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Marshawn Lynch

Seahawks Treat Skittles

LIKE MEDICINE

1/22/2014 9:02 AM PST BY TMZ STAFF

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Skittles are SO IMPORTANT to Marshawn Lynch's health, the Seattle Seahawks keep the candy with the team's MEDICAL SUPPLIES ... so says Marshawn.

The "Beast Mode" running back was doing an interview for a Japanese TV show when he explained that he originally began chewing Skittles during football games because they were effective at settling his upset stomach.

That's when Lynch explained that the candy has become so important to his success ... the Seahawks team trainers have decided to keep a reserve stash with the medical stuff. 

"It's almost like we use it because we know it helps my stomach, so we put it with the rest of the medicine. So, it's right next to the Advil, the lip balm, the tape, it's next to all that."

Skittles -- it's medicine now.

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8 COMMENTS

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1.

jetfanglo    

i wish NY/NJ would legalize pot............that seems our only hope of getting to the 'bowl........it worked for seahawks/broncos....... ;)

171 days ago
2.

lacat    

GoHawks!

171 days ago
3.

Kaitlin H    

Dear, TMZ

I found this article to be interesting because I am a Seahawks fan.
Nice to see something positive once in a while posted.

Thanks, Kaitlin H

171 days ago
4.

BlackStrokeLong    

I like the tropical flavored skittles.

171 days ago
5.

zombie007    

Trayvon would be proud!

171 days ago
6.

Queen.of.the.Obvious    

**** the Seahawks! #GoNiners Hope the Broncos keep Seattle ringless. See you next season in the playoffs...the quest for six will take Kap & Co to winning Superbowl 49... how fitting :)

171 days ago
7.

Just Steve    

Seahawks snack of choice: skittles Peyton's snack of choice: seahawks

171 days ago
8.

tmz001    

Keeps it right next to the adderall

171 days ago

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