Marshawn Lynch RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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 "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

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    Bob Condotta @bcondotta

    Seattle OL coach Tom Cable said Lynch was the sickest he has ever seen him.

  • No fine for Lynch’s “yeah”-filled press conference

    Pro Football Talk "Two Sundays ago, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch avoided reporters. He was fined $100,000 for the infraction. This past Sunday, Lynch talked to reporters, primarily by repeatedly saying “yeah,” even in response to questions that didn’t call for a yes/no answer. So will the NFL fine..." November 27

  • Marshawn Lynch to appeal $100,000 fine

    Pro Football Talk "On Wednesday, the NFL fined Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch $100,000 for failing to comply with the league’s media policy. On Thursday, Lynch’s agent informed PFT that Lynch will appeal the fine. Agent Doug Hendrickson told PFT by phone that Lynch, who was so banged up after the first..." November 20

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    Mike Garafolo @MikeGarafolo

    So in total, Marshawn Lynch fined $100k for two violations of the media policy. This per @NFLfootballinfo.

  • Fan: Lynch scoops fumbled wallet, returns it "Marshawn Lynch did his good deed for the day Tuesday after a man said the Seattle Seahawks running back returned his wallet that had been dropped at a gas station in Marysville, Washington. A Marysville resident named Jason Lynch said on Facebook that he unknowingly dropped the wallet while..." November 19

  • Is Lynch taking contract frustrations out on media — and teammates?

    Fox Sports "Marshawn Lynch ran for 124 yards on 24 carries in Kansas City on Sunday, but it was his actions at halftime — and words after the game — that are sure to leave the longest-lasting impression with the Seahawks' front office and fans. And if all reports are accurate, with his teammates,..." November 18

  • Marshawn Lynch unsure of 2015 fate "Marshawn Lynch didn't make himself available in the locker room to reporters after the Seattle Seahawks' loss to the Kansas City Chiefs, possibly setting himself up for a six-figure fine, but he wasn't completely silent Sunday afternoon. On the team's bus outside Arrowhead Stadium, the running..." November 17

  • Pete Carroll: Marshawn Lynch won't be traded before deadline

    Sports Radio KJR "While the marriage between the Seattle Seahawks and running back Marshawn Lynch may come to a conclusion in the near future, it won't be as early as Tuesday's 1 p.m. trade deadline. Head coach Pete Carroll said Monday that Seattle's star rusher won't be dealt despite reports of a disconnect..." October 28

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    Doug Hendrickson @DHendrickson41

    These reports of @MoneyLynch going off and not wanting to get on bus are absurd. Please report accurate stories and not bogus ones.

  • Agent denies unhappiness from Seahawks' Lynch "The agent for Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch blasted a report that said Lynch refused to get on the team bus for their game against the St. Louis Rams because of the trade that sent wide receiver Percy Harvin to the New York Jets. Lynch’s agent, Doug Hendrickson, took to Twitter..." October 22

  • Charge filed against Marshawn Lynch accuser

    Seattle Times "The woman who made assault and property-damage allegations against Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch in August has been charged with making a false statement to a public servant. Jammie Lynn Ficarelli, 31, of Everett, was charged Thursday in King County District Court, according to the..." October 11

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    Curtis Crabtree @Curtis_Crabtree

    Pete Carroll said Marshawn Lynch will get some work this week. "It's time for him to get some carries." Would be first touches of preseason.

  • Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch cleared in assault investigation "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been cleared of any involvement in an assault and property damage accusation, the Bellevue, Washington, police department said Wednesday night. "The Bellevue Police Department has determined that Marshawn Lynch was not involved in this incident..." August 14

  • Seahawks believe charges against Marshawn Lynch are 'bogus'

    Yahoo! Sports "The Seattle Seahawks have done their own investigating into the allegations of assault and personal property damage against running back Marshawn Lynch and have come to a conclusion. They're not buying them. From a Seahawks spokesperson: While we maintain the utmost respect for the..." August 12

  • Seahawks Marshawn Lynch investigated in alleged assault

    Seattle Blog "Bellevue police officers are investigating Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch after receiving an “allegation of an assault and personal property damage” at a Bellevue apartment, according to a news release from the department. According to police, the alleged incident was reported to..." August 12

  • Marshawn Lynch ends holdout, reports to training camp

    Seattle Times "Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch ended his seven-day holdout today and reported to training camp for the defending champion Seahawks. Lynch reported to camp this afternoon following the team’s morning practice, which was the sixth he had missed as he attempted to get either a new contract..." August 01

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    ProFootballTalk @ProFootballTalk

    Full details on revised Marshawn Lynch deal coming at PFT. New base for 2014 is $6 million with $500,000 signing bonus.

  • Seahawks G.M. on Lynch holdout: “Next man up”

    Pro Football Talk "The Marshawn Lynch holdout continues. And the team continues to create the impression that it’s not worried by his absence. Even if it is. Asked on Tuesday by ESPN’s John Clayton whether the team is concerned about the situation, G.M. John Schneider reiterated the team’s philosophy when..." July 30

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    Adam Schefter @AdamSchefter

    This does not include daily $30,000 fine Seattle can impose. As of today, Marshawn Lynch's fine total now stands at $455,000 - and growing.

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    Bob Condotta @bcondotta

    Pete Carroll after practice on Lynch: "I love this kid. I hope he will figure it out and it will all make sense and it will come. ...

  • Marshawn Lynch reports to Seahawks minicamp

    Seattle Blog "Star running back Marshawn Lynch has reported for the first day of Seattle Seahawks minicamp Tuesday, according to reports. Speculation ran wild after last week’s report that Lynch, 28, might not attend his team’s mandatory minicamp this week as he reportedly holds out for better contract..." June 17

  • Michael Bennett says Marshawn Lynch “should be paid”

    Seattle Times "So far, Seattle running back Marshawn Lynch — who is thinking of staging a holdout of mini-camp in an attempt to get more money from the Seahawks — is getting only support from his teammates. Center Max Unger said last week that as long as Lynch performs on Sundays, whatever Lynch does is fine..." June 17

  • Report: Retirement an option if Lynch can't negotiate new deal

    Fox Sports "A running back's leverage is arguably never better than when he's on the younger side of 30 and coming off a thousand-yard season that led up to a Super Bowl victory. And that's why Marshawn Lynch may be looking to squeeze more money out of the Seattle Seahawks even if he has completed just..." June 16

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Marshawn Lynch told 2 teammates last year he might retire if Seattle won the Super Bowl. They did. Asked a source, could he walk? “He could”

  • Lynch to skip mandatory minicamp because he wants a new deal "Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is expected to skip the mandatory team minicamp next week because he wants a contract extension, sources confirmed Wednesday night. "It's very, very unlikely that Lynch will be there,'' said a source close to the situation. "He wants the Seahawks to..." June 13

  • Sources: Seahawks anticipate minicamp no-show from Marshawn Lynch

    Yahoo! Sports "When the Seattle Seahawks convene for mandatory minicamp next week, the team doesn't expect star running back Marshawn Lynch to be there, according to sources familiar with the team's thinking. Lynch, who skipped the team's visit to the White House in May, and reportedly hasn't appeared at any..." June 12

  • Lynch’s guilty plea could expose him to discipline under the personal-conduct policy

    Pro Football Talk "By pleading guilty to alcohol-related reckless driving at a time when he was facing DUI charges, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch avoided more stringent potential sanctions under the criminal justice system. But Lynch now risks an enhanced sanction under league rules. If Lynch had..." February 23

  • Marshawn Lynch will plead guilty to lesser charge in DUI case "A DUI case involving Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch that started in July 2012 will be coming to an end in on Friday. Lynch's attorney, Ivan Golde, told that Lynch has agreed to plead guilty to a lesser charge of reckless driving. Lynch was arrested on July 14, 2012 in Oakland,..." February 21

