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Tuesday Round-Up: Dan Quinn named head coach of Atlanta Falcons

A daily link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks

A truly humbling arrival home from Super Bowl XLIX when 12s lined the streets once again to welcome home their Seattle Seahawks.


Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, Feb. 3 - about your Seattle Seahawks two days after the team's 28-24 defeat to the New England Patriots in Super Bowl XLIX - the most-watched T.V. show in U.S. history with 114.4 million viewers.

Dan Quinn Off To Atlanta 

After two years as defensive coordinator of the Seahawks, Dan Quinn has been introduced as head coach of the Atlanta Falcons.

This past season, Quinn led the Seattle defense to No. 1 marks in scoring defense (15.9), total defense (267.1 yards per game), and passing defense (185.6 yards per game, while ranking third in run defense (81.5 yards per game). He becomes the 16th head coach in Falcons history.

From The Head Coach

Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll joined 710 ESPN Seattle this morning for his season-ending conversation with "Brock and Salk."

Carroll discussed the unfortunate outcome of Super Bowl XLIX, the team's final offensive series, the injuries to the Seattle secondary including cornerback Richard Sherman - who may not require surgery on his elbow after all, the future of running back Marshawn Lynch, and on how the team moves forward from Sunday's defeat. The full audio file is embedded for you below.

Tweet of the Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson, who shares his thoughts on the outcome of Sunday's Super Bowl.

More From Around The Web

Here at, Clare Farnsworth recaps coach Carroll's morning-after-the-Super-Bowl press conference from the team hotel in Phoenix. Farnsworth also comments on the Seahawks' final offensive play of Sunday's Super Bowl and names Patriots quarterback Tom Brady - the Super Bowl XLIX MVP - the player of the game in his postgame notebook.

Super Bowl game action photos.

Seattle wideout Chris Matthews had a breakout performance in Sunday's Super Bowl, recording four grabs for 109 yards and a score, an outing that included his first NFL catch and first NFL touchdown.

Peter King at breaks down the jobs of quarterback Russell Wilson and wide receivers Ricardo Lockette and Jermaine Kearse on the play that sealed Sunday's Super Bowl.

Michael Silver at offers explanation from coach Carroll on the Seahawks' final offensive play against the Pats.

And Adam Schein at shares his nine biggest takeaways from Super Bowl XLIX.

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