As the Seahawks get prepared to battle the Atlanta Falcons today, it’s hard to forget the imprint that their former teammate, Marshawn Lynch, had on this team. The retired running back who earned the nickname Beast Mode for his punishing running style, helped bring Seattle to the top of the NFL food chain and continues show up to team facilities and help out even though his playing days are done.
The media never had a friendly relationship with the Oakland product, but his teammates and coaches always defended him and praised his work ethic and character. The Seattle Times was able to catch up with current Seahawks players and gather some stories about why they love Lynch so much.
Check them out below.