Originally posted on Seattle PI  |  Last updated 12/1/11
While the rest of you were watching the Seahawks kick the Eagle's butts* Thursday evening, I was watching an equally-entertaining show unfold online. I call it the "Marshawn Lynch really likes Skittles" show, and it debuted on Twitter as Thursday's game played out in front of a national television audience. For Seattle fans, it's no secret that Lynch throws back a handful of the colorful candy after touchdowns. It's a tradition that began with his mother, who rewarded him with Skittles when he was younger. The tradition continues on -- his mom still gives him a bag before he plays every week -- and it's become a running gag on the Seahawks sidelines.
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