Marshawn Lynch RUMORS & NEWS

  • Seahawks Hope Marshawn Lynch will be “Ready to go” next week "The Seahawks played Monday night’s game against the Detroit Lions without running back Marshawn Lynch, marking just the second time Lynch has missed a game since coming to Seattle in a 2010 trade. Lynch had been listed as questionable on Saturday’s injury report with a hamstring injury, then..." October 06

  • Marshawn Lynch ruled out for Seahawks on Monday "Marshawn Lynch is officially out for Monday night against the Detroit Lions, the team told NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport on Sunday. Heading into the weekend, Seahawks coach Pete Carroll initially said Lynch would be a game-time decision. It appears he didn't need to wait until then to make a..." October 04

  • Marshawn Lynch questionable for MNF "Marshawn Lynch is officially questionable to play Monday night against the Detroit Lions. The Seattle Seahawks' running back is dealing with a hamstring injury that kept him out of practice on Thursday and Friday. Lynch left last week's win over the Chicago Bears early after tweaking his..." October 04

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Current estimate for Marshawn Lynch on Monday night, per source: 60-40 not playing.

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is dealing with a hamstring injury that, according to source, makes him “50-50” to play Monday against Detroit.

  • Thomas Rawls a fantasy option if Marshawn Lynch is out

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch has been dealing with a hamstring injury that forced him to leave Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears. Lynch underwent an MRI on Monday and is scheduled to be reevaluated later in the week. In the event that he can’t play against the Detroit Lions, Thomas Rawls would be a good..." September 29

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    Curtis Crabtree @Curtis_Crabtree

    Pete Carroll says Marshawn Lynch is having an MRI on his hamstring today. Said Lynch's calf injury is resolving itself.

  • Pete Carroll says Marshawn Lynch injury won't sideline RB for long

    ESPN "Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch left in the third quarter of Sunday's 26-0 win over the Chicago Bears with a hamstring injury. Coach Pete Carroll said afterward he doesn't have a timetable for Lynch's return, but indicated it's not an issue that will keep him out for an extended period of..." September 28

  • Marshawn Lynch Will Play Against the Bears

    Today's Pigskin "The Chicago Bears and the Seattle Seahawks have had a rough opening to the season, starting the year at 0-2, but the Bears shouldn’t expect an easy go of it this Sunday. The Seahawks are not only getting Kam Chancellor back from his confusing holdout, but it looks like Marshawn Lynch is going to..." September 27

  • Marshawn Lynch nursing calf injury, will be game-time decision vs. Bears

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is dealing with a calf injury and will be a game-time decision Sunday against the Chicago Bears. "He's got a calf that we're working on," Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said. "We've been able to condition him some, but we just wanted to make sure and..." September 26

  • Marshawn Lynch will be game-time decision vs. Bears

    The Score "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will be a game-time decision for Sunday's contest against the Chicago Bears, head coach Pete Carroll said Friday. Lynch suffered a calf injury Sunday against the Green Bay Packers. The Seahawks' superstar remained in the game, rushing for 41 yards on..." September 25

  • Marshawn Lynch -- Allegedly Threatens 13-Year-Old Boy ... Family Says

    TMZ "Marshawn Lynch allegedly threatened to "slap the smile" off the face of a 13-year-old boy who was asking for an autograph this weekend ... this according to the boy's uncle. Neither the boy nor his uncle captured the alleged threat on tape -- but say it all went down in front of a group of..." September 22

  • Pete Carroll has great response to Marshawn Lynch’s mom

    Larry Brown Sports "The complaints Marshawn Lynch’s mom had about Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell could have resulted in a divisive issue among the Seahawks, but Pete Carroll won’t let that happen. When speaking with the media on Wednesday, the Seahawks head coach was asked about the Facebook..." September 17

  • Marshawn Lynch's mother: Darrell Bevell 'worst playcaller ever'

    ESPN "Marshawn Lynch's mom, Delisa Lynch, thinks Seattle Seahawks offensive coordinator Darrell Bevell made the right call giving her son the ball on fourth-and-1 from the Rams' 43 in the team's 34-31 overtime loss Sunday to St. Louis. But she also thinks Bevell should have been fired after last..." September 15

