Locked him up
Per Jay Glazer (@JayGlazer), the deal is a 4 year, $31 million deal, including $18 guaranteed.
This signing comes on the eve of the Franchise Tag deadline, which the Seahawks were planning on using on Lynch if they couldn’t lock him up in time.
The Seahawks acquired Lynch from Buffalo mid-season in 2010. He is famously known around the country for his Beast Mode touchdown run against the Saints in the playoffs where the Seahawks shocked the defending world champs and ended their title defense early.
The 25-year-old Lynch is coming off a breakout season, rushing for more than 1,200 yards and 12 touchdowns. After failing to rush for more than 100 yards in the first seven games, Lynch hit the plateau six times over the final nine weeks, on his way to earning a Pro-Bowl nod.
A former first-round pick of the Buffalo Bills, Lynch set a Seattle franchise record by scoring in 11 consecutive games.
It was the third 1,000-yard season of his career, but the first one since his second season with the Bills in 2008.
What do you think, Seahawks fans?
Happy to see Lynch back for 4 more years?
NWSB Managing Editor “Q” Contributed to this post.