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Time for Pete Carroll to take hard line

Suspensions have become a pattern for the Seahawks -- one the coach must end

Originally Published: November 30, 2013
By Ashley Fox | ESPN.com

Ultimately, this falls on Pete Carroll.

The four-game suspension of cornerback Walter Thurmond and the possible yearlong suspension of cornerback Brandon Browner mean the Seattle Seahawks now have had six players since 2011 suspended for violating the NFL's substance abuse policy. Some suspensions followed positive tests for performance enhancing drugs. Some followed positive tests of other banned substances. Browner is appealing his suspension, which follows the four-game suspension he ...

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