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Marshawn’s mom doesn’t know what he’s going to do

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On Friday, Seahawks G.M. John Schneider said he believes running back Marshawn Lynch is leaning toward retirement. Marshawn has remained characteristically silent on the issue. His mother hasn’t.

Delisa Lynch told both KING 5 and Twitter that she doesn’t know what Marshawn is going to do, refuting a report from TMZ that Delisa Lynch said she believes Marshawn will play.

Still not 30, Marshawn has mused about retirement for a couple of years. On past occasions, the Seahawks tried to persuade him to return, with a sweetening of the pot helping to get it done. This year, the Seahawks presumably want to unsweeten the pot, dumping his $11.5 million cap number and avoiding a $9 million base salary.

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23 Responses to “Marshawn’s mom doesn’t know what he’s going to do”
  1. railcarcowboy says: Jan 24, 2016 10:22 AM

    I’m just reading this so I don’t get fined.

  2. nflofficeadmin says: Jan 24, 2016 10:35 AM


  3. ReligionIsForIdiots says: Jan 24, 2016 10:40 AM

    Best in the league.

  4. 700levelvet says: Jan 24, 2016 10:40 AM

    I got tired of hearing about this long, get paid or retire..

  5. sfm073 says: Jan 24, 2016 10:47 AM

    I have a feeling he’ll need as much money as possible.

  6. kevo95 says: Jan 24, 2016 10:48 AM

    Of course not

  7. shlort says: Jan 24, 2016 11:03 AM

    Seattle doesn’t have the cap space t overpay players. Lynch can still play in Seattle, but he will have to do it for a quarter of what he is signed for.

  8. newpairofsox says: Jan 24, 2016 11:06 AM

    Jerry will pay the man

  9. rrhoe says: Jan 24, 2016 11:14 AM

    Lynch doing his annual Farve indecision thing again, until someone offers more money if course.

  10. ballbreaker707 says: Jan 24, 2016 11:14 AM

    Who cares. Go away drama queen!!! Your not even that good. Without you D you would have been another better than average RB

  11. noteamforlosangeles says: Jan 24, 2016 11:15 AM


  12. orivar says: Jan 24, 2016 11:42 AM

    Money is a good reason to play. Getting beat up is not. Now that he’s won a superbowl what else is there to do?

  13. portland2057 says: Jan 24, 2016 12:02 PM

    He’s not going to retire. He just wants the attention

  14. seattlesue427 says: Jan 24, 2016 12:19 PM

    I’m a huge fan of Lynch, but I really do hope the Hawks trade him, preferably to Oakland. It’s a win-win for the Hawks and for Lynch. Trade him while he still has some value, save some room against the cap, and Lynch gets to play his career out in his hometown. We love Beast Mode in Seattle…enough to let him go.

  15. postintelligence says: Jan 24, 2016 12:42 PM

    Marshawn has remained characteristically silent on the issue. His mother, characteristically, hasn’t.

    There – fixed it for you.

  16. tabdangersdad says: Jan 24, 2016 12:46 PM

    Everyone knows Lynch is going to wait for the Seahawks to cut him and Marshawn is going to try and sign for a year or two with the Raiders. He doesn’t want to play in Seattle anymore and has always wanted to play for his hometown Raiders.

    If the Raiders don’t sign him he will retire and focus on his Fam 1st Foundation with Josh Johnson

  17. pal1955 says: Jan 24, 2016 1:10 PM

    Marshawn would be perfect 3rd down back, good receiver, excellent pass blocker, still awesome threat to run, perfect for no huddle up tempo. And the cost is effectively $6.5m. I’d bring him back, those skills are worth it!

  18. savior72 says: Jan 24, 2016 1:20 PM

    Guess he doesn’t talk to his mom either.

  19. arnoldziffel says: Jan 24, 2016 1:49 PM

    Don’t look for any comments to come from the Beast, even if he wants to retire.

    All he has to do is sit tight and say nothing … if Seattle doesn’t want to pay him the big salary, he’ll become a cap casualty. And that’s not so bad, because then he won’t owe them anything.

    If he outright retires .. he’ll have to pay back a few million of his bonus money, and I don’t think he’ll be inclined to do that.

  20. jpaq68 says: Jan 25, 2016 8:23 AM

    One thing’s for sure – I wouldn’t be leaving any $20 bills laying out when he’s around

  21. greenlargo says: Jan 25, 2016 8:59 AM

    He and his agent probably talked to Mom and pointed out that she was undercutting his bargaining position. Plus his bargaining position is only maybe half a bluff. He probably does want to play, but retirement is certainly not off the table if he can’t get a situation that suits him.

  22. gfranklinprue says: Jan 25, 2016 10:29 AM

    I like for the Seahawks to play hardball, this has become a distraction for the team. And us!

  23. josch0001 says: Jan 25, 2016 11:48 AM

    I don’t make any decision without running it by Mrs. Lynch. Marshawn shouldn’t either

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