Seahawks’ stormy offseason presents Pete Carroll with his biggest coaching challenge

Pete Carroll applauds the work of rookies in the second day of rookie camp at the VMAC.  Saturday, May 13, 2017 was the second day of camp for Rookies acquired by the Seattle Seahawks.  At the VMAC in Renton. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)
Pete Carroll applauds the work of rookies in the second day of rookie camp at the VMAC. (Dean Rutz / The Seattle Times)

How successfully he can resolve the issues roiling under the surface — and increasingly spilling over into public view — will provide strong evidence on whether Carroll’s coaching ethos of allowing players to express their personalities is a sustainable model.