Pete Carroll on FG: 'I'm not looking back at it'
Posted by Danny O'Neil
RENTON -- Coach Pete Carroll was asked if he had any second thoughts about electing to attempt a 61-yard field goal with kicker Steven Hauschka instead of going for it on fourth-and-8.
"Only that I wish it would have gone," Carroll said. "You easily could have gone the other side on that. It's one of those coach's choices, but I wanted to win the game right then and not take a chance on converting on fourth down.
"Our guy, Steven's kicking the ball really well. He bombed one in practice on a long field-goal situation a week ago that was a monster kick so I know he can kick the ball far enough to do that. So we took a shot at just capturing the moment to win the football game right there, following a great comeback, and unfortunately it didn't happen. I'm fine about it. I knew clearly what I wanted to do at the time and went for it. I'm not looking back at it."
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