Seahawks Fire Mora—Carrol Likely to Replace

January 9, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After only a year in Seattle, Jim Mora has been fired as the Seahawks’ Head Coach.
The firing of General Manager Tim Ruskell in December might have served as a foreshadowing for what was to come, but neither Mora nor Seahawk nation anticipated such a strong decision by team executives.
Mora was only able to marginally contend in the NFC West with a 5-11 record, but his final 2-6 record to end the season was the probably the final indication that the team needed a new direction.
Mora’s replacement is still up for grabs but the popular contenders are USC’s Head Coach Pete Carrol and the Minnesota Viking’s defensive coordinator, Leslie Frazier.
Carrol is the likely candidate, a stellar college coach who spent minimal time in the NFL with little success and, coming off his worst year in recent Trojan history, could get everything he needs to take the next step in Seattle.
Coach Carrol will likely approach the job with a Holmgren-like attitude, meaning he wi...

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