I wonder what Al Sharpton thinks?
As the dust settles from the New England Patriots Super Bowl win on, conspiracy theories have begun to circulate about just why Pete Carroll didn’t use the obvious ace up his sleeve.
The Seattle head coach has taken responsibility for the call in the dying moments of the game when the Seahawks ran a passing play, with quarterback Russell Wilson trying to find receiver Ricardo Lockette.
Patriots corner Malcolm Butler read that play perfectly, timed his move and made the interception to assure a fourth Super Bowl title for the Patriots.
But now questions have been asked about why, with his team on the one-yard line and needing a touchdown to win, he didn’t tell Wilson to hand the ball back to star running back Marshawn Lynch.
The flames of conspiracy are thought to have been fanned by at least one voice from the Seahawks locker room, who refused to discount the theory that Carroll ‘had a vested interest in making Wilson, rather than Lynch, the hero.’
Read more: Daily Mail