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  • Seahawks say nobody will wear Marshawn Lynch's No. 24 this season

    Frank Schwab at Shutdown Corner4 hrs ago

    The Seattle Seahawks aren't officially retiring Marshawn Lynch's number yet, but nobody will wear it for at least this season.

    You want to know how much the Seahawks respect what Lynch has meant to the franchise through the years? Look at Doug Baldwin's plea to coach Pete Carroll via Twitter: 

    Dear @PeteCarroll, We are thrilled with the new teammates. One condition. Nobody wears #24 for years to come. Sincerely, The Players

    Lynch, who announced his retirement on Twitter during the Super Bowl a few months ago, took a break from riding camels or whatever else he's up to this offseason to endorse that idea. 

    I'm wit that!RT @DougBaldwinJr: Dear @PeteCarroll, We are thrilled with the new teammates. One condition. ... https://t.co/gHFXLNG222

    It sounds like that was the Seahawks' plan all along.

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