Marshawn Lynch RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marshawn Lynch declines to discuss final offensive play from Super Bowl XLIX

    Pro Football Talk "The headline from the 60 Minutes Sports profile of retired running back Marshawn Lynch is that he’s indeed done with football. But he said plenty of other interesting things. Something he didn’t say was particularly interesting. Via Sheil Kapadia of, Lynch refused to discuss Seattle’s..." June 08

  • NFL Marshawn Lynch confirms retirement in joint SI/60 Minutes segment

    SI "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch discussed his retirement in a joint 60 Minutes Sports/Sports Illustrated segment, saying definitively that he will not be returning to the field. “No I'm done. I'm done,” he told Jon Wertheim of Sports Illustrated. “I enjoyed my time playing, now..." June 06

  • Marshawn Lynch Never Coming Back To NFL ... Says Rap Star Cousin

    TMZ "Pro football is just "not fun" for Marshawn Lynch anymore ... so says his famous rap star cousin who's 100% positive Beast Mode is NOT returning to the NFL. Marshawn's cuz Mistah F.A.B. sat down with with "The Breakfast Club" -- when Charlamagne Tha God asked about rumors that Lynch is..." June 02

  • Doug Baldwin ‘most certain’ Marshawn Lynch is really retired

    Larry Brown Sports "Seattle Seahawks wide receiver Doug Baldwin does not expect to call Marshawn Lynch his teammate next season or at any point beyond 2016. Lynch announced his retirement earlier this offseason, but there are more than a few people who believe he could change his mind and return to Seattle or some..." May 30

  • Seahawks' Baldwin 'most certain' that Marshawn Lynch won't return

    The Score "Marshawn Lynch has given no indication that he's considering returning to football after retiring this offseason, but that hasn't stopped many from speculating that the former Seattle Seahawks running back will change his mind and decide to play in 2016. Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman and..." May 29

  • Report: Marshawn Lynch has thought about return, Seahawks may not want him

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch has reportedly told a pair of ex-teammates that he has thought about returning to the NFL in 2016, but the Seattle Seahawks may not want him back even if he does. According to Bleacher Report’s Jason Cole, Lynch told two former teammates that he is still considering playing in..." May 26

  • Seahawks' Sherman won't rule out possible Lynch return "Even those who claim to know former Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch don't actually know him, which made the question posed by NFL Media's Michael Robinson to Seattle corner Richard Sherman very interesting. Will Beast Mode remain retired? "I don't put anything past him," Sherman said at..." May 22

  • Ex-teammate Michael Bennett thinks Marshawn Lynch is retired "for right now."

    Seattle Times "Seahawk defensive lineman Michael Bennett continued his run of media appearances this week promoting events for his foundation this weekend with a stint on The Rich Eisen Show Thursday. It was predictably entertaining as Bennett touched on the future of the Seahawks, his own future with the..." May 20

  • Marshawn Lynch hasn’t filed retirement papers

    Pro Football Talk "Last week, the Seahawks finally placed running back Marshawn Lynch on the reserve-retired list. This caused many to assume that Lynch finally had filed his retirement papers. Per a source with knowledge of the situation, Lynch hasn’t. Moreover, Lynch has had no direct communication with the..." May 13

  • Seahawks GM: “It seems like” Marshawn Lynch is truly done with football

    Pro Football Talk "Seahawks G.M. John Schneider joined Wednesday’s PFT Live on NBC Sports Radio for a wide-ranging discussion that touched on a variety of topics (then again, that’s sort of implied within the “wide-ranging” label). Among other things (again, “wide-ranging), the discussion addressed whether..." May 12

  • Smash Mouth doesn't think Marshawn Lynch is Hall of Fame worthy

    The Score "The "Beast Mode" era in Seattle officially came to an end Thursday when the Seahawks placed Marshawn Lynch on the reserve/retired list. The NFL tweeted a link to a discussion of whether Lynch is worthy of being in the Pro Football Hall of Fame, which elicited a strong response from the band..." May 07

  • Seahawks place Marshawn Lynch on reserve/retired list

    Pro Football Talk "Earlier this week, Seahawks General Manager John Schneider said that the team wanted to place running back Marshawn Lynch on the reserve/retired list before June 1 in order to take the total cap hit remaining from his signing bonus this year rather than split it over the next two. Schneider..." May 05

  • Seahawks want to absorb Lynch's entire cap hit next season

    The Score "Following the retirement of running back Marshawn Lynch, the Seattle Seahawks would like to get his cap hit off their books as soon as possible. Lynch has yet to officially file his retirement papers as he enjoys post-football life, but Seahawks general manager John Schneider wants him to put..." May 04

  • Seahawks Plan To Place RB Marshawn Lynch On Reserve/Retired List By June 1

    NFL Trade Rumors "Seahawks GM John Schneider mentioned during an interview on KJR-AM (per Bob Condotta) that they do not want to spread out retired RB Marshawn Lynch‘s cap hit to 2017. Many have wondered why Lynch hasn’t officially retired from the NFL, despite announcing several months ago that he was calling..." May 03

  • Doug Baldwin: Seahawks shouldn’t give out Marshawn’s No. 24

    Pro Football Talk "As the Seahawks add a class of rookie players to this year’s team, receiver Doug Baldwin has a request: Don’t give anyone the No. 24, worn by running back Marshawn Lynch. Baldwin took to Twitter on Saturday evening after the draft concluded with a tweet directed at coach Pete Carroll, saying..." May 01

  • Seahawks say Lynch hasn't filed retirement papers yet

    Bleacher Report "If Marshawn Lynch's NFL career is really over, the star running back is taking his time with making it official. Per Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times, the Seattle Seahawks said Lynch had not filed his retirement papers as of Saturday, adding that the team has "prepared for him to do it..." May 01

  • Marshawn Lynch's retirement includes school construction in Haiti

    Sporting News "Marshawn Lynch is making the most of his retirement. The former Seahawks running back last week traveled with ex-teammate Cliff Avril (along with Lions linebacker Stephen Tulloch and Buccaneers tackle Godser Cherilus) to Port-au-Prince, Haiti. There, the athletes helped rebuild an elementary..." April 21

  • Seahawks' Lynch yet to file retirement papers

    Seattle Times "Marshawn Lynch memorably announced his retirement via twitter late during Denver’s Super Bowl win over Carolina. That the Seahawks have yet to place Lynch on a reserve/retired list, though, has raised at least a few eyebrows (since Lynch has two years remaining on his contract, the team has to..." March 25

  • Report: Seahawks not expected to ask Lynch to repay $5M bonus

    The Score "The Seattle Seahawks aren't expected to go after the $5 million in signing bonus money paid to Marshawn Lynch prior to the running back's retirement, NFL Network's Ian Rapoport reports. Lynch signed a three-year, $31-million deal last offseason. That deal included a reported $7.5 million in..." February 17

  • Some Seahawks Players Believe Marshawn Lynch Could Change His Mind About Retirement

    NFL Trade Rumors "Jason Cole of B/R reports that numerous Seahawks players have doubts that Marshawn Lynch will follow through on his decision to retire from the NFL. These players reportedly believe Lynch could have a change of heart at some point this offseason, most likely after offseson workouts are..." February 11

  • Agent confirms Marshawn Lynch intends to retire

    The Score "Marshawn Lynch intends to retire from football. Doug Hendrickson, the agent for the Seattle Seahawks star running back, confirmed his client's plans to The Associated Press on Monday. Lynch had indicated as much Sunday night by tweeting a picture with a pair of cleats hanging from a power or..." February 08

  • Marshawn Lynch Reportedly Hasn’t Spent A Single Penny Of His NFL Money

    Uproxx "Now that Marshawn Lynch has literally hung up his sneakers, letting the world know he was retiring in a tweet during the Super Bowl, let’s marvel at how he managed his money during his NFL career. Ian Rapoport went with a “Thrift Mode” but “Be Stingy Mode” is better because it sounds..." February 08

  • Marshawn Lynch apparently retires in the middle of Super Bowl 50

    CBS Sports "Marshawn Lynch is a weird cat, man. He does things his own way. So it was pretty perfect for him to announce on Twitter he's retiring in the middle of the Super Bowl. Lynch didn't even say anything either. He just posted a "peace out" emoji along with a picture of cleats hanging up. That's..." February 08

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    Teammates still attempting to change his mind, but Seahawks' RB Marshawn Lynch has told some close to him he plans to retire, per sources.

