Marshawn Lynch RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

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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

    ESPN "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

    ESPN "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

    SI "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

    ESPN "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

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