It takes a village

Marshawn Lynch will forever go down in Seahawks history for his incredible 67-yard touchdown run on Saturday.

But he didn’t achieve that monumental feat alone. His 10 teammates on the field made the blocks and paved the way for the victory-clinching run. His offensive line included, from left to right, Russell Okung, Tyler Polumbus, Chris Spencer, Mike Gibson and Sean Locklear. The skill players — all of whom made blocks too — included wideouts Mike Williams and Ben Obomanu, tight end John Carlson, fullback Michael Robinson and, of course, quarterback Matt Hasselbeck.

All 10 of Lynch’s teammates made a block that contributed to the touchdown, and seven players were alongside Lynch more than 50 yards down the field. And as a symbol of the group effort to make the run happen, all 11 Seahawks celebrated together in the end zone following the play.

“As amazing as Marshawn was on that run, that play is the epitome of a team effort,” Coach Pete Carroll said. “It was awesome to watch.”


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