Rapoport: Arrested development
Dallas and Seattle were rolling ... until Dez Bryant and Marshawn Lynch were arrested. Ian Rapoport reacts. More ...
"I want to apologize to my family, the Seattle Seahawks, the NFL and the 12th Man for the negative attention resulting from my recent actions," Lynch said in a statement posted on the team's website. "This is not the type of community leader I have been over the last two years or the one I'm striving to become. I want to assure everyone that I will work to be better and look forward to a very exciting, and very successful season with the Seattle Seahawks."
The looming question for the Seahawks -- who inked Lynch to a four-year, $31 million contract in March -- is whether he will face punishment from the NFL. The five-year veteran was suspended in 2009 after pleading guilty to a misdemeanor gun charge.