Pete Carroll is the head football coach of the National Football League’s Seattle Seahawks.
Perhaps you heard: his team lost the Super Bowl on Sunday. And perhaps you heard that the loss was the direct result of a last-minute coaching decision that will go down as one of the worst calls in the history of the game.
In the locker room after the game, Carroll talked to his team and took the blame for the loss.
Nevertheless, ever since Malcolm Butler of the New England Patriots intercepted the pass (above), fans, players, and even other coaches have excoriated Carroll.
One Seahawks fan leaped through his television and killed it (I think he was due for a flatscreen):
Don’t Bet Against Pete Carroll
How will Pete Carroll recover from a humiliation that played out in front of tens of millions of TV viewers? And what can we learn from him?