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Marshawn Lynch

Marshawn Lynch RB - UNS

Experience: 12 YRS  
Height: 5'11"  
Weight: 215 
Bye: 0

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The Raiders have placed RB Marshawn Lynch (groin) on IR. That knocks him out for at least 8 weeks, meaning Week 16 would be the earliest he could return. Lynch is obviously droppable in all fantasy leagues. The tanking Raiders will move forward with a Doug Martin and Jalen Richard backfield. Neither is more than a RB3, with Martin the better bet in non-PPR and Richard in PPR.

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Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch will miss "at least" a month with a groin injury, according to NFL Network's Ian Rapoport. Rapoport adds that IR is a "strong possibility," which could cost Lynch 8 weeks. We'd try to keep him stashed for now considering the lack of viable fantasy RBs out there, but Lynch is droppable in shallow-bench leagues. His absence will leave the backfield in the hands of Doug Martin and Jalen Richard. Martin seems like the favorite for carries, with Richard dominating passing-game work. Neither is a particularly exciting fantasy add in a scuffling Raiders offense.

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Raiders HC Jon Gruden said Tuesday that he's "concerned" about RB Marshawn Lynch's groin strain. Lynch is getting the issue checked out during the bye week. He's been on the injury report every week this season with hip, shoulder and groin issues, but this is a new injury. We'll update his status when we learn more. Doug Martin would likely step in as Oakland's ball-carrier if Lynch misses time.

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Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch is good to go for Monday night's opener against the Rams. Lynch put in limited practices this week with a groin issue, but he didn't appear on Saturday's game-status report. That indicates we don't need to worry about the groin and can use him as planned. Lynch is a fringe RB2 option against a Rams team that plays the run soft but is also a 4.5-point road favorite.

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Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch (groin) has been limited in practice so far this week. There’s been no indication that he’s in danger of missing Monday night’s game against the Rams, but we’ll get another update after the team’s practice on Saturday.

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Injury Predictor

Lynch drags a long list of injuries dating back to college, including the 2015 sports hernia that ultimately ended his time in Seattle. But that remains the last of his 14 documented injuries after a year back in the league with the Raiders. Oakland spent 9 games appearing unsure how to use him. But after averaging 10.8 carries over that span, Lynch racked up 18.3 over his final 6 outings. His lone missed game came via suspension for fighting. The Raiders added Doug Martin in free agency but nothing else to the backfield.

Projected Missed Probability of injury per game ? Probablity of injury in the season ?
1.50 5.3% 57.9%
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Date Injury Analysis
Oct 14, 2018 Inguinal Groin Strain Grade 2 Lynch was placed on IR. He underwent surgery on October 18.
Nov 15, 2015 Inguinal Groin Sports Hernia Following surgery, Lynch missed the final 7 games of the regular season.
Sep 27, 2015 Thigh Hamstring Sprain/Pull Unspecified Grade 1 Lynch missed 2 games.
Sep 20, 2015 Leg Calf Strain Lynch strained his calf but didn't miss any game time.
Dec 20, 2012 Pedal Foot Sprain Lynch sprained his foot but played through the injury.
Aug 22, 2012 Back Lower Lumbar Muscle Spasms During the preseason, Lynch suffered from back spasms. The ailment lingered throughout the 2012 season, but he missed 0 games as a result.
Oct 23, 2011 Back Lower Lumbar Muscle Spasms Lynch injured his troublesome back warming up for Week 7.
Dec 21, 2008 Shoulder A/C Joint Sprain Upon landing awkwardly, Lynch was sidelined after halftime and missed next week's game due to a sprained shoulder.
Nov 11, 2007 Pedal Ankle (high) Sprain Grade 3 Lynch was sidelined for three games after suffering from a sprained ankle against the Dolphins.

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