Originally posted on NESN.com  |  Last updated 9/24/12

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)
Football fans all around New England were laughing back in January of 2010 when Pete Carroll was named head coach of the Seahawks. Two seasons later, it turns out it wasn't such a bad move. Carroll has completely reconstructed the Seahawks since 2010, with only eight players remaining from the 2009 roster -- and that includes a punter. Those lucky eight players are wide receiver Ben Obomanu, center Max Unger, defensive tackle Brandon Mebane, defensive end Red Bryant, linebacker Leroy Hill, cornerback Marcus Trufant and punter Jon Ryan. The key to building a team under Carroll is to have players...
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