Marshawn Lynch RUMORS & NEWS

  • Raiders to limit Marshawn Lynch’s workload in 2017?

    Sportsnaut "One of the biggest questions surrounding the Oakland Raiders revolves around just how much Marshawn Lynch will be utilized running the ball. Based on the crazy amount of fans flocking to buy his No. 24 Raiders jersey, people are expecting big things from Beast Mode. Based on what Raiders beat..." July 25

  • Marshawn Lynch offers 2,000 kids free tickets to San Jose water park

    East Bay Times "Marshawn Lynch is known for giving back through his Fam 1st Family Foundation and his latest endeavor is filled with water slides and delighted children. Lynch is offering free tickets to Raging Waters San Jose water park July 5 for the first 2,000 kids who show up Thursday at Beast Mode..." June 29

  • Todd Downing “pleasantly surprised” by Marshawn Lynch

    Pro Football Talk "The true measure of how much running back Marshawn Lynch has left in the tank after sitting out the 2016 season will come once the Raiders take the field in September, but it sounds like what the team has seen so far is a bit more than they may have been expecting. During an appearance on..." June 28

  • Marshawn Lynch: Raiders’ move made me want to play in Oakland

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch says if the team hadn’t announced its plans to move to Las Vegas, he probably wouldn’t have come out of retirement. Asked today when he decided he wanted to come back and play for his hometown team, Lynch answered, “When I found out they was..." June 06

  • Marshawn Lynch can make up to $8.9 million this year from Raiders

    Pro Football Talk "The full details are in on the Marshawn Lynch contract, and it allows him make a lot of money. If he plays like he did during his best years in Seattle. Per multiple sources, the base package consists of a $1 million roster bonus, a fully-guaranteed $1.35 million base salary, a $150,000 workout..." May 03

  • Lynch to thank Seahawks, fans with full-page newspaper ad

    CBS Seattle "Marshawn Lynch may be leaving Seattle to join the Raiders, but he left something behind for Seahawks fans: a full-page ad in the Seattle Times thanking the 12s and Seahawks owner Paul Allen. Seattle Times CEO Frank Blethen Tweeted out the ad — which is set to run in Sunday’s issue of the paper..." April 29

  • Jack Del Rio ‘won’t make any grand proclamations’ about Marshawn Lynch

    Sportsnaut "Marshawn Lynch is the newest member of the Oakland Raiders. He’s finally fulfilling a life-long dream of playing for his hometown team. But head coach Jack Del Rio offered a bit of a muted response when asked about having landed Beast Mode in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks. Having said that,..." April 27

  • Marshawn Lynch excellent fit for Raiders scheme, ailing Oakland fan base

    CSN Bay Area "Marshawn Lynch is a Raider. He announced that fact on Twitter in his own unique way Wednesday, completing a month-long process from initial interest to final signature. The Raiders gave him a new contract and traded Seattle for his rights, allowing the Oakland Tech High grad and Cal alum to..." April 27

  • Marshawn Lynch wouldn’t take Raiders helmet off after leaving team facilities

    Sportsnaut "If a man is spotted walking around the Bay Area in an Oakland Raiders helmet, there’s a good chance that it’s the team’s newest acquisition, Marshawn Lynch. The Raiders released a video spotlighting some of the recent rumors regarding Lynch coming to the team. It concluded with a shot of him at..." April 26

  • Marshawn Lynch, Raiders poised to give Oakland memorable run "It had never seemed right that Marshawn Lynch's career would fizzle to an end with an ignominious decision not to give him the ball at the 1-yard line with the Super Bowl in the balance, with injuries shortening what would have been his final season, with a single tweet sent into the vacuum..." April 26

  • Marshawn Lynch’s mom ‘so excited’ son is going ‘out with a bang’ in Oakland

    Sportsnaut "It’s official. Marshawn Lynch is an Oakland Raiders running back. Just look at that smile! Also smiling ear-to-ear is Lynch’s mom, Delisa, who went public with her happiness. Delisa also revealed she had already chatted with retired safety Charles Woodson about his No. 24, which is Lynch’s..." April 26

  • Marshawn Lynch confirms he’s heading to Oakland

    Pro Football Talk "The last time there were reports that Marshawn Lynch was on his way to officially joining the Raiders, Lynch threw cold water on them and said that he’d let us know when “s–t gets REAL.” Wednesday morning brought more reports that the deal was done and this round included trade terms between..." April 26

  • Marshawn Lynch will reportedly announce signing at Oakland ‘block party’

