Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll is 72 is the oldest coach in NFL, with a Super Bowl Trophy and the 17th highest number of wins (165) in NFL history NFL History team meetings Also, a bit … unorthodox.
Jermaine Kearse is a wide receiver. The truth is that the team meetings were a sh– ton of fun.
Malcolm Smith (linebacker). It is not a good idea to use the word “you” team meetings What I find most impressive about him is his honesty.
Chad Brown, former NFL linebacker (and coaching intern),: Absolute without a Doubt the best team meetings of You can also find out more about the following: team I was on as a coach You can also find out more about a player.
Luke Willson (tight-end) It’s a rookie minicamp and I have no idea what is going to happen. It’s dead silent in The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us. team meeting room. There are a of rookies who don’t even have free-agent contracts, a Two drafted men and a The following are some examples of how to get started: of Undrafted free agents He just Storms in The room is empty and the door opens: “Alright, alright, let’s get this thing started right.” He’s like, “OK, kickers, get up! Who are the kickers here?” We had a He has them perform a couple of kickers a He goes to the basketball shootout. “Whoever wins gets to stay; whoever doesn’t gets cut.” He’s totally kidding and I’m just laughing. The next thing we know, we’re shooting basketballs, he’s got a The following are some examples of how to get started: of Music and YouTube videos: We practice music and go out to watch them. is blaring the whole time and he’s dancing around.
Ben Malcolmson (Carroll’s chief of staff): Barnum and Bailey’s three-ring circus here.
Willson: What I felt like “Dude … this guy is kind of crazy.”
Justin Britt (center): He would do whatever he called “the safe place.” Everyone has a bullsh– story about them and none of it was true, but if you didn’t know, it seemed believable.
Uchenna Nwosu (outside linebacker): He tells all these stories other guys went through … selling the hell out that story, making it sound really good and believable.
Britt: He made people think that my mother was angry with me and hated me for this. of How big my head was when I was born. I was made to accept that for about four years.
Golden Tate (wide receiver): One could say that team He gets up and says: “Hey, we’ve got this new Gatorade. Why don’t you guys make sure you try one out before practice? They’re supposed to hydrate you really well. We don’t want you out here pulling anything.”
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Tate: We’d open the cooler, and a fake snake would come out. We’d all jump and some of Us would scream. He had a Camera in there. It is obvious that the next day will be here. in The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us. team He chose the best and showed it to everyone. team.
Britt: He would have a Set amount of Then, you can get in touch with us. in Day of the Week just Enjoying pure fun
Malcolmson: He held scooter races in the coaches’ offices. The coaches’ offices were there. a The loop he built and the timed races he did.
Brown: Why was I excited about going to work every day? is What fun thing is Pete planning to do today? What will you do today? is What is going to happen?
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Britt: When we finally got to the important stuff, we all were like: “I’m awake, I’m ready, my senses are right. Let’s go.”
Brown: I’ve never been in a This is a football atmosphere.
Tate: He was a jokester. He was a jokester a Serious jokester.
Malcolmson: Pete tells the video crew: “Hey, if anyone trips (at practice) during a drill or a route, if they fall down, you’ve got to edit it and slice it with sniper footage.”
Kearse: Everyone would start talking and then the light would come on just go down low.
Malcolmson: The music would be dramatic. a sniper scene in a movie.
K.J. Wright (linebacker): You can also Like “American Sniper” Or something. What would it be like? “I have an eye on him. I’m locked on the target.”
Malcolmson: It’s like a Minute-long buildup and everyone is like: “Oh no, who’s gonna get got?”
Wright: The sniper would then shoot and the man would fall during practice, causing blood to splash. It was the funniest sh– ever.
Nick Bellore He had a Surgery on his leg or his knee. He returned to the team He met with me right after he completed his task.
Tyler Mabry, tight end: You can also find out more about the following:’s driving on the golf cart at practice, and then I don’t know if he had a cane, but he’s walking, then he threw it down and started running.
Bellore: He just Come sprinting in like you’d see a Professional wrestler entering the ring.
Mabry: This man is a good example just Jesus saved you.
Bellore: He sprinted and then changed direction. Everyone went crazy and he ran. a pro agility (test). It was like he was actually doing a Combination workout. I’ve never laughed that hard in a meeting.
Britt: The new players that come in are: “Don’t go somewhere else. This is the best place.” Yes, it was.
Malcolmson: It was at the New York Super Bowl that the free-throw competition really took off. We began to do it almost every time. team Meeting, and there was a in-season tournament. It became part of Culture is a way of life.
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Kearse: We had a A whole NCAA bracket, with defense and offense on opposite sides.
Malcolmson: That was Pete’s request when we went out to New York for the week before the Super Bowl: “Make sure there is a basketball hoop.” We landed on a Sunday night, the week prior to the Super Bowl. It was about 9 or 10 pm when we arrived at the hotel. I was like. “I’ve got to go figure out this basketball hoop because we have a team meeting first thing in the morning at the Giants’ facility.”
Brown: It was always there a teamEverything should have a purpose.
