Marshawn Lynch visits with former Seahawks teammates Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril on the bench during a game against Carolina in December 2016, when he was retired--and before he returned to play for his hometown Oakland Raiders last season. Bennett, the three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Seattle traded to Philadelphia this month, said this week once Lynch left after the 2015 season the Seahawks were never the same.
Marshawn Lynch visits with former Seahawks teammates Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril on the bench during a game against Carolina in December 2016, when he was retired--and before he returned to play for his hometown Oakland Raiders last season. Bennett, the three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Seattle traded to Philadelphia this month, said this week once Lynch left after the 2015 season the Seahawks were never the same. Ted S. Warren AP
Marshawn Lynch visits with former Seahawks teammates Michael Bennett and Cliff Avril on the bench during a game against Carolina in December 2016, when he was retired--and before he returned to play for his hometown Oakland Raiders last season. Bennett, the three-time Pro Bowl defensive end Seattle traded to Philadelphia this month, said this week once Lynch left after the 2015 season the Seahawks were never the same. Ted S. Warren AP
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Michael Bennett: Seahawks never the same after Marshawn Lynch left at end of 2015 season

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Gregg Bell joined The News Tribune in July 2014. Bell had been the director of writing for the University of Washington's athletic department for four years. He was the senior national sports writer in Seattle for The Associated Press from 2005-10, covering the Seahawks in their first Super Bowl season and beyond. He's also been The Sacramento Bee's beat writer on the Oakland Athletics and Raiders. The native of Steubenville, Ohio, is a 1993 graduate of the U.S. Military Academy at West Point, N.Y., and a 2000 graduate of the University of California, Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism.