• Seahawks’ biggest score happened only because kicker told Pete Carroll to go for it

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jan 21, 2014
    Though, hearing a kicker tell you he doesn't think he is going to make a 53-yard field goal you want him to attempt kind of makes that decision a bit easier. Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is going to his first Super Bowl as a head coach, but he’s no stranger to big games that have the word bowl in the title. Pete Carroll doesn't have fond memories of his time with the New York Jets , and that's understandable. “The anticipation of it, the media, it changes kind of the focus as you get closer to the game,’’ Carroll said. Carroll's abrupt firing, and the infamous Dan Marino fake spike play that triggered the late-season collapse, overshadowed some good work as the Jets' defensive coordinator. "I didn't really want to kick it, to tell you the truth," Hauschka said, according to Newsday. "It was into the wind . . .
    Source: yahoo.com
    • Carroll no stranger to a 'bowl' game

      RENTON, Wash. -- Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is going to his first Super Bowl as a head coach, but he’s no stranger to big games that have the word "bowl" in the title. Carroll was 7-2 in postseason games while the head coach at Southern Cal, …
      Source: ESPN.com
  • Pete Carroll's 'hairy' experience with Jets

    Pete Carroll doesn't have fond memories of his time with the New York Jets, and that's understandable. He went 6-10 in his only season as the head coach and was unceremoniously fired, replaced by Rich Kotite. Now Carroll returns to New Jersey for Super …
    Source: ESPN.com

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