Why the Bills Would Be Wise To Keep Marshawn Lynch

May 25, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

With the recent selection of CJ Spiller in the 2010 NFL Draft, many rumors began swirling about a potential trade involving Buffalo's former 1st round pick, Marshawn Lynch.  The 3-year pro has seen his fair share of trouble during his career, but Lynch is unquestionably an asset to the Bills' offense.
"Beast Mode," a nickname given to Lynch describing his physical running style, has amassed almost 3,000 yards and 17 touchdowns in his three year career.  Although he regressed slightly last season due to his suspension and the surprising play of Fred Jackson, his talent is still valuable—and maybe more importantly, unique—to Buffalo.
Despite already having two talented running backs in Fred Jackson and CJ Spiller, those two players are also far from polished or "every-down players" at this stage of their careers.
Fred Jackson exploded onto the scene last year, becoming the first player in NFL history to gain 1,000 yards both rushing and returning in ...

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