The Seahawks may bring a familiar face to Seattle.
NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport said Monday, citing sources, that Marshawn Lynch’s release is making its way to Emerald City to discuss whether to play for the Seahawks in the playoffs.
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This news comes in the wake of announcement that running backs Chris Carson and C.J. Prosise is both out for the rest of the Seattle era.
Originally drafted by the Buffalo Bills, Lynch played for the Seahawks from 2010-15, helping to win a Super Bowl 48 win. Lynch brought a signature stop to Seattle’s backfield, rushing for 6,348 yards in six seasons. for 57 touchdowns in 82 Games. Lynch has been out of the NFL since October 2018, playing last with the Raiders of his home country.
The only hope is that Lynch walks into a boardroom with Seattle’s rattan, looks them straight in the eye and says, “You know why I’m here.”