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Seahawks coach Pete Carroll tests positive for COVID-19

Carroll, 70, is fully vaccinated and experiencing mild symptoms, a team spokesperson said.
Credit: Jimmy Bernhard, KING 5
Seahawks coach Pete Carroll speaks during training camp on July 27, 2022.

SEATTLE — Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll tested positive for COVID-19 Sunday, a team spokesperson said.

Seahawks PR tweeted after 12:30 p.m. Monday, saying Carroll will participate in team meetings virtually until he is allowed to return to the team facility.

Carroll, 70, is fully vaccinated and experiencing mild symptoms, the spokesperson tweeted. 

Seahawks began its 2022 training camp sessions on July 27, as the team prepares for a new era without quarterback Russell Wilson and linebacker Bobby Wagner. Carroll spoke to the media four days before testing positive for COVID-19.

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Carroll has been the head coach of the Seahawks since the 2010 National Football League (NFL) season.

Entering his 13th season at the helm, Carroll is already the Seahawks' winningest coach in franchise history with a 119-73-1 record.

Seattle won its only Super Bowl in 2013 with Carroll as head coach. 

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