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Marshawn Lynch

27-Year-Old Running Back – Seattle Seahawks

2013 Rush/Rec Stats

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316

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2013 Rush/Rec Projections

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2013 Fantasy Football Outlook

With a career-high 1,590 rushing yards in 2012, Lynch has now piled up more than 3,200 total yards and 25 touchdowns the last two seasons. At 5-11, 215, Lynch ranked fifth among running backs with...

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2013 ADP:  11

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HT: 5' 11"   WT: 215   DOB: 4/22/1986  College: California  Show ContractHide Contract

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Marshawn Lynch Contract Information:

Signed a four-year agreement worth $31 million, with the Seahawks in March of 2012, of which $18 million is guaranteed.

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Lynch agreed to plead guilty Friday to the lesser charge of reckless driving, which will end his pending DUI case, ESPN.com reports.

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Marshawn Lynch NFL Stats
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  Rushing Rush Distance Big Rush Games Receiving Kick Ret Punt Ret Fumbles
Year Age Team G Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ 100+ 150+ 200+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Yds TD Yds TD Tot Lost
2007 21 13 280 1115 7 4.0 - - - - - 18 184 10.2 0 26 - - - - - -
2008 22 15 250 1036 8 4.1 - - - - - 47 300 6.4 1 57 - - - - - -
2009 23 13 120 450 2 3.8 2 1 - - - 28 179 6.4 0 37 - - - - - -
2010 24 Buf 4 37 164 0 4.4 5 0 0 0 0 1 7 7.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 1 1
2010 24 Sea 12 165 573 6 3.5 5 0 0 0 0 21 138 6.6 0 25 0 0 0 0 3 3
2011 25 Sea 15 285 1204 12 4.2 4 2 6 0 0 28 212 7.6 1 41 0 0 0 0 3 2
2012 26 Sea 16 315 1590 11 5.0 9 2 10 0 0 23 196 8.5 1 30 0 0 0 0 5 2
2013 27 Sea 16 301 1257 12 4.2 6 1 0 0 0 36 316 8.8 2 44 0 0 0 0 4 1
2013 Proj 27 SEA Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Marshawn Lynch

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Marshawn Lynch Fantasy/Red Zone Stats
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  Fantasy Points Per Game Rushing Stats Red Zone Runs Receiving Stats Red Zone Targets
Year Age Team G Standard PPR 0.5 PPR Att/G Yds/G In20 In10 In5 Rec/G Yds/G YPT In20 In10 In5
2007 21 13 13.6 14.9 14.2 22 86 47 - - 1 14 7.1 0 - -
2008 22 15 12.5 15.6 14.1 17 69 42 - - 3 20 5.3 2 - -
2009 23 13 5.8 7.9 6.8 9 35 20 7 2 2 14 4.8 5 2 0
2010 24 Buf 4 4.3 4.5 4.4 9 41 40 23 17 0 2 2.3 1 0 0
2010 24 Sea 12 8.9 10.7 9.8 14 48 40 23 17 2 12 5.5 1 0 0
2011 25 Sea 15 14.6 16.5 15.6 19 80 44 19 12 2 14 5.2 8 5 1
2012 26 Sea 16 15.7 17.1 16.4 20 99 56 21 10 1 12 6.5 2 1 0
2013 27 Sea 16 15.1 17.3 16.2 19 79 55 33 21 2 20 7.2 3 2 0
2013 Proj 27 SEA Subscribe now to see our 2013 projections for Marshawn Lynch

Age is determined on September 1st of each season.

Marshawn Lynch – Playing Time Overview

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Snap Count Stats

662

Offensive Snaps in 2013

Marshawn Lynch was on the field for 662 of his team's snaps on offense in 2013.

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Special Teams Snaps in 2013

Marshawn Lynch was on the field for 0 of his team's snaps on special teams in 2013.