  • Marshawn Lynch told friends he is retiring

    Larry Brown Sports "Marshawn Lynch has reportedly told those close to him that he is calling it a career. ESPN’s Adam Schefter reports that Lynch has informed some people of his plans to retire, and his Seattle Seahawks teammates are trying to get him to reconsider." February 07

  • Michael Robinson says it’s “fair to assume” Marshawn Lynch is done in Seattle

    Sports Radio KJR "On Thursday, from radio row, former Seahawks fullback and current NFL Network commentator, Michael Robinson, joined Softy to talk about the Seahawks and future of running back Marshawn Lynch. Robinson sheds light on what he thinks Lynch will do next season. In addition, Robinson comments on..." February 05

  • Marshawn Lynch to open ‘Beast Mode’ retail store in Oakland

    San Francisco Chronicle "Oakland-born NFL runningback Marshawn Lynch has turned “Beast Mode” into a brand identity — and now he’ll use it to spawn a retail empire. Lynch will return to his hometown Friday to cut the ribbon on his first official Beast Mode apparel store, opening in Old Oakland just two days before the..." February 03

  • Lynch's mom denies report on Beast Mode's future

    King 5 "When Delisa "Momma" Lynch talks, many Seahawks fans listen. A report from TMZ says "Momma" Lynch said her son, Marshawn, still has gas left in the tank and will not retire. On Saturday, "Momma" Lynch told KING 5 Sports the report is not true. She said she doesn't want Marshawn to retire, but..." January 24

  • Marshawn Lynch could owe the Seahawks millions if he retires

    CBS Sports "If Marshawn Lynch is going to retire, he better make sure his bank account can handle it. If Beast Mode goes into Retirement Mode, he could have to repay the Seahawks up to $5 million in bonus money. When Lynch extended his contract with the Seahawks in March 2015, the new deal included a $7.5..." January 24

  • Seahawks GM: Marshawn Lynch leaning toward retirement

    SI "Seahawks GM John Schneider believes running back Marshawn Lynch could retire this offseason. Schneider went on ESPN 710 radio in Seattle on Friday and said he was “under the impression Lynch is leaning towards retirement.” He also added that tight end Jimmy Graham will be back with the team..." January 23

  • Seahawks Want Lynch Back in 2016 After 'Significant' Pay Cut

    Bleacher Report "With Marshawn Lynch's 2015 season having some excellent highs and notable lows, his place with the Seattle Seahawks has come under scrutiny. Will the Seahawks retain Lynch for the 2016 season? What stipulations might there be for Beast Mode? Find out in the video above as Bleacher Report NFL..." January 19

  • Marshawn Lynch 'absolutely' done playing for the Seahawks

    Sun Times "With the Seattle Seahawks losing in heart-breaking fashion on Sunday against the Carolina Panthers, Seattle’s offense could look very different in 2016 without one important running back. Lynch is also approaching his 30th birthday, an age that sees many NFL running backs have significant..." January 19

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    Zach Whitman @zjwhitman

    "Yes, absolutely, 100%" -- John Clayton on if Marshawn Lynch is done in Seattle

  • Has Marshawn Lynch played his last game with the Seahawks?

    The Score "Marshawn Lynch proved to be one of the most indefatigable athletes in the NFL with his bruising style of play while cementing the aura of "Beast Mode." However, Sunday's game against the Carolina Panthers was a harrowing reminder that even the most powerful of athletes can break down at a moment's..." January 18

  • Marshawn Lynch will play for Seahawks vs. Panthers "Marshawn Lynch will play in the Seahawks' Divisional Round tussle with the Carolina Panthers on Sunday, Seattle coach Pete Carroll told NFL Media's Albert Breer. Lynch was listed as probable on the team's official injury report. Still, after not flying to Minnesota last weekend at the last..." January 17

