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Monday Round-Up: Marshawn Lynch named one of NFL's 11 most-unstoppable players
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Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Monday, June 23 - about your Seattle Seahawks: Read
Marshawn Lynch Among League's 11 Unstoppable Players
Gil Brandt of NFL.com names Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch to his list of the League's 11 most unstoppable players. In addition to Lynch, Brandt calls out Minnesota Vikings running back Adrian Peterson, Philadelphia Eagles' running back LeSean McCoy, Dallas Cowboys running back DeMarco Murray, and Buffalo Bills running back C.J. Spiller as standouts in the position group.
On Lynch, Brandt writes, "Lynch burst out of the gate last season, rumbling for 871 of his 1,257 yards in the first 10 weeks, but he seemed to slow down as the year wore on. His yards per carry also took a dip, dropping from 5.0 in 2012 to 4.2 in 2013. Still, Lynch tied for the league lead in broken tackles with 18 -- in addition to making tacklers miss 38 times -- proving he remains one of the toughest running backs to stop. In other words, Beast Mode most definitely lives." Read
Russell Wilson & Kasey Kahne Co-Host The DRIVE
Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson and NASCAR Sprint Cup Series driver Kasey Kahne, a native of Enumclaw, Wash., are co-hosting The DRIVE this morning at CenturyLink Field - a public healthy lifestyle pep rally benefiting Boys & Girls Clubs of King County. The free event opens in the stadium's North Plaza at 11 a.m. PT and runs until 1 p.m. Read
Doug Baldwin Talks 'Game of Thrones'
Wide receiver Doug Baldwin took in 40 episodes of the HBO fantasy drama 'Game of Thrones' in just nine days, and he took some time out to talk about his latest obsession and compare his teammates to characters in the series. Read
Tweet of the Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Seahawks linebacker Mike Morgan, who is in Brazil supporting the U.S. Men's National Team in World Cup 2014 with fellow linebackers Malcolm Smith and K.J. Wright. The trio has a camera with them to document their travels, so we should hopefully see some footage from their journey in the near future. The U.S. wraps up group stage play on Thursday against Germany. Read
More From Around The Web
Mike Beamish of the Vancouver Sun profiles former Canadian Football League rookie of the year Chris Matthews, the 6-foot-5, 218-pound wideout competing for a roster spot with the Seahawks.
Seahawks linebacker Horace Miller shares a handwritten letter he received from general manager John Schneider recognizing the hard work Miller has put in this offseason.
ProFootballFocus.com takes a stab at projecting the Seahawks' 2014 depth chart.
Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times says newly-acquired defensive tackle Kevin Williams should be a productive rotational player for the team in 2014.
Dave Boling of the Tacoma News Tribune says the Seahawks have a few things to sort out before the season starts, one of which is who will return punts, where free safety Earl Thomas, cornerback Richard Sherman, wide receiver Percy Harvin, and more have showed interest.
Todd Dybas of the Tacoma News Tribune shares five observations from the Seahawks' offseason work, noting the receiving corps is deeper and faster than a season ago.
Art Thiel of SportsPressNW.com tells us about the progress defensive tackle Jesse Williams has made this offseason.
And NFL.com's Dave Dameshek selects his All-NFC West team in his latest podcast.