Pete Carroll made the worst play call in Super Bowl history and we're not over it

Twitter responds to the Seahawks coach's bone-headed Super Bowl game-losing play

By Erin Keane

Editor in Chief

Published February 2, 2015 1:48PM (EST)

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll.  (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll shouldered all of the blame for what's being called the worst play-call in Super Bowl history, but we're still not ready to let him off the hook for his epic blunder. USA Today's NFL coverage managed to eke out an "in defense of" column, but even they said, "no doubt they should have just given Marshawn Lynch the damn ball."

Even better than yelling at the television? Yelling at the television on Twitter. Here are some of the best memes and responses to last night's play:


By Erin Keane

Erin Keane is Salon's Editor in Chief. She is also on faculty at the Naslund-Mann Graduate School of Writing at Spalding University and her memoir in essays, "Runaway: Notes on the Myths That Made Me," was named one of NPR's Books We Loved In 2022.

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