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Marshawn Lynch to hold out

Months after helping the Seattle Seahawks win their first Super Bowl, running back Marshawn Lynch said he will not participate in training camp. Instead he will hold out for a contract with more money up front, which could be a major blow for Seattle -- if you believe training camp to be important for a 28-year-old Pro Bowler.

How worried should Seahawks fans be about Marshawn Lynch's holdout from training camp?

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  • Will Marshawn Lynch be the Seahawks' starting running back in Week 1?

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  • How important is NFL training camp to established veterans?

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  • Where does Marshawn Lynch rank among NFL running backs?

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  • What is the likelihood of a Seahawks Super Bowl championship repeat?

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Lynch walks out of media day

Marshawn Lynch isn't known for being particularly patient with the media, and on Super Bowl media day, he lived up to his reputation. Lynch decided that six minutes was all he could spare for questions in the annual event, which is typically known for outlandishly costumed and questionably credentialed reporter-like people asking unfunny questions of bored athletes who would really rather be anywhere else. For his own part, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll was fine with Lynch leaving early. "I heard he did six great minutes," Carroll said. "Some comedians make a career off that." No wonder Carroll was voted the coach players would most want to play for in a recent survey.

What do you make of Marshawn Lynch walking out of his Super Bowl media day session early?

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  • What do you make of Super Bowl media day?

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  • Which is more entertaining?

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Richard Sherman isn't universally loved, especially after his now-infamous postgame tirade against Michael Crabtree and the San Francisco 49ers. But that doesn't mean he's without his fans; quite the opposite, in fact, as the Seattle Seahawks cornerback ranked 10th on the NFL's list of most-bought jerseys. Two of Sherman's teammates, Russell Wilson (second) and Marshawn Lynch (sixth) also made the list. No. 1? Their opponent's quarterback in Super Bowl XLVIII, Peyton Manning.

Our question: Which of the top 10 is your favorite? Whom do you like the least? Click on the images below to set your personal popularity rankings!

Popular NFL Players

Tom Brady

Tom Brady

Jersey rank: 4

Drew Brees

Drew Brees

Jersey rank: 5

Colin Kaepernick

Colin Kaepernick

Jersey rank: 3

Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch

Jersey rank: 6

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

Jersey rank: 1

Adrian Peterson

Adrian Peterson

Jersey rank: 7

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

Jersey rank: 8

Richard Sherman

Richard Sherman

Jersey rank: 10

Ryan Tannehill

Ryan Tannehill

Jersey rank: 9

Russell Wilson

Russell Wilson

Jersey rank: 2

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NFL: Week 14 -- Seahawks at 49ers

It might be too late for the 8-4 San Francisco 49ers to challenge the 11-1 Seattle Seahawks for the NFC West title. But the defending NFC champions can make a statement -- which might be needed after Seattle thrashed San Francisco 29-3 in their Week 2 meeting.

Which team will win Sunday's game in San Francisco?

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  • Who will have had the better NFL career when all is said and done?

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  • Seahawks fans banded together to pay $1,800 to fly a "GO HAWKS-12" banner over Candlestick Park on Sunday. Would you contribute to such a fund?

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  • Frank Gore is averaging 40 yards rushing over the past three weeks. He averaged 91 the seven games before. What will he have versus the Seahawks?

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  • Vernon Davis tweeted that it should be illegal to tackle a player by his private parts after it happened to him by Rams safety T.J. McDonald. Do you agree?

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  • How many games will the 49ers win? (8-4; vs. SEA, at TB, vs. ATL, at ARI)

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Peyton Manning surpassed Dan Marino for the second spot on the NFL's all-time passing yards list with a 414-yard, four-touchdown game against the Cowboys. Jimmy Graham is proving to be one Drew Brees' favorite targets as he leads the league in receiving yards and is just one game shy of setting the record for consecutive 100-yard games for a tight end. Below are the 10 players NFL Nation reporter Dan Graziano has in his weekly MVP watch. Who's tops your list after five weeks of play?

2013 NFL MVP Watch

Drew Brees

Drew Brees

Saints QB
1,722 yards, 12 TD, 4 INT, 69.7 CMP%

Frank Gore

Frank Gore

49ers RB
78 ATT, 376 yards, 3 TD

Jimmy Graham

Jimmy Graham

Saints WR
37 REC, 593 yards, 6 TD

Justin Houston

Justin Houston

Chiefs LB
23 tackles, 8.5 sacks

Andrew Luck

Andrew Luck

Colts QB
1,144 yards, 7 TD, 2 INT, 62.2 CMP%

Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch

Seahawks RB
96 ATT, 410 yards, 3 TD

Peyton Manning

Peyton Manning

Broncos QB
1,884 yards, 20 TD, INT, 75.8 CMP%

Aaron Rodgers

Aaron Rodgers

Packers QB
1,331 yards, 9 TD, 3 INT, 66.4 CMP%

Ndamukong Suh

Ndamukong Suh

Chiefs DT
14 tackles, 2 sacks, FF

Aqib Talib

Aqib Talib

Aqib Talib
15 tackles, 4 INT, FF

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