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Marshawn Lynch was known for going beast-mode on the New Orleans Saints two years ago as the propelled the 7-9 Seattle Seahawks to a big-time playoff victory. Still repping the nickname today, the running back could be in for some competition with Atlanta Falcons‘ Jacquizz Rodgers after what he did to his team on Sunday.
In a big-time Divisional match-up, Rodgers broke loose for one of the best runs of this year’s playoffs, as he went beast-mode just like Lynch did. Rodgers was the winner of Sunday’s beast-mode competition, as the Falcons ended up winning the game 30-28 to advance to the NFC Championship.
However, I think it’s going to take a while for Rodgers to compete with this stiff arm. Anyway, here’s what the 5-6, 196-pounder did to the Seahawks defense:
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Jacquizz Rodgers is a second-year running back for the Atlanta Falcons out of Oregon State. And while he may not be a household name just yet, he has a name that nevertheless is certainly unique, one that sticks in your head upon hearing it.
Speaking of things sticking, Rodgers was photographed rocking a t-shirt that bears a message incorporating “Quizz,” the nickname he goes...
Early on in the Seattle Seahawks/Atlanta Falcons NFC divisional playoff game, Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch fumbled the ball which ended up getting recovered by Atlanta's Jonathan Babineaux.
Upon further review of the video, Lynch took a punch to the groin from Thomas DeCoud which might have helped cause the fumble:
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Tweet Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers is 5’6” and weighs 196 pounds. Seattle Seahawks free safety Earl Thomas is 5’10” and weighs 202 pounds. In the second quarter of the NFC Divisional Playoff game between those two teams, Rodgers made Thomas look like he was a rag-doll. Talk about a truck stick. Considering Marshawn [...]
Marshawn Lynch is usually very protective of the ball when running. This one was out of his hands though. Lynch go punched below the belt by Thomas DeCoud, then got hit from the back to cause the fumble. It's safe to say he lost his skittles on this one.
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The Falcons used the running game as well as they have all season and Jacquizz Rodgers was a huge part of that. Relive this moment with us via youtube as Jacquizz Rodgers demolishes Seattle Seahawks safety Earl Thomas.
Seattle halfback Marshawn Lynch struggled in Sunday's playoff loss to Atlanta.Fantasy Spin:Lynch had recorded five straight 100-yard games before Sunday's lackluster performance (46 yards and a lost fumble). Despite his struggles, Lynch was able to find the end zone on Sunday. He's now scored at least once in three of his four career playoff games.
Marshawn Lynch took a nasty punch to the groin and seconds later he fumbled against the Falcons. The groin punch was delivered Thomas DeCoud, and it wasn’t necessarily the cause of the fumble, but I’m sure it didn’t help. Either way, you never want to see something like that happen, to anyone. [@CJZero] Article found on: Cosby Sweaters
Running back Marshawn Lynch is active for today's game at Atlanta.
Lynch had been nursing a foot ailment through the week, but was never in jeopardy of missing the game while listed as probable on the injury report. Expect a regular workload for Seattles stud running back.
Atlanta Falcons running back Jacquizz Rodgers did his best Marshawn Lynch beast mode impression during Sunday’s divisional playoff game between the Falcons and Seahawks .Rodgers broke off a career long 45-yard ran after he ran all over over Seahawks safety Earl Thomas. The Falcons are off to a hot start and lead 13-0.GIF via @Jose3030
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch was held out of practice the last couple of days but was back on Friday practicing with the team on a limited basis.
Coach Pete Carroll told reporters Lynch has a sprained foot and is listed as probable, but he will play on Sunday against the Atlanta Falcons.
Today the NFL announced its all pro team, and although it was great to see some guys get the recognition they deserve some guys got completely disrespected. It was good to see Marshawn Lynch get first team honors. He is a big reason Seattle is still fighting in the playoffs and stand a chance to make a real run. Peyton Manning, Adrian Peterson, Calvin Johnson, and J.J. Watt were...
The Atlanta Falcons come into this game as the top seed in the NFC. But that may not be enough to peg them as favorites one day after the Broncos, who were the top seed in the AFC, lost to Baltimore.
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The Associated Press 2012 NFL All-Pro team selected by a national panel of 50 media members:
Quarterback-Peyton Manning, Denver.
Running Backs-Adrian Peterson, Minnesota; Marshawn Lynch, Seattle.
Fullback-Vonta Leach, Baltimore.
Tight End-Tony Gonzalez, Atlanta.
Wide Receivers-Calvin Johnson, Detroit; Brandon Marshall, Chicago.
Tackles-Duane Brown, Houston...
The Titans are interested in bringing back a familiar face to coach the teams running backs Sherman Smith.
Prying Smith, a former Titans assistant who helped develop running back Eddie George, away from the Seattle Seahawks might not be easy, however.
Smith has a top-notch running back in Marshawn Lynch, and plenty of familiarly in Seattle since its where he enjoyed...