It happened again. There's something about Mike Mayock and Marshawn Lynch. Last year, it was Lynch's Beast Mode touchdown in the Seattle Seahawks playoff game against the New Orleans Saints. Lynch broke through tackles, threw a massive stiff-arm and dove into the end zone to seal the Seahawks widely unexpected win. And it happened again, in a way.
Lynch seemed to be bottled up on the Seahawks second drive of Thursday Night Football against the Philadelphia Eagles. He was all bottled up and in the middle of a mass of bodies, and seemed to be stopped dead in his tracks. But it happened again.
Somehow, Lynch popped out of the swarm, emerged on the other side upright and churning towards the end zone. It's not quite unexpected at this point, but it was impressive as heck.
Once again, Lynch turned what looked like nothing into a touchdown. It wasn't quite as spectacular as the Beast Mode run last year, but it was still a heck of a job. Mayock and Marshawn need to be paired together forever, just to see what happens.