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Marshawn Lynch

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Seahawks, RB Age: 34 Exp: 11 Years
Drafted: Round 1 (#12 overall), 2007 College: California Agent(s): Wasserman Media Group

Seahawks – The Athletic

Player Status: Inactive
  • Current Contract

    Marshawn Lynch signed a 1 year, $1,030,000 contract with the Seattle Seahawks, including an average annual salary of $1,030,000. In , Lynch will earn a base salary of , a signing bonus of , a roster bonus of , a signing bonus of , a restructure bonus of , a workout bonus of and a incentive bonus of , while carrying a cap hit of and a dead cap value of .

    Contract: 1 yr(s) / $1,030,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $1,030,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2020 / UFA
      Bonus Breakdown Cap Details Cash Details  
    Year   Age Base Salary Cap Hit Dead Cap Yearly Cash
    2019 Contract details by year 33 $60,588 $37,941 - $60,588($60,588)
    Pre-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $37,941 Pre-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $37,941 Post-6/1 Release 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $37,941 Post-6/1 Trade 2019 Dead Cap: $0 2020 Dead Cap: $0 2019 Cap Savings: $37,941
    2020 Free Agent Year 34 UFA  
    Contract Notes:

     

    Sources: NFL contract specifics generally collected from verified reports.

    Previous Contracts

    2017-2018

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $9,000,000
    Signing Bonus -
    Average Salary $4,500,000
    Total Guarantees $2,350,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $2,350,000
    Free Agent: 2019 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2015-2017

    Contract: 2 yr(s) / $24,000,000
    Signing Bonus $7,500,000
    Average Salary $12,000,000
    Total Guarantees $12,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing $12,000,000
    Free Agent: 2018 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2012-2015

    Contract: 4 yr(s) / $30,000,000
    Signing Bonus $6,000,000
    Average Salary $7,500,000
    Total Guarantees $17,000,000
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2016 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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    2007-2011Entry Level

    Contract: 5 yr(s) / $19,065,000
    Signing Bonus $3,006,150
    Average Salary $3,813,000
    Total Guarantees -
    Guaranteed at Signing -
    Free Agent: 2012 / UFA
    Year   Age Base Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Option Bonus Workout Bonus Misc. Cap Hit Dead Yearly Cash
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  • Estimated Career Earnings

    Year Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Earnings
    2007 Player Cash Earnings $285,000 $3,006,150 $735,000 - - - $1,758,850 $5,785,000
    2008 Player Cash Earnings $375,000 - - - - $4,500,000 - $4,875,000
    2009 Player Cash Earnings $518,823 - - - - - - $518,823
    2010 Player Cash Earnings $885,000 - - - - - - $885,000
    2011 Player Cash Earnings $2,140,000 - - - - - - $2,140,000
    2012 Player Cash Earnings $4,000,000 $6,000,000 - - - - - $10,000,000
    2013 Player Cash Earnings $7,000,000 - - - - - - $7,000,000
    2014 Player Cash Earnings $6,000,000 - $500,000 - - - - $6,500,000
    2015 Player Cash Earnings $4,500,000 $7,500,000 - - - - $5,467 $12,005,467
    2017 Player Cash Earnings $1,350,000 - $1,468,750 $150,000 - - - $2,968,750
    2018 Player Cash Earnings $2,500,000 - $1,281,250 $250,000 - - - $4,031,250
    2019 Player Cash Earnings $60,588 - - - - - - $60,588
    12 seasons $29,614,411 $16,506,150 $3,985,000 $400,000 - $4,500,000 $1,764,317 $56,769,878
    Seasons Team Salary Signing Bonus Roster Bonus Workout Bonus Restructure Bonus Option Bonus Incentive Total Cash
    3 seasons Player Cash Earnings $1,178,823 $3,006,150 $735,000 - - $4,500,000 - $11,178,823
    7 seasons Player Cash Earnings $24,585,588 $13,500,000 $500,000 - - - - $38,591,055
    2 seasons Player Cash Earnings $3,850,000 - $2,750,000 $400,000 - - - $7,000,000
  • Fines

    • Player contract details by year 12/22/2017, $24,309

      Verbally abusing an official against Dallas (DAL)


    • Player contract details by year 10/20/2017, 1 game $110,661

      Entering the field of play and physically striking an official


    • Player contract details by year 09/15/2017, $12,000

      Unsportsmanlike conduct (hand gesture) against Tennessee (TEN)


