Marshawn Lynch RUMORS & NEWS

  • Raiders Restructure Marshawn Lynch’s Contract, New Deal Worth Up TO $9.25M In 2018

    NFL Trade Rumors "Tom Pelissero of NFL Media reports that the Raiders and RB Marshawn Lynch agreed to a restructured his contract last weekend before his $1 million roster bonus was due. Lynch’s new contract reduced his base salary to $5.5 million for the 2018 season, but essentially guaranteed him $4.5 million..." March 21

  • Report: Marshawn Lynch will remain with Raiders in 2018

    San Jose Mercury News "Though nothing concrete indicated Marshawn Lynch wouldn’t return to the Raiders for next season, some speculated the running back as a potential cut under Jon Gruden given his contract carries no dead money against the cap, among other reasons. Well, Lynch will be a Raider in 2018, and a..." March 17

  • Crabtree, Lynch in flux as Raiders look to rework contracts

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "On the surface Wednesday, comments from Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie and coach Jon Gruden clarified a key matter, indicating that wide receiver Michael Crabtree and running back Marshawn Lynch both will be retained in 2018. Crabtree is “in our plans,” McKenzie said. Gruden said he..." March 02

  • Jon Gruden counting on Lynch to be 'big part' of Raiders

    The Score "Jon Gruden is looking forward to working with Marshawn Lynch. Upon being reinstalled as head coach of the Oakland Raiders, Gruden was noncommittal about Lynch's future with the team. At the NFL Scouting Combine on Wednesday, however, Gruden changed his tune. "One of the reasons I was excited..." February 28

  • Raiders must make a decision on Marshawn Lynch by March 18

    Clutch Points "With Jon Gruden at the helm of the Oakland Raiders for a second stint as head coach, the team is making some sweeping changes in order to right the ship after a disappointing 6-10 season. Among the potential changes Gruden could make during this NFL offseason is parting ways with Oakland native..." February 23

  • Jon Gruden challenges Marshawn Lynch: ‘We need the real deal’

    Sportsnaut "Marshawn Lynch is reportedly a fan of new Oakland Raiders coach Jon Gruden and apparently, the feeling is mutual. But in no uncertain terms, Gruden made it known that Lynch will need to be better in 2018 than he was in 2017. Gruden, responding to a comment that Lynch didn’t get into shape until..." February 21

  • Jon Gruden makes it clear what Marshawn Lynch needs to do to play for the Raiders

    CBS Sports "After Jon Gruden held his introductory press conference with the Raiders back in January, one big question that remained unanswered was whether or not Marshawn Lynch would be returning to Oakland in 2018. Although Gruden was asked about Lynch's future, the Raiders' new coach admitted that he..." February 20

  • Jon Gruden confirms he has met with Marshawn Lynch

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders coach Jon Gruden confirmed Wednesday he has talked to Marshawn Lynch “briefly.” Lynch’s agent last week addressed Twitter hearsay that the running back had missed a meeting with the coach, with Doug Hendrickson ripping the “couch potato non verified” rumormongers. “I’ve called several..." February 14

  • Marshawn Lynch, Jon Gruden have met “multiple times”

    247 Sports "When the report broke on Thursday that Marshawn Lynch was a no-show to his meeting with new Oakland Raiders head coach Jon Gruden, it sent fans into a total frenzy. While that would have almost certainly signaled the end of Lynch's time with the Raiders, it seems that Michael Gehlken of the Las..." February 09

  • Marshawn Lynch’s agent addresses rumormongers

    Pro Football Talk "Marshawn Lynch‘s agent addressed rumors that the running back had blown off a meeting with new coach Jon Gruden, saying nothing of the sort has happened. “To all the couch potato non verified media ppl speaking on Marshawn Lynch-get a real job and check sources! #beastmode,” Doug Hendrickson..." February 08

