Pete Carroll out as Seahawks coach, will function as group advisor

SEATTLE– After 14 seasons, 10 playoff looks and the franchise’s only Super Bowl champion, Pete Carroll is out as Seahawks coach and will move into an advisory function, group owner Jody Allen revealed Wednesday.

Allen stated in a declaration that the choice was made “after thoughtful conferences and mindful factor to consider for the very best interest of the franchise.”

” Pete is the winningest coach in Seahawks history, brought the city its very first Super Bowl title, and produced a remarkable effect over the previous 14 years on the field and in the neighborhood,” Allen stated. “His competence in management and constructing a champion culture will continue as an essential part of our company progressing.”

The Seahawks are anticipated to be thinking about, to name a few, Dallas Cowboys protective organizer Dan Quinn, sources informed ESPN’s Adam Schefter. Quinn functioned as a Seahawks assistant in 2009-10 and was their protective organizer in 2013-14.

The function modification follows Carroll stated in his postgame press conference Sunday, and restated Monday in a radio interview, that he planned to return as coach for the 2024 season.

” I prepare to be training this group,” Carroll informed Seattle Sports 710 AM. “I informed you that I enjoy these guys, which’s what I wish to be doing and see how far I can go. I’m not broken. I’m not tired. I’m not any of that things. I require to do a much better task and I require to assist my coaches more and we require to do a much better task of training, and there’s a great deal of location for enhancement.”

The Seahawks ended their season Sunday with a win over the Arizona Cardinals however lost out on a wild-card berth with a 9-8 record. They left to a 5-2 start that briefly had them in top place in the NFC West, however that paved the way to a second-half skid that doomed their playoff hopes.

That second-half stretch consisted of the Seahawks’ only four-game losing streak of the Carroll age. Amongst those losses was a 31-13 blowout on Thanksgiving night at the hands of the department competitor San Francisco 49ers, who have actually beaten the Seahawks 5 straight times (consisting of last season’s wild-card round) by a combined rating of 148-72. The Seahawks likewise lost 37-3 to the Baltimore Ravens in November, their second-worst margin of defeat under Carroll.

Employed by the Seahawks in 2010, Carroll had the fourth-longest period with his present group of any head coach behind Expense Belichick, Mike Tomlin and John Harbaugh. At 72, Carroll had actually been the NFL’s earliest head coach for a number of years however had actually offered absolutely no indicators that he was getting near retirement. The five-year extension he checked in 2020 put him under agreement with the Seahawks through the 2025 season.

The Seahawks have no apparent head-coaching prospects on their present personnel. Basic supervisor John Schneider, who got here with Carroll in 2010 and is signed through the 2027 draft, now stands alone as the highest-ranking member of their football operations department.

Carroll exits as the winningest coach in Seahawks history, with a record of 137-89-1, consisting of 10 playoff success. Including his head-coaching stints with the New York City Jets and New England Patriots, his profession record of 181-131-1 puts him 13th in NFL history in regular-season and playoff wins. In Addition To Jimmy Johnson and Barry Switzer, Carroll is among just 3 coaches to win both a college championship game and a Super Bowl.

The Seahawks marked Carroll’s 3rd– and without a doubt most effective– stint as an NFL coach. He lasted one season with the Jets, who went 6-10 in 1994, and was fired by the Patriots after 3 seasons, having actually gone 27-21 with 2 playoff looks.

After investing the 2000 season out of football and improving his training viewpoint, Carroll was worked with by USC, starting a dominant nine-year run that consisted of 7 successive Pac-10 titles and a set of championship games.

The Seahawks tempted him far from USC in 2010 with the pledge of last word in workers relocations, something he didn’t have in either of his 2 previous head-coaching stops. Carroll, who likewise held the title of executive vice president football of operations, teamed with Schneider to lead the Seahawks through their most effective run in franchise history. Seattle’s 10 playoff looks considering that 2010 matched the variety of times the Seahawks had actually reached the postseason in their 34 years of presence before Carroll and Schneider got here.

The Seahawks hammered Peyton Manning and the Broncos 43-8 in Super Bowl XLVIII. Their hopes of duplicating as world champs the next year versus the Patriots were rushed when Malcolm Butler obstructed Russell Wilson‘s pass at the objective line in the closing seconds. The Seahawks have actually made the playoffs 6 times in the 9 seasons ever since however have not advanced past the divisional round.

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