Marshawn Lynch Encourages Younger Players To Take Care Of Themselves After Losing To The Packers

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Seattle Seahawks star Marshawn Lynch had some great advice for younger players after losing to the Packers late Sunday night.

Lynch, who is one of the most dominant runners in league history, told players to look out for themselves while in the NFL so that they can have great futures once retiring. (RELATED: David Hookstead Is The True King In The North When It Comes To College Football)


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“Start taking care of your all mentals, your all bodies and your all chicken. So, when you’re all ready – you know – to walk away, you walk away and be able to do what you want to do,” the Super Bowl champion explained to the media.

You can watch his full comments below.

Well, I don’t think anybody can ever accuse Lynch of not keeping it real, and I really do hope players listen to what he had to say.

You have to take care of yourself in the NFL. You just have to. You don’t have a choice.

The NFL doesn’t last forever, careers are only a few years on average and the money doesn’t last forever. If you don’t look out for yourself, then you’re going to be in a world of trouble once your career ends.

Luckily for Lynch, he’s an incredibly smart dude, and he’s going to be just fine. More players should take notes on what he’s done, and try to follow his path.


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We also need more athletes out here talking about the importance of mental health like Lynch did above. We honestly can’t get enough of that.

Shoutout to Lynch for being a straight shooter. He’s usually not big on talking, but whenever he does, we should all listen to what he has to say.