Seahawks giving Pete Carroll a contract extension

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

Aaron Wilson
Aaron Wilson covers the NFL for National Football Post, his second stint at the Post. He has previously written for Pro Football Talk and FOX Sports-Scout. Entering his 13th year covering the Baltimore Ravens, he's a beat writer for The Baltimore Sun. Wilson has also covered the Jacksonville Jaguars and Tennessee Titans.