Found November 01, 2011 on Football Nation:
PLAYERS: Pete Carroll
TEAMS: Seattle Seahawks
The honeymoon is over in Seattle. Pete Carroll assembled a staff of losers and now the team is spiraling downwards.

When it comes to chances, Pete Carroll will Nike: He'll just do it

Coach Pete Carroll couldn't have been clearer when talking about the decision to put the ball on the ground and effectively eliminate Seattle's ability to kick field goal before halftime. "I need to do a better job," he said, "and make sure that we get our points when we get our opportunities." Sounds reasonable enough, right? What more can you say when...

Morning links: Carroll and losing

The focus of my story today is Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll finds himself in an unfamiliar position nearing the midpoint of this season. It’s the first time his team has been 2-5 since his first year at USC in 2001. “I told the guys in the locker room that I’m not used to this,” Seattle coach Pete Carroll said after his team’s latest loss on Sunday, a 34-12 humbling...

Pete Carroll has a “hormonal” day to forget

Pete Carroll has done a lot of positive things in Seattle in a short time. He’s turned over the roster into a young group with a promising defense. He’s drafted pretty well and won a playoff game. There is no denying one of Carroll’s shortcomings. He has been one of the worst gameday coaches in the…

Pete Carroll faces the football challenge of his lifetime

The defeat left coach Pete Carroll at a loss. "I'm not used to fighting out of situations like this," he said Sunday. "I don't remember the...

Pete Carroll: 'I'm not used to this'

Seahawks can't rally, lose 34-12 to the BengalsBy Danny O'Neil | The Seattle TimesThe defeat left coach Pete Carroll at a loss."I'm not used to this," he said after Sunday's game.Winning seven Pac-10 titles in nine years at USC made him used to running a powerhouse, not building one. But on Sunday the coach who left so many college opponents scratching their...

Carroll: More balance needed on offense

It appears that Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll has been reading some of your comments. Carroll told reporters this afternoon that Seattle will emphasize creating more balance offensively. The Seahawks have thrown the ball 253 times and only ran it 145 times through seven games, which is interesting because one of the reasons Carroll brought in offensive line coach Tom Cable...

Holy hormones: Seahawks' Carroll takes blame for first-half gaffe

Seahawks coach Pete Carroll gave an interesting explanation for his curious playcalling late in the first half against the Bengals on Sunday.

Carroll takes blame, regrets getting all hormonal

My bad. That’s pretty much what Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said during the 20 minutes he took questions after his team’s 34-12 loss to Cincinnati. Carroll was not only talking about his team’s poor performance, but his curious choice of going for it on fourth-and-two from the 3-yard line with 14 seconds left. The Seahawks ran Marshawn Lynch up the middle on...

Head Scratchers: 5 Questionable ‘Pete-Decisions’ (Week 9 Edition)

Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett B tells us sometimes a coach makes a decision that leaves you shaking your head. In the case of Seattle Seahawks HC Pete Carroll it's almost a weekly head-scratch! For starters why did you name Tarvaris Jackson the starting QB before the first preseason football game?

Bengals 34, Seahawks 12

In a game that was far closer than the lopsided final score indicated, the Seahawks blew numerous opportunities to defeat a tough Bengals team at home yesterday. The game displayed all of the important qualities of the Seattle Seahawks right now- Both the good and the bad. First... Ugh... The Bad: -Pete Carroll's Bizarre DecisionsI love Pete Carroll, and I truly believe he is...

Seahawks proceeding as if Tarvaris Jackson will start

RENTON -- Coach Pete Carroll hoped to be able to rest quarterback Tarvaris Jackson on Sunday against Cincinnati.That's not going to be the case this week after Jackson not only played the final three quarters of Sunday's game, but felt OK after doing it."He says he feels OK," Carroll said. "He feels better than he did last week at this time. That's a really...

Quick hitters from Pete

Pete Carroll just finished his press conference. He said Tarvaris Jackson will get the majority of quarterback snaps with the starters this week, although he will still be listed on the injury report. “He feels the best he’s felt, but he’s still not well,” he said. In other injury news, Cameron Morrah will not practice today with a sore knee, and Mike Williams (hamstring...

Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks Blog: Love em & Hate em

Seattle Seahawks blogger Brett Bivens weekly NFL Love Em Hate Em Seahawks football blog. He recaps and rewinds the Cincinnati Bengals vs. Seattle Seahawks Week 8 matchup. A 34-12 Bengals win. If Pete Carroll felt Tarvaris Jackson was good enough to play in the game he should have started over Charlie Whitehurst.

Pete Carroll wanted to rest Tarvaris Jackson another week

Share: Tarvaris Jackson didn't start Sunday, but he took over after two possessions and had a career day passing. (AP Photo) If Seahawks coach Pete Carroll’s ideal scenario had played out on Sunday against the Cincinnati Bengals, starting quarterback Tarvaris Jackson would have been wearing a baseball cap and jacket on the sidelines. The problem was that Carroll’s...
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