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Tuesday Round-Up: Seahawks Running Back Marshawn Lynch Creates Beast Mode Starbucks Frappuccino

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Starbucks and Marshawn Lynch invite fans to support empowering young people through the purchase of the new Beast Mode™ Frappuccino, available in participating Starbucks® stores beginning October 22.


Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today - Tuesday, Oct. 20 - about your Seattle Seahawks:

Marshawn Lynch Creates Beast Mode Frappuccino

Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has teamed up with Starbucks to create his own caffeinated beverage.

Lynch's creation is called Beast Mode, a double mocha Frappuccino with a hint of mint and cream and "enough protein powder to unleash your inner Beast Mode." The drink is topped with whipped cream and finished with a purple berry drizzle and a sprinkle of matcha.

"I'd drink this before a workout," Lynch said. "You could get your buff on with this."

For every Beast Mode beverage sold, Starbucks will donate 24 cents - the same number on Lynch's jersey - to Lynch's Fam 1st Family Foundation, up to $100,000. Starbucks is also kicking off the collaboration with a $24,000 contribution to Lynch's foundation, co-founded by his cousin and Buffalo Bills quarterback Josh Johnson which aims to empower and educate underprivileged inner-city youth.

"It is so important to Josh and me that these kids are able to excel in school and life against all odds," said Lynch.  

The drink will be available in participating Washington state and Oakland-area stores starting Oct. 22 through the remainder of the football season.

Tweet Of The Day

Today's "Tweet of the Day" comes from SportsCenter, which shares a video feature involving ESPN personality Kenny Mayne and Seahawks rookie wideout Tyler Lockett, where Mayne gets to know Lockett during a ride on his boat out on Lake Washington.

More From Around The Web

Here at, digital media reporter John Boyle shares five key takeaways from coach Pete Carroll's Monday press conference, analyzes the snap counts from Sunday's loss to the Carolina Panthers, and recaps a recent Make-A-Wish visit to Renton's Virginia Mason Athletic Center.

Here's Monday practice report for the Seahawks and 49ers, a day that saw both team's hold a walk thru, so practice participation is an estimate.

Here's 12 things you might not have known about Seahawks wide receiver Ricardo Lockette.

Free safety Earl Thomas says his team will outlast the challenge confronting the 2-4 Seahawks.

Bob Condotta at the Seattle Times has an early look at Seattle's Week 7 opponent - the San Francisco 49ers.

Former NFL quarterback Hugh Millen breaks down a series of key plays from this past Sunday's Seahawks loss to the Panthers.

Dave Boling at the Tacoma News Tribune offers a few suggestions for the 2-4 Seahawks.

Danny O'Neil at shares three things we learned and three things we're still trying to figure out from Seattle's loss to Carolina.

Gregg Rosenthal at puts the Seahawks at No. 10 on his 'Watchability' rankings listing which teams are the most entertaining.

And Adam Schein at comments on the current state of the Seahawks.

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