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch has agreed to a deal with the Oakland Raiders, and he is planning to announce that deal to his hometown in a big way. Lynch, who grew up in Oakland, is reportedly going to sign autographs at a “block party” on Thursday, when he will officially announce he is a Raider. Although..." April 26

  • Derek Carr welcomes Marshawn Lynch to the Raiders

    Sportsnaut "Now that a physical is the only thing standing in the way of Marshawn Lynch being traded to the Raiders, it looks more and more like Beast Mode will suit up for his hometown team in 2017. It’s been a rather drawn-out process between Lynch, the Raiders and the Seattle Seahawks. But all that..." April 26

  • Marshawn Lynch agrees to Raiders deal; teams agree to trade terms "If all goes according to plan, Marshawn Lynch will be a member of the Oakland Raiders by the end of Wednesday. Lynch's representatives and the team have agreed to terms on a one-year contract and the Raiders and Seahawks have already hashed out the details of a trade that would send Lynch's..." April 26

  • Report: Adrian Peterson set market for Marshawn Lynch at $3.5 million

    Sportsnaut "In a surprising twist of fate, running back Adrian Peterson found a new team ahead of running back Marshawn Lynch. Peterson’s contract with the New Orleans Saints, which will pay him $3.5 million a year, has now set the market for Lynch, according to ESPN’s John Clayton. Lynch migrating from..." April 25

  • Seahawks GM says Marshawn Lynch, Raiders ‘still talking’

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch is willing to come out of retirement to play for the Oakland Raiders, but it doesn’t sound like contract talks between the star running back and his hometown team are going all that well. The most important thing, however, is that they are still going. Seattle Seahawks general..." April 25

  • Clock is ticking loudly for Raiders, Marshawn Lynch

    Pro Football Talk "More than a month ago, running back Marshawn Lynch made major waves with tales of his potential unretirement. Now, only three days before the draft, the prospect of a return seems no stronger than it was when the news first surfaced on St. Patrick’s Day. The only reasonable explanation resides..." April 24

  • Draft help for their needy secondary could be in Seahawks’ own backyard

    Tacoma News Tribune "The Seahawks have needs all over their aging secondary. They have youthful, potential answers in their own backyard. Recent Washington Huskies Kevin King, Sidney Jones and Budda Baker all could be available when the neighboring Seahawks down Lake Washington pick 26th overall in Thursday’s..." April 24

  • Marshawn Lynch balking at Raiders contract offer

    Sportsnaut "The latest in the series of news leading up to a possible trade of running back Marshawn Lynch to the Oakland Raiders just got more interesting. This time, it’s all about cold hard cash. Reportedly, Lynch and the Raiders do not seem anywhere near agreement on a contract for the 2017 season...." April 22

  • Raiders GM issues a soft deadline for Marshawn Lynch to make a decision

    CBS Sports "A week ago, it was reported that Marshawn Lynch had agreed to terms with the Raiders. A week later, it's all quiet on the Beast Mode front. The last we heard, Lynch's agent reportedly denied the report, saying there wasn't a deal in place. Lynch himself added,"When s--- get REAL I'll let you..." April 21

  • Raiders ‘willing to walk away’ from potential Marshawn Lynch deal

    Sportsnaut "The Oakland Raiders are clearly interested in bringing Marshawn Lynch on board for the 2017 season, but they’re reportedly not married to the idea. “Maybe the Raiders are bluffing, but my understanding is that as much as they liked meeting with Marshawn Lynch, and were impressed with the..." April 20

  • Report: Raiders Considering Moving on From Marshawn Lynch

    12 Up "​The perfect match between ​retired running back Marshawn Lynch and the Oakland Raiders may no longer be a sure thing to happen. In a report by NFL Network's Ian Rapoport, the Raiders and Lynch were gaining ground to agreeing to a contract that would make the process of negotiating a trade with..." April 18

  • Marshawn Lynch's agent reportedly denies deal with Raiders has been reached

    CBS Sports "Despite what NFL Network's Mike Silver reported Friday (that Marshawn Lynch and the Raiders had "agreed to terms"), new reports indicate that the two sides have not actually agreed to anything. Let's start with NFL Network. Ian Rapoport reported later Friday that they "haven't agreed to..." April 15

  • Marshawn Lynch impressed Raiders with fitness

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch has been out of the NFL for a year, but he hasn’t let himself fall out of shape in that time. According to Albert Breer of the MMQB, Lynch left Oakland Raiders staff very much impressed by how much he’d kept in shape after he visited the team’s facilities." April 15

