Pete Carroll’s openness got the Seahawks in another big mess

This Nov. 27, 2016 photo shows Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll walking the sideline prior to the start of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla. Seattle can wrap up its third NFC West title in the past four seasons with a win over the listless Los Angeles Rams on Thursday, Dec. 15, 2016. (AP photo / Phelan M. Ebenhack)
This Nov. 27, 2016 photo shows Seahawks coach Pete Carroll walking the sideline prior to the start of an NFL football game against the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in Tampa, Fla. (AP photo / Phelan M. Ebenhack)

If the NFL indeed takes away a second-round draft pick, Carroll’s unsolicited blabbing about Richard Sherman’s injury will be another example of the coach’s boundary pushing having a good side and a costly side.

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