Seahawks' Lynch ends weeklong holdout
07/31/2014 7:46 PM
07/31/2014 7:55 PM
Renton, WA (SportsNetwork.com) - Marshawn Lynch has ended his holdout after a week.
The Seattle Seahawks running back reported to training camp Thursday afternoon despite not receiving any extra money on the four-year extension he signed in 2012, according to reports.
ESPN.com reported Lynch, who had been holding out since the Seahawks started camp last Friday, was expected to receive some financial concessions on the deal. He is in the third year of the four-year, $30 million pact.
Lynch, 28, has played for the Seahawks for the past four seasons, culminating in the franchise's first Super Bowl title in February.
In 2011, he became the first Seahawks player to rush for 1,000 yards since Shaun Alexander in 2005. He has cracked at least the 1,200-yard mark in each of the last three years, rushing for 1,257 yards and 12 touchdowns this past season.
Lynch was videotaped after arriving to camp wearing a hooded sweat shirt with "BEAST MODE" -- his nickname -- written across the front in neon letters.
According to ESPN.com, he was seeking more guaranteed money or more money up front on the deal that will pay him $5 million this season and $5.5 million in the final year of his extension in 2015.
The site said Lynch had racked up $500,000 in fines over his holdout, money that can be waived by the Seahawks.
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