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Marshawn Lynch: “Maybe it was good I didn’t get that ball” at end of Super Bowl, for he’d become “the face of the nation”

Is anyone really surprised the first extensive, public opinions from the always unpredictable Marshawn Lynch about him not getting the ball at the end of the Seahawks’ Super Bowl are coming from … Turkey?

But here’s what’s being lost amid Lynch telling a Turkish television network that he was expecting the ball on second down from the 1-yard line with 26 seconds left in the Super Bowl Feb. 1 and his Seahawks down to New England 28-24: Lynch publicly raising the question of whether we were all ready for him to be “the face of the nation” had he scored

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Hawk bites: Solid, unspectacular runners needed


They are numbers not mentioned often, but when looked at on their own make for an interesting conversation.

Of the past 10 Super Bowl champions, only half of the team’s offenses ranked in the Top 10 in rushing during the regular season. The 2007 New York Giants had the highest ranking at 4th overall, followed by the 2005 Pittsburgh Steelers (5th), the 2000 Baltimore Ravens (5th), the 1999 St. Louis Rams (5th) and the 2004 New England Patriots (7th).

Three teams, the 2008 Pittsburgh Steelers (23rd overall), the 2003 New England Patriots (27th) and the 2002 Tampa Bay Buccaneers (27th), ranked in the bottom third in rushing during the regular season, but still managed to hoist the Lombardi Trophy at the end of the season.

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