Sources: Seahawks extend Carroll through 2019

The Seattle Seahawks have reached an agreement with head coach Pete Carroll on a contract extension, the team announced.

Sources told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter that the extension will run through 2019.

Carroll’s deal comes on the heels of an extension for Seattle general manager John Schneider. Schneider’s new deal is for five years and is expected to make him among the highest-paid GMs in the NFL, a source told ESPN’s John Clayton.

Carroll’s and Schneider’s contracts had been set to expire at the end of the upcoming NFL season.

At 64, Carroll is the league’s oldest head coach, but Seattle had no hesitation about extending him through 2019.

With Carroll and Schneider at the helm, the Seahawks have won 60 regular-season games over the past six years. In the NFC, only the Green Bay Packers have more victories in that span. The Seahawks have reached the Super Bowl twice, winning once (Super Bowl XLVIII), and made the playoffs in five of six seasons.

Information from ESPN’s Adam Schefter and Sheil Kapadia was used in this report.

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