NFL Notes: Marshawn Lynch, 49ers, Cardinals, Cowboys

Marshawn Lynch

Ben Volin of the Boston Globe has the full breakdown of Marshawn Lynch‘s new two-year contract with the Raiders.

  • In total, Lynch will receive $9 million over the course of two seasons, which includes $2.35 million guaranteed.
  • 2017: Lynch carries a cap figure of $2.5 million. He has a fully guaranteed base salary of $1.35 million, a $1 million roster bonus due on May 3, $500,000 in roster bonuses during the season and a $150,000 workout bonus.
  • 2018: Lynch will make $6 million, which breaks down to a $4 million salary, a $1 million roster bonus, $750,000 in total roster bonuses during the season and a $250,000 workout bonus.


49ers HC Kyle Shanahan mentioned that third-round QB C.J. Beathard reminds him of a lot of Kirk Cousins.

“He processes the game so well,” Shanahan said, via Peter King of “Tough as s—. Got a chance. He reminds me a lot of Kirk Cousins.

In fact, Beathard was the “only quarterback (coach Kyle) Shanahan wanted in this draft.”


  • Matt Maiocco spoke to Cardinals VP of player personnel Terry McDonough, who mentioned that he recently agreed to a four-year extension with Arizona.


  • Ian Rapoport’s understanding regarding the Cowboys possibly trading CB Orlando Scandrick is that they were willing to move him “for the right price.”
  • According to Rapoport, Dallas was willing to trade him for a third-round pick, but after Day 2 of the draft ended, it essentially closed the door on a potential deal.
  • Rapoport wonders if the Cowboys may now be willing to do something regarding Scandrick’s contract.

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