  • Marshawn Lynch Told Teammates He’d Retire If Seahawks Won

    Black Sports Online "Marshawn Lynch is a different type of cat, and that’s a good thing in this world of fake people and agendas. Lynch walks by the beat of his own drum, so it’s no shock that in a The MMQB column about Richard Sherman, it was revealed that Lynch told Seahawks teammates before the season began that..." February 04

  • Marshawn Lynch was a sentient being from Day 1

    Pro Football Talk "For a guy who doesn’t do it often, Marshawn Lynch isn’t bad at the whole talking thing. Asked after their Super Bowl XLVIII win over the Broncos if this was the best day of his life, the Seahawks running back provided a wonderful response: “Next to being born,” he replied. That was part..." February 03

  • Marshawn Lynch was scheduled to appear on Jimmy Fallon’s show tonight

    Pro Football Talk "It’s fitting, we suppose, that a guy who doesn’t like to talk was scheduled to appear on, you know, a talk show. During a break in today’s edition of Pro Football Talk at the Super Bowl on NBCSN, which originated all week from 30 Rock, we heard that Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch had been..." February 01

  • Marshawn Lynch walks out on media for second day in a row "For the second day in a row, Marshawn Lynch talked to the media and for the second day in a row, the Seahawks running back lasted less than 10 minutes, but he did answer questions honestly. For instance, Lynch admitted he only showed up so he wouldn't get fined by the NFL. "I'm here, man, so I..." January 29

  • Marshawn may skip Media Day

    Pro Football Talk "Media Day often becomes notorious for the things players say. This year, Media Day could be significant for the things players don’t say. Or, more accurately, a player who chooses to say nothing. According to Mike Silver of NFL Network, Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch claims to be..." January 28

  • Marshawn Lynch likely won't be fined for Media Day behavior "Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch is not expected to be fined by the NFL for his bizarre behavior at Media Day on Tuesday when he answered questions for about six minutes ... and stared silently at the media for the rest of the hour. According to the NFL, Lynch is unlikely to be fined, which..." January 28

  • Marshawn Lynch gets sweet deal "Marshawn Lynch's run of giving Skittles free publicity is officially over. The candy brand will announce on Tuesday a formal deal with the Seattle Seahawks running back, whose relationship with the sweet dates to when his mother started giving him what she called "power pellets" in his Pop..." January 28

  • Lynch cashing in on 'Beast Mode' "Marshawn Lynch isn't letting anyone else cash in on his "Beast Mode" moniker. The Seattle Seahawks running back earned in the mid-six figures from licensing the phrase in 2013, according to agent Doug Hendrickson. Lynch has two registered trademarks, to use the term on clothing and hats, and..." January 18

  • Seahawks' Marshawn Lynch wanted to try out for QB in college

    USA Today "Marshawn Lynch switched to running back before his varsity career began at Oakland Technical High School. But he apparently hadn't given up his quarterback dreams when he got to college. George Cortez, the University of California's offensive coordinator in Lynch's first two seasons, recalls a..." January 18

  • Oakland roots created Marshawn Lynch's 'Beast Mode'

    USA Today "Before "Beast Mode" began, Marshawn Lynch was a 180-pound scatback who drove his coaches crazy at Oakland Technical High School by avoiding contact. "He used to get chewed out as soon as he hit the sideline," Virdell Larkins, Lynch's cousin and an Oakland Tech assistant coach, told USA TODAY..." January 16

  • Marshawn says “I don’t run to get tackled”

    Pro Football Talk "Yes, Marshawn Lynch has spoken. The Seahawks running back, whose $50,000 fine for a season of not talking to the media has been suspended based on his commitment to cooperate going forward, talked to reporters following Seattle’s 23-15 win over the Saints. Our Curtis Crabtree, who moonlights..." January 12

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    John Boyle @johnpboyle

    NFL spokesman says Lynch didn't win appeal. Rather $50K is held so long as he complies. If he doesn't, it's that $50K & another $50K minimum