Toward that end, Wilson on Thursday said he is putting his trust in Carroll to hire an offensive coordinator who can reinvigorate an offense that was stuck in the mud for much of the second half of the season. But in the wake of that offensive collapse, it must be asked: How much does Carroll truly trust Wilson with this offense? It is, on the surface, an odd question considering their history together and their optimistic outlook.
The Los Angeles Rams didn't forget Jamal Adams' actions when they eliminated the Seattle Seahawks in the wild-card round last week after their NFC West rival lit up a cigar following his team's division-clinching victory in Week 16. The Rams knocked off the Seahawks 30-20 thanks to a tremendous defensive effort. That gave the team a large dose of confidence in the postgame press conference last Saturday, when players told reporters how they really felt about Adams and his Seattle teammates.
The Seahawks have recently spoken with former Eagles head coach Doug Pederson about Seattle offensive coordinator vacancy.