Former NFL football player Marshawn Lynch prepares to open a door for San Jose Sharks players to exit for the ice before Game 3 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals between the Sharks and the Pittsburgh Penguins in San Jose, Calif., Saturday, June 4, 2016. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
Marshawn Lynch is putting to rest any lingering speculation about a possible return to the NFL in an interview with ''60 Minutes Sports.''
In the interview that is to air Tuesday, Lynch says, ''I'm retired. Is that good enough? Which camera do you want me to look into? This one? I'm done. I'm not playing football anymore.''
There's been speculation throughout the offseason that Lynch was having second thoughts about his decision to retire, which he announced in a post on social media during the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl. The Seahawks placed Lynch on the reserve/retired list in May, meaning the team would retain his rights if Lynch decided to return.
Article continues below ...
The move by Seattle was a procedural step, but it was necessary to make Lynch's retirement official.
AP NFL website: www.pro32.ap.org and AP NFL Twitter feed: www.twitter.com/AP-NFL