RENTON, Wash. (CBS) — The Seattle Seahawks announced the team has placed former running back Marshawn Lynch on their reserve/retired list Thursday afternoon.
Seattle placing Lynch on their reserve/retired list means they retain the the running back’s rights, and Lynch will be unable to sign with another team.
Lynch was drafted by the Buffalo Bills in 2007 out of UCLA, and spent four seasons with the team (four games in 2010) before being traded to the Seattle Seahawks. In his six-season career with Seattle, Lynch recorded 6,347 rushing yards for 57 touchdowns, and 1,309 receiving yards for another 8 touchdowns.
In his 10 years in the NFL, Lynch recorded a total of 9,112 rushing yards for 74 touchdowns, and 1,979 receiving yards for 9 touchdowns. He made 9 post-season appearances, two Super Bowl appearances, and was a key member of the 2013 Seattle Seahawks squad that took home the Lombardi Trophy in Super Bowl XLVIII.