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Marshawn Lynch: Glad It's Last Day of Media Sessions

On this being the last day of team media sessions:

Its going to be good to get back to football. Very good.

On some of his best games coming in the playoffs and what he attributes that to:

Im not sure, man. Its not like I prepare any different. Couldnt tell you.

On when he knew Russell Wilson would be good:

I dont know. You just hope for the best for him. It was probably during the preseason when he started showing flashes of it, and then his work ethic just took over. That was probably something that he knew a long time ago, but for me, just watching him progress, knowing he can still get better.

On how much his stiff arm helps his running game:

I would just say thats another weapon.

On whether his stiff arm is conscious or a natural reflex:

Everything I do on the field is a reaction.

(Directed at Michael Robinson, on what defenses have to do to stop Lynch) Robinson:

From what I hear hes the best in the league. Hes the hardest to bring down. There are a lot of good backs out here but from a straight physical standpoint, the guys I talk to just dont believe theres another guy in the league doing it like that.

(Directed at both Robinson and Lynch, on the challenges they see in Denvers defense) Robinson:

The previous 24 teams had to stop the run too, so its just one of those things. They know they have to stop us. We know we have to run the ball. Well see what happens on Sunday.

(Directed at Lynch, on why Denvers defense is so good) Lynch:

Whats his name? Pot roast. (Terrance Knighton.) Big boy. They get to the ball. They run into the ball. Theyre a good defense, thats what I say.

On being comfortable getting blocks from his wide receivers:

I just know where theyre supposed to be, and theyll be there on time, and its all reaction. Its by design.

On preparing for the game mentally with all the distractions this week:

Im that sharp. I stay ready. So there aint no getting ready.

On whether that mental preparedness is because of his background in Oakland:

I would say so. It prepared me.

On his offensive lines effectiveness:

Since Ive been here, theyve only been getting better. I think they take pride in that. For me, with a win and no rushing yards, its a good day. So Im pretty sure they were effective somewhere. You dont just win the game with one person. If I was off, somebody was on, so they contributed to something.

On the efficiency of the Seattle offense:

Explosive plays. Plays over 20 yards.

On whether he likes the possibility of Sundays game being a 2-3 yards per carry day with less explosive plays:

Yeah. Sounds like a fun day. I mean I get to run into a lot of people.

On what he thought of Offensive Line and Assistant Head Coach Tom Cable when he came to Seattle:

Well, being from Oakland, all I knew about him was that he punched people. Thats my type of person.

On if he thinks his biggest strength being his ability to break tackles on the run:

No, I just think my overall game.

On it being more difficult to keep focused this week with all the distractions) Robinson:

I have four kids, man, so my week is the same.



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