Year Off ST
2011 - -
2012 680 0
2013 662 0

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Marshawn Lynch 2013 Game Log
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  Snap Count Rushing Rush Distance Receiving Fumbles Kick Ret Punt Ret Red Zone Runs Red Zone Targets
Week Opp Off ST Att Yards TD Avg 20+ 40+ Rec Yards Avg TD Tar Tot Lost Yds TD Yds TD In20 In10 In5 In20 In10 In5
1 @Car 44 0 17 43 0 2.5 0 0 2 9 4.5 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
2 SF 51 0 28 98 2 3.5 1 0 3 37 12.3 1 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 2 1 1 1 0
3 Jax 33 0 17 69 0 4.1 1 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 5 1 0 0 0
4 @Hou 47 0 17 98 1 5.8 1 1 3 45 15.0 0 3 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 1 1 0 0 0
5 @Ind 51 0 17 102 0 6.0 1 0 1 5 5.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 1 0 0 0 0
6 Ten 51 0 21 77 2 3.7 0 0 4 78 19.5 0 5 1 0 0 0 0 0 5 4 4 0 0 0
7 @Ari 51 0 21 91 1 4.3 0 0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 0 0 0
8 @StL 35 0 8 23 0 2.9 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
9 TB 44 0 21 125 0 6.0 0 0 4 16 4.0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0
10 @Atl 34 0 24 145 1 6.0 1 0 3 16 5.3 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 3 2 0 0 0
11 Min 30 0 17 54 2 3.2 1 0 2 9 4.5 1 2 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 3 1 1 0
12 BYE Bye Week
13 NO 51 0 16 45 0 2.8 0 0 3 12 4.0 0 4 1 0 0 0 0 0 6 2 2 1 0 0
14 @SF 44 0 20 72 1 3.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0 0 0 0 0
15 @NYG 48 0 16 47 1 2.9 0 0 6 73 12.2 0 6 0 0 0 0 0 0 6 5 3 0 0 0
16 Ari 48 0 18 71 0 3.9 0 0 2 5 2.5 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 2 2 0 0 0
17 StL 0 0 23 97 1 4.2 0 0 1 4 4.0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs NO 0 0 28 140 2 5.0 0 0 1 3 3.0 0 3 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs SF 0 0 22 109 1 5.0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Playoffs @Den 0 0 15 39 1 2.6 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0

A blank stat line is used above whenever a player was not on the field for any plays in the game that week.

Measurables Overview for Marshawn Lynch  (View College Stats & News)
As Compared To Other Running Backs
Height:   5' 11"
ABOVE AVERAGE
Weight:   215 lbs
AVERAGE
40-Yard Dash:   4.46 sec
GOOD
Shuttle Time:   4.58 sec
TERRIBLE
Cone Drill:   7.09 sec
WEAK
Arm Length
Not Available
Hand Length
Not Available
Vertical Jump:   36 in
GOOD
Broad Jump:   125 in
ELITE
Bench Press:   20 reps
AVERAGE
Seattle Seahawks Team Injury Report
Questionable
Doubtful
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Out
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Marshawn Lynch: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Lynch (knee) ran 15 times for 39 yards and a TD in the Seahawks' 43-8 win over the Broncos in Sunday's Super Bowl.

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Lynch (knee) was a full participant in Friday's practice, Liz Mathews of 710 ESPN Seattle reports.

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Lynch (non-injury) returned to practice as a full participant Thursday, the Everett Herald's John Boyle reports.

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Lynch's status for the Super Bowl has never been in any real doubt. He's relatively healthy for this time of the year and should have his usual huge role in the Seattle offense. The team has just been letting Lynch rest to keep him fresh for the big game.
Lynch (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, the Everett Herald reports.

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Lynch's exclusion from Wednesday's practice continues the routine he and the Seahawks have been following for the better part of this season. Given the amount of hits Lynch takes, Seattle has regularly allowed their star running back practice days off throughout this season for maintenance purposes. There's every reason to believe Lynch will be at full strength and poised for a big workload in the Super Bowl.
Lynch (knee) did not practice Friday, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR reports.

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Despite not practicing at all this week, Lynch will be fine to play in the Super Bowl, as coach Pete Carroll intimated that the 27-year-old's absences were more for maintenance purposes. The Broncos' run defense ranked in the top 10 during the regular season, but it seems likely Seattle will pound Lynch with another 20-plus touches next Sunday.
Lynch (knee) did not participate in Thursday's practice.

