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Category: Pete Carroll press conference

Oct.
27th

Pete Carroll, almost scoffing: No, Seahawks aren’t trading Marshawn Lynch

No, the Seahawks aren’t trading Marshawn Lynch.

No, we don’t hate him or think he’s useless.

No, you can’t believe everything you read and hear.

Yes, that is what Pete Carroll has to say about the latest round of apparently fabricated fun being debated across the country about the Super Bowl champions. This unsubstantiated one is saying the Seahawks want to either A.) trade their four-time Pro Bowl running back before Tuesday’s 1 p.m. Pacific Time league deadline, or B.) get rid of him as they did Percy Harvin after this season

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Oct.
26th

Russell Wilson meets “not-black-enough” accusation head-on after leading win at Carolina

The second question is me asking what he told the Seahawks in the huddle at the start of his game-winning drive today here in Charlotte, N.C.

But the Panthers’ defense wasn’t the only issue Russell Wilson met head-on Sunday.

Of all the unsubstantiated reports and innuendo floating around the Seahawks the last two weeks – including one report by ESPN and another by NFL.com Sunday morning that cited anonymous sources saying the Seahawks are tired of Marshawn Lynch’s act and the running back is on his way out of Seattle after this

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Oct.
24th

Bryan Walters out, Doug Baldwin in for kickoff returns, Paul Richardson for punts Sunday at Carolina

As you can see and hear above, coach Pete Carroll was classy and with the proper perspective on this awful day in Western Washington. He began his post-practice comments at Seahawks headquarters today here in Renton with condolences and thoughts to the people of Marysville following the shooting at Marysville-Pilchuck High School this morning that left two students dead.

As for the far less important matters of football games:

Doug Baldwin has gone from angry to featured to now, for Sunday’s game at Carolina, multi-tasked.

It appears the Seahawks’ wide receiver will be the

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Oct.
23rd

Doug Baldwin asserts himself; Richard Sherman on Seahawks: “The team is fine”

Doug Baldwin is becoming more than just the new, undisputed, No. 1 wide receiver with Percy Harvin shoved out to New York.

It’s been noticeable to me in the last couple weeks how assertive Baldwin has been publicly from inside a locker room national reports have been portraying as divided.

It was striking on Sunday in the minutes after the Seahawks lost 28-26 at the Rams.

As players filed in and out of the visitors’ locker room on the ground floor of the Edward Jones Dome in St. Louis, Baldwin folded himself into a white, plastic chair in front of

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Oct.
22nd

Doug Baldwin on report Marshawn Lynch didn’t want to board Seahawks’ bus after Harvin trade: “That’s stupid”

The national, heck even international, media parachuted into Renton and the Virginia Mason Athletic Center today to find out what’s up with the Super Bowl champions being 3-3.

A day after The New York Times and even the Wall Street Journal published what’s-wrong-with-the-Seahawks stories, Sports Illustrated, NFL Network and TSN of Canada, among others, were here for interviews and to attend coach Pete Carroll’s weekly Wednesday press conference before Sunday’s game at Carolina (3-3-1).

“You know, we are six games in. That’s a lot of time for some people, but there’s a lot

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Oct.
20th

Seahawks’ dormant defense may be blitzing more to address what Pete Carroll says is team’s most pressing issue

The Seahawks got back early last night from what coach Pete Carroll today called “a real disappointing trip” to St. Louis. The 28-26 loss in which Seattle fell behind 21-3 in the second quarter leaves the Seahawks 3-3 and in third place in the NFC West. They are a game behind San Francisco and two behind Arizona, each of which they’ve yet to play.

So there’s that.

The three defeats are as many losses as Seattle had in 19 games last season through the Super Bowl. As yesterday against the previously 1-4 Rams

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Oct.
16th

Play caller Darrell Bevell on Seahawks offense; Doug Baldwin explains sideline venting with Russell Wilson

Far below are the transcripts from yesterday of some of what offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell had to say and all of what Pete Carroll said.

Note the first question was about Marshawn Lynch getting the ball more. So were about the eight, ninth, 10th, 12th and 14th or so. I know because I asked them (!) They aren’t in here, but much of it is in my story about it here that is in today’s News Tribune.

To be clear, Bevell was pleasant and didn’t seem offended by the questioning or his knowledge that fans are all over him

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Oct.
15th

Aussie! Aussie! Aussie! Pete Carroll answers queries about Australian rugby star Jarryd Hayne’s visit to Seahawks

An superstar in Australian rugby — not the fact the Seahawks have begun the defense of their Super Bowl title at 3-2, or that Marshawn Lynch had seven fewer carries last weekend than Cam Newton — was what coach Pete Carroll was talking about most at the start of his weekly Wednesday press conference this afternoon.

Carroll mentioned “it looks like it’s going to be a while,” probably weeks, before middle linebacker Bobby Wagner returns from his turf toe injury sustained last weekend in the loss to Dallas, though the coach said Wagner does not need surgery. It sounds like

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