Seahawks giving Pete Carroll a contract extension

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The Seattle Seahawks are giving coach Pete Carroll a contract extension and will announce the deal at a press conference Friday morning, according to the Seattle Times.

Carroll was heading into teh final year of his original five-year, $35 million contract.

The Seahawks won a Super Bowl for the first time last season, routing the Denver Broncos.

The former USC coach is 38-26 in four NFL seasons, going 5-2 in the postseason.

Carroll, 62, went 13-3 last season, capping the Seahawks' triumphant run with a 43-8 win over the Broncos.

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Aaron Wilson covers the Ravens for The Baltimore Sun

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