Marshawn Lynch Sits During National Anthem at Raiders' Preseason Game

Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem of Raiders preseason opener

Marshawn Lynch didn't play Saturday night, but he did make a statement in his return to an National Football League game field.

Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch sat during the national anthem before Saturday's preseason game at Arizona.

Photos show Lynch, who suited up but did not play, sitting on a cooler while holding a banana during the anthem.

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If Nathaniel Chalobah or Ruben Loftus-Cheek were still there they could get rid of Matic and play a younger kid. Matic made his competitive debut for United, in their 2-1 Super Cup defeat by Real Madrid on Tuesday night.

The 31-year-old Lynch came out of retirement when he was acquired by the Raiders in April after spending five seasons with the Seattle Seahawks. "It's not a form of anything other than me being myself, '" Del Rio said.

Phil Dawson connected on both extra-point attempts and added a 28-yard field goal, but Raiders kicker Sebastian Janikowski missed on a 51-yard field goal attempt in the first quarter that was partially blocked by Cardinals defensive tackle Josh Mauro. Arians would call the game in Atlanta, and Goodwin - who called the Hall of Fame game - would close out the preseason calling the game in Denver.

Lynch told Del Rio he has being sitting forever.

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"It was my decision", Del Rio said.

BACKUP BATTLE: Manuel got the start at quarterback for Oakland and had a strong showing in his battle with Connor Cook for the backup job. They converted on eight of 10 third downs, and the defense limited the Raiders to 121 yards. The Cardinals' third-string quarterback, former 49ers starter Blaine Gabbert, was 5 of 9 for 53 yards.

JUST WATCHING: Neither of Oakland's two top draft picks played.

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All parties must assure North Koreans they we will forego any military action against them if North Korea remains peaceful. It prompted Mr Trump to warn that he would unleash "fire and fury" on North Korea if it did not stop its threats.

Arizona wide receiver John Brown, slowed by a quadriceps issue, did not play. That was very tough to see.

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