Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch may choose to retire due to chronic back issues…
The Seattle Seahawks have indicated that they are interested in bringing back running back Marshawn Lynch, and plan on giving him a new contract as his current one expires in 2016.
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Lynch rushed for 1,306 yards and 13 touchdowns in 2014, and helped lead the Seahawks back to the Super Bowl. The decision not to use him on the final play cost them a chance at repeating as champions however.
The Seahawks running back has still not decided whether or not he will retire. Even though he is only 28-years-old, Lynch is having back issues that are expected to persist, and probably get worse if Lynch continues to play.
He is well-known for being a physical running back who can smash through defenses and break tackles, so this will no doubt wear down his body as he has now played seven seasons in the NFL.
The Seahawks have reportedly offered him more than $10 million for the 2015 season, so he will undoubtedly return if his back can hold up.