Marshawn Lynch is back for the Seattle Seahawks.
But is Beast Mode?
Lynch, the hard-running bruiser, is expected to return for Sunday’s divisional playoff game at Carolina at 10 a.m. (to be broadcast on FOX) after sitting out since Nov. 15 because of an abdominal surgery that sidelined him for eight games.
The Seahawks haven’t missed a beat without him, winning seven games, including six in which they scored at least 29 points.
But he has been an integral part of their back-to-back Super Bowl appearances, and Seattle could use him not only to get into the end zone but to control the clock.
Lynch participated in three days of practice last week,...