Watch Marshawn Lynch work out with Skittles. A lot of Skittles.

September 2, 2014

The CenturyLink Field Beast Burger comes with a side of Skittles, natch. (Elaine Thompson / AP)

How dearly does Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch love his Skittles?

Dearly enough that they were part of his workout routine, with video showing him doing his rainbow reps. (How many Skittles does it take to fill those, anyway? There are, according multiple Internet estimates, about 427 Skittles in a one-pound bag.)

It only stands to reason. He has worn Skittles cleats, a custom Skittles jersey and is showered with the colorful confection by CenturyLink Field fans. Best, or perhaps worst, of all, the Beast Burger at CenturyLink comes with a side order of Skittles.

After spending most of her career in traditional print sports journalism, Cindy began blogging and tweeting, first as NFL/Redskins editor, and, since August 2010, at The Early Lead. She also is the social media editor for Sports.
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