  • Marshawn Lynch: When s–t gets real, I’ll tell you

    Pro Football Talk "On Friday afternoon, Michael Silver of NFL Media reported that the Raiders had agreed to the terms of a reworked contract with running back Marshawn Lynch to set the stage for Lynch’s return to the NFL and departure from the Seahawks. Word that an agreement isn’t quite in place yet has followed..." April 14

  • Bruce Irvin loves the idea of the Raiders adding Marshawn Lynch

    East Bay Times "Bruce Irvin likes to call himself Mini Reggie for his unofficial recruitment of free agents for Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie. While the linebacker doesn’t seem to be part of the Raiders adding his former Seahawks teammate, Irvin definitely loves the idea of it. Irvin posted a GIF of..." April 14

  • Raiders & Seahawks Expected To Work Out Trade For Marshawn Lynch

    NFL Trade Rumors "Ian Rapoport of NFL Media is reporting that the Seahawks and Raiders are expected to work out a trade for RB Marshawn Lynch. However, the deal is contingent on a reworked contract. Rapoport notes that a retired player can be traded even though he has yet to be reinstated by the NFL...." April 13

  • Marshawn Lynch starts reinstatement process

    Pro Football Talk "Marshawn Lynch’s visit to Raiders headquarters reportedly included Lynch telling the team that he’s ready to end his retirement in order to return to the NFL to play for Oakland. He’s reportedly ready to let the NFL know he’s ready to return as well. Ed Werder of ESPN reports that Lynch has..." April 13

  • Marshawn Lynch Smacks Phone from Fan at LAX, Spits

    TMZ "Marshawn Lynch did NOT want to sign autographs for fans at LAX on Monday -- and he smacked a cell phone out of a fan's hand and spit in his direction to make his point. Lynch had just touched down at LAX when he was approached by two guys -- a 17-year-old and an 18-year-old. The guys tell..." April 11

  • Patriots Haven’t Discussed Acquiring Marshawn Lynch

    NESN "Running back Marshawn Lynch reportedly has expressed interest in joining the New England Patriots, but it seems to be nothing more than a pipe dream until the feeling becomes mutual. The Patriots haven’t considered acquiring Lynch, CSNNE’s Mike Giardi was told Tuesday. ESPN’s Field Yates told..." April 11

  • Marshawn Lynch: Interested in joining Patriots?

    CBS Sports "Lynch has privately expressed an interest in returning from retirement to play for the Patriots if talks with the Raiders fail to culminate in a deal, Jeff Howe of the Boston Herald reports. Lynch reportedly told the Raiders recently that he intends to come out of retirement, and according to..." April 10

  • Raiders need Marshawn more than he needs them

    Pro Football Talk "The sputtering Marshawn Lynch unretirement has yet to become finalized, for reasons neither known nor apparent. Three weeks ago, when his return to football as a member of the Raiders seemed imminent, the situation quickly fell silent. Earlier this week, after the Raiders received permission to..." April 08

  • Marshawn Lynch’s online store selling Oakland gear

    Sportsnaut "In case we needed any more reason to believe that Marshawn Lynch plans on playing for the Oakland Raiders next season, the Seattle Seahawks’ running back has just unveiled Oakland-themed gear on his Beast Mode website. The “Silver and Black Collection” to be exact. Lynch is one of those..." April 07

  • Marshawn Lynch film to premiere at Oakland Film Festival Thursday night

    Sportsnaut "We already know that Marshawn Lynch will likely be playing for the Oakland Raiders next season. He reportedly met with the team on Wednesday and has indicated his willingness to un-retire and play for his home-town squad in 2017. What a lot of people don’t know is just how entrenched in the..." April 07

  • Marshawn Lynch’s mom would love to see him play for Raiders

    Sportsnaut "At this point, it seems like Marshawn Lynch joining the Oakland Raiders is more a matter of when, rather than if. And if it does happen (it will), then Lynch’s mother, Denise, will be on Cloud 9. In an interview with SiriusXM NFL Radio, she expressed her excitement about the potential dream..." April 06

  • Seahawks' Schneider: Lynch to Raiders would go in 'smoother manner'

    Pro Football Talk "Talk of running back Marshawn Lynch returning to the NFL with the Raiders has been percolating for a while now and things took a big step forward on Wednesday with Lynch visiting the team to reportedly tell them that he wants to play in Oakland. Making that happen isn’t as simple as just..." April 06

