The Seahawks fill four positions on their coaching staff. They promote Kris Richard to defensive coordinator, and add Michael Barrow as the linebackers coach, Peter Carroll’s son, Brennan, as an assistant offensive line coach, and Lofa Tatupu as an assistant linebackers coach.
Seattle Seahawks owner Allen donates 100 million to the effort to fight Ebola. Allen sets up a website, TackleEbola.com, where people can make donations.
Everybody feels called sometimes to really pursue a certain thing that resonates with them, and this has resonated with me. The exponential nature of the growth of this disease is really a challenge — we’ve already seen in the U.S. where one case quickly became two.
The Steelers’ 21-10 victory in the Super Bowl is their record-tying fifth, but the first since 1980 and the first ever for coach Bill Cowher. Ben Roethlisberger becomes the youngest quarterback to win a Super Bowl.