NFL News: It's The Oakland Raiders Or Bust For Marshawn Lynch
on Mar 20, 2017 08:31 PM EDT
Looks like the Oakland Raiders' patience and persistence is starting to pay off. Former Seattle Seahawks star running back Marshawn Lynch coming out of retirement and coming back to play in the NFL is starting to become real than it has been before in the past two days.
As the Bleacher Report reports, Marshawn Lynch really wants to come back and play for the Oakland Raiders. According to the report, it's the Oakland Raiders or bust for Marshawn Lynch.
Marshawn Lynch, 30, retired from the NFL last year. Marshawn Lynch last played for the Seattle Seahawks in the 2015-2016 season. Due to various injuries, Marshawn Lynch played only just seven regular season games and one post-season game. Marshawn Lynch the 2015-2016 season with just 417 rushing yards and three touchdowns on 111 carries.
The Oakland Raiders have been recruiting Marshawn Lynch to come out of retirement and play for them last week, ESPN reported. It's not only the Oakland Raiders who are trying to recruit Marshawn Lynch as the Oakland Raiders punter Marquette King has also joined in.
Getting Marshawn Lynch to play for the Oakland Raiders may be a bit complicated. The Seattle Seahawks still holds the rights to Marshawn Lynch, since Marshawn Lynch retired with still two years left on his contract.
There are two possible scenarios in order for Marshawn Lynch to play for the Oakland Raiders. The first one is the Oakland Raiders would have to trade for Marshawn Lynch. The second one is to just wait and hope for the Seattle Seahawks to release Marshawn Lynch.
Either way, it seems likely that the Seattle Seahawks won't stand in the way of Marshawn Lynch playing for the Oakland Raiders. There are reports that the Seattle Seahawks view Marshawn Lynch as a player that's difficult to deal with.
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