  • Marshawn Lynch wears Kam Chancellor jersey at practice

    Larry Brown Sports "Kam Chancellor has not participated in practices leading up to the Seahwaks’ season opener due to his holding out over his contract situation. On Thursday, his jersey made an appearance during the team’s practice, but he wasn’t wearing it. As the team prepared to face the Rams on Sunday,..." September 11

  • Marshawn Lynch settles fine for failing to talk to media

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch famously said during Super Bowl week, “I’m just here so I don’t get fined.” But it was only this week that we learned that Lynch had been fined $75,000 for failing to talk to the media after the Seahawks punched their ticket to the Super Bowl by beating the..." August 27

  • Marshawn Lynch set for hearing regarding $75K fine, report says

    ESPN "A new season hasn't quieted an old story regarding Marshawn Lynch. The Seattle Seahawks running back, no stranger to being penalized for not talking to the media, was fined $75,000 for his silence following the team's NFC Championship Game WIN against the Green Bay Packers last season, Pro..." August 26

  • Marshawn Lynch was fined $75K for not talking to media after NFC title game

    Pro Football Talk "As the 2015 regular season approaches, there will be plenty of talk about whether Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch will talk to the media after games. There also will be some talk about past failures to talk during a hearing on his latest fine for not talking. Per a league source, Lynch has..." August 25

  • Agent: Marshawn Lynch's movie is so bad, it's never being released

    CBS Sports "If you were holding your breath waiting for Marshawn Lynch's movie to hit the big screen, you're going to be holding it for a long time because according to Lynch's agent, Doug Hendrickson, the movie is never going to see the light of day. Hendrickson blames the movie's failure on director..." July 08

  • Marshawn Lynch talks about contemplating retirement "It would surprise no one if Marshawn Lynch ever just up and left the NFL. The running back told Conan O'Brien during Monday night's show he considered retiring before the Seattle Seahawks showed him the money. "I mean, you know, in this game, you know, at this running back position, you..." June 30

  • Marshawn Lynch takes part in Warriors' championship parade

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took part in his hometown celebration Friday and joined in the parade for the NBA champion Golden State Warriors. Lynch rode in the parade on a double-decker bus with Warriors forward Draymond Green. Lynch, who rarely speaks to reporters, even did an..." June 20

  • Lynch to be First Athlete to have his Own "Call of Duty" Character

    ESPN "IN THE YEAR 2065, cybernetic advancements give rise to augmented human soldiers, a new breed of badass charged with preserving our way of life. Their mission leads them to a seedy bar in Singapore, where they encounter an underworld boss and his elite squad of mercenaries. Among them is a..." June 09

  • Doug Baldwin Claims Jimmy Graham Will Make Marshawn Lynch More “Devastating”

    Sportsnaut "The Seattle Seahawks gained a major asset over the free agency period when they traded for tight end Jimmy Graham. As a huge red-zone target for Russell Wilson, Graham will help Seattle improve a great deal in that area of the field. Hardly able to contain his excitement, wide receiver Doug..." May 14

  • Marshawn Lynch involved in brawl, called "Seattle Sea Chicken"

    TMZ "Marshawn Lynch went beast mode Friday night trying to break up a fight incited by a Seattle Seahawks hater. Marshawn and his crew were leaving a San Francisco bar when a drunk guy taunted the running back, repeatedly calling him a "Seattle Sea Chicken." Someone in Marshawn's crew snapped and..." March 15

  • Source: RB Lynch will re-sign with Seahawks

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch has decided to return to the NFL and has agreed to a new contract with the Seahawks, a source told ESPN NFL Insider Adam Schefter. The one-year deal is worth $11 million, including a $1 million base salary, a $9 million signing bonus and a $1 million roster..." March 07

  • Marshawn Lynch on Super Bowl final play: 'I was expecting the ball'

