Tag Archives: Pete Carroll

Pete Carroll talks release of CB Cary Williams

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The Seattle Seahawks released cornerback Cary Williams on Monday. Williams, who signed as a free agent in the offseason, started Seattle’s first 10 games at right cornerback. However, in Seattle’s Week 11 win over San Francisco, Williams was replaced in the third quarter by DeShawn Shead, and Shead has since started the past two games. “I think he’s doing a fantastic ...

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Pete Carroll doesn’t want to coach at USC

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Pete Carroll squashed rumors that he was interested in USC’s head coaching job, according to an interview on Sportsradio KJR 950. “I love USC, it’s a great place.  But [returning]’s not happening,” Carroll said in his interview. “I love USC, its a great place. But that’s not happening.”- Carroll on rumors he’s interested in USC job. — Dave Softy Mahler ...

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Pete Carroll: ‘I’m looking forward to turning the corner’

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The Seattle Seahawks are now 2-4 after dropping their second straight game on Sunday, but head coach Pete Carroll is convinced his players are going to battle back. “I mean, think of all that we’ve been through, and how long these guys have been through these challenges and all,” Carroll said, via Seahawks.com. “They care so much and they’re so ...

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Pete Carroll gets blasted by ref on sideline during return

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On Friday night during the Seattle Seahawks-Denver Broncos preseason game, 2015 third-round pick Tyler Lockett returned a kickoff 103-yards for a touchdown.  Usually that would stand as the top highlight of the play, but not when Pete Carroll is on the sideline. Carroll was so focused on Lockett running down the field that he did not realize he was in the path ...

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Pete Carroll: We don’t ever call a play thinking we might throw an interception

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Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll denied reports that he changed offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell’s call from a run play to a pass on the ill-fated, goal-line interception. “There was not a thought about running it, and then I changed the play,” Carroll said Monday, via ESPN.com. “That did not happen.” A conspiracy theory after the 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl ...

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Pete Carroll explains what happened at end of Super Bowl

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The Seattle Seahawks were one-yard away from taking the lead in the Super Bowl with 20 seconds to play.  Instead of giving Marshawn Lynch a chance to run the ball in for the go-ahead touchdown, coach Pete Carroll called a pass play because of the personnel on the field. Russell Wilson’s pass was intercepted by Patriots rookie Malcolm Butler to ...

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Bill Belichick on Pete Carroll: ‘He’s made me a better coach’

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New England Patriots coach Bill Belichick praised Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll on Tuesday at  Super Bowl XLIX media day. “Good. Great,” Belichick said, via NFL.com. “Not a coach in the NFL I respect more than Pete Carroll. He’s a tremendous coach. He and I have kind of come up together in roughly the same era. We’ve both been defensive coordinators, we’ve both been head coaches. “I ...

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Pete Carroll on rival Jim Harbaugh: ‘He’s a fantastic coach’

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Seahawks coach Pete Carroll and 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh have been longtime rivals, dating back to their days as USC’s and Stanford’s coaches respectively.  But during a conference call with Bay Area reporters on Wednesday, Carroll praised the embattled Harbaugh. “I’ve never seen him not be a really good coach,” said Carroll, as his Seahawks prepare to play host to the 49ers ...

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Pete Carroll on issues with Marshawn Lynch: ‘We’re working through it’

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Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll admitted Monday that his relationship with running back Marshawn Lynch is a work in progress. “We’re working through it,” Carroll said when he was asked about the status of his relationship with Lynch. “Marshawn is a very private person and we’ve all learned that and we’ve respected that about him for years. I’ve respected the heck ...

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