Originally written on The Penalty Flag  |  Last updated 11/17/14
Three seasons into his five-year contract Pete Carroll is not living up to expectations. While many fans might be quick to point out he has won a playoff game against the then defending Super Bowl Champion New Orleans Saints, the reality was it was done with a losing record and not a realistic marker of success. Carroll can argue he is building a team and that takes time, an argument his predecessor Jim Mora was unable to make. Rookie QB Russell Wilson improves from week to week but still lacks the NFL experience needed to save a coaches job. Time is an expensive commodity in the NFL and even in his own division, San Francisco 49′ers head coach Jim Harbaugh has shown that time is not always a requirement of success.… Read more
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