The days of Marshawn Lynch being a workhorse are finished. But that doesn’t mean the 31-year-old power back won’t find his best “Beast Mode” in Oakland.
The Raiders weren’t just the ideal team for Lynch to join out of retirement because they gave him a chance to close out his career as a hometown hero. They also had a perfect place to put him in their offense.
He sat on the bench at UNI for four years, asking fellow Hall of Famers on the stage to raise their hands if any of them sat on the bench for four years at any point in their lives. Nobody raised their hands. “Exactly,” Warner said.
HIs mother talked him out of transferring from UNI and to be grateful for his opportunity. She told him to “never stop working or preparing because God had a plan.”
He said his mother reminded him of those exact things, not just by what she said but by how she worked three jobs so her sons could play sports.
“She taught me that even when life doesn’t give you what New Nike NFL Jerseys you want, you never stop believing,” Warner said. “Mom, so much of who you see today was formed from what I saw in you. The spirit of perseverance that runs through my veins and which has defined New York Giants Cheap Jerseys my career were without question passed down by you.”
Brenda Warner was one of two wives to present their huspands Saturday, along with the wife of Jerry Jones, Gene. They are the third and fourth women to present their spouses for induction, joining Kim Singletary (Mike Singletary, 1998) and Deanna Favre (Brett Favre, 2016).