Marshawn Lynch RUMORS & NEWS

  • Marshawn Lynch's Former Teammate Says Beast Mode Is Not Coming Back to the NFL

    Complex "Sorry to burst your bubble, but if you were praying for Marshawn Lynch to make a return to the NFL this season, it sounds like your prayers have gone unanswered. After a report started circulating about the possibility of Beast Mode making a comeback after retiring from the NFL in early 2016, his..." September 09

  • Marshawn Lynch reportedly 'up in the air' about possible NFL return

    Fox Sports "Could we see a return of Beast Mode? It sounds like former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch isn't totally committed to retirement. A source told Pro Football Talk that Lynch is currently "up in the air" in terms of a potential comeback, which could take place Week 4 or Week..." September 08

  • Marshawn Lynch still giving Thomas Rawls, Christine Michael advice

    ESPN "In the days leading up to the Seattle Seahawks' third preseason game against the Dallas Cowboys, running backs Thomas Rawls and Christine Michael heard from an old friend: Marshawn Lynch. He was calling from Australia where he's spending the week with the Cal football program. "Me and..." August 26

  • Marshawn Lynch is back to playing football again -- sort of

    Fox Sports "Marshawn Lynch has been retired for months now and is away from the NFL for the first time since 2006. He hasn’t steered completely clear of football since calling it quits, though. Lynch hitched a ride with the Cal football team, his old college squad, on its trip to Australia ahead of a..." August 24

  • 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