It’s official! Marshawn Lynch has ended his retirement, and was traded by the Seahawks to the Raiders. According to Jordan Schultz, the five-time Pro Bowler signed a two-year, 9 million dollar deal with Oakland. The Raiders gave Seattle a fifth-round pick in 2018. Oakland will receive Lynch, and a 2018 sixth-round pick.
Lynch made the announcement via Twitter:
It's time. pic.twitter.com/sgIQgZlkVM
— Shawn Lynch (@MoneyLynch) April 26, 2017
Marshawn Lynch's two-year deal w/the #Raiders has a base value of $9M w/opportunity to earn up to $16.5M (7.5 in incentives), per sources.
— Jordan Schultz (@Schultz_Report) April 26, 2017
We've traded Marshawn Lynch to the Oakland Raiders.
— Seattle Seahawks (@Seahawks) April 26, 2017