Live Fan Chat With Seattle Seahawks GM John Schneider

May 24, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

A funny thing has happened to me over the last seven seasons. While my absolute allegiance to the Raiders remains unshaken, these downturn years have caused the expansion of my football horizons. I no longer identify solely as a Raiders fan; I'm also an NFL fan. I like watching teams play well or make gutsy decisions. I especially enjoy watching teams declare war on mediocrity, putting everything they have behind an effort to turn their franchise into winners.
That sort of energy is what I see coming out of Seattle. The vibe around the franchise started changing when Pete Carroll was hired as head coach. If coach Carroll does nothing else, he brings an excitement and a confidence that the Seahawks organization hasn't displayed in quite a few years. Days later, Seattle named John Schneider as the new GM. The decision in this pairing came in great part to the chemistry witnessed by CEO Tod Leiweke as Schneider met Carroll in his final interview.
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