07/24 22:03 CDT Lynch expected to hold out from Seahawks camp
Lynch expected to hold out from Seahawks camp
RENTON, Wash. (AP) --- Marshawn Lynch is not expected to be present for the
first day of the Seattle Seahawks' training camp according to close friend and
former teammate Michael Robinson.
Appearing on NFL Network on Thursday night, Robinson said he spoke with Lynch
and Seattle's star running back plans to hold out of the camp that begins
At dispute is Lynch's contract. Lynch can make up to $5.5 million this season
in base pay and roster bonuses. It's the third year of a four-year contract
Lynch signed with Seattle before the 2012 season.
Lynch nearly skipped June's mandatory minicamp because he wants the final two
years of his contract reworked. He ultimately showed to avoid a hefty fine, but
did not participate with what coach Pete Carroll said was an ankle issue.
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