  • Report: Jon Gruden schedules meeting with Marshawn Lynch

    247 Sports "The future of Marshawn Lynch with the Oakland Raiders seems to be very much up in the air at this point. But, it seems we may get some clarification on where things stand sooner than later. While Jon Gruden and offensive coordinator Greg Olson haven't said a word about Lynch or his future with..." January 29

  • Report: 'Whispers' about impact Crabtree, Lynch had on Raiders

    247 Sports "There's no questioning that both Michael Crabtree and Marshawn Lynch brought solid production at various points throughout the 2017 season for the Oakland Raiders. But, apparently, their on-field production wasn't always enough to turn the attention away from their "laid-back approach," as The..." January 29

  • Will a Gruden-Lynch partnership work? ‘Guys like him interest me’

    NBC Sports Bay Area "Jon Gruden asked to speak with Marshawn Lynch several times but got turned down. His job title earned an automatic veto. The enigmatic running back doesn’t talk to the press, even a Monday Night Football analyst with Gruden’s street cred. No production meetings, no insight flowing outside the..." January 15

  • Jon Gruden looks forward to meeting Marshawn Lynch

    Pro Football Talk "One of the central themes of Tuesday’s press conference introducing Jon Gruden as the head coach of the Raiders was how much Gruden loves the Raiders organization. Gruden said he never wanted to leave Oakland and also professed his love for the city. A love for Oakland and desire to play for..." January 09

  • Marshawn Lynch surpasses 10,000 career rushing yards in Raiders’ season finale

    San Jose Mercury News "It was hardly the biggest story out of Sunday’s game after Jack Del Rio’s firing, but Marshawn Lynch might’ve had the best day of any player on either team. Not only did Lynch tie his season high for rushing yards with 101 on 19 carries, he surpassed 10,000 rushing yards for his career. His..." January 01

  • Report | NFL fines Marshawn Lynch 24K

    Fanrag Sports "Marshawn Lynch has been fined $24,000 by the league office for another brush with officials, according to’s Ian Rapoport. Though the circumstances behind Lynch’s latest fine weren’t specified, it stands to reason he was penalized for his actions after Derek Carr fumbled the ball through..." December 21

  • Marshawn Lynch tells reporters he can't talk because of a 'ding-ding sauce' test

    CBS Sports "Marshawn Lynch powered the Raiders past the Giants on Sunday by eclipsing the 100-yard mark for the first time since October 2015. After the win, Lynch's day got even better when the NFL handed him a somewhat valid excuse for skipping his postgame interviews with reporters. Even though Lynch..." December 04

  • Raiders, Mayor Defend Lynch’s Anthem Protest After Trump Twitter Attack

    CBS San Francisco "Oakland Raider Marshawn Lynch came under Twitter attack from President Trump when he sat during the national anthem at a game in Mexico on Sunday. Now, Lynch is getting support from everyone from his fellow Raiders to the Oakland mayor for his decision. Monday night the entire Raiders offensive..." November 21

  • Snoop Shreds Trump: I'm with LaVar & Marshawn, 'F**k You'

    TMZ ""LaVar Ball. Good lookin' out. I wouldn't have thanked the motherf**ker either." That's Snoop Dogg heaping all sorts of praise on LaVar Ball and Marshawn Lynch in a heated rant about President Trump. Snoop slams Trump as "garbage" and a "piece of s**t" for the way he's publicly treated..." November 20

  • Trump calls on NFL to suspend Marshawn Lynch

    Pro Football Talk "President Trump is calling on the NFL to suspend Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, who sat during “The Star-Spangled Banner” before Sunday’s game but stood for the Mexican national anthem, which was played because the game took place in Mexico City. Trump, who has repeatedly criticized NFL..." November 20

  • Can Marshawn Lynch provide needed jolt for Raiders in his return?

