When your quarterback is prone to injury and inconsistent play and you're one of only seven teams in the NFL that failed to average over 100 ypg rushing in 2009, it isn't a good sign when your head coach doesn't even know the name of a projected starter on the offensive line.
“We’re a little banged up, obviously,” Carroll said. “We expected to have Russell going for us in the first game when we drafted him. ... But that’s not the case, so we’re going to do everything we can to get him back as soon as possible. He may be a couple weeks away, he may be a week away. But in the interim, we’ve had to make a couple decisions here. Whether we go with Chester or whether we go with Troy Polumbus, we’ll have to wait and see that as we go through the week. We don’t know that yet. Those guys have been working at it and we’ll find out through the practice where we’re best suited. It’s a situation we have to deal with.”
Note that Carroll referred to Polumbus as "Troy" and not his actual name "Tyler".
Overall, the laundry list of issues for Seattle goes beyond not knowing first names