Pete Carroll says he is cool with Marshawn Lynch’s mom, who criticized the team’s coaching staff.
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll says he is cool with Marshawn Lynch’s mom criticizing the team’s play-calling.
In a Facebook post earlier this week, Lynch’s mom called for Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to be fired. In Week 1, Bevell called a Lynch run on fourth-and-one on what ended up being the deciding play in an overtime loss. Bevell, of course, was also largely responsible for deciding to throw instead of run from the one-yard line at the end of Super Bowl XLIX.
According to Lynch’s mom, Bevell knew the offensive line in Seattle was much worse this season (the team did trade their former starting center) and Week 1's play-call was just to make Bevell look better for the Super Bowl snafu.
Carroll seemingly loved the passion from Lynch’s mom, Delisa:
“There’s a lot of passion with our following and the 12s and with the family members,“ Carroll said, according to The Seattle Times. “Think where media is today. It’s kind of your guys’ world. But anyway. Just something that I’m sure she has strong feelings and I don’t blame her for having strong feels. She’s a mom.”
She’s more than just a mom, she’s also kind of right! The Super Bowl play call was seriously that terrible.