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Tuesday Round-Up: Marshawn Lynch strikes deal with Skittles

Posted Jan 28, 2014

A morning link round-up of what's "out there" about your Seattle Seahawks as they approach Super Bowl XLVIII

Good morning, 12th Man. Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, Jan. 28 - about your Seattle Seahawks, five days before Super Bowl XLVIII against the Denver Broncos at New Jersey's MetLife Stadium.

Running back Marshawn Lynch has inked a deal with Skittles, the favorite gameday candy of the Seahawks' "Beast Mode" back. Lynch will receive financial compensation from the brand, in addition to $10,000 to Lynch's Fam First Family Foundation for every touchdown he scores during Super Bowl XLVIII. That should add a little bit of extra incentive for Lynch to sniff out the end zone and earn his Skittle-shower celebration that has been commonplace at Seattle's CenturyLink Field.

The partnership features an opportunity for Seahawks fans to win an auction for a special "Seattle Mix" bag of Skittles, with all proceeds going to charity. Check out all the details at www.SkittlesSeattleMix.com.

Marshawn Lynch also opens up to NFL.com's Mike Silver.

Cornerback Richard Sherman shares 10 things he learned from his NFC Championship postgame interview with FOX Sports' Erin Andrews.

The Daily Snaffer at TheMMQB.com recaps Monday's events and takes a look at what's on tap for Tuesday's Media Day.

Marc Sessler of NFL.com chats with tight end Zach Miller and wide receiver Golden Tate about the Seahawks' ability to survive a shootout with the Broncos.

Dan Hanzus of NFL.com has a visitor's guide to Manhattan for those of you making the trip out to Super Bowl XLVIII.

Chris Wesseling of NFL.com shares comments from Broncos wideout Demaryius Thomas about going up against the Seahawks' "Legion of Boom" secondary.

Doug Farrar of SI.com recaps fullback Michael Robinson's road to the Super Bowl, details how the Seahawks pursued Peyton Manning, and looks at how Seattle constructed its Super Bowl squad.

Rob Rang of CBSSports.com examines five key draft moments for the NFC Champion Seahawks.

USA Today has a look back at five of the most memorable moments from Super Bowl's Media Day.

And you can check out all of our Seahawks.com Super Bowl coverage by visiting our Super Bowl Central.

Did I miss anything you think is worthy of inclusion? Let me know on Twitter @TonyDrovetto
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