Why I’m rooting for the Seattle Seahawks and why their new game strategy has the power to change the whole world
I think this post from last Superbowl bears repeating. Who’s with me?
“There are so many things telling you that you can’t do something but you take those thoughts captive, take power over them and change them.”—Russell Okung, Offensive Tackle for the Seattle Seahawks
I don’t consider myself a football fan. I’ve probably watched one game this entire season.
But I just found out (okay, so I’m probably late to the party) that the Seattle Seahawks meditate, that their coach Pete Carroll believes his players should quiet their mind and focus on the now moment and that their star quarterback regularly gets out a yoga mat.
Is this frickin’ awesome or what?
I mean this is a sport known for brutal behavior, where guys like Bear Bryant were ballyhooed for refusing to give water breaks, where coaches throw balls at player’s heads.
So when I found out that Pete Carroll is completely rewriting the sport of football, I got excited. It’s one…
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