Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at Raiders preseason game

Marshawn Lynch sits during national anthem at Raiders preseason game

The coach said he spoke to Lynch and was told this is nothing new for the running back.

Lynch was in uniform but did not play in the game, and photos show Lynch sitting on a cooler and holding a banana while the anthem played.

He's among the most dominant running backs of the past decade, a Super Bowl victor, and returned from retirement this year to play for his hometown Raiders.

Former San Francisco 49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick remains a free agent after notably sitting during the national anthem last season.

The Oakland Raiders played their first preseason game of the year on Saturday evening, but the outcome and players' performances won't be the dominant storyline that emerges.

"You always need this kind of performance", Stanton said, after completing 11-of-15 passes for 112 yards and a touchdown. "It's not a form of anything other than me being myself, '" Del Rio said. "You do your thing". "You do your thing, and we'll do ours.' So that's a non-issue for me". "I can't really comment on it too much". Lynch did not play in the National Football League last season. For the offense, that meant playing only one drive. I missed a couple. I didn't get that chance. Raiders linebackers Bruce Irvin and Malcolm Smith joined in early past year, by standing through the anthem with a raised fist before a game at Tennessee.

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All the players were there and we discussed how we could take our game forward, and how we're going to win games. Anything over 375 will be a real bonus as like in the first two Tests, Sri Lanka will again have to bat last.

Golden helped set up Arizona's second touchdown by hauling in a 26-yard reception in the second quarter. When Arians or offensive coordinator Harold Goodwin calls plays, they do it from the field. "We'll get ready for next week".

Cook finished the game 10 of 21 for 82 yards.

CARDINALS QBs: Drew Stanton, who appears to have a firm hold on the backup quarterback job despite the addition of Blaine Gabbert, had a strong first half in relief of Palmer.

JUST WATCHING: Neither of Oakland's two top draft picks played.

QUOTABLE: "That's where I'm from".

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