Beast Mode is back. After months of speculation, it is now official that running back Marshawn Lynch is returning to the NFL and joining the Oakland Raiders. Lynch will be signing a two-year contract as soon as he passes his physical. This is extremely exciting news for Oakland Raider fans as they are a team was just a couple pieces away from Super Bowl contention. If they can remain healthy, this is definitely a move that will shake up the league.
— SportsCenter (@SportsCenter) April 26, 2017
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) April 26, 2017
According to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport, the move is as good as done.
“Lynch’s representatives and the team have agreed to terms on a one-year contract, and the Raiders and Seahwaks have already hashed out the details of a trade that would send Lynch’s rights to his hometown team.”
Raiders star quarterback Derek Carr took to Twitter to share his excitement.
— Derek Carr (@derekcarrqb) April 26, 2017
Teams in the AFC should be afraid. Very afraid.