Pete Carroll is known to be a player’s coach and after a 6-4 start; he feels the troops need a good break. The surprise Seahawks have a late bye this year coming in week 11, and after a 28-7 thrashing of the New York Jets, he feels good about his team. They are second in the NFC west and a serious contender to the San Francisco 49ers. Carroll spoke about giving his team a week off in his Monday press conference.
“Taking everything into account, and the fact we’ve got to give them four days off (under the new CBA), it really doesn’t give you many options,” said Carroll
“I didn’t feel like it was going to worth enough for what we could gain (in practicing).”
The Seahawks return next Monday to begin preparing for the Nov. 25 game against the Dolphins in Miami. “Wherever they are,” Carroll said. “But I really don’t want them to try and do very much in terms of conditioning or strength work. We talked to them about, ‘Don’t go back to your guru workout guy and start carrying sandba