Is Embattled Pete Carroll the Seattle Seahawks’ Next Dennis Erickson?

July 29, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Now that Pete Carroll has made the rounds to tout his new book and taken megawatts of heat for the NCAA infractions at USC under his watch, it is time to get past all of that NFL-irrelevant baloney and get to the business at hand.
In the span of six months, Carroll has gone from celebrating his return to the NFL to being skewered for the Reggie Bush fiasco at USC. His book is obviously a way for him to close that chapter of his coaching life, but – right or wrong – he’s been getting roasted along the way.
If the Seahawks were looking to boost their national profile, they surely did it with Carroll, whom owner Paul Allen reportedly is paying $7 million a year. Of course, Allen had to know there would be criticism of Carroll, both from those who don’t think he can coach in the NFL and from those who blame him for the recently revealed sanctions of USC.
It’s pretty funny to see some people calling for Carroll to resign or be fired by the Seahaw...

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