  • Seattle's Marshawn Lynch declares himself 'ready' for Panthers

    ESPN "Asked about his status for Sunday's divisional round playoff game against the Carolina Panthers, Seattle Seahawks running back Lynch sent ESPN's Kenny Mayne a two-word reply. "I'm Ready." Lynch was a full participant at practice on Wednesday and Thursday. He also practiced in full last week,..." January 15

  • Beast Mode's last ride? How Seahawks, Marshawn Lynch got to this point

    ESPN 710 Seattle "Marshawn Lynch had to be taken off the Seahawks' charter-flight manifest last Friday. That should provide an idea about the degree of surprise over the decision he would not travel to Minnesota for the team's wild-card game. After a week of full participation at practice, something had..." January 13

  • Lynch practices; Carroll hopes RB 'can get it done' "Will this be the week we finally see Marshawn Lynch back on the field? Seahawks coach Pete Carroll told reporters that Lynch will take part in practice on Wednesday as he continues to work his way back from abdominal surgery. "We are gonna go day to day," Carroll said. "Day to day is how..." January 13

  • No setback for Marshawn Lynch before missing wild-card win

    ESPN "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Marshawn Lynch did not have a setback last week before he was ruled out of Seattle's wild-card win, and the running back's status for Sunday's contest against the Carolina Panthers could go all the way up until game time. "We've got to go one day at..." January 11

  • Pete Carroll says Marshawn Lynch 'just didn't feel like he had it'

    ESPN "Marshawn Lynch benched himself for his team's NFC wild-card game Sunday against the Minnesota Vikings, according to Seattle Seahawks coach Pete Carroll. Carroll, commenting for the first time on the latest twist in Lynch's injury saga, said Sunday that the mercurial running back opted not to..." January 11

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Talked Marshawn Lynch on @NFLGameDay: I'm told he never felt quite right practicing all week. Had a setback Friday following his surgery

  • Marshawn Lynch undoubtedly at the end of the line in Seattle

    Pro Football Talk "In theory, he could return to play later in the postseason. But with Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch skipping the trip to Minnesota following a seven-game absence after core-muscle surgery, the question becomes whether Lynch will be a Seahawk in 2016. He almost definitely won’t be. Due..." January 10

  • Seahawks rule out running back Marshawn Lynch for Sunday’s playoff game

    Seattle Times "The comeback road of Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took a strange turn Friday when he told the team after practice that he couldn’t play and did not accompany the team to Minnesota for its wild-card playoff game against the Vikings Sunday. Indications all week had been that Lynch would..." January 09

  • Seahawks OC on Marshawn Lynch: 'I'd expect him to be full-go, full speed'

    CBS Sports "A couple weeks ago, Seattle Seahawks offensive line coach Tom Cable was asked about the team's plans for running back Marshawn Lynch, if the man they call Beast Mode was able to make it back from his injury in time for the playoffs. Here's what he had to say: (Are you counting on Marshawn..." January 07

  • Pete Carroll says Marshawn Lynch 'ready to go' for wild-card game

    ESPN "Marshawn Lynch returned to the Seattle Seahawks on Monday, and Pete Carroll said he anticipates the running back will start against the Minnesota Vikings in the wild-card game this weekend. "He's ready to go," Carroll said. "He's in the program, going, working, and he's going to keep doing his..." January 05

  • Marshawn Lynch returns to Seahawks' facility for workout

    The Score "After nearly a two-month hiatus, Seattle Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch returned to the team's facility for a workout, head coach Pete Carroll confirmed on 710 ESPN Seattle. Lynch underwent surgery on Nov. 25 to correct a sports hernia. Prior to injury, Lynch rushed for 417 yards..." January 04

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    Liz Mathews 710 ESPN @Liz_Mathews

    Carroll said #Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch is "in the program" and should be ready to go. Hopes he can play Sunday.

  • Pete Carroll anticipates Marshawn Lynch will be back with team Mon.

    ESPN "Seahawks coach Pete Carroll indicated Friday that running back Marshawn Lynch has a good chance of returning to practice Monday as the team prepares for the postseason. "I have an expectation of that," Carroll said. "Let me say I'm anticipating that." Lynch has missed the past six games..." January 02

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