No more speculation: the best show on the planet is back in the NFL.
We’ve traded Marshawn Lynch to the Oakland Raiders.
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) April 26, 2017
‘BeastMode’ himself is back to running the rock, with reports out that Marshawn Lynch has agreed to terms with the Raiders.
Final terms for Marshawn Lynch’s deal with the #Raiders: 2-years with a base of $9 million with max of $16.5M, source said.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 26, 2017
The Seahawks and Raiders are expected to make things official by swapping late round picks for the rights to Lynch later this week.
Raiders receive Marshawn Lynch and a sixth-round draft choice in 2018 in exchange for Oakland’s fifth-round selection in 2018 NFL Draft.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) April 26, 2017
Lynch is one of the most vocal running backs in the NFL, and having him back in the league is a good thing.
QB: Derek Carr
TE: Jared Cook
WR: Amari Cooper, Micheal Crabtree
RB: Marshawn Lynch
# 2 rated Offensive Line in the NFL. We back🔥
— What’s a Clipper? (@LegendaryLakers) April 26, 2017
An Oakland native, Lynch has always made clear his desire to play for the Raiders, constantly seen in Raiders gear.
It’s time. pic.twitter.com/sgIQgZlkVM
— Shawn Lynch (@MoneyLynch) April 26, 2017
The Raiders are already a great team, but adding Lynch may bring that veteran prescence that could put them over the top.