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Julian Edelman. (Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

The 7 Players With Bay Area Ties That Will Decide The Super Bowl

The Oakland Raiders were one of the worst teams in the NFL (again) last year and the 49ers just jettisoned their best coach in at least a decade after one sub-par season. Now we have to watch two of the least-liked teams by locals vie for the big prize. How do we begin to care? It’s time to root for your favorite local guys to make the big play. Here’s a recap of who used to play ball in the Bay that could decide the Super Bowl come Sunday.

01/30/2015

SEATTLE, WA - JANUARY 18: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks runs the ball as he is hit by Ha Ha Clinton-Dix #21 of the Green Bay Packers in the first half during the 2015 NFC Championship game at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Is This The Only Thing That Can Stop “Beast Mode?”

On the field “Beast Mode” roams free without any natural predators, but off of the gridiron Lynch and his “Beast Mode” nickname are preparing for a legal battle that they might not be able shake off.

01/30/2015

Running back Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks speaks during a Super Bowl XLIX media availability at the Arizona Grand Hotel on January 29, 2015 in Chandler, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch Tells Reporters Why He Doesn’t Talk To The Media

After two days of giving only scripted answers, the Seattle Seahawks’ star running back gave his most extensive comments of Super Bowl week, mostly telling reporters why he won’t talk to them.

01/29/2015

SANTA CLARA, CA - NOVEMBER 27: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks warms up pregame against the San Francisco 49ers at Levi's Stadium on November 27, 2014 in Santa Clara, California.

Why Does The NFL Want Marshawn Lynch To Be A Spokesperson?

Just kidding–I love pretty much every aspect of my job. One of them is getting to ask questions. Like, “What is the NFL’s thing?” Why does this multibillion dollar organization feel compelled to try to turn guys who carry a football for a living into public speakers?

01/28/2015

Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks addresses the media at Super Bowl XLIX Media Day Fueled by Gatorade inside U.S. Airways Center on January 27, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.  (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Marshawn Lynch Repeats ‘Just Here So I Don’t Get Fined’ 29 Times At Super Bowl Media Day

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch, who has been fined for avoiding the NFL’s press availability requirements, fulfilled his commitment at the Super Bowl media day Tuesday by repeating the same answer to the throng of reporters at his podium.

01/27/2015

Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Seattle Seahawks reaches for his groin after running the ball in for a touchdown during the fourth quarter of the 2015 NFC Championship game against the Green Bay Packers at CenturyLink Field on January 18, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch Fined $20,000 For Obscene Gesture During NFC Championship Game

The NFL has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $20,000 for making an obscene gesture during last Sunday’s NFC championship game, a person with knowledge of the fine told The Associated Press on Thursday.

01/22/2015

NFC Championship - San Francisco 49ers v Seattle Seahawks

New Marijuana Strain Named For Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch

Oakland native and Seattle Seahawk Marshawn Lynch honored with naming of extra-potent strain of marijuana dubbed “Beastmode 2.0″:

01/20/2015

Pete Carroll and Jim Harbaugh (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

Seattle Seahawks Coach Pete Carroll Is Glad To See Jim Harbaugh Leave The NFL

They clashed at both the college and the pro levels but now that Jim Harbaugh has left the 49ers and the NFC West, it appears he will not be missed by Seattle Seahawks head coach Pete Carroll.

12/31/2014

49ers v Seahawks

Niners Knocked Out Of Playoff Contention With Crushing Loss To Seahawks

Marshawn Lynch rushed for 91 yards and a touchdown, Russell Wilson threw a touchdown pass to rookie Paul Richardson, and the Seattle Seahawks knocked archrival San Francisco from playoff contention 17-7 Sunday.

12/14/2014

Wide receiver Jermaine Kearse #15 of the Seattle Seahawks is hit by free safety Eric Reid #35 and strong safety Donte Whitner #31 of the San Francisco 49ers to break up the pass in the second half in the 2014 NFC Championship at CenturyLink Field on January 19, 2014 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Jonathan Ferrey/Getty Images)

Tickets To ‘Marquee’ Seahawks-49ers Matchup Going For Under Face Value On Secondary Market

Fans who snapped up San Francisco 49ers season tickets with an eye toward turning a profit on the secondary market are likely out of luck.

11/26/2014

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