Thump In The Morning

Thump In The Morning

Thump In The Morning

Marshawn Lynch, former Seattle Seahawks, Oakland Raiders and Buffalo Bills running back, was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly driving under the influence in Las Vegas, police confirmed.

Lynch, 36, was pulled over near the Las Vegas Strip around 7:25 a.m., according to TMZ, but reportedly did not submit to a breathalyzer test. This is unfortunately not Lynch’s first vehicle-related arrest. Lynch’s license was revoked in 2008 after an alleged hit and run accident in Buffalo when he was still a member of the Bills, according to the Bleacher Report.

He was also arrested for a DUI in 2012 in California and pleaded guilty to reckless driving in 2014. Lynch has been released from custody on his own recognizance, court records show. He is scheduled to appear in court on Dec. 7. An attorney for Lynch was not listed in municipal court records, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal.

Lynch retired from the NFL again following the 2019 season with the Seahawks. It was his third retirement since 2015: Lynch initially called it quits in 2016, only to return to the NFL with the Oakland Raiders for the 2017 and 2018 seasons, retired again and then signed with the Seahawks before the 2019 season.

After 13 seasons, Lynch sits 29th on the NFL’s all-time rushing leaderboard with 10,413 rushing yards. Since leaving the league, Lynch has joined a few ownership groups.

He is a minority owner of the NHL’s Seattle Kraken and a part owner of the Oakland Roots Sports Club of the USL Championship, which is the second division of U.S. men’s soccer. He was also reportedly being considered for Amazon Prime Video’s “Thursday Night Football” broadcast and was slated to serve as “a special correspondent” for the Seahawks’ preseason games this summer. Marshawn Lynch, known as Beast Mode, has opened an apparel store in the Mandalay Bay Resort and Casino on the Las Vegas Strip.

I had the chance to meet Marshawn Lynch several times and each time, he was very open and down to earth.  He is very passionate about the youth and the community.  This is so unfortunate, and I hope he gets the help he needs to continue to be a pillar in the Las Vegas community.

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