Rumors were spreading like a wildfire this week surrounding one of the most popular players in the NFL in recent memory: Marshawn Lynch. The Oakland Raiders are showing interest, according to NFL Insider Ian Rapoport:
Marshawn Lynch is in shape. He's thought about playing. Raiders are interested. But would the #Seahawks actually trade him? We'll see.
— Ian Rapoport (@RapSheet) March 17, 2017
Lynch retired after the 2015 season but his rights technically still belong to his former team, the Seattle Seahawks. Could “BeastMode” return to the NFL?
Here are three reasons why a return to the league, particularly to the Oakland Raiders makes sense.