Seahawks Insider Blog

February 7, 2016 9:48 PM

Marshawn Lynch retires in his own, unique way, Seahawks owner Paul Allen says goodbye

Seahawks regarding tweet he sent during Sunday’s Super Bowl as notification running back is retiring after nine seasons

No official word to team of Lynch’s plans as of Sunday night, other than a picture of hanging spikes -- though there rarely has been during his Seattle tenure

So apparently ends nine, remarkable and unique NFL seasons, including last 5 1/2 when Lynch was foundation for Seahawks’ best run ever

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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.

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