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Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sits during the national anthem in Arizona

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In his first game in an Oakland Raider uniform, Marshawn Lynch didn’t play a down. Yet he provided the most vivid image of the night, sitting for the national anthem … Click to Continue »

Oakland Raiders back protests racism during national anthem

Toronto Star

After Saturday’s game, Raiders head coach Jack Del Rio told reporters that he didn’t think Lynch’s sitting would be a distraction.

Marshawn Lynch sits during the national anthem

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Marshawn Lynch was back for his first NFL game since 2015 on Saturday night, and while he didn't get on the field for the Raiders' preseason opener, he did get noticed. Lynch sat during the national anthem, echoing the actions of Colin…

Marshawn Lynch sits during the national anthem in Raiders preseason opener

SFGate / Business

The Raiders weren’t going to take any chances, so coach Jack Del Rio only used two offensive starters in Saturday night’s preseason-opening 20-10 loss to the Cardinals.

Marshawn Lynch follows Kaepernick's lead and sits out national anthem

Colin Kaepernick says he will stand for the national anthem this season – if he manages to find a team – but his message lives on.

Why Marshawn Lynch's anthem sit-down won't affect Raiders

Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch sat for the national anthem but didn't stick around to say why. By Jerry McDonald | jmcdonald@bayareanewsgroup.com | Bay Area News Group. August 13, 2017 at 5:00 am. NAPA — Marshawn Lynch made headlines the way he…

'Marshawn being Marshawn' drags Raiders into national anthem debate they didn't seek

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Late last month, when Oakland Raiders coach Jack Del Rio was asked about the franchise's eventual move to Las Vegas, he simply wasn't having it. Didn't care to think about it. Didn't want to waste time addressing it again. “I'm pretty good…

Lynch sits during anthem in Raiders loss in Arizona

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Marshawn Lynch sits during anthem before Oakland's preseason loss in Arizona

Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem Before Raiders vs. Cardinals Game

Bleacher Report

Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat for the national anthem prior to Saturday night's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals.

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