Seattle Seahawks: The 12th Man Once Again Has Meaning…Thanks to Pete Carroll

September 28, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

It’s something that we as Seahawk fans take personal pride in.
From 2003-2007, the Seahawks had one of the best home records in the NFL: almost 100 false starts since 2005.
Qwest Field has been one of the toughest venues in sports for an opposing team to win in.
Then, we lost it. The Seahawks fielded a team so uncompetitive that it didn’t matter what the 12th man did. The Seahawks were often out of it by halftime, the crowd taken out of it, the 12th man subdued. Even in instances where the 12th man did their job in close football games, our wonderful Seahawks found ways to lose.
When Pete Carroll decided he was interested in this head coaching job, he immediately began to think about the crowd noise, the home field advantage, how he could use it to HIS advantage.
Pete Carroll, you’ve successfully unleashed the beast. The tiger is out of the cage. Pete Carroll himself might as well consider himself part of the 12th man...

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