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Can the Seahawks find a balance in the offseason to return to playoffs? Pete Carroll, Russell Wilson play a big role

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Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, left, slaps hands with quarterback Russell Wilson on the football field.
Ralph Freso
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The Associated Press
Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll, left, slaps hands with quarterback Russell Wilson after a Seahawks touchdown against the Arizona Cardinals on Sunday, Jan. 9, 2022, in Glendale, Ariz.

After their first losing season in the time of head coach Pete Carroll and quarterback Russell Wilson, the Seattle Seahawks are spectators this weekend as the NFL playoffs begin. More in this week's conversation between KNKX sports commentator Art Thiel and Morning Edition host Kirsten Kendrick.

Kirsten Kendrick has been hosting KNKX’s Morning Edition since 2006. She handles all aspects of the show - from news selection and writing to audio production. Kirsten has worked in radio for 30 years. She was born in Ohio, grew up in Indiana and attended high school and college in North Texas. In addition to being a journalist and active in the public radio host community, Kirsten is also sports lover. She and her husband live in Seattle with their son and their dog.