Found November 18, 2011 on Seahawks Insider:
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has put his value to the team on display in back-to-back 100-yard rushing performances the past two weeks. Now, will the Seahawks reward him with a new contract after the season? We’ll soon find out how much Lynch means to the Seahawks. The former Cal star technically is signed through 2012, but he has already reached minimal playing-time requirements to void the final year of his contract, making him a free agent at the end of this season. Lynch is earning a base salary of $2.14 million this season. According to a league … Read more »

Extension talks for Seahawks, Lynch

Reports indicate that preliminary discussions have begun with the stated goal being to lock up running back Marshawn Lynch for a few more seasons and keep him in Seattle.

Of All Things, Was it Marshawn Lynch’s Juke Cause Ray Lewis’ Toe Injury?

Of all possible ways for Ray Lewis — one of the most ferocious linebackers in NFL history — to get injured, it may have been a juke from Marshawn Lynch that brought him down. Lynch is one of the slowest, least impressive running backs in the NFL. He has very few moves, and he is [...]

Seahawks and Lynch have started talking contract

Back-to-back 100 yard games from Marshawn Lynch could help him get a new contract in Seattle. Eric Williams of the Tacoma News Tribune reports that Lynch and the Seahawks have started “preliminary discussions” about a new contract for Lynch. Lynch, 25, is technically signed through 2012, but his deal will void after this year because…

AFC Playoff Picture: Bills Face Do-or-Die Game in Miami This Weekend

Marshawn Lynch went Beast Mode on the Ravens to knock Baltimore back into the AFC playoff mess. (PHOTO CREDIT: Elaine Thompson / The Associated PressWith the Bills actually in the playoff chase this year, each week we’ll be breaking down the AFC playoff situation in a feature called AFC Playoff Picture.I started this weekly feature because the Bills at the time were right at the...

3 Things I’m Watching

There are obvious matchups to watch in this game: how well our tackles protect against Chris Long, James Hall, and Robert Quinn (3 pretty good pass rushers); how well Lynch plays against the worst rush defense in the NFL; if our DE’s can finally get some sacks. Those have been covered. These are the 3 things I’ll be watching tomorrow.Seahawks Pass Game vs. The End ZoneSimply...

Seattle hopes uptick in run game continues

Seattle hopes uptick in run game continues Associated Press Copyright 2011 Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed. Updated 04:08 p.m., Wednesday, November 16, 2011 (AP) — Marshawn Lynch posted a second straight 100-yard rushing game for the first time in his career last week...

Seahawks at Rams: 5 things to watch

WHAT: Seattle Seahawks (3-6) at St. Louis Rams (2-7) (Week 11) WHEN: 1 p.m. PT Sunday WHERE: Edward Jones Dome, St. Louis, Mo. TV/RADIO: FOX (channel 13 in Seattle) / 710 AM, 97.3 FM What to watch for 1. More history for Marshawn? It took him 32 carries, but Marshawn Lynch was able to crack the 100-yard mark last week for the second consecutive game. That’s the first time in his...

Seahawks-Rams Preview: 3 Things To Watch

Will Brandon Lloyd make 300 receiving yards? Will the Rams eat Marshawn Lynch's dust like the Cowboys and the Ravens did? Will the Seahawks' defensive holes give the Rams a way in?

Getting carried away by Seahawks rushing success

RENTON -- There's one thing the Seattle Seahawks can not complain about the past couple weeks.Respect.They've gotten a ton of it from opposing coaches. Last week, Baltimore's John Harbaugh went all Lou Holtz and called Marshawn Lynch one of the top two or three running backs in the league.This week it was St. Louis coach Steve Spagnuolo's turn to gush over the way...

Keys to the game: Seahawks at Rams

Three keys to Seahawks victory 1. Keep on trucking.In the past two games, Marshawn Lynch has had his two best regular-season rushing totals as a Seahawk. Even with Seattle losing rookie linemen John Moffitt and James Carpenter to season-ending knee injuries, the Seahawks have to start out trying to get traction on the ground against a Rams defense allowing the most rushing yards...
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