Three weeks ago there were seven NFL head-coaching vacancies. Now there is one.
And it’s becoming a foregone conclusion around the Seahawks that the reason Atlanta hasn’t hired its new head man yet is because the Falcons are waiting, per league hiring rules, for Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn to finish his season.
Carroll wants that rule changed. He sees the Seahawks’ and his staff’s successes as hurting his assistants’ chances at head jobs because teams don’t want to wait until after the Super Bowl to hire them.
“I would really think that would be a good idea (to change …