Thanks to the sturdy play of Geno Smith, Pete Carroll and the Seattle Seahawks are doing simply best withinside the post-Russell Wilson era.

During his radio display on Monday night, Carroll furnished a few perception into what has enabled Smith to have a profession season therefore far. In the process, he regarded to take a now no longer-so-thinly veiled shot at Wilson.

According to Carroll, Smith has worn a wristband this yr to assist streamline the play-calling process. It feels like his predecessor didn`t do this.

“If you notice, Geno`s going off the wristband, and that`s a large assist,” he said. “It`s smoothed matters out, sped matters up, wiped clean matters up. And that`s a part of it, too.

We by no means did that before. There changed into resistance to that, so we didn`t do this before.”

Carroll additionally praised the relationship among Smith and offensive coordinator Shane Waldron.

“When Shane says some thing to Geno, he`s now no longer doubting it. He`s simply going with it, so there`s a actual instantaneously waft and that quickens all of the process,” Carroll said.

“… He`s functioning surely without problems no matter what the instances are.”As a hit as Carroll and Wilson had been for a decade together, it is been pronounced that the 2 did

now no longer usually see eye-to-eye. It changed into additionally extensively speculated that Wilson changed into held lower back with the aid of using his former coach.

His overall performance in Denver this season and Smith's paintings in Seattle may advocate otherwise.