Found December 29, 2011 on Larry Brown Sports:
Marshawn Lynch is having a career season. For some reason it feels he has been around for a decade, but Lynch is only 25 years old.  He had his fair share of disciplinary issues with the Bills, but this season has been one of vast improvement for the sixth year running back.  His 1,118 yards rushing and 12 touchdowns are the highest totals of his career.  Believe it or not, Lynch said it isn’t the power of Skittles that has allowed him to take his game to the next level.  It was simply growing up. “I feel I became a pro this year,” Lynch explained according to “In the studying, the taking care of my body, doing the little things that I could have gotten away with when I was younger, like not stretching, just going out there.” Seahawks assistant coach Tom Cable said Lynch’s willingness to fit into a new system has also translated into tremendous results on the field and earned him a spot as a Pro Bowl alternate. Lynch credits the help of veteran backs Michael Robinson ...

Seahawks, Lynch off and running

Marshawn Lynch: 'I feel like a became a pro this year'By Joshua Mayers | The Seattle TimesRENTON -- There are millions of things to discuss as Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks talk about a new contract. After all, he isn't going to be paid in Skittles.There's one overriding reason to think something will get done, though: the franchise tag.No player generally wants...

Marshawn Lynch's shoes sweet, and expensive

RENTON -- Sweet?You could say that. The cleats Marshawn Lynch wore on Saturday, a customized version of the Nike Vapor Talon Elite.The shoes were given to Lynch, but they weren't free.Not when you consider he was fined $10,000 by the league for violating the league's uniform policy. A league spokesman confirmed the fine, saying the higher amount was due to it being a second...

Report: Lynch fined for Skittle cleats

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $10,000 for wearing Skittles-themed cleats during the team's last game, The Seattle Times reported Friday. Lynch violated the NFL's dress code by lacing up the Nike cleats emblazoned with images of the colorful candies during Seattle's 19-17 loss to San Francisco on Saturday. The Seahawks' leading rusher...

Marshawn Lynch Gets Skittle Cleats

After some of the top sports blogs in the whole damn world revealed that following every touchdown Marshawn Lynch eats Skittles as a celebratory snack, the folks over at Nike decided to capitalize on the news, creating a special pair of cleats for Lynch. Careful not to infringe on the Skittles trademark, these Skittles Nikes are dope. Yummo![Seattle Post-Intelligencer]  

Nike makes Skittles shoes for Marshawn Lynch

If you notice Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch's shoes seem especially colorful from now on, that might be because he's wearing Skittles on his feet. Lynch's Skittles habit (a handful after every touchdown) is well known to football fans, and now Nike is getting some publicity by designing a pair of shoes featuring the fruit-flavored candy -- made special just for...

Report: Lynch fined for Skittles cleats

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $10,000 for wearing Skittles-themed cleats during the team's last game, The Seattle Times reported Friday.

I’m Loving the Skittle Nike’s Marshawn Lynch Rocked Last Weekend

I’m not going to lie, Nike did it again. That’s some pretty sweet stuff right there. Marshawn Lynch has created a monster with this Skittles thing. I really hope this doesn’t start a trend of athletes popping candy on the sidelines trying to get seen. We really don’t need to see Cam Newton eating Nerds on the sidelines. Let’s just leave it with Marshawn and his Skittles...

Marshawn Lynch: "I feel like I became a pro this year"

Seahawks running back says better preparation and listening to teammates, not eating Skittles, was the key to his breakout season.

This Week's NFL Fines

Week 16 NFL's bad boys. The Seahawks Edition Mike Sando over at ESPN's NFC West blog is reporting Marshawn Lynch and Richard Sherman are the guilty parties this week in terms of fines from the NFL. (NO fun league) Seahawks' Richard Sherman was fined $15k for his horse collar tackle vs the 49ers Frank Gore. Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been fined $10k for...

Morning links: Pro Bowl snubs

With the Pro Bowl list announced on Tuesday, the annual flood of most-snubbed lists and overall critiques of the selections have followed. So of course, I’ve selected a few for your perusal. Michael Lombardi of lists Seattle’s Marshawn Lynch and Brandon Mebane as potential players who should have been on the list. Elliott Harrison at lists Green Bay’s B.J...
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