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Marshawn Lynch: "I'm cool with my body, I love my body. I wouldn't trade it for no other body."
All members of the 90-man roster were present to open up training camp today at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center. Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett said he "wanted to be a good teammate" by being present at today's camp and his desire to be a Seahawk for life.
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Action photos from the first day of practice at the Virginia Mason Athletic Center.
More than 2,500 fans came out for the first day of the Seahawks' 2016 training camp at Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center.
Seahawks players reported to Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center on Friday to prepare for the start of the team's 2016 training camp, which opens Saturday, July 30 with the first of 13 practices open to the public.
Marshawn Lynch really wants you to see what's under his pads.
The Seahawks running back is one of six cover models and 22 athletes to appear in ESPN The Magazine's Body Issue, the annual celebration of the athletic form that hits newsstands this Friday, July 11.
Lynch has been known to be just about that action (boss) when it comes to getting in front of the camera. If the photos released today are any indication, he appears perfectly comfortable continuing to let his body do the talking for him.
"I'm cool with my body, I love my body," Lynch told ESPN in an online exclusive previewing the issue. "I wouldn't trade it for no other body."
Photographer Carlos Serrao is the one behind the lens for Lynch's shoot, which was captured at an old train station in Lynch's hometown of Oakland, Calif.
"It was a blast growing up in Oakland," said Lynch. "We used to walk to house parties, play doorbell ditch, have rock fights, do front flips and backflips off concrete walls off and into the bushes. Take the boxing gloves out and box in the middle of the streets."
Featured alongside Lynch in this year's issue are Arizona Cardinals wide receiver Larry Fitzgerald, 18-time Olympic gold medalist Michael Phelps - who Lynch says he could have beat out for the cover of the Wheaties box had he stuck to swimming, Seattle Reign FC forward Megan Rapinoe, tennis player Venus Williams, and more.Read