Seattle Periods team reporter
A reunion of Marshawn Lynch and the Seahawks is without a doubt a risk.
Lynch is flying to Seattle Monday to satisfy with Seahawks officials and take a physical to explore most likely signing with the workforce for the remainder of the year, coach Pete Carroll verified in the course of his radio exhibit Monday on ESPN 710 Seattle.
“He has labored seriously really hard,” Carroll said of Lynch, who has not performed considering that October of 2018 in a sport from the Seahawks in London even though with the Raiders. “Got to see what sort of shape he’s in. From what we recognize he’s in truly good shape.”
The news of the take a look at was very first noted by Ian Rapoport and Mike Garafolo of the NFL Network. A supply verified to The Seattle Occasions that the workforce would consider signing Lynch. Various other functioning backs will also be considered, like C.J. Anderson — who helped lead the Rams to the Super Bowl previous year — and a further former Seahawk, Robert Turbin.
And whilst Seattle appears established to indicator Lynch assuming all goes nicely with his physical and negotations, Seattle is very likely to signal at the very least two running backs to choose the roster spots of Chris Carson and C.J. Prosise, who each individual endured period-ending injuries in Sunday’s 27-thirteen decline to the Arizona Cardinals.
Carroll confirmed that Carson is out for the season indicating he “has a fracture in his hip from a serious violent shot he took, hit the floor with his knee.” Carroll once again when compared the injury to 1 suffered a 12 months ago by protection Lano Hill, who had medical procedures and was out about eight months right before returning.
But it is naturally Lynch who would draw the most notice as he would endeavor to have a single final and inconceivable act in a Seahawks job that appeared to have finished for good when he retired next the 2015 season.
Lynch is the fourth-primary rusher in team heritage with 6,347 yards and 2nd in dashing touchdowns with fifty seven.
Immediately after sitting down out the 2016 year he played in 2017 ad 2018 with the Raiders,
Lynch, who is 33 a long time old, has not played since struggling a groin personal injury even though participating in for the Raiders in opposition to the Seahawks in a game in London on Oct. 14, 2018.
Lynch completed past season on hurt reserve and turned an unrestricted cost-free agent when his deal with the Raiders expired subsequent the season.
Lynch final performed for Seattle in 2015, famously saying his retirement by tweeting a image of a pair of cleats hanging in excess of an electrical wire all through the Tremendous Bowl.
Soon after sitting down out a 12 months, he returned to participate in two seasons for his hometown Raiders and had 1,267 yards on 297 carries with Oakland.
Lynch never announced his retirement, and a report in May possibly mentioned he would return to the Raiders this 12 months if they essential him.
Lynch visited the Seahawks’ education complex two weeks ago when he was in city, but at the time enjoying was not considered. The take a look at was simply a social 1, even though the crew had to report it to the NFL since Lynch has not officially retired.
But that will be different now as Lynch will satisfy with coach Pete Carroll and standard supervisor John Schneider to look at participating in again.
Turbin was just one of two veteran absolutely free agent tailbacks claimed by Discipline Yates of ESPN to have labored out for Seattle final Tuesday, the other getting Alfred Blue, who performed for Houston from 2014-18, with sixteen starts and gaining two,407 yards — a source verified that Turbin visited. Turbin was a fourth-spherical decide on by Seattle in the memorable 2012 draft out of Utah State, where he was a teammate of center linebacker Bobby Wagner.
Turbin later on became a teaching camp roommate of yet another rookie from that course — quarterback Russell Wilson — and the two have prolonged been close (Turbin was amid the groomsmen at Wilson’s marriage to Ciara in 2016.)
Turbin attained 354, 264 and 310 yards in his a few seasons with Seattle from 2012-14 serving as the backup to Lynch as effectively as generally filling the purpose as a third-down/two-moment back again.
He was waived by Seattle in September of 2015, in component owing to the emergence of then-rookie Thomas Rawls, and has because played for Cleveland, Dallas and the Colts.
He performed just two games for the Colts in 2018 right before staying lower in November just after spending a great deal of the period working with a shoulder damage.
Turbin, thirty, has not been on a roster this time but did have a tryout with the Raiders in the spring.
Anderson, 28, also played at Cal — as did Lynch — and had one,007 yards for Denver in 2017. He was signed by the Rams for the extend travel previous yr ad experienced 123 yards in a divisional playoff round gain about Dallas. He performed two games for Detroit early this year, with 43 yards on 16 carries, in advance of remaining produced.
firstname.lastname@example.org on Twitter: @bcondotta. Bob Condotta handles the Seahawks for the Seattle Occasions. He provides daily protection of the team through the year.