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Wednesday Round-Up: Pete Carroll voted NFL's most-appealing coach to play for
Good morning, 12th Man. Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Wednesday, Jan. 29 - about your Seattle Seahawks, four days before Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium.
Jeffri Chadiha of ESPN.com says a recent survey conducted to NFL players revealed the Seahawks' Pete Carroll to be the most appealing coach to play for. Carroll received 72 of 320 votes, good for 23 percent of the final tally. Chadiha writes, "Given the opportunity to articulate what they'd want in a head coach, most players would say similar things. They'd covet honesty, fairness and intelligence above all else. Dictatorial is a quality they'd do without. Players basically desire a coach they can trust -- with their careers and with their dreams -- and they'd relish the chance to find such a man. That probably explains why Seattle's Pete Carroll is held in such high regard. No coach in the NFL can make players feel so good about coming to work."
TheMMQB.com's Daily Snaffer has a look at what's on tap for today and recaps yesterday's media frenzy at New Jersey's Prudential Center.
Jim Trotter of SI.com recaps running back Marshawn Lynch's time at Media Day, offering an inside look at the individual who lets his actions speak louder than his words.
Don Banks of SI.com highlights the Wisconsin Badger reunion set to take place during Super Bowl XLVIII.
Bucky Brooks of NFL.com has four keys to the Seahawks' offensive game plan, saying running back Marshawn Lynch must be the focal point.
Dan Hanzus of NFL.com has a look back at what we learned from the NFL's Media Day.
Elliot Harrison of NFL.com looks at if the Seahawks are one of the best defenses in NFL history.
NFL.com debates who should earn NFL Defensive Player of the Year, and cornerback Richard Sherman earns a couple mentions.
ESPN Insider Mike Sando examines how different these two teams' rosters could have been if Peyton Manning signed with the Seahawks instead of the Broncos two offseasons ago.
Danny O'Neil of 710Sports.com says Super Bowl XLVIII is Pete Carroll's shot at redemption.
Steve Rudman of SportsPressNW.com catches up with offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell, who is confident in quarterback Russell Wilson ahead of Sunday's Super Bowl.
Pasco's Vivid Learning System's offers up some Tuesday safety tips with a 12th Man twist that could come in handy for your next visit at Seattle's raucous CenturyLink Field.
And you can check out all of our Seahawks.com Super Bowl coverage by visiting our Super Bowl Central.