Raiders may lure Marshawn Lynch out of retirement
The Oakland Raiders are seriously considering luring running back Marshawn Lynch out of retirement, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.
It's important to note that the Seattle Seahawks still own Lynch's rights, meaning they would need to trade or release him before he can join another team, but one source told Schefter, "it could really happen." Lynch played college ball at nearby Cal-Berkeley and grew up in Oakland, where he is cherished and viewed as of the most beloved members of the community. He does turn 31 next month, but Lynch is still over a younger than free agent Adrian Peterson, who has also been connected to the Raiders in recent days.
Among the 44 backs with at least 100 carries in 2015, Lynch ranked 28th in Rushing Net Expected Points per attempt. His 9,112 rushing yards across nine NFL seasons currently ranks 37th all-time.
- Jets' Matt Forte expected to be workhorse in 2017-18 June 23rd, 2017
- Jesse James working on red zone drills with Steelers June 21st, 2017
- Todd Gurley working well with Rams' offensive line June 21st, 2017
- Eric Decker's deal with Titans worth up to $5.35 million June 21st, 2017
- Chad Williams will open 2017 season as Cardinals' fifth receiver June 21st, 2017
- Patriots sign David Harris to two-year deal June 21st, 2017
- Raiders, Derek Carr finalizing long-term extension June 21st, 2017
- Elijah Hood 'turned heads' at Raiders' rookie minicamp May 12th, 2017
- Matthew Stafford looking for big-time payday from Lions May 10th, 2017
- Raiders select Elijah Hood at 242nd overall April 30th, 2017
- Raiders nab safety depth with Obi Melifonwu at 56th pick April 28th, 2017
- Oakland takes a risk on Gareon Conley at 24 April 28th, 2017