The Cleveland Browns’ selection of Mike Pettine as their head coach, closed the door on the candidacy of Seahawks defensive coordinator Dan Quinn.
“I had a good visit with them, and a lot of respect certainly for their organization … and I also had a good visit with the guys at Minnesota,” he said. “… Both those guys hired some great coaches. It was a great experience to go through, and then even more importantly having the support of (executive VP and general manger John Schneider and coach Pete Carroll) to have a chance to be so supportive of that, I don’t think I could be more fortunate to have better bosses than those two. To have that kind of support from those guys – to have them in your corner – I couldn’t be more fired up.”