Marshawn Lynch says 'boss' a lot, boss

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands against a wall

Seattle Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch stands against a wall during Media Day on Jan. 28, 2014, in Newark, N.J. (Credit: AP)

Everyone has that one word that they tend to use often in conversation. Marshawn Lynch's word: "boss."

The terse Seahawks running back said that word five times Wednesday during Seahawks media availability. Here's each instance of him using "boss" in an answer, per the NFL's quote sheet (spoiler alert: none of them have to do with "The Boss", a.k.a. New Jersey's own Bruce Springsteen):

(on what Beast Mode means to him) “It’s just a lifestyle, boss.”

(on what he thinks of the media attention) “I really don’t have too much to say, boss. I really don’t. I appreciate it, but I don’t get it. I’m just here so I won’t get fined, boss. That’s the only reason I’m here."

(on playing in his first Super Bowl) “I’m just taking it all in, boss.”

(on whether he thought about not coming today and paying the fine instead) “I’m here, man, so I don’t have to pay the fine, boss.”

Fullback Michael Robinson joined Lynch midway through the interview, and joined in on the boss-fest with five instances of his own. Here's every time he said the word:

(directed towards Robinson, on how Lynch is feeling about this) “He hasn’t talked to you guys for most of his life. I think he just said that. He just wants to play ball, boss.”

(directed towards Robinson on what Beast Mode means) “It’s a lifestyle, boss."

(directed towards Robinson, on how Lynch feels about Skittles) “He loves his Skittles before the game, boss.”

(directed towards Robinson, on Lynch saying ‘boss’ often) “He’s just all about that action, boss.”

(directed towards Lynch, on whether Richard Sherman will teach Lynch how to talk to the media) “I got you. No, boss.”

Tags: Super Bowl XLVIII , Seahawks , Marshawn Lynch , Michael Robinson

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