• Carroll says Bennett is better than expected

    Summary of 6 articles · Updated Sep 23, 2013
    Seahawks coach Pete Carroll pointed out a few of them Monday, but one man had Carroll raving about his exceptional play defensive lineman Michael Bennett “He’s more than we thought he was,” Carroll said of Bennett. “I thought we were getting a good, active pass-rusher,’’ Carroll said of Bennett. “I’m gonna do whatever it is the team needs me to do,” Bennett said. Pittsburgh was in man coverage, and Bennett knew what that meant Sunday night: he was Cutler’s first option. Carroll said LB Malcolm Smith, who didn’t play after hurting his hamstring against the 49ers, could have played but that the roster had already been set for the game so they decided to have him sit it out. He will be back this week. It also worked out for us in that we were able to get our young guys some playing time and help them develop and get into games and with enough plays,; to get enough plays to kind of get a chance to evaluate them and get a sense for them. So that was good.
    Source: ESPN.com
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      Source: suntimes.com
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