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Seahawks coach Carroll denies retirement rumours

After reports started to circulate that Pete Carroll may consider retiring this offseason, he shut down the rumours with one tweet.

01 Jan 2018, 04:16 IST
Pete Carroll

Seattle Seahawks fans can rest assured that coach Pete Carroll isn't planning on retiring just yet. 

After reports began to circulate that Carroll may retire this NFL offseason, the veteran coach took to Twitter to deny all rumours. 

"People talking about retirement... I ain't old enough to think about retiring!" Carroll wrote. 

Carroll made his intentions known just a few hours before the Seahawks' regular-season finale against the Arizona Cardinals at CenturyLink Field on Sunday. 

The Seahawks need to win and the Atlanta Falcons need to lose to the Carolina Panthers in order for Seattle to make the playoffs for the sixth consecutive season.

Carroll, 66, is the oldest active coach in the NFL, and has been leading Seattle since 2010. Throughout his tenure, he holds a 79-47-1 record while leading the Seahawks to a Super Bowl win against the Denver Broncos to cap the 2013 season.

Carroll's current contract runs through the 2019 season after he signed an extension in the summer of 2016. 


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