Marshawn Lynch Is Retiring From Football, Again
Lynch, 33, spent the last two seasons with the Oakland Raiders
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“Beast Mode” is being shut off permanently, we think.
For the second time, running back Marshawn Lynch is retiring from the NFL and professional football.
Lynch, who spent his first nine seasons with the Buffalo Bills and Seattle Seahawks before playing the last two years with the Oakland Raiders, previously announced he was retiring in February 2016 following an injury-plagued season by posting a photo of his cleats hanging from a telephone wire.
— Shawn Lynch (@MoneyLynch) February 8, 2016
The 33-year-old back rushed for 10,379 yards and 84 touchdowns over the course of his 12-year career and added another 2,214 yards and nine touchdowns as a receiver.
A five-time Pro Bowler, Lynch helped lead the Seahawks to a Super Bowl title in 2014
While he had plenty of signature plays over the course of his career, none have been more memorable than his “Beast Quake” run from the 2010 NFC wild-card game against the New Orleans Saints.
The most Beast Mode run of Marshawn Lynch’s career will never get old. pic.twitter.com/PNTT4K0KGy
— Field Yates (@FieldYates) April 24, 2019
With Lynch gone, the Raiders will roll with some combination of Isaiah Crowell, Jalen Richard and DeAndre Washington at running back this season.
It’s also possible they draft a running back with Josh Jacobs out of Alabama being the top backfield prospect entering Thursday’s draft.
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