Pete Carroll and John Schneider Finally Winning Over Seahawks Skeptics

April 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

When Pete Carroll first arrived in Seattle, a lot of members of the media, as well as the 12th man, were slightly bemused by the move.
It was felt that Seahawks management had lost their collective mind.
No matter that Carroll had enjoyed almost unparalleled success at USC; that was at the college level. People doubted his ability to coach in the NFL and deal with professional athletes, especially after his last go-round with the New England Patriots.
The public was even more confused after the hiring of general manager John Schneider, in part because Carroll was involved in the process. What would happen when there was a disagreement over a potential trade or a draft pick? Who would have the final say?
Matters weren't helped when the organisation started revamping the roster: The likes of Seneca Wallace, Darryl Tapp, and Rob Sims were traded; Nate Burleson left for the Detroit Lions; Deon Grant and Matt Overton were released; Patrick Kerney retired; and the Walter ...

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