Pete Carroll http://www.kplu.org en Thiel: Seahawks' Road To The Super Bowl Began With Miserable 2009 Season http://www.kplu.org/post/thiel-seahawks-road-super-bowl-began-miserable-2009-season <p><span style="line-height: 1.5;">How did the Seahawks end up in Super Bowl? Thank the team’s abysmal 2009 season, says </span>KPLU<span style="line-height: 1.5;"> sports commentator Art </span>Thiel<span style="line-height: 1.5;">.</span></p><p>Art says that miserable season led the Seahawks to fire both their general manager Tim Ruskell and first-year coach Jim Mora. The team, which had a short list of candidates for general manager, made Pete Carroll an offer he couldn’t refuse.</p><p> Fri, 31 Jan 2014 21:54:06 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 13102 at http://www.kplu.org Thiel: Seahawks' Road To The Super Bowl Began With Miserable 2009 Season Seahawks start offseason with big changes and challenges http://www.kplu.org/post/seahawks-start-offseason-big-changes-and-challenges <P>http://stream.publicbroadcasting.net/production/mp3/kplu/local-kplu-946888.mp3</P> <P>There's no rest for the weary at Seattle Seahawks headquarters. Less than a week after the end of the season, head coach Pete Carroll fired offensive coordinator Jeremy Bates and hired&nbsp;Darrell Bevell from the Minnesota Vikings to replace him.</P> <P>Carroll also has&nbsp;hired the newly-fired head coach of the Oakland Raiders, Tom Cable, to be his assistant head coach and the man in charge of the Hawks' offensive line. How does all of this impact the effort to re-sign quarterback Matt Hasselbeck? Fri, 21 Jan 2011 12:48:39 +0000 Kirsten Kendrick & Art Thiel 587 at http://www.kplu.org Seahawks start offseason with big changes and challenges