RENTON, Wash. (AP) -- Pete Carroll thinks Marshawn Lynch's mom is just looking out for her son.
The Seattle coach brushed aside comments made by Delisa Lynch in a Facebook post criticizing the organization and calling for offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell to be fired. Her comments came after her son was stopped on a fourth-and-1 run play in overtime in the Seahawks' 34-31 loss in St. Louis on Sunday.
"I heard. I haven't seen the actual comments," Carroll said Wednesday. "Mom looking after her kid, there ain't nothing wrong with that."
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Delisa Lynch posted her comments late Monday night. Delisa Lynch wrote that Bevell is the "worst play caller ever," and that the run play on fourth-and-1 against the Rams was called only to justify the fact Seattle did not call a run play from the 1-yard line in the Super Bowl when Russell Wilson's pass was intercepted by New England's Malcolm Butler.
She added that the Seahawks staff "loves" Bevell "more than a win."
"There is a lot of passion with our following and the 12s and with the family members and all. ... It's just something I'm sure she has strong feelings and I don't blame her for having strong feelings. She's a mom," Carroll said.