Marshawn Lynch quieted speculation about his standing with the Seattle Seahawks just by walking onto the field with his helmet.
And while the focus was on Lynch, 15-year veteran defensive back Antoine Winfield quickly and quietly has created good chemistry with the rest of Seattle’s defense since joining the team as one of the Seahawks’ answers to better pass defense on third down.
A notable absence at the beginning of Seattle’s organized team activities, Lynch worked through individual and team drills with the rest of his teammates Tuesday.
Lynch took handoffs from quarterback Russell Wilson with the first-unit offense, and appeared in shape and explosive. He did not talk with reporters after practice.
“We weren’t too worried about him,” Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman said. “You know he’s a great competitor, a great athlete and a great leader on this team. So, you knew wherever he was, he was working hard, and doing whatever he could for this ballclub.
“Until September, we’re not too worried about what No. 24 is doing. No. 24 is a great ballplayer and a great teammate. So we
know he’ll be prepared.”