Focus On: Marshawn Lynch

11. Then came another 98-yard effort against the Texans in Houston and Lynch was No. 6. After his first 100-yard game (102) of the season in Sundays loss to the Colts in Indianapolis, Lynch is now No. 3 with 410 yards behind the Philadelphia Eagles LeSean McCoy (514) and the Minnesota Vikings Adrian Peterson (421). And, since Week 9 of the 2011 season, Lynch has run for a league-leading 2,941 yards in those 30 games. Lynch had a career-high 315 carries last season, fifth-highest in the league.

Lynch in, Wilson out on MVP Watch list

His grandfather, a longshoreman in Oakland, advised the coach that his grandson should be carrying the ball. “I went to the coach and said, ‘This is my little grandson. He can catch the football. He can throw the football,'” recalled Leron Lynch, who now lives near Sacramento. “Marshawn was holding my leg, looking up at me. I had my hand on his head, and he said, ‘That’s OK, Pop-Pop.’ He was fine.

Seattle Seahawks’ Marshawn Lynch can take the direct route

11, and is questionable for Week 6 against the Tennessee Titans . However, head coach Pete Carroll is optimistic Lynch will suit up. “We were treating him for a little hip thing, but he’s fine,” Carroll said. Fantasy Tip: Check back Sunday to be sure Lynch is playing, but it sounds like he will. Lynch should be in all starting lineups and has a favorable matchup against the Titans.

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As Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll said, “I don’t know if we really had an identity before he got here. He helped give us the one we have now.” AP Photo/John Froschauer Marshawn Lynch is a tough man to pin down, on and off the field. Lynch has gashed the 49ers for at least 100 yards in each of the last three games he’s played against them. He’s also been the least vocal member of a team that is filled with players who don’t mind talking. Where All-Pro cornerback Richard Sherman rarely has passed on the opportunity to utter a timely quote, Autographed Marshawn Lynch Jersey Lynch has operated as if he’s trying to maintain his stay in a witness protection program. The less he’s let people into his life, the more enigmatic he’s seemed to those outside of the organization.

Marshawn Lynch: Recapping Last Name’s Week 5 Fantasy Performance

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Lynch Lynch ranks No. 8 on the weekly list by’s Dan Graziano. Lynch rushed for 102 yards last weekend in the 34-28 loss to the Indianapolis Colts . Ironically, so did Wilson, the first 100-yard rushing game of his career. Some of those runs came because he had no other option for avoiding the Colts pass rush. Wilson ranked fifth on last week’s MVP list, but his 15-for-31 passing effort and an inability to lead the Seahawks on a comeback drive in the final two minutes (something he has done six times in his 23 starts) knocked him off the list this week.

Marshawn Lynch changes direction

5. Jamaal Charles, RB, Kansas City Chiefs (Last Week: 4) Stats: 92 carries, 397 rushing yards; 28 catches, 250 receiving yards and five total touchdowns (three rushing, two receiving) The defense is what gets all the attention in Kansas City, and rightfully so, but Charles has been the one pacing the Chiefs underrated offense. Hes fifth in the NFL in rushing yards and second among running backs in total touchdowns only Adrian Peterson (six) has more. Hes a dangerous runner and has developed into one of the best receiving backs in football. Hes a big reason for the Chiefs 5-0 start and will be key to whatever success they manage the rest of the way. 6. Marshawn Lynch, RB, Seattle Seahawks (Last Week: Unranked) Stats: 96 carries, 410 yards; nine catches, 96 yards and three four touchdowns (three rushing, one receiving) The Seahawks couldnt continue their undefeated streak in Indy on Sunday, but Lynch did his part to give them a chance.


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