John Clayton, an award-winning NFL reporter and one of the most respected insiders, has died. He was 67 years old.
What has happened to John Clayton?
The Seahawks were shocked to hear of John Clayton’s passing after a short battle with an illness.
Clayton worked as a beat reporter for 23 years, covering the Steelers in Pittsburgh and the Seattle Seahawks. He also covered the Pittsburgh Press and Tacoma News Tribune. Since 1995, he has been an ESPN insider and, most recently, he hosts “The John Clayton Weekends” on Seattle Sports 710 radio.
Clayton was awarded the Professional Football Writers Association of America’s Dick McCann Award in 2007. This award is given annually “for long-and distinguished reporting on professional soccer.”
Where did John Clayton live?
Braddock (Pennsylvania, U.S. Bellevue (Washington, U.S. John Travis Clayton, May 11, 1954 – March 18, 20,222) was an American journalist and writer for ESPN.