Seahawks' Carroll finds a new life in Seattle

By Danny O'Neil, The Seattle Times Published: October 14, 2012

SEATTLE — The last time Pete Carroll was fired, he went to Disney World.

That's not entirely surprising given Carroll's extreme optimism, which allows him not only to see the cup as half full but to believe it's going to be served alongside a hot fudge sundae. So when the New England Patriots fired Carroll in January 2000 after three seasons, the coach took his family to Orlando for a visit to the happiest place on earth.

“That's always kind...

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