    CBS Sports "Breaking news: Marshawn Lynch is talking to the media! It's the Turkish media, but it's still the media. And he's talking about the final play of the Super Bowl. The Seahawks running back, notoriously unhappy with the American press, sat down with NTV Spor and revealed, via Eric Edholm of..." March 02

  • Marshawn Lynch -- My Movie Sucks ... I Want It Changed

    TMZ "Marshawn Lynch thinks the biopic about his life growing up in Oakland is TERRIBLE and is demanding wholesale changes to the project before it can be released ... TMZ Sports has learned. A four-minute-plus "promo" for "Family First the Marshawn Lynch Story" -- which stars Lynch as himself --..." February 26

  • Marshawn Lynch applies to trademark ‘I’m just here so I won’t get fined’

    Seattle Times "Marshawn Lynch isn’t going to let this opportunity get thrown away. Lynch captured the nation’s attention during Super Bowl week by repeatedly answering media questions with variations of the comment “I’m just here so I won’t get fined.” Well, now he’s filed a formal trademark application to..." February 24

  • Carroll on Lynch: Hope it works out

    ESPN "Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll refuses to believe rumors Marshawn Lynch might retire, claiming he never has considered the possibility of losing the mercurial running back. "We're always preparing for the future with him," Carroll told reporters Friday at the NFL scouting combine. "We've..." February 21

  • Seahawks want an answer from Marshawn Lynch soon

    SB Nation "Seattle Seahawks general manager John Schneider respects that Marshawn Lynch needs time to determine his future with the team and has made that known to his star player. However, Schneider also needs to run his team and has let Lynch's representatives know that the Seahawks would like an answer as..." February 19

  • John Schneider: I have no idea what Marshawn Lynch will do

    Pro Football Talk "The last time that Seahawks General Manager John Schneider spoke to the media, he said that he was waiting to hear from running back Marshawn Lynch about whether he’d be returning for the 2015 season or not. Nothing’s changed in the last 10 days. Speaking at the combine on Thursday, Schneider..." February 19

  • Back issues could decide Lynch's future "The Seattle Seahawks are willing to pay big money to keep Marshawn Lynch. The question is whether Lynch's health will ultimately determine his NFL future. NFL Media Insider Ian Rapoport reported on Friday's edition of NFL Total Access that Lynch's back issues are chronic and will be a major..." February 13

  • Robinson: No one knows exactly what Lynch's thinking "The most unintentionally enigmatic player in football, Marshawn Lynch, will be fascinating to watch this offseason. On one hand, Seattle management has done a complete 180 from earlier in the season and wants him back desperately. On the other, the Seahawks have little patience, and Lynch is a..." February 12

  • If Marshawn is walking away, Seahawks need a solid Plan B

    Pro Football Talk "On Tuesday, Seahawks G.M. John Schneider confirmed what PFT has been hearing consistently since the Super Bowl ended — it’s not known whether running back Marshawn Lynch will return for another season. Schneider said the team hopes to have a decision soon, and for good reason. Unlike the..." February 11

  • Seahawks general manager says RB Marshawn Lynch mulling retirement

    Seattle Times "There have long been rumors that Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch might consider retiring after this season. In a radio interview on ESPN 710 Seattle Tuesday, Seahawks general manager John Schneider made the strongest statement yet from the organization that retirement is indeed a..." February 10

  • Vereen: SB XLIX 'a different ending' if Lynch ran ball "The fascination surrounding Seattle's final offensive play of the Super Bowl will never die. Not after Pete Carroll said it made him cry in bed. Not after Darrell Bevell tried to close the book by blaming his wide receiver. During Monday's edition of NFL AM on NFL Network, New England running..." February 09

  • For Lynch, the question is whether he wants to keep playing

    Pro Football Talk "There has been plenty of chatter in recent days about the future of Marshawn Lynch in Seattle. Due to earn a base salary of $5 million in 2015 with another $2 million available in per-game roster bonuses and $500,000 in incentives based on rushing yards, Lynch undoubtedly will get a raise. The..." February 05

  • Marshawn Lynch will not be fined by NFL

    USA Today "Marshawn Lynch was just there so he wouldn't get fined. And he won't be. The NFL says the Seattle Seahawks' running back complied with his media and wardrobe obligations during Super Bowl week. "Marshawn Lynch complied with his obligation to attend all required media sessions at the Super..." February 04

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    Bob Condotta @bcondotta

    Pete Carroll says on radio show team has been "in the midst'' of negotiations with Marshawn Lynch for a while now...

