A year after joining one ultra-exclusive coaching fraternity, Seattle's Pete Carroll is one victory away from joining another.
Carroll, who last February became the third coach to win both a Super Bowl and a college football national championship, now has a chance to win back-to-back Lombardi Trophies, something last achieved by New England in the 2003 and '04 seasons.
In the Super Bowl era, seven franchises have won consecutive league championships: Green Bay, Miami, Pittsburgh (twice), San Francisco, Dallas, Denver and the Patriots. The Seahawks will play New England in Super Bowl XLIX on Feb. 1 in Glendale, Ariz.
The last NFC coach to win consecutive Super Bowls was...