Found July 19, 2012 on The Penalty Flag:
NFL fans love a good controversy, and no team in the game today is better at generating controversy than the Seattle Seahawks. The Seahawks thrive on controversy. Media and fans both use the trials and tribulations of Seattle’s home town team to spice up the season.  The Seahawks are the quintessential showmen and when controversy [...]

Marshawn Lynch may not get suspended

Getty Images According to Mike Florio of, people within Marshawn Lynch’s camp don’t believe the Seattle Seahawks’ running back will be suspended by the NFL after being arrested for DUI. “Lynch’s DUI arrest falls not under the personal-conduct policy but the substance-abuse policy,” wrote Florio.  ”And the substance-abuse policy states that, ordinarily...

Seahawks' Lynch charged with DUI

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has been charged with driving under the influence by the Alameda County district attorney's office. Teresa Drenick, director of communications for the Alameda County DA, said in an email Wednesday morning that the decision was made to charge the Seahawks' star running back. Lynch has a court date on Aug. 14. Lynch was seen weaving...

Lynch apologizes for recent actions

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has apologized following his arrest last weekend on charges of driving under the influence in Northern California. Lynch's apology was released by the team on Friday morning. Lynch apologized to his family, the Seahawks, the NFL and Seattle's fans for the negative attention from his recent actions. Lynch says this is not the type...

Seahawks Marshawn Lynch has been charged with DUI

Per John Boyle on Twitter Alameda County DA's office confirms that #Seahawks RB Marshawn Lynch has been charged with DUI. Arraignment currently set for Aug. 14. Quote: Teresa Drenick, spokesperson from Alameda County DA's office: "We have charged Marshawn Lynch." With DUI. His blood alcohol content of .08 or higher. Alameda...

2012 Fantasy Football Preview: Seattle Seahawks

QB Matt Flynn - Matt Flynn should truly be commended as his only two starts in the NFL against the Patriots in 2010 and the Lions in 2011 earned him a three-year, $26 million contract. The Seahawks expect Flynn to win the starter’s job over Tarvaris Jackson and draft pick Russell Wilson because he’s smart and can properly manage a game. However, he doesn’t have a big arm...

Marshawn Lynch Arrest Could Change Fantasy Football Drafts in 2012

The Marshawn Lynch arrest is one reason why I am not a fan of drafting fantasy football teams early. I generally wait until the third week of preseason prior to drafting my teams because there are a variety of factors which transpire in the next few weeks and Lynch’s arrest is one prime example. On Saturday morning, Lynch was arrested on suspicion of DUI. Police reports suggest...

Marshawn Lynch should not play a down in 2012

It is about time that somebody says enough is enough. It is about time we put an end to putting football ahead of anything. Marshawn Lynch of the Seattle Seahawks recent arrest and charge for DUI is the second major traffic violation while he has been a member of the NFL. His negligent choice, to [...]

Lynch pleads not guilty to DUI charge

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch has entered a not guilty plea following his arrest for investigation of driving under the influence in Northern California. Lynch's attorney, Ivan Golde, entered the plea on Lynch's behalf in Alameda County Superior Court on Wednesday. Lynch's arraignment was originally schedule for mid-August, but Golde said he moved up the...

According to police report, Marshawn Lynch nearly hit two vehicles before being arrested for DUI

Details are beginning to emerge regarding the Marshawn Lynch arrest from Saturday. According to the police report, Lynch was seen weaving in and out of traffic in a Ford Econoline van. During this entire ordeal that happened around 3:00 am, Lynch apparently almost collided with two other vehicles in adjacent lanes. Lynch was eventually pulled over by California Highway Patrol where...

Marshawn Lynch officially charged with DUI

Getty Images According to Tim Booth of the Associated Press, the Alameda County district attorneys office has officially charged Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch with driving under the influence. We mentioned earlier today that there’s a good chance the Seahawks will be able to get out of paying Lynch the $17 million in guaranteed money that they owe him if he ends...

Chelsea FC play American Football with Seattle Seahawks

On the heels of Chelsea FC’s opening US Tour 2012 match in Seattle on Wednesday, July 18, Frank Lampard, Branislav Ivanovic, Petr Cech and Romelu Lukaku were joined at training today by a few Seattle Seahawks players where they swapped shirts and sports for a bit of fun.  The July 18 match is part of the World Football Challenge which takes place across North America July 18...
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