  • Larry Foote: Lynch sends wrong message

    ESPN "Arizona Cardinals linebacker Larry Foote strongly criticized Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch on Monday, saying Lynch is sending the wrong message to children. "He always mentions his foundation and what he likes to do for the city of Oakland," Foote said in an interview with 93.7..." February 03

  • Report: Marshawn Lynch may still get fined for hat

    Arizona Republic "Marshawn Lynch made his intentions perfectly clear during Tuesday's media day. It was all over social media, going viral in a matter of 130 seconds. "I'm here, so I won't get fined." Well, it turns out that Lynch may get fined anyway, but it would not be for his words (or lack..." January 28

  • Marshawn Lynch finally participates in press conference ... for Skittles

    USA Today "Breaking: Marshawn Lynch finally talked to the media. FINALLY. But why now? Because it was a Skittles press conference, of course. And we all know how much the Seahawks running back loves Skittles. Bask in the glory of Lynch crunchin’ on Skittles — and talking about cat videos — in the..." January 27

  • Pete Carroll to speak with Marshawn Lynch about NFL crackdown on gesture

    Seattle Times "Seattle coach Pete Carroll said Sunday he plans to talk to running back Marshawn Lynch about the NFL’s plans to penalize the Seahawks on the field if Lynch continues to grab his crotch in the Super Bowl. ESPN reported Saturday that NFL has told the Seahawks they would be at risk of a 15-yard..." January 26

  • Marshawn Lynch “embarrassed to work for” the NFL over fines

    Pro Football Talk "Marshawn Lynch rarely has anything to say to the media, but he had something interesting to say on Twitter. Lynch, who has been fined many times and has been threatened with more fines over issues ranging from crotch-grabbing touchdown celebrations to the color shoes he wears to his refusal to..." January 23

  • Report: Marshawn Lynch fined $20,000 for obscene gesture in NFC Championship

    Pro Football Talk "We’re waiting to hear from the league regarding the investigation into the Patriots’ alleged use of under-inflated footballs, but the league has reportedly acted on another issue from last Sunday. Adam Schefter of ESPN reports that the league has fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch..." January 23

  • Marshawn Lynch honored with NEW Weed Strain ... Beastmode 2.0

    TMZ "Marshawn Lynch is getting one of the highest honors one can receive in Seattle -- a SECOND strain of weed has been named after the NFL star ... and we're told it's as strong as Beastmode himself. We spoke with Nate "Diggity" Johnson -- owner of the Queen Anne Cannabis Club in Seattle -- who..." January 21

  • Seahawks fan petitions NFL to 'stop bullying Beast Mode'

    Sporting News "Seahawks fans have started a petition to stop the NFL from forcing star running back Marshawn Lynch to talk to the media. Lynch's postgame interviews have taken on a life of their own. Reporters ask him questions, and he responds by not responding. During one press conference he gave one- or..." January 14

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch lost his appeal to have his $100,000 fine for not talking to the media rescinded, per league source.

  • Teammates: Inside Marshawn Lynch is a huge heart

    USA Today "Here's the Marshawn Lynch few know: The rebellious, ruthless running back known as "Beast Mode" is not a beast at all. "He's got the biggest heart in the world. Nobody knows it, which is frustrating to us," Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman told USA TODAY Sports. "He really couldn't..." January 08

  • Seahawks' players 'still in awe' of Marshawn Lynch

    SB Nation ""They haven't had a run like that since the Underground Railroad." Beastquake II, Marshawn Lynch's ridiculous 79-yard touchdown romp to put the Arizona Cardinals away on Sunday Night Football, was the run of the year. It turned defensive backs into rag dolls, Twitter into a jumble of all caps..." December 22