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Lynch is officially listed with a knee injury but is likely just resting to cope with accumulated soreness. He missed practice time throughout the season, despite rarely being in danger of missing an actual game. Lynch has 50 carries through two playoff contests, after registering 301 carries in 16 regular season games. That's a lot of wear-and-tear, even before accounting for how hard Lynch runs. In any case, he'll be plenty sore this offseason, but should be fine for the Super Bowl.
Lynch (non-injury) did not practice Wednesday, ESPN reports.

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Lynch carried the ball 22 times for 109 yards and a touchdown during the Seahawks win over the 49ers in Sunday's NFC Championship.

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As great as Lynch was in this one, credit Seahawks coach Pete Carroll for sticking with the ground attack, despite the early-game struggles. Carroll stuck with a heavy dose of his running back in the second half and was rewarded when Lynch bounced off tacklers en route to a sensational 40-yard touchdown run. The Super Bowl match-up may actually be a little tougher, as Denver finished the regular season with the ninth-ranked run defense.
Lynch is active for Sunday's NFC championship game against the 49ers.

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Lynch (undisclosed) is listed as probable for Sunday's NFC championship game against the 49ers.

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Lynch returned as a full participant in practice Thursday after missing Wednesday's practice for a non-injury related reason. It was likely just a day off for the running back and he should be good to go for Sunday's key matchup for a Super Bowl bid.
Lynch returned to a full practice Thursday, after missing Wednesday's practice for a non-injury reason, Curtis Crabtree of Sports Radio KJR reports.

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Lynch was probably just getting some rest Wednesday and doesn't seem to be in any danger of missing Sunday's NFC championship Game. He'll be facing a fearsome San Francisco defense, after putting the Seahawks on his back in a divisional round win over the Saints. Lynch may have to do some more heavy lifting this weekend, as the Seattle offensive line doesn't match up favorably to the San Francisco front seven. In the past, Lynch has generally been up to the task.

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2012

Lynch was one of footballís biggest surprises last year, when he totaled 1,416 yards with 13 touchdowns, scoring in 11 consecutive games at one point. He managed just 4.2 YPC but also forced 52 missed tackles, the second most in the NFL, and he also went 8-for-13 at the goal line. Lynch lacks explosion and isnít overly powerful, but he can make defenders miss at the second level and has suddenly become a reliable workhorse after mostly disappointing throughout his career. Itís tough to bank on last yearís stats repeating, but he just turned 26, so heís still in his prime. Lynch re-signed with Seattle to a four-year, $32 million contract ($18 million guaranteed) during the offseason, so heís the Seahawksí lead back. The team hopes its offense will improve by signing Matt Flynn and the return to health of Sidney Rice, but itís still hardly a juggernaut. Lynch carries risk since heís not a great receiver and usually has a pedestrian YPC, but Seattle will once again treat him like a workhorse in 2012. Just realize youíre betting far more on role than skill.

2011

After splitting work in Buffalo over four games, Lynch was traded to the Seahawks last season, where he was instituted as the team's lead back. It didn't result in a lot of fantasy usefulness, as Lynch averaged just 3.5 YPC and didn't add much as a receiver. He was running behind one of the worst offensive lines in football, but Lynch struggles to make defenders miss, his epic touchdown run in the Wild Card round notwithstanding. His 15 goal-line carries tied for the eighth most in the NFL, but he converted just five for scores. Seattle didn't address the running back position in the draft, so Lynch still sits atop the team's depth chart. But even if he again leads the Seahawks in carries, modest results are likely to follow.

2010

Lynch hasnít been a bust since entering the NFL, but his production has hardly warranted his high draft selection (12th overall in 2007), either. He had a terrible season last year (one where he was suspended the first three games), gaining just 450 rushing yards while getting outplayed by undrafted Fred Jackson. With C.J. Spiller being drafted ninth overall, Lynch is suddenly third on the RB pecking order and a candidate to be traded, leaving his fantasy value entirely dependent on landing in the right situation. While not an elite running back, Lynch does have some talent and is a tough guy to tackle, so he needs to be monitored closely. If he stays in Buffalo, he can probably be ignored in most formats unless injuries occur.

