Originally posted on NorthWest Sports Beat  |  Last updated 11/9/12
Or anyone for that matter On Monday, my editor sent me this Seattle Seahawks pitch, asking if I would be interested in writing the piece—he already had the headline picked.  I had to laugh a little bit at first because I actually had this conversation with my buddy at at a recent game. The actual conversation wasn’t really about Marhawn Lynch versus Adrian Peterson; it was Marshawn Lynch versus any other running back. But that is the direction I am going to take this piece. I was looking up at the rafters, admiring all the numbers that hang from the top of the stadium, and for the first time in a very long time, I am content in the fact that every number that deserves to be up there is there. Lynch doesn’t have his number retired in Seattle—yet. 12 – For the fans, though we haven’t been living up to it lately 80 – Steve Largent, one of the best wide receivers to ever play the game 71 – Walter Jones, the best offensive lineman to ever play the game 96 – Cortez Kennedy, the one that ...
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