?), we still wonder what the Timbers reaching MLS Cup says about the Seattle sports curse.

Contents sponsored by Pagliacci Pizza

Intro – Fremont Winter Ale
2:25 – Toasting to UW volleyball and men’s soccer advancing (Friday’s College Cup game will be on ESPNU)
14:50 – What’s next for the Blazers after firing Neil Olshey
35:52 – Solid Kraken stretch ends in blowout loss
37:09 – The cases for and against the Timbers being part of the curse
46:00 – UW hoops returns to action (women) and hopefully faces Gonzaga (men)
53:42Kalen DeBoer beginning to fill out staff with familiar faces
1:12:07 – Seahawks still alive (segment recorded before news that Jamal Adams will undergo season-ending shoulder surgery)

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Pagliacci website
– Peltoncast on Instagram
– Emergency Pod: Seahawks Win Wild Game
Fremont Winter Ale
Crosscut: Student athletes at UW can now earn money, but it’s complicated
Dance Troupe 1-on-1 with Kyler Gordon
Tio Baby’s website
Kevin on the Lowe Post
FPI efficiency
NCAA QBR
Football Outsiders DVOA
RBSDM.com
ESPN pass/rush block win rates

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