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Marshawn Lynch dances in locker room, calls Super Bowl biggest day of life ‘next to being born’


To the surprise of no one, Marshawn Lynch kept his comments short and sweet following the Seattle Seahawks’ beatdown of the Denver Broncos on Sunday. That’s just how he rolls, as he made more than clear during his interactions with the media during Super Bowl week — his interview with Deion Sanders already has become stuff of Super Bowl legend — as well as throughout the season.

While Lynch was held somewhat in check during the 43-8 win (15 carries for 39 yards and a touchdown), he did allow a little of his trademark “Beast Mode” out in the locker room following the game by way of dance, busting out some pretty nifty dance moves, all the while rocking his customary backpack and a “Beast Mode” sweatshirt.

Via USA Today’s Tom Pelissero:

As alluded to above, Lynch did speak with the media after the game, but his answers were brief, and in one case, oddly hilarious.

A transcript of Lynch’s comments, via’s Kevin Manahan:

(Thoughts on the victory): Dream come true.

(On his 1-yard TD run): Kicked it all in, boss.

(On not celebrating for long on the field): Man, they know how I feel about it. This is big. This has been a tradition since I came, since forever. Everybody knows it. They respect it.

(On whether this is the biggest day of his life): Next to being born.

It’s hard to argue with Lynch’s assertion that the biggest day in a person’s life is being born.

Lynch easily was the most compelling and arguably the most talked-out player leading up to Super Bowl XLVIII. How fitting that he finished up his week the same way he started it. By saying little while revealing much.

One question: What’s up with the dude in the background with half a beard. That’s an odd look.