Marshawn Lynch only healthy Seahawk missing from first workout

Marshawn Lynch scores touchdown in Cal spring game

Hide / Show comments Marshawn doesn’t need, at his age (for a RB) more wear-and-tear on his body, in… (May 22, 2013, by I Surrender) MORE No reason for Marshawn to think he needs to be there. He is only the starting RB on a… (May 21, 2013, by seafan42) MORE Running backs often don’t participate as much in drills, in order to save their legs… (May 21, 2013, by IndependentMiddle) MORE

This week, Lynch has joined his teammates for workouts at the Seahawks’ training facility. PREV of NEXT TED S. WARREN / AP Running back Marshawn Lynch, making a catch in his return to Seahawks drills Tuesday, was back working with the No. 1 offensive unit. TED S. WARREN / AP Running back Marshawn Lynch (24) talks with teammates at an OTA Tuesday. Related Hide / Show comments That security guard must be a Steeler’s fan. (May 29, 2013, by Jon May) MORE Moffit’s misdemeanor barely even qualifies as that. I grant you, the smell of stale…

Marshawn Lynch joins Seahawks for workout

Running back Marshawn Lynch (24) talks with teammates at an OTA Tuesday.

30-21 on NFL Networks Top 100 Players of 2013 . Lynch joins cornerback Richard Sherman (No. 50), quarterback Russell Wilson (No. 51), free safety Earl Thomas (No. 66), wide receiver Percy Harvin (No. 90), and center Max Unger (No. 95) as the sixth Seahawk to appear on the player-driven countdown of the Leagues Top 100 players. The Seahawks Beast Mode back had a career-year in 2012, earning his second-straight trip to the Pro Bowl while racking up 1,590 yards (a career-high, good for 3rd in NFL) and 11 touchdowns on the ground. That impressive total went along with 196 yards and a score on 23 catches out of the backfield.

Marshawn Lynch a no-show at Seahawks OTAs

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According to Lynch, suiting up was partly his idea. “It was a little mix. My boy KP asked me if I’d do it and I told him, ‘I got his back,'” Lynch said, referring to Kevin Parker, Cal’s assistant director of player personnel, who’s in his 12th season with the team. Although Seahawks coach Pete Carroll probably won’t Marshawn Lynch Jersey Throwback be thrilled to hear the news, he might be happy to hear that the perpetually banged up Lynch is feeling good, “Oh man, I actually kind of felt pretty good out there, knowing that this is home,” Lynch said. Carroll coached against Lynch three times from 2004-06 while Carroll was at USC. Carroll’s Trojans went 3-0 against Lynch’s Golden Bears, including a 23-17 2004 win where USC knocked off a Cal team led by Lynch and Aaron Rodgers.

Marshawn Lynch lands at No. 24 in NFL’s Top 100 of 2013

Marshawn Lynch

Hes working in a very intense program in his area and hes benefiting from it, Carroll said. That being said, Carroll still wishes his Pro Bowl running back would choose to be in the building working out with the rest of the team. We miss him and wed like him to be here. This is a lot of fun and there is a lot of good stuff happening here, Carroll said. Wed love to see everyone here. Being fresh for the start of the season ultimately will be the biggest desire for Lynch and Carroll. Lynch has carried the ball 600 times over the last two seasons and takes a beating due to his physical running style. Hes dealt with back issues the last two years as well.


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