Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch suspended one game for shoving referee

After shoving a referee last night during the Raiders-Chiefs game and subsequently getting ejected, it was unclear if Marshawn Lynch would receive a fine or a suspension for his actions. Well, that question has been answered.

According to Ian Rapoport, Lynch has been suspended one game for “unsportsmanlike conduct.”

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OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 19: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Oakland Raiders is restrained after coming off the bench and shoving a referee during a scrum with the Kansas City Chiefs in their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 19, 2017 in Oakland, California. Lynch was ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch, middle, is penalized for shoving an official after Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters' late hit on quarterback Derek Carr in the second quarter at the Coliseum in Oakland, Calif., on Thursday, Oct. 19, 2017. (John Sleezer/Kansas City Star/TNS via Getty Images)
OAKLAND, CA - OCTOBER 19: Marshawn Lynch #24 of the Oakland Raiders is restrained after coming off the bench and shoving a referee during a scrum with the Kansas City Chiefs in their NFL game at Oakland-Alameda County Coliseum on October 19, 2017 in Oakland, California. Lynch was ejected for unsportsmanlike conduct. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/Getty Images)
Oct 19, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Referees break up an altercation between the Kansas City Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters (22) and Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) during the second quarter at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
Oct 19, 2017; Oakland, CA, USA; Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch (24) in an altercation with the referees during the second quarter against the Kansas City Chiefs at Oakland Coliseum. Mandatory Credit: Kelley L Cox-USA TODAY Sports
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Here’s the official statement from the NFL:

Lynch will miss the Oct. 29 game versus the Buffalo Bills as a result.

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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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