Legendary Seattle Coaches Holmgren, Karl urge caution on returning to pro sports too quickly

SEATTLE -- A couple of legendary Seattle coaches both have serious reservations about professional sports returning too quickly.

It’s not exactly what you’d expect to hear from two men who relied on sports to make a healthy living.

But it’s a fascinating perspective Q13’s Matt Lorch wanted to share - in part two of his special report - “Legendary Coaches: A COVID Game Plan”.  (See part one here)

Former Seahawks Coach Mike Holmgren

Mike Holmgren spent 10 of his 17 seasons as a head football coach in the NFL with the Seattle Seahawks. He took the team to their first ever Super Bowl in 2006 and won a Super Bowl championship coaching the Green Bay Packers in 1997.

Former Sonics Coach George Karl

George Karl spent 27 seasons as a head coach in the NBA, seven of those leading the Seattle SuperSonics. He lead the Sonics to the NBA Finals in 1996.