2009

Lynch improved as a receiver last season, which contributed to his 1,336 yards from scrimmage and nine touchdowns over 15 games. Still, his 4.1 YPC left a lot to be desired, as does his off-the-field behavior. Lynch will be suspended for the first three games of 2009 for violating the leagueís personal conduct policy. Thereís a small chance it gets reduced through appeal, but currently itís not likely. Three games out of a typical 13-game regular season is a whopping 23 percent, and thatís assuming no additional time is missed through injury. Bottom line, the suspension significantly hurts Lynchís value. Lynch has proven to be a good, not great back over his two years in the league. He shows flashes of brilliance, breaking tackles and improving as a receiver, but in the end, the final results are underwhelming. He did average 5.3 YPC over his final four games last season, but he scored on just three of his 10 goal-line carries, giving him a terrible 30-percent success rate (6-for-25) over his career. Another concern is Fred Jacksonís emergence, as the undrafted back often outshines Lynch when given the opportunity. Jackson has averaged 4.6 YPC over his two-year career and is a major threat as a receiver. While Lynch sat with a shoulder injury during Week 17, Jackson ran for 136 yards on 27 carries in his place. The Billsí offense should theoretically improve with the addition of Terrell Owens, but Trent Edwards had just 6.4 YPA with a 5:5 TD:INT ratio over the second half of last season. Owens and Lee Evans are nice weapons on paper, but Owens is 35 years old and will have to adjust to a completely new system. Moreover, the Bills offensive line is in shambles, especially after the loss of Jason Peters. What Lynch does have working for him, once he gets past the suspension, is that he sees most of the goal-line carries and he has a strong knack for fighting for extra yards even if he does lack the breakaway speed to peel off anything more than 10-12 yarders.

2008

Lynch's rookie campaign can't be described as anything but successful as he totaled nearly 1,300 yards in just 13 games despite playing in a lackluster offense. Lynch's 4.0 YPC was uninspiring, but he's a much better receiver than last year's 18 receptions indicate. Even as a rookie, Buffalo leaned heavily on Lynch, as his 21.5 carries per game actually led the NFL. He fumbled only once. Lynch should only be better in his second year in the league and has the look of becoming a complete back who will be on the field every down, with some occasional spelling from Fred Jackson. He'll need to improve his blocking for it to happen, but he's worked hard in that area, which also should lead to bigger numbers in the passing game. He has a nice combination of strength and elusiveness. The Bills' offense is a work in progress, but at least Lee Evans demands opposing defenses' attention. Trent Edwards' development will play a key role in Lynch's production, but the early returns suggest 2008 is going to require a steep learning curve. New offensive coordinator Turk Schonert wonít make the same mistake Steve Fairchild did and will utilize Lynch's diversity by making sure he is heavily involved in the passing game, another positive for Lynch's 2008 outlook. At press time, Lynch confessed to a hit-and-run accident in which a woman suffered minor injuries Ė be sure to keep an eye on this over the summer before drafting him, though our best guess is he'll avoid suspension on a misdemeanor charge or traffic violation.

2007

Lynch probably falls short of fellow rookie Adrian Peterson in long-term potential, but he should have more immediate success. With Willis McGahee out of town and only veteran Anthony Thomas competing for carries, Lynch could be the starter from Day 1, albeit with Thomas getting situational duty. While character concerns follow Lynch from his college days, he's a versatile back who rushed for 3,230 yards (6.6 YPC) and caught 68 passes for 600 yards in just three seasons at the University of California. He started 10 of 13 games as a junior, rushing for 1,356 yards and 11 touchdowns en route to being named the Pac-10 Conference Offensive Player of the Year. He also caught 34 passes for 328 yards and four scores. Rumors of a congenital disc abnormality in his lower back surfaced during the NFL combine, but most teams gave him a clean bill of health and do not believe it will lead to future problems. Lynch can be an explosive player, evidenced in 2004 when he touched the ball 13 times against Washington and had 201 all-purpose yards. Buffalo isnít an offensive juggernaut, as McGahee struggled to put up big numbers there the past two seasons, but itís an improving unit. J.P. Losman had 7.5 YPA during the second half of last season, and Lee Evans will demand constant attention from opposing defenses.