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Smile, Beast Mode!

Marshawn Lynch is back in our lives, a gift for which we are all grateful.

In addition to being one of the best running backs of his generation, Lynch is among the NFL's recognizable talents -- no easy feat in a sport that requires its players to wear helmets during most of their telecasts. We'll go ahead and credit the sizzling 1-2 punch of "I'm Just 'Bout That Action, Boss" and "I'm Just Here So I Won't Get Fined" for taking Beast Mode to the masses.

And while we're on the subject of Lynch beneath the lid, let's take a trip down memory lane and revisit each of Beast Mode's head shots since entering the NFL with the Bills in 2007.

Hey, it's June 22.