Carroll says Seahawks handled blowout properly

Associated Press  |  Last updated December 10, 2012

RENTON, WA - JANUARY 12: Pete Carroll answers questions at a press conference announcing his hiring as the new head coach of the Seattle Seahawks on January 12, 2010 at the Seahawks training facility in Renton, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Pete Carroll says he felt the Seattle Seahawks handled their blowout win over Arizona in proper fashion. Carroll said Monday that the goal in the second half of Seattle's 58-0 victory over the Cardinals was to continue to play well and make progress while also getting some younger players some work. Now the challenge for Seattle (8-5) is not letting the victory become a lingering hangover going to Toronto on Sunday to face the Buffalo Bills. It's a possible trap game for the Seahawks coming off such a huge home victory and with a showdown waiting at home the following Sunday against San Francisco. With a little help from New England, that game could be for the lead in the NFC West.
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