Pete Carroll's championship defense with the Seattle Seahawks will start with a new contract.

NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport broke the news that the Seahawks have reached an agreement with Carroll on a contract extension, per a source informed of the situation. The Seahawks plan to announce the deal with the Super Bowl-winning coach at a news conference Friday.

Carroll had one season left on his five-year, $35 million contract. Armed with a new extension, the Super Bowl-winning coach now will be one of the three highest-paid coaches in the league, a source informed of the deal told Rapoport.

Carroll, along with general manager John Schneider, has managed to turn around the fortunes of the franchise in a short period. In his first season with the team, Carroll led the 'Hawks to an NFC West title despite a 7-9 record. In just his fourth season, the Seahawks won their first Super Bowl in franchise history, defeating the Denver Broncos 43-8 in February.

Carroll has a professional record of 71-57 in three head coaching stints with the New York Jets, New England Patriots and Seahawks.