There’s a good chance that, by now, you’ve heard the news about Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch announcing his intentions to retire from the NFL, leaving the league void of one of the biggest personalities it has, albeit untraditional.
With Beast Mode calling it quits, not only did now former teammates like Russell Wilson and Richard Sherman tweet about him (see above), but the Seahawks’ twitter also paid respect to one of the toughest runners the NFL has ever seen.
“He’s not carrying the football, he’s carrying his team” – Tom Cable on @MoneyLynch#ThankYouBeastModehttps://t.co/IKKh5R5elX
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) February 8, 2016
With different footage of Lynch stuntin’ on defenders by running over them with ridiculous strength, it’s clear the team will miss highlight-level plays that no one but Marshawn could pull off.
Here’s to the man being all ’bout that action as a retiree, boss.