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Saturday Round-Up: Pete Carroll, Seahawks "charging forward" after Super Bowl XLIX

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Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Saturday, Feb. 21 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Seattle "Charging Forward" After Super Bowl

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, Executive VP/General Manager John Schneider, coaches, scouts, and personnel staff are on site in Indianapolis, Ind. this week for the 2015 NFL Scouting Combine. They're joined by representatives from the League's 31 other teams, and the media hordes that follow them.

During a time that has the Seahawks with an eye on the future as they evaluate the top prospects set to enter May's NFL Draft through a series of in-person interviews and on-field workouts, many of the questions fired at Carroll and Schneider this week have centered around the club's finish in Super Bowl XLIX. 

On Friday afternoon inside combine headquarters at Lucas Oil Stadium, Carroll addressed reporters head on.

"We're not into this world of blaming and fixing blame and trying to figure out what went wrong," Carroll said of the team's play call three weeks ago that saw Russell Wilson's pass intended for Ricardo Lockette get picked off by Patriots cornerback Malcolm Butler at the goal line with less than 30 seconds to play, sealing a 28-24 Super Bowl win for New England. "That's already been dealt with and now it's time to move. So we're moving."

Carroll reiterated a point that Schneider had made to the press a day prior.

"I'm sure he conveyed how focused we are on continuing to make this the most competitive roster in the NFL and we're going to continue to do that," said Carroll. "Whether we do it or not, we'll wait and see, but that's what's at hand right now, so we're charging forward. It's a very competitive opportunity for our club and for our future. We feel like we're just in the middle of everything. This is not a station in our life. This is just a moment that we've gone through and it's time to keep on moving and press forward.

"It's a very, very exciting time. We have a really exciting football team, a very young crowd of guys, and really can't wait to get back to work."

Tweet of the Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from @NFLNetwork, which lays out the top three 40-yard dash times wide receivers ran at the combine. 

More From Around The Web

Here at, I recap eight things we learned from Carroll's Friday media availability at the combine, when the head coach touched on Marshawn Lynch's future, the health of cornerback Richard Sherman and strong safety Kam Chancellor, Seattle's recent coaching changes, former San Francisco 49ers coach Jim Harbaugh, Patriots coach Bill Belichick, and more.

Tacoma native and former Washington State defensive lineman Xavier Cooper had an impressive story to share during his 10-minute stint with the media on Friday at the combine.

Doug Farrar at identifies risers and sliders after Day 1 of on-field workouts at the combine.

Chase Goodbread at highlights the best and worst performances from Friday's workouts at Lucas Oil.

And John Boyle at the Everett Herald outlines the Seahawks' draft needs at the safety position.

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