Create (somewhat) realistic quotes from Seahawks favorites Russell Wilson, Michael Bennett, Richard Sherman, Earl Thomas, Pete Carroll ... and Marshawn Lynch.

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“The separation is in the preparation.”

“I’m the best in the game!”

“I’m just here so I won’t get fined.”

We all know these and many more famous quotes from the lively characters who make up the Seattle Seahawks. In fact, over the past few years, we’ve become so familiar with the Seahawks’ big stars that we sometimes know what they’ll say before they say it.

So as the Seahawks surge into another postseason, we thought it would be fun to see what they might say … even if they haven’t said it before. Use the quote generator above to create authentic-sounding — but not actually authentic — quotes from some of the fan favorites.

Except for one player. His quotes are real. Can you guess who?

We took real quotes from dozens of the Seahawks’ official news conferences and mashed them together to create fake but (somewhat) realistic quotes. They may not always make grammatical sense, but we think that’s part of the charm. Meanwhile, Marshawn Lynch’s quotes are all real.

Feel free to share your favorite generated quotes in the comments below or on Twitter using the hashtag #FakeQuotes. We’ll collect some of the best from Twitter and highlight them below.


Disclaimer: Quotes generated above are fake, but they are mashups of actual excerpts from official news conference transcripts. Except for one player whose quotes are real.