Malcolmson: I borrowed a Walmart is where I went with my car in a Get a suburban New Jersey Town a Basketball hoop in full size, one of You can also use sand or even water to fill up the vases. in the base, then drove to the Giants’ facility. By this point, it’s probably midnight, and I ended up finishing building the hoop at 3 a.m.
Chris Carlisle, (strength) coach): Tom Coughlin, the coach All the Giants fans were saying: “What are you doing? No, you can’t bring that in. This is a meeting room. This is like church.”
Willson: I was a little nervous. I’m a rookie. We’re eight days out from the f—ing Super Bowl. Pete is coming inWheels in a f—ing basketball goal and is like: “I don’t give a sh– that it’s the Super Bowl, we’re doing the same thing we’ve always done, boys. In fact, we’re going to have an All-Star tournament with the best shooters of the year, and we’re doing Round 1 today.
Malcolmson: Just one of those crazy Pete things.
Willson: All the stress, everything — it just disappeared. It was like: “Alright, f— it, who gives a sh–? We’re in New York. It’s the same thing as home.”
Malcolmson: Before the basketball shootout, we introduced everyone in camp one. Tyler Lockett came out in The following are some of the ways to get in touch with us. dark to the Chicago Bulls’ intro music, with lasers and a fog machine in the team meeting room. We had a room. a Confetti machine a trophy presentation. The trophy presentation was hilarious.
Kearse: Yes, it was a lot of fun, but the subliminal message was that it was building. a competitive edge. Even the rebounders were serious.
Smith: He knows how to maximize the program. of his Players from an emotional perspective
DeeJay Dallas (running back): The night-before meetings The following are some of the most effective ways to improve your business. his favorite…
Malcolmson: On Saturday night, he would choose the hotel’s worst conference room. He would have tried to find the smallest, most dingiest room in the hotel. We had around 100 people.
Bellore: There’s literally no room for any extra person. That’s unique to here.
Malcolmson: When the hotel is like: “We have this nice big ballroom.” And every time he’d be like: “No, no, I want this side conference room.”
Smith: He is so attentive to energy of rooms.
Carlisle: On the road, he’d come down to the weight room and go: “I just need to be around the players. I need to get that energy. I need to feel the team again.”
Bellore: He’s right there, and we’re all in Together, we are.
Dallas: He came in He was already fired-up, even with his shirt unbuttoned. He started talking and then threw. a chair — boom, it hit the wall. The chair is in The wall. I was like, “Goddamn! He fired up.”
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Dallas: He’s like, “F— it, we’re already fired up, we don’t need no meeting!” We made it out of our meeting.
Jordyn Brooks (linebacker): Sometimes it can get pretty wild.
Phil Haynes (offensive lineman)Before every big event, we get a lot of hype. a He was at a special teams meeting but got so excited that he jumped through the window. a whiteboard.
DeShawn Head (former cornerback; current DBs coach): You can find out more about it by clicking here. of nowhere he got up — boom.
Wright: He literally did a Cartwheels are a great way to get into the game.
Riq Woolen (cornerback): The whiteboard turned over and he did too.
Haynes: What I felt like “My God.” We all double-checked to see if he was OK and then began cheering.
Woolen: Good ol’ Pete got right up, and he was like, “That was nothing.”
Malcolmson: The Funny Thing is, the whiteboard didn’t really serve any purpose. It was always in The same place I think as a Prop for when Pete decides to tackle it.
Julian Love (safety). I received a call (recently). It was awesome. The message he gave at that meeting was: “I’m not out there by myself. I don’t have to win the game for us. I don’t have to do anything that’s out of my control. Everyone has my back to get this done.” The next day, I still felt it. After the match, he repeated his words like. “J Love, I told you we had your back.”
Jason Peters, offensive line: He is giving you his own. He’s speaking from the heart. That’s different from anywhere else I’ve been.
Drew Lock (quarterback), The I was blown away by the way he told stories and commanded the room. My mouth was wide open throughout the entire time. “I can’t believe I’m here listening to him give a pregame speech about a game we’re about to play tomorrow.”
Willson: We were playing a There was a big game. a of Media hype. He calls Tyler Lockett, and he is astonished. a chair. He’s like: “Do me a favor. Just stand on this.” He’s like: “Do you think you can just lift one leg up?” Lockett raises his leg when he looks at him. He makes him do all these things: “Do a spin, do a counter spin.” I’m like, “What the f— is going on?” Then he’s like: “OK, serious question. Was any of that hard?” Lockett’s like, “No, not at all.”
Malcolmson: Then he’s like: “What if I put this on the Empire State Building? Would you be able to do it then?” It is obvious that the answer is “Yes”. is No way. He’s like: “But nothing’s different, nothing’s changed. It’s all just your surroundings.”
Willson: You’ve got to picture this is Pete Carroll’s voice, so it’s way more animated, and he’s like, “Tomorrow, we’re just playing f—ing football. Field’s the same size, football’s the same size, plays are the same. F— all this nonsense about what happens if the Seahawks lose. Go out and rip it.”
Britt: The He is a motivational speaker is, it’s unmatched.
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Griffin: There’s nobody like him.
Wright: The guy’s a legend.
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