The Onion: Seahawks just three losses from Super Bowl

Published on January 8, 2011 by     Seahawk Fanatic

The Seahawks are an easy target.

Especially for satire.

Enter The Onion, which has this story:

“Seattle Coach Pete Carroll: Seahawks Only Need 3 Losses To Reach Super Bowl”

You have to admire the quotes The Onion makes up and puts in Pete Carroll’s mouth:

“Not only am I sure this team can lose the next three, but we’re going to go to Arlington, lose to whatever team they put in front of us, and bring home a Super Bowl trophy to Seattle,” Carroll told reporters during a press conference Monday. “The question isn’t if we are going to lose, but how much we are going to lose by. I’m predicting 40 or 50 points.”

And this:

“The turning point in our season was definitely being blown out by the Giants in week 9. That’s when I knew this team was Super Bowl material.”

And finally this:

“I wouldn’t be surprised if we were shut out three games in a row in this year’s playoffs,” Carroll added. “I know they say it’s impossible, but trust me, if any team can do it, the Seahawks can.”

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