Hubris in Safety – A Prideful Obstacle to Safety Improvement

If you watched the Super Bowl, you may have witnessed what some have been discussing as the worst play call in the history of football.  With three downs remaining, Pete Carroll the head coach of Seattle, decides to throw a high-risk pass play, even though he has three downs remaining to run the ball with the best running back in the league.  Well, the pass was thrown, intercepted, and the New England Patriots won their fourth Super Bowl.  Many individuals believe it was Pete Carroll’s hubris that got in the way and caused such a stunning loss for the Seattle

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