Seahawks fire Darrell Bevell following lackluster December

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OC Darrell Bevell was already fired early Wednesday morning.

But Seattle fell to 23rd in rushing in 2017, with Wilson leading the team on the ground with 586 yards.

But after a disappointing 9-7 season in 2017 in which Seattle missed the playoffs for the first time since 2011 the Seahawks have made a decision to start over with their offensive coaching staff.

During its run of five consecutive playoff appearances, Seattle won at least one playoff game in each of those seasons.


The Seahawks also ended the 2014 season with perhaps the most infamous play in Super Bowl history, an interception of Wilson by Malcolm Butler at the one-yard line in the final seconds that preserved a 28-24 New England victory.

The 48-year-old Bevell served as an offensive coordinator with the Minnesota Vikings for five seasons before venturing to the Pacific Northwest in 2011. "It's not playcalling", Baldwin said, when asked what ailed Seattle's offense. But it's apparent his end was sealed three years ago. Bevell was likely dismissed because the Seahawks finished 15th in total offense this season and had an atrocious offensive line. "It's not play-calling. We go into a game knowing what the defense is going to give us, the situations we're going to be in". There had been a report that the Seahawks could look to bring Bradley back to Seattle, especially if current DC Kris Richard - who interviewed to be the head coach of the Colts on Friday - were to head elsewhere. We don't execute as a team.

The changes to the Seahawks coaching staff keep on coming. "You guys can blame Bev all you want to, but the truth of the matter is that Bev's not the problem".

Atlanta Falcons offensive coordinator Steve Sarkisian is a rumored potential candidate to replace Bevell.

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