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Pete Carroll signs contract extension with Seattle Seahawks

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There have been a lot of big signings over this off-season, from the draft to free agency, we've some big names lock up their future in the last few months.

Tuesday saw another big NFL name secure his future, but this time it was a coach in the form of Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll.

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Carroll took the Seahawks to the Super Bowl in consecutive years in 2014 and 2015 - winning one of them and he now looks ahead to his future.


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Seattle have built on last week's deal of signing general manager John Schneider to a longer deal by confirming Carroll for a few more years.

Carroll has signed a deal that will see him remain in Seattle until 2019 as the NFL's oldest head coach shows no sign of leaving.

Carroll won Super Bowl XLVIII with the Seahawks back in 2014 following a 43-8 demolition of the Denver Broncos at MetLife Stadium in New York.

The new will be positively received by the Seahawks fans who have seen a very successful period under Carroll.

Seattle have possessed the highest scoring defense in the league for two of the last three seasons and have made the play offs four years in a row.

While Carroll is widely regarded as one of the top head coaches in the NFL, his lasting legacy may be one of the biggest Super Bowl blunders in NFL history.

From Super Bowl XLIX against the New England Patriots, Carroll famously chose to pass while his team were on the one yard line leading to the infamous Malcolm Butler interception that won New England the Super Bowl.

Despite that, the Seahawks will be hoping that Carroll can once again take the team to the big game in 2016.

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