Marshawn Lynch Confirms Retirement in Sports Illustrated, 60 Minutes Interview

June 6, 2016   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Veteran NFL running back Marshawn Lynch seems adamant he's finished playing football. 
In an excerpt from an interview with Sports Illustrated and 60 Minutes, which will air in full on Tuesday's 60 Minutes Sports on Showtime, Lynch confirmed he has retired.
"I'm retired. Is that good enough? Which camera do you want me to look into? This one? I'm done," said Lynch (via Bob Condotta of the Seattle Times).
Lynch was the 12th overall pick in the 2007 draft and began his career with the Buffalo Bills, but he spent almost six of his nine seasons with the Seattle Seahawks, rushing for 9,112 yards and 74 touchdowns in total.
The 30-year-old ball-carrier, who also had 1,979 yards receiving and nine more scores on 252 catches, reiterated to Sports Illustrated's John Wertheim that he's content to be on the sidelines.
"No, I'm done. I'm done," Lynch said (via SI Wire). "I enjoyed my time playing, now it's time to watch my cousins do their thing."<...

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