Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem

Oakland Raiders quarterback Derek Carr works with offensive coordinator Todd Downing during the team's organized team activity at its NFL football training facility Tuesday


Marshawn Lynch, the ex-Seattle running back who came out of retirement to sign with Oakland, sat during the national anthem before the Raiders' preseason opener against the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday night.

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

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One of the hottest topics of discussion this past season in the National Football League was the protesting of former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick, and thanks to Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, that topic will be discussed even further as the regular season draws closer.

Raiders Marshawn Lynch appeared to stage a silent protest before Oakland's preseason game against the Arizona Cardinals on Saturday, taking a seat during the playing of the national anthem. "I said 15 plays you're done", he told him.

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Lynch was gone from the locker room by the time reporters arrived. "It's not a form of anything other than me being myself, '" Del Rio said. "So, that's a non-issue for me", Del Rio said.

Lynch hasn't spoken with media in Napa during training camp yet, and given that he hasn't stood for the anthem in over a decade it's unlikely he will do so for this matter. Manuel said the team supports Lynch, adding the decision was "more of a personal thing" for him.

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