    • Player contract details by year 01/22/2015, $20,000

      Excessive celebration (inappropriate gesture) against Green Bay (GB)


    • Player contract details by year 12/26/2014, $11,050

      Excessive celebration (inappropriate gesture) against Arizona (ARI)


    • Player contract details by year 11/19/2014, $100,000

      Fined $50,000 for failing to speak to the media, and another $50,000 from a similar incident in 2013


    • Player contract details by year 10/05/2013, $5,250

      Uniform violation (green shoes)


    • Player contract details by year 04/09/2009, 3 games, $91,557

      violating the league's personal conduct policy


    • TOTAL: $374,827

  • Transactions

    Dec 23 2019Signed a 1 year contract with Seattle (SEA)
    Mar 20 2018Reduced his base salary from $4.5M to $2.5M, adding a $1M roster bonus, while clearing $500,000 in cap space with Oakland (OAK)
    Dec 22 2017Fined $24,309 Verbally abusing an official against Dallas (DAL)
    Oct 20 2017Suspended 1 game for Entering the field of play and physically striking an official, forfeiting $110,661 in 2017 salary/bonus with Oakland (OAK)
    Sep 15 2017Fined $12,000 Unsportsmanlike conduct (hand gesture) against Tennessee (TEN)
    Apr 26 2017Signed a 2 year $9M contract with Oakland (OAK)
    Apr 25 2017Traded to Oakland (OAK) from Seattle (SEA) with 2018 6th round pick (#192 - traded) for 2018 5th round pick (#146 Tre Flowers)
    May 5 2016Retired from professional football
    Aug 26 2015Fined $20,000 Excessive celebration (inappropriate gesture) against Green Bay (GB)
    Mar 6 2015Signed a 2 year $24 million extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Dec 26 2014Fined $11,050 Excessive celebration (backwards dive for a TD) against Arizona (ARI)
    Nov 19 2014Fined $100,000 Fined $50,000 for failing to speak to the media, and another $50,000 from a similar incident in 2013
    Jul 31 2014Agreed to a $1.5M pay raise, converting a $500k roster bonus & $1M in rushing yard incentives into a $1 million increase in 2014 base salary, and $500,000 in
    Mar 4 2012Signed a 4 year $30 million extension with Seattle (SEA)
    Oct 5 2010Traded to Seattle (SEA) from Buffalo (BUF) for 2011 4th round pick (#122 Chris Hairston) and 2012 5th round pick (#147 Tank Carder)
    Apr 9 2009Suspended 3 games for violating the league's personal conduct policy, forfeiting $91,557 in 2009 salary with Buffalo (BUF)
    Jul 27 2007Signed a 6 year $18.935 million contract with Buffalo (BUF)
    Apr 28 2007Drafted by Buffalo (BUF): Round 1 (#12 overall)
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    Statistics

    Season Team GA GP GS Snaps Snaps% Rush Att Rush Yds Yds/Att Rush TD Rec Rec Yds Rec TD Fum Prod Pts
    2019 SEA 1 1 23 2.2 12 34 2.8 1 0 0 0 0 9.4
    2018 OAK 6 6 6 211 20.2 90 376 4.2 3 15 84 0 0 64
    2017 OAK 15 15 15 462 45.6 207 891 4.3 7 20 151 0 1 144.2
    2015 SEA 7 7 6 310 28.6 111 417 3.8 3 13 80 0 0 67.7
    2014 SEA 16 16 14 704 66.6 280 1306 4.7 13 37 367 4 3 265.3
    2013 SEA 16 16 16 711 70.3 301 1257 4.2 12 36 316 2 4 239.3
    2012 SEA 16 16 15 674 66.3 315 1590 5 11 23 196 1 5 246.6
    2011 SEA 16 15 15 285 1204 4.2 12 28 212 1 3 215.6
    2010 SEA 16 16 14 202 737 3.6 6 22 145 0 4 116.2
    2009 BUF 13 13 6 120 450 3.8 2 28 179 0 3 72.9
    2008 BUF 15 15 15 250 1036 4.1 8 47 300 1 2 185.6
    2007 BUF 13 13 13 280 1115 4 7 18 184 0 2 176.22
    Totals 150 149 135 3,095 - 2,453 10,413 4.2 85 287 2,214 9 27 1,803.02