    San Jose Mercury News "Don’t fret, Raiders fans. Marshawn Lynch is in Florida. With the team. He strolled into the Ritz Carlton in Sarasota on Tuesday night after missing Oakland’s walkthrough at IMG Academy earlier in the day. He was on the field Wednesday afternoon when the Raiders amped up preparations for Sunday..." November 01

  • Raiders Reinstate RB Marshawn Lynch, Waive RB Elijah Hood

    NFL Trade Rumors "The Oakland Raiders officially reinstated RB Marshawn Lynch on Monday and placed RB Elijah Hood on waivers. Lynch finished serving his one-game suspension for contacting an official, so this move was expected. Lynch, 30, signed a two-year contract with the Raiders that is worth $9 million..." October 30

  • Marshawn Lynch apparently violated some rules when practicing with high school team

    CBS Sports "Since Marshawn Lynch isn't allowed to practice with the Raiders this week due to his one-game suspension, Beast Mode decided to pass the time by practicing with another team. Earlier this week, Lynch showed up at his high school alma mater, Oakland Tech, where he put on some pads and started..." October 27

  • Marshawn Lynch's Unsportsmanlike Conduct Suspension Upheld

    NBC Bay Area "Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch will miss Sunday's game against the Buffalo Bills. His one-game suspension was upseld by appeals officer James Trash -- jointly appointed by the NFL and player's union -- the league announced Tuesday morning. This is no surprise. Lynch's punishment for..." October 24

  • Marcus Peters testifies Marshawn Lynch was trying to calm him down

    ESPN "NFL appeals officer James Thrash heard Marshawn Lynch's appeal Monday for his one-game suspension for physical contact with an official, according to sources. A decision is expected Tuesday. Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters spoke on Lynch's behalf during the appeal hearing, which..." October 24

  • Chiefs' Peters to testify for Raiders' Lynch during suspension appeal

    Fanrag Sports "Well, here’s something you don’t see every day. Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters will testify on behalf of Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch during his suspension appeal hearing. Lynch was suspended for one game for shoving a referee during the Raiders’ win over the very..." October 22

  • Marshawn Lynch will appeal suspension

    247 Sports "It was expected that the NFL would lay down some type of fine or suspension to Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch after grabbing an official during Thursday's game. The NFL opted to go the suspension route, keeping him sidelined for one game. But, as's Ian Rapoport reported,..." October 21

  • NFL reviewing Marshawn Lynch ejection, but no discipline for sitting in stands

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch is looking at NFL discipline for running onto the field and shoving an official on Thursday night. But he won’t face league discipline for his actions afterward. Lynch was spotted sitting in the stands later in the game, a bizarre action for a player who’s..." October 20

  • Marshawn didn’t leave the stadium following his ejection

    Pro Football Talk "Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch made an early exit from Thursday night’s game against the Chiefs. He did not make an early exit from the stadium. Contrary to multiple reports that Lynch made like a tree and got out of the Oakland Coliseum after he ran in from the sidelines to defend..." October 20

  • The Raiders are about to reveal the true reason they acquired Marshawn Lynch

    San Jose Mercury News "Ostensibly, the Raiders signed running back Marshawn Lynch to help them win football games. But on Thursday night, he did something that could have played a significant factor in the Raiders losing a must-win contest. And he did it because he was keen to help a player on the opposing..." October 20

  • Marshawn Lynch ejected for shoving official in scrum

    USA Today "Marshawn Lynch was ejected in the second quarter of the Oakland Raiders' game against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday for shoving an official. Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters delivered a late hit on Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, igniting a shoving match between several members of both..." October 19

  • Marshawn Lynch Crushin' Cars in Army Tank for New Reality Show

    TMZ "Marshawn Lynch is going TANK MODE for his new reality show ... strappin' into an army-grade Abrams to crumple cars for fun. And that's just a sample of the wildness Marshawn gets into for his new reality series "No Script," which debuts this week on Facebook. In the 1-minute video, Lynch..." October 09

  • Marshawn Lynch reportedly ’embarrassed’ by play, called private meeting

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch has not given the Oakland Raiders the boost they have hoped for in their backfield this season, and the veteran running back is doing everything he can to change that going forward. According to Ian Rapoport of NFL Media, Lynch has been “embarrassed” by his recent play and..." October 08

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