We perish because we know not… #TLENews
The Seattle Seahawks did their Super Bowl media day session on Tuesday afternoon, and all eyes were on running back Marshawn Lynch.
As anticipated, Beast Mode didn’t have much to say. In fact, he only said one thing—over and over.
“I’m here so I won’t get fined.”
Here’s the unofficial tally, per Around the NFL:
Unofficial “I’m just here so I won’t get fined” count: 27 #MediaDay
— Around The NFL (@AroundTheNFL) January 27, 2015
According to ESPN’s Ed Werder, the NFL was threatening to hit Lynch with a hefty fine if he didn’t talk at media day:
#NFL source says Marshawn Lynch treated with $500K fine if he failed to be available for Media Day. “I’m just here so I don’t get fined.”
Well, he talked.
Once his required time was up, Lynch left the podium: