After General Manager Tim Ruskell was released from the Seattle organization in December, it was clear the Seahawks were headed for a makeover.
The first major change was the firing of first-year coach Jim Mora. Apparently the front office didn’t feel a 5-11 record warranted a second chance.
In a surprise move, the team landed Pete Carroll, the long-time USC wheel-man, as a successor. Read more…
Posted by Zack Nally Date: Friday, January 15, 2010
ESPN reported today that former USC quarterbacks coach Jeremy Bates will opt to become the new offensive coordinator for the Seattle Seahawks rather than perform the same role with the Chicago Bears.
In an interview with ESPN reporters, Bates expressed that he felt he had more security in Seattle than in Chicago due to his former coaching relationship with Pete Carroll.
It was believed that Bates might go to the Bears in order to be reunited with Jay Cutler, a former player of his when he was the offensive coordinator in Denver. Read more…
Posted by Zack Nally Date: Tuesday, January 12, 2010
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