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Pete Carroll is most popular coach among NFL players, poll shows
Pete Carroll is most popular coach among NFL players, poll shows

Pete Carroll has the Seattle Seahawks a win away from a Super Bowl title. But that may not be the main reason he ran away with an ESPN poll that asked more than 320 NFL players which coach they'd most like to play for. After all, look at some of the guys he beat. Pittsburgh's Mike Tomlin was a distant second, and Tomlin has a Super Bowl victory and another appearance. New England's Bill Belichick came in tied for fifth, and he has won three Super Bowl rings in five appearances. New York Giants Coach Tom Coughlin has won two Lombardi Trophies. He didn't even crack the top five. Now take another look at Carroll, who got 72 votes, or 23%, and think back to those glory years when he...

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