Pete Carroll's stance on having the best man win through fair competition has gotten its biggest spotlight of late due to rookie quarterback Russell Wilson winning the starting quarterback spot over free agent signee Matt Flynn.
"That's the price of free agency. That's the market. The market was driven there and we had to pay that price to get the player to come to our program and I said to you too that that doesn't matter to me. I don't want that to matter to me. We understand there is a thought about that, but as a coach I'm doing this for the competitive reasons in the facts that come out and if a guy gets paid more and he's playing backup he better be a pretty good backup."
Carroll has stuck to the competition model and it has allowed Wilson to win the starting job. No one can say Carroll's not consistent.
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