Mike Holmgren tells KJR Radio Seattle he wants back in the game

Published on May 12, 2009 by     Seahawk Fanatic

55659523Former Seattle Seahawks coach Mike Holmgren intends to remain out of football this coming season, but told KJR-AM radio’s Dave “Softy” Mahler on Tuesday that he plans to return to the NFL in 2010.

Holmgren said he doesn’t know if he wants to continue in coaching or take a front-office job, but made it clear that he’s not ready for retirement.

“I think I want to work again. Yeah, absolutely,” Holmgren told Mahler. “We’re going to take the year off, then after next season we’ll see. I plan to go back to work. Now where and in what capacity, that is

pretty vague. But I know this. I want to do something. That’s pretty much a given.

“I’ll be open. They’re hiring new coaches for one thing and I”m a bit of a dinosaur. I’m young at heart, but the simple fact is I’m not going to presume anything. I’ll be open to just about any possibility.”

Holmgren even left the door open for a return to the Seahawks, though he acknowledged that seems a long shot.

“Right now it would be pretty hard to say that,” he said. “But I will say this. We love Seattle. We’ll always have a home there. My children and grand kids are there. Tod Leiweke is the best thing that ever happened to the Seahawks. He’s done a wonderful job of exciting and embracing the community on the business side.

“I’d never say never. That would be a nice thing if I could come back and work in some capacity. But right now they’re pretty well set and they’re going to have a good season. But at some point, I would never rule that out, no.”

He said the football itch has been hard to ignore.

“On draft day I was getting involved watching on TV and I kind of had to check myself and say, ‘Listen, I don’t need to get all worked up about this right now.’ One of the purposes of taking a year off was to see how I’d react to that and how Kathy and I would react as a couple.

“We’re doing that. We’re sticking with the plan. But I have had days, certainly. You do something for so long and enjoy it so much, it’s human nature that you’re going to miss it.”

Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Fair Use Notice This website may at times present copyrighted material, the use of which might not always been specifically authorized by the copyright owner. Such material is made available in an effort to advance understandings of democratic, economic, environmental, human rights, political, scientific, and social justice issues, among others. The author believes that this constitutes a fair use of any such copyrighted material as provided for in section 107 of the U. S. Copyright Law. In accordance with Title 17 U.S.C. Section 107, the articles published on this website are distributed without profit for research and informational purposes. In most instances a link is placed to originator of Article and it is never expressly mentioned as written by, we use published by certain entities who write or publish for this said Blog..

Tell Us What's On Your Mind (0)




WP-SpamFree by Pole Position Marketing

REMEMBERING A LEGEND!

LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS

Dec 29, 2013; Phoenix, AZ, USA; San Francisco 49ers fullback Will Tukuafu (48) against the Arizona Cardinals at University of Phoenix Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Mark J. Rebilas-USA TODAY Sports

Will Tukuafu Seahawks’ new Fullback, 285-pound force

Marshawn Lynch may soon have a huge, new plow in front of him in the Seahawks’ backfield. How huge? ...
141029daily660

Winless team? Rookie QB? Seahawks have been here before

Their record might indicate that the Oakland Raiders are the worst team in the NFL. But the video ...
tempRM8_4275-2--nfl_mezz_1280_1024

Pete Carroll, almost scoffing: No, Seahawks aren’t trading Marshawn Lynch

No, the Seahawks aren’t trading Marshawn Lynch. No, we don’t hate him or think he’s useless. No, you can’t believe ...
tempRM5_2099-2--nfl_mezz_1280_1024

A lot of defense and just enough offense delivers big win

A whole lot of defense and just enough offense at just the right time. For the third consecutive season, ...
percy_harvin_jets_usatsi

Russell Wilson: ‘Percy and I never had differences

In the six days since the Seahawks unceremoniously dumped Percy Harvin on the Jets for a conditional sixth-round ...
wilson-entourage

Russell Wilson isn’t “Black Enough,” Seahawks Players Allegedly Say

After Percy Harvin was traded to the Jets, the leaks began almost immediately. Harvin physically fought teammates. Harvin ...
hi-res-c36ccb423dec27409ba5c600d9a89b53_crop_exact

Seahawks say they are far from buried

Here’s something to help the morning coffee go down more smoothly: Sure, these aren’t the same Seahawks who blew ...
Oct 19, 2014; St. Louis, MO, USA; Seattle Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson (3) runs the ball for a touchdown during the second half of a football game against the St. Louis Rams at the Edward Jones Dome. The Rams won 28-26.  Mandatory Credit: Scott Kane-USA TODAY Sports

Russell Wilson is first player in NFL history to have 300/100 game

Peyton Manning wasn't the only NFL quarterback who made history in Week 7, so did Russell Wilson.In the ...

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com

Shop for 2014 Seahawks Gameday Gear at NFLShop.com
 

lat-noise-wre0011368363-20130915

WELCOME TO THE SEAHAWKS 12TH MAN ARMY.

WE TAKE PRIDE IN GIVING SEAHAWKS FANS AROUND THE CLOCK UPDATES,  ALL SEAHAWKS ALL THE TIME. SO IF YOU WANT THE LATEST SEAHAWKS NEWS DELIVERED FOR FREE RIGHT TO YOUR EMAIL BOX ONCE A WEEK, SIGN UP AND ENJOY!

WE HAVE BEEN PROUDLY SERVING DIEHARD SEAHAWKS FANS SINCE 2004.

Enter your Email

Preview | Powered by FeedBlitz