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Marshawn 'Beast Mode' Lynch set to join Oakland Raiders after Seahawks trade

April 26 (The Sports Xchange) - Marshawn Lynch is coming out of retirement after the Seattle Seahawks agreed to trade the running back to his hometown Oakland Raiders.

Lynch and the Raiders have an agreement for a two-year contract in place, according to multiple reports Wednesday. He is expected to be at Oakland's training facility later to take a physical.

The draft compensation reportedly will be a swap of late-round picks in 2018.

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INGLEWOOD, CA - SEPTEMBER 02: NFL player Marshawn Lynch attends The Ultimate Fan Experience, Call Of Duty XP 2016 presented by Activision at The Forum on September 2, 2016 in Inglewood, California. (Photo by Randy Shropshire/Getty Images for Activision)
Nov 15, 2015; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) rushes against the Arizona Cardinals during the fourth quarter at CenturyLink Field. Arizona defeated Seattle, 39-32. Mandatory Credit: Joe Nicholson-USA TODAY Sports
SEATTLE, WA - DECEMBER 04: Former Seattle Seahawk running back Marshawn Lynch speaks to players during a game against the Carolina Panthers at CenturyLink Field on December 4, 2016 in Seattle, Washington. (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch wears a mask during warm-ups befire the start of the NFL Super Bowl XLIX football game against the New England Patriots in Glendale, Arizona, February 1, 2015. REUTERS/Lucy Nicholson (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)
Jan 28, 2015; Phoenix, AZ, USA; Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch with reporters during the Seattle Seahawks press conference at Arizona Grand. Mandatory Credit: Peter Casey-USA TODAY Sports
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch stands on sideline at their NFL Super Bowl XLVIII football practice in East Rutherford, New Jersey, January 30, 2014. The Seahawks will play against the Denver Broncos on February 2. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (C) walks off the field at the MetLife Stadium during their NFL Super Bowl XLVIII walk- through in East Rutherford, New Jersey February 1, 2014. The Seahawks will play against the Denver Broncos in the game on February 2. REUTERS/Shannon Stapleton (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)
Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch keeps a low profile during Media Day for Super Bowl XLVIII at the Prudential Center in Newark, New Jersey January 28, 2014. The Seahawks will go to the gridiron for their Super Bowl showdown against the Denver Broncos on February 2. REUTERS/Carlo Allegri (UNITED STATES - Tags: SPORT FOOTBALL)
Jan 19, 2014; Seattle, WA, USA; Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch (24) lands in the end zone to score a touchdown in the third quarter of the 2013 NFC Championship football game against the San Francisco 49ers at CenturyLink Field. Mandatory Credit: Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports
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After weeks of negotiations, Oakland agreed to pay Lynch a $3 million base, with a chance to make $2 million more if he gains 1,000 yards, according to NFL Network. The maximum value of the contract is $8.5 million.

Raiders general manager Reggie McKenzie last week set a deadline by the NFL Draft, which gets underway Thursday in Philadelphia.

Reports surfaced several weeks ago that "Beast Mode" was seeking reinstatement to the NFL and he and his representatives were in negotiations with the Raiders.

The Seahawks owned Lynch's rights, so the two sides needed to work out a deal before Lynch could become a member of the Raiders.

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Lynch, who turned 31 last Saturday, retired from the NFL and Seahawks after the 2015 season. He has been on the reserve/retired list since May 2016.

The five-time Pro Bowl selection racked up six 1,000-yard seasons in his career and rushed for 9,112 yards and 74 touchdowns in nine seasons with the Buffalo Bills and Seahawks. He topped 1,200 yards in four consecutive seasons for Seattle from 2011-14 before being hindered by injuries in 2015. He played in only seven games and recorded 417 yards and three touchdowns in his last season.

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