Video: Marshawn Lynch Earns His Nickname as Seahawks K.O. Saints

January 9, 2011   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Move over Barry Sanders and Walter Peyton there is a new name in town. That is the unlikely name of Marshawn Lynch, of the Seattle Seahawks, who delivered the knockout punch in a stunning run that will go down as the greatest ever in the NFL.
Marshawn Lynch was drafted 12th overall by the Buffalo Bills in the 2007 NFL Draft and was the first rookie running back to reach over 1,000 yards since Greg Bell in 1984 for the Bills. Lynch was instantly a hit with the Buffalo community after troubled running back Willis McGahee spouted his mouth off and was traded to Baltimore, the Buffalo faithful needed someone to root for.
Marshawn Lynch was given the nickname “Beast Mode” as his enthusiastic running style electrified the crowd and led to dominating runs, but nothing like the run he delivered against the New Orleans Saints. Lynch broke through the defense like a Mack truck delivering blow after blow and one broken tackle after another, eight to be exact. Lynch would run...

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