Raiders make deals with RB Crowell, LB Marshall
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Crowell’s deal is worth up to $2.5 million, and Marshall’s deal is worth up to $4.1 million, according to ESPN’s Adam Schefter.
Doug Martin and Marshawn Lynch, who finished first and second for the Raiders in rushing yards last season, are both free agents. The Raiders now have five running backs on their roster with Crowell joining Jalen Richard, DeAndre Washington, Chris Warren III and James Butler.
Crowell’s addition likely ends any chance Martin will return to the Raiders. Coach Jon Gruden said Tuesday at the NFL meetings that the door was “always open” for Lynch to return.
Crowell, who turned 26 in January, was one-and-done with the New York Jets. After four seasons with the Cleveland Browns, he signed a three-year, $12 million contract ($4 million guaranteed at signing) and became the starting running back last season.
Marshawn Lynch played the past two seasons with