Good morning, 12s.
Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Friday, Feb. 13 - about your Seattle Seahawks:
Mike Rob Talks Marshawn
Former Seahawks fullback and current NFL Network analyst Michael Robinson, a close friend to Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, joined 710 ESPN Seattle's 'Danny, Dave and Moore' show on Thursday to shed some light on Lynch's future in the Emerald City.
"I don't know," Robinson replied when asked if he thinks Lynch will play in 2015. "I don't think Marshawn knows yet. It's very difficult to ask a running back, of all positions, a guy who's had 788 touches over the last two years, has he had enough football? You can't ask him that right after the season because your body is telling you yes.
"I think right now you've just kind of got to let him wait it out, let him see how the offseason goes, let him get his body feeling right again and then you will see whether he wants to come back or not."
Robinson's comments echo what Seahawks general manager John Schneider told 710 ESPN Seattle on Tuesday - that Lynch, who will turn 29 before the season kicks off, is considering retirement. Schneider made it clear the club wants Lynch back, calling him a "heartbeat" guy on the team.
If Robinson were a betting man - which Robinson stressed he isn't - he said he thinks Lynch will play in Seattle next season. Yet Robinson remained adamant in his uncertainty throughout the interview.
"The guy loves his teammates, he loves the city of Seattle, he loves the 12s and what they bring to the game and how they kind of embody his style of football, that's what I do know," said Robinson. "But when you talk about whether he's going to retire? I don't think even he knows the answer to that question."
Tweet of the Day
Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from @ESPNNFL, which shares a quote from former NFL head coach Bill Walsh, who had a strong influence on Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll's coaching style and philosophy.
More From Around The Web
Here at Seahawks.com, Clare Farnsworth has a behind-the-scenes look at what the team's equipment staff are up to as the offseason gets underway.
Terry Blount at ESPN.com says the Seahawks need to heal mentally and physically this offseason.
Marc Sessler at NFL.com identifies six free-agent fits that make sense, including current Seattle cornerback Byron Maxwell joining former Seattle defensive coordinator Dan Quinn with the Falcons in Atlanta and Cleveland Browns tight end Jordan Cameron signing with the Seahawks.
Charles Davis at NFL.com believes there's five players that could go No. 1 overall in May's NFL Draft, including University of Washington defensive lineman Danny Shelton.
Stephen Cohen at SeattlePI.com notes the Seahawks will face the League's fourth-toughest schedule in 2015.
Gregg Bell at the Tacoma News Tribune writes about Super Bowl XLIX standout Chris Matthews as an option at wide receiver for the Seahawks in 2015.
And Doug Farrar at SI.com lays out areas of improvement each NFC West club should address as the 2015 offseason gets underway.
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