Heaven help any defender who attempts to stymie Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch. Los Angeles Rams players know exactly what we mean when we write that after Beast Mode lived up to his nickname with this remarkable bit of balance, tenacity, and field awareness by Lynch when he appeared to carry the entire defense––and most of the offense––into the end zone with him:
Unfortunately, his TD was one of the only bright spots in coach Jon Gruden's Raiders debut, as they fell to the Rams in a blowout loss, 33-13. However, Lynch's juggernaut impression wasn't even his most eye-opening moment on Monday Night Football. No, it's the graphic ESPN shared with viewers from Lynch's high school days in Oakland.
The bespectacled Lynch pic is completely incongruent with the Skittles-loving wrecking ball fans all over know and love:
Twitter didn't let Librarian Lynch pass without chiming in with their own takes. Here are some of the best: