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An NFL Head Coach Had Knee Surgery During Team's Bye Last Week

A general view of the Seattle Seahawks stadium Lumen Field formerly known as CenturyLink Field.

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 19: A general view in the first quarter between the Seattle Seahawks and the San Francisco 49ers during the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Tom Pennington/Getty Images)

Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll made good use of his team's bye week last week, going under the knife for knee surgery.

According to Curtis Crabtree of

Carroll was using a golf cart to get around the practice field today in the portion of practice open to the media.

— Curtis Crabtree (@Curtis_Crabtree) October 23, 2020

" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">Sports Radio KJR, Carroll had an arthroscopic procedure performed last Tuesday. It doesn't sound like it was anything major. Carroll has been back on the practice field this week, though Crabtree reports he was using a golf cart to move around today. After an idle Week 6, the Seahawks will travel to play the Arizona Cardinals this Sunday.

Originally, the Seahawks-Cardinals game was scheduled for 4:25 p.m. ET Sunday. However, the NFL has moved it to primetime in place of Raiders-Bucs.

Seattle and Arizona will kick off at 8:20 p.m. ET on NBC. The reason for the switch has to do with COVID-19 concerns among the Raiders roster.

Seattle is 5-0 and in first place in the loaded NFC West, while the