Pete Carroll is now just one of three people to coach an NFL team on a non-interim basis in their 70s. The others are George Halas, who coached the Bears until he was 72, and Marv Levy, who coached the Bills until he was 72.
INDIANAPOLIS – It’s hard to have expected much more out of the Seattle Seahawks in an opener that was as solid of an effort as any in the Pete Carroll era, especially considering playing on the road against a team that won 11 games last season and has similar aspirations this season.
Russell Wilson cooked during the season and then he stewed after it. Now, as the Seahawks enter yet another season where anything short of the Super Bowl will be deemed disappointing, the question is whether the team has given Wilson all the necessary ingredients to get there.