National Football League suspends Raiders RB Marshawn Lynch one game for unsportsmanlike conduct

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Yes, Lynch running out onto the field and ultimately shoving an official after quarterback Derek Carr absorbed a late hit Thursday night against the Chiefs was idiotic - but it surprised no one at this point in his career.

The Raiders trailed 17-14 at the time Lynch was ejected, but the offense would go on to find success against the Chiefs without the running back. You were disqualified for your inappropriate and unsportsmanlike actions. Your conduct included pushing the game official and grabbing his jersey...

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) - Oakland Raiders running back Marshawn Lynch was ejected Thursday night after shoving an official when he ran onto the field during a scuffle against the Kansas City Chiefs.

Both Lynch and Peters are Oakland natives, and Raiders offensive tackle Donald Penn noted after the game that Lynch was attempting to protect Peters and get him out of the fray, according to's Paul Gutierrez.

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Lynch will be eligible to return to the Raiders' active roster on Monday, October 30 following the team's October 29 game against the Buffalo Bills. Brooks reduced a two-game suspension of Chicago Bears linebacker Danny Trevathan for an illegal hit on Green Bay Packers wide receiver Davante Adams to one game.

And while a report surfaced mid-game that Lynch left the Coliseum before halftime, he was seen in the stands, watching the game while wearing a mask covering the lower part of his face. In a conference call with reporters Friday morning, National Football League spokesman Joe Lockhart called that a club matter. "Just play ball, '" Carr said. The NFL's schedule of fines calls for a fine of $30,387 for a player making physical contact with a game official.

While that's a blurry photo and you can't necessarily tell it's him, this picture of Lynch back inside the Raiders locker room after the game essentially confirms it.

Lynch came out of retirement to play this season for his hometown team.