Pete Carroll facing his biggest challenge yet as Seahawks coach

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll walks past a photo of quarterback Russell Wilson in action as he arrives to talk to reporters before NFL football practice, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Renton, Wash. Wilson is out with a finger injury and backup quarterback Geno Smith is scheduled to start Sunday on the road against the Pittsburgh Steelers in an NFL football game. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
Pete Carroll walks past a photo of quarterback Russell Wilson in action as he arrives to talk to reporters before NFL football practice, Wednesday, Oct. 13, 2021, in Renton, Wash. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)

For the third time in 21 seasons, Carroll finds himself with a 2-5 record. He amazingly turned around USC and the Seahawks the first two, but this time seems different.