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Monday Round-Up: Marshawn Lynch and President Bill Clinton Team Up to Help Oakland

A daily link round-up of what’s “out there” about the Seattle Seahawks.


Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today – Monday, April 4 – about your Seattle Seahawks.

Marshawn Lynch and President Bill Clinton Team Up to Help Oakland

Marshawn Lynch's hometown of Oakland has always been one of the most important things in his life, so it's no surprise when Lynch is involved in an event to better his community. What you don't see every day, however, is Lynch hanging out with Bill Clinton, the 42nd President of the United States of America.

But on Sunday, Lynch, along with cousin and Fam 1st Family Foundation co-founder Josh Johnson, were indeed hanging out with Clinton, his daughter Chelsea, and other East Bay leaders, including Oakland Mayor Libby Schaaf.

Lynch, Clinton and others were on hand to encourage students at an East Bay community improvement project, which included planting trees, painting murals and improving an athletic center. The event, hosted by the Clinton Academy and the Oakland Unified School District and the Oakland Public Education Fund, included Clinton addressing the crowd, as well as Lynch and Johnson posing for pictures and encouraging students. NBCBayArea.com has more here.

Lynch, who indicated his intention to retire after the 2015 season, has been busy since making that decision, including a trip to Egypt with American Football Without Barriers.

Tweet of the Day, Opening Day Edition

Today's Tweet of the Day comes from @Seahawks, because like a lot of sports fans in the region, we're excited about the Mariners opening the 2016 season today.

Seahawks punter and big M's fan Jon Ryan is also excited for today.

More From Around the Web

Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson attended the Richmond Forum Saturday, appearing with historian Henry Louis Gates Jr, who taught Wilson a bit about his ancestry. The Richmond Times-Dispatch has the story here.

If you missed it Friday afternoon, the Seahawks agreed to terms on a deal with defensive end Chris Clemons, who played in Seattle from 2010 to 2013.

Also at Seahawks.com, highlights from Bobby Wagner taking over NFL Canada's Twitter account.

If you follow Kam Chancellor on social media, you've probably seen the Seahawks safety post things about women's boot camps he helps lead. The Seattle Times sent a reporter to one to find out more about one of Chancellor's offseason activities.

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