Stunned NFL fans react to shocking news of Pete Carroll's departure as Seahawks coach

The reaction on Twitter was ... basically what you'd expect.

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A wild week in the world of NFL coaching had it's craziest moment yet on Wednesday, when the Seahawks came out of nowhere to announce that Pete Carroll, who's been running the show up in Seattle for the last 14 years, would be 'evolving' from head coach to advisor.

Even though there were some whispers towards the end of this season that it may be Carroll's last, the 72-year old coach told the media this week that he still had enough energy and drive to continue on. The team clearly had other plans, however, and Wednesday's bombshell report was the talk of Twitter, for as long as anything can remain the talk of Twitter:

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