GLENDALE, Ariz. — Marshawn Lynch, the ex-Seattle using back who came out of retirement to sign with Oakland, sat during the inhabitant anthem before the Raiders’ preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night.
Lynch frequency talks to the media but has uttered his support for quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s season-long decision to kneel during the anthem to draw courtesy to what he saw as incidents of police savagery against people of color.
Kaepernick stays an unsigned free agent. Lynch, who did not play in the game, sat on an orange cooler, arms on his knees, while all others around him stood.
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