GLENDALE, Ariz. -- Observed and heard inside the Seahawks' interview room after their 28-24 loss to the New England Patriots in the Super Bowl XLIX:
Receiver Doug Baldwin on if he was surprised they didn’t hand the ball to Marshawn Lynch: “I think we all were surprised. We still had a timeout and felt we should take a shot. I don’t know, man. I’m just trying to make up an explanation. Everybody is going to want to blame something or somebody. It shouldn’t have come down to that one play."
Offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell: “We were trying to use all the time and all four downs. [Quarterback] Russell [Wilson] did it exactly right. I make all the calls.”
Coach Pete Carroll on the final play that was intercepted: “It was not the right matchup for us to run the football. We threw the ball to kind of waste that play. The guy made a great play that no one thought he could do.”
Quarterback Russell Wilson: “It’s tough to process. It came down to one play. The blame is on me. I trusted the play that was called. I’m the one who threw it.”