"He's a great player," Carroll said in an interview with CBSSports.com at the NFL owners meeting. "He has been a great player before we touched him. He's only done that when we've had him. We’re really excited about what he brings. He's a dynamic, aggressive, tough, competitive kid. We have a great background with him. (Offensive coordinator) Darrell Bevell was with him before (in Minnesota) and knows him well. We haven't even got our toe in the water with him. It's like getting a prized rookie, but he's way beyond that."
Harvin had just one catch for 17 yards in the regular season last year. He's expected to be the No. 1 receiver for the Seahawks with Golden Tate and Sidney Rice gone.
Harvin was a key contributor on special teams in Super Bowl XLVIII, scoring a touchdown to open the second half. But he barely played at all during the regular season because of preseason hip surgery.
The oft-injured but explosive receiver averaged 61.1 receiving yards and 12.6 rushing yards per game before 2013, totaling 24 touchdowns in 54 games.
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Playing 29 snaps, Harvin ran twice for 45 yards, caught a 5-yard pass and devastated the Broncos with an 87-yard kickoff return for a touchdown coming out of halftime.
"It means everything to me," said Harvin, who was limited to 37 snaps prior to the Super Bowl due to hip problems and a concussion. "This team, the way they stood behind me, the way they backed me up all year, it means a lot to me."
The Seahawks DST opened the game with a safety when an errant snap went out of the end zone. The unit did not allow a first down in the first quarter. It forced four turnovers and scored twice -- on linebacker
Seattle held Denver to 1.9 yards per carry and rattled Peyton Manning into his worst performance of the season. Smith, safety
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