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Tuesday Round-Up: Marshawn Lynch works out with Skittles
Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, September 2 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
Marshawn Lynch Works Out With Skittles
The section-header really says it all.
Marshawn Lynch has managed to employ Skittles into his workout routine. Check out the YouTube video embedded at the top of the article, which showcases the Seahawks running back going through his training regimen using his favorite gameday candy as a cardio incentive and in place of traditional weights.
Bryan Walters Re-Signed, Practice Squad Filled
Two days after releasing the wide receiver on the team's roster cut to 53 players, the Seahawks re-signed fifth-year pro Bryan Walters to their active roster yesterday. To make room, third-year wide receiver Phil Bates was released.
Starbucks Makes For 'A Better Seattle'
Starting today, Starbucks will donate 25 cents to Seahawks coach Pete Carroll's 'A Better Seattle' program when you pay with a special Seahawks Starbucks card.
“We’re really excited about this season joining again with Starbucks,” Carroll said on Monday. “The opportunity to every time somebody goes to Starbucks and shows their Seahawks Starbucks card and there’s a 25 cent donation that goes to 'A Better Seattle' is really exciting for us. Starbucks has been a great partner and we’re thrilled that that’s happening."
The program runs through Sunday, Sept. 21.
Pearl Jam's Mike McCready, CCFA Team Up For Flag Football Tournament
Pearl Jam lead guitarist Mike McCready, who has lived with Crohn's disease the past 27 years, has teamed with the northwest chapter of the Crohn's and Colitis Foundation to bring a flag football tournament to CenturyLink Field this Sunday, Sept. 7.
The tournament is open to the public and will feature a celebrity flag football game with former Seahawks midway through the competition. All event proceeds benefit the CCFA.
Tweet Of The Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from Pearl Jam's McCready, who passes along links to buy tickets to Sunday's flag football tournament, or donate to the CCFA.
More From Around The Web
Here at Seahawks.com, Clare Farnsworth has a closer look at the Green Bay Packers and has his report from the team's "Turnover Thursday" practice, which came on Monday this week because of the team's regular-season opener that is set for Thursday night at CenturyLink Field.
I have an update on each club around the NFC West and recap coach Pete Carroll's Monday press conference, which included several injury updates and personnel notes.
Jayson Jenks of the Seattle Times says free safety Earl Thomas and cornerback Byron Maxwell have the "key ingredient" the Seahawks look for - grit.
Larry Stone of the Seattle Times looks at how cornerback Richard Sherman has stayed sharp despite battling boredom on the outside.
Evan Silva of RotoWorld.com has a look at Thursday's matchup between the Seahawks and Packers from a fantasy football perspective, predicting a 28-20 Seahawks win.
The Everett Herald shares 12 rules for being an unbeatable Seahawks fan.
And ESPN.com's NFC reporters have submitted their predictions for the 2014 NFL season, with two of the 16 selecting the Seahawks to repeat as Super Bowl champions. Each reporter also projected the record for the team they cover, with Terry Blount believing the Seahawks will finish 13-3 for the second consecutive season.
Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto