Seahawks Add 18 to Staff

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RENTON, Wash. (AP) - New Seahawks coach Pete Carroll has retained two assistants and added 18 others to his staff.

The team confirmed Thursday that defensive coordinator Gus Bradley and defensive line coach Dan Quinn will return next season. Carroll had said Jeremy Bates is joining him from Southern Cal as his offensive coordinator.

Ken Norton Jr. is the new linebackers coach, Brian Schneider is
coaching special teams, Alex Gibbs is the offensive line coach, Jedd Fisch is the quarterbacks coach, Sherman Smith is coaching running backs, Pat McPherson has tight ends and Jerry Gray will coach defensive backs.

Seattle also announced other additions to Carroll's staff, including Kippy Brown as wide receivers coach, and Chris Carlisle as strength and conditioning coach.