UPDATED: Pete Carroll stands behind Seahawks’ statement on Marshawn Lynch: “These accusations are bogus”
The Seahawks’ public-relations department has released a team statement regarding Monday’s news that star running Marshawn Lynch was under investigation by the Bellevue Police Department following allegations by a woman of assault in the Seattle suburb early Sunday.
The statement reads: ”While we maintain the utmost respect for the investigative process, after speaking with Marshawn, we are comfortable these accusations are bogus.”
Not untrue. Not unfounded.
After practice, coach Pete Carroll refused to elaborate. He stood behind “bogus” and said there was nothing more to address on the matter.
A spokesman for the Bellevue Police Department, officer Seth Tyler, told …