He’s back! – By Stephen Siracusa, Sports life magazine

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Updated: April 27, 2017

 

The 31 year old running back Marshawn Lynch is officially a member of the Oakland Raiders. , Lynch was selected by the Buffalo Bills with the 12th overall pick in the first round of the 2007 NFL Draft. 2010-2015 he was the star running back for the Seattle Seahawks.

The Raiders announced Wednesday they acquired Lynch in a trade with the Seattle Seahawks. Lynch and the Raiders earlier agreed to terms on a contract that allows him to come out of retirement and play for his hometown team.

The only thing that was standing in the way of the trade was Lynch passing a physical for the Raiders, which he did on Wednesdaymorning, a source informed of the situation said.

The draft compensation will be a swap of late-round picks in 2018. Seattle gets Oakland’s fifth-round pick in exchange for Lynch and the Seahawks’ sixth-round pick, according to the Raiders.