Marshawn Lynch Traded to Seahawks: Why It Is Good for Bills

October 6, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

After putting Marshawn Lynch on display for bidding franchises the past three weeks, a deal has finally been made.
The Bills sent Lynch back to the West Coast for a 2011 fourth-round draft pick and a conditional pick in the 2012 draft.
Lynch has been a solid running back for the Bills ever since they used a first-round pick on him in the 2007 NFL Draft, rushing for 2,765 yards and 17 touchdowns in his time in Buffalo.
However, after a series of off the field incidents that led to him being replaced by Fred Jackson at the beginning of the 2009 season, Buffalo fans have been calling for the former California standout to be traded.
So why now, after he is gone, is everyone upset? Is it the fact that the Bills were only able to receive a fourth-round pick? The New England Patriots just traded superstar wide receiver Randy Moss for a third, and his value to a team far exceeds what Lynch would have brought to the table this season.
The Bills used their No. 9 overall ...

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