  • Marshawn Lynch tells Raiders he intends to 'un-retire' "Marshawn Lynch is close to returning to football. During his visit with the Raiders on Wednesday, Lynch told the team that he intends to un-retire and play football again, sources told NFL Network Insider Ian Rapoport. The power back met with Raiders coach Jack Del Rio at the team's facility..." April 05

  • Marshawn Lynch visiting with the Raiders

    Sportsnaut "It could mean nothing. Or it could mean everything. According to former NFL punter Pat McAffee, now with Barstool Sports, retired running back Marshawn Lynch is currently at Oakland Raiders facilities chatting it up with the organization he reportedly would love to join for the 2017 NFL..." April 05

  • Pete Carroll: Marshawn Lynch ‘somewhat entertaining’ thought of return

    Larry Brown Sports "Pete Carroll doesn’t know a lot more about Marshawn Lynch’s thought process than the rest of us do. The Seattle Seahawks coach said Wednesday that Lynch is “somewhat entertaining” a return, but he doesn’t know much more about his thinking and the running back has not asked to be..." March 29

  • Seahawks GM stomps Marshawn Lynch rumors

    Sportsnaut "A nice portion of top news in the NFL has recently surrounded retired running back Marshawn Lynch. It all started when Lynch was reportedly spotted wearing Oakland Raiders gear while supposedly requesting a release from the Seattle Seahawks. Since, several conflicting reports have surfaced as..." March 28

  • All quiet on the Marshawn Lynch front

    Pro Football Talk "Eight days ago, it seemed inevitable that running back Marshawn Lynch would emerge from retirement and land with the Raiders. At one point, there was a belief that things could come to a head before the conclusion of the weekend. Since then, nothing has happened — but for a radio interview from..." March 25

  • Marshawn Lynch’s agent: He misses football, but no idea what he’ll do

    Pro Football Talk "The prospect of running back Marshawn Lynch returning to the NFL has been a hot topic for the last few days as a result of reports indicating that the Raiders might want to add him to their roster. There are plenty of steps that have to be taken before that can happen with Lynch making it clear..." March 21

  • Marshawn Lynch 'really wants' to play for Raiders

    SI "Former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch wants to play for the Oakland Raiders, a source told The MMQB's Peter King. King's report comes days after reported that the Raiders were strongly considering acquiring the five-time Pro Bowler. Lynch retired in May 2016, but the..." March 20

  • Marquette King retrieves the cleats Marshawn Lynch hung up when announcing retirement

    Sportsnaut "Marshawn Lynch unofficially announced his retirement from the NFL in a memorable way, using social media to “hang up his cleats.” On Sunday, amid rumors that Lynch could be angling to return to the NFL as a member of the Oakland Raiders, punter Marquette King continued lobbying for Lynch to..." March 19

  • Marshawn Lynch drops a hint on Twitter

    Pro Football Talk "Through the last two days of reporting and rumor-mongering and 21-hour teases about the possible unretirement of Marshawn Lynch, the player has been silent. (Then again, he pretty much always is.) On Saturday night, Lynch dropped a hint as to his plans on Twitter. Lynch retweeted a message..." March 19

  • If Marshawn Lynch unretires, Seahawks would likely be forced to release him

    ESPN "ESPN's Adam Schefter and Josina Anderson reported Friday morning that the Oakland Raiders are strongly considering trying to coax running back Marshawn Lynch out of retirement. The Seattle Seahawks placed Lynch on the retired/reserved list last May. If he decides to come out of retirement, they..." March 18

  • Marshawn Lynch isn’t coming back, no matter how much the media is enamored with a comeback

    Yardbarker "If you weren’t entirely swayed by the reports on Friday morning of Marshawn Lynch’s imminent return to the NFL, you can’t be blamed. Various NFL outlets have been pushing Lynch return reports over the course of the last year. Back in May of 2016, former Seattle Seahawks teammate Richard Sherman..." March 18

  • Seahawks seem open to a Lynch trade

    CBS Sports "Although the Raiders definitely seem to be interested in bringing Marshawn Lynch to Oakland for the upcoming NFL season, it’s not going to be that easy, and that’s because the Seahawks hold all the cards when it comes to making any potential deal. If Lynch decides to come out of retirement,..." March 18

  • Marshawn Lynch yet to request release from 'Hawks "If Marshawn Lynch is going to reciprocate the Raiders' interest and come out of retirement to play for his hometown team, the first step is to convince the Seahawks to relinquish their rights to his services. Although Lynch is staying in shape and mulling over the idea of playing again, per NFL..." March 17

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