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Aug 20, 2017
Fox Sports Fantasy Baseball
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch once again sat during the national anthem.
Aug 16, 2017
CBS Sports Fantasy Football
In the past week, Marshawn Lynch and Michael Bennett have both sat during the national anthem

Raiders Derek Carr, Khalil Mack say their anthem gesture is no protest

While Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch won’t discuss why he is sitting for the national anthem, teammates Derek Carr and Khalil Mack were both in the locker room late Saturday night, explaining their subtle actions during the anthem before the preseason game. Carr placed his right hand on Mack’s left shoulder as a show of solidarity, they said. “We’re not protesting,” Carr said. “We’re not doing anything like that. What we wanted to do was show all the kids that look up to me, look up to him, that white kids, blue kids, brown kids, blue,...
CSN Bay Area 12 hours ago

Carr, Mack promote unity, racial harmony during national anthem

OAKLAND All eyes shifted to the Raiders sideline Saturday night when the national anthem played.Yep, Marshawn Lynch took a seat. No shocker there. He did the same thing last week, and while he hasnt addressed it specifically, the action is linked with other anthem protests bringing attention to mistreatment of minorities in the United States.Bruce Irvin stood with his brethren but raised his fist, as he did several times last year.
East Bay Times 22 hours ago
Raiders fans have mixed emotions on Marshawn Lynch’s anthem protest

Raiders fans have mixed emotions on Marshawn Lynch’s anthem protest

OAKLAND — Marshawn Lynch jersey flooded the the Coliseum as far the eye could see. Lynch carried the ball twice in the first quarter of Saturday’s preseason game against the Rams before exiting. He gained a total of ten yards and received roaring cheers from the crowd after each carry. The Oakland native’s first game […]

WATCH: Marshawn Lynch makes first carry with Raiders, looks great in silver and black

Beast Mode got loose with Oakland and looked pretty impressive in the early going

LOOK: Marshawn Lynch sits again for anthem; Derek Carr supports Khalil Mack

Beast Mode was one of several players to sit during the Raiders-Rams game
CSN Bay Area Aug 19, 2017

Lynch sits, Luani kneels during national anthem

OAKLAND -- Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat down during the national anthem prior to Saturday's preseason game versus the Los Angeles Rams, as he did the week before at Arizona.Lynch hasn't addressed his reason for sitting during the national anthem, an action several others have used to protest racial issues and the mistreatment of minorities in this country. He has sat intermitently during his career, while standing at attention and remaining in the locker room at others.

Marshawn Lynch sits once again during national anthem

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch once again sat during the national anthem.
CSN Bay Area Aug 19, 2017

Top 10 Raiders to watch in preseason home opener

The Raiders return home for their second preseason game Saturday and the stars will take the field, including Oakland native Marshawn Lynch.
Field Gulls Aug 18, 2017
Michael Bennett sits for anthem again, Justin Britt stands right next to him

Michael Bennett sits for anthem again, Justin Britt stands right next to him

Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett sat during the national anthem in the preseason opener against the LA Chargers on Sunday, vowing to continue to do so throughout the 2017 NFL season. He held up that promise on Friday against the Minnesota Vikings in the Seahawks’ preseason home debut. Bennett was following in the footsteps of former teammate Marshawn Lynch — as well as the currently unemployed Colin Kaepernick — who sat during the anthem on Saturday and is expected to do so again this Saturday against the LA Rams in Oakland. Justin Britt stood next to Bennett as he sat...

Raiders have an abundance of on- and off-field issues

For the second straight preseason game, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio will start his postgame news conference Saturday night addressing some off-field issues. Like Sean Smith’s arrest Thursday for felony assault and why the cornerback did or didn’t play against the Rams. Smith probably will play. Running back Marshawn Lynch, who surprised Del Rio by sitting for the national anthem before last Saturday’s opener, will play. Rookie corner Gareon Conley, whose injury-related tweets Del Rio also addressed first at the podium last Saturday, will not play. ...
Denver Post Aug 18, 2017
Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch avoids questions about national anthem protest

Raiders’ Marshawn Lynch avoids questions about national anthem protest

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch spoke to reporters Thursday for the first time in training camp and avoided questions regarding his decision to sit during the national anthem before last week's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals.
LA Times Aug 18, 2017

Marshawn Lynch talks to the media, but avoids questions about the national anthem

Marshawn Lynch spoke to reporters as the Oakland Raiders broke training camp on Thursday, and the man who was known for being a tough interview before his one-year retirement from the NFL actually gave direct, meaningful answers to almost all of the media members’ questions. Except the ones about...
CSN Bay Area Aug 17, 2017

After speaking with Marshawn Lynch, two things are crystal clear

NAPA Marshawn Lynch spoke with the media Thursday for the second time as a Raider. He was quick-witted, disarming and, as always, not suitable for work.It was five minutes of peak Marshawn, where he brought light to his charitable endeavors, called himself the daddy of his position group and cleverly sidestepped all things nation anthem.He was asked four questions on other topics before elephant in the room was mentioned. It didnt stick around long.
East Bay Times Aug 17, 2017
Marshawn Lynch speaks, won’t elaborate on decision to sit for anthem

Marshawn Lynch speaks, won’t elaborate on decision to sit for anthem

Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch dodged questions about his decision to sit for the national anthem in his first press session of training camp.
NFL Aug 17, 2017

Running Back Marshawn Lynch: "My Body Is Feeling Pretty Good"

Following the Oakland Raiders final day of training camp, running back Marshawn Lynch took the podium to recap the experience.

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