Marshawn Lynch ejected for shoving official in Raiders' win


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Marshawn Lynch was ejected in the second quarter of the Oakland Raiders’ 31-30 win against the Kansas City Chiefs on Thursday for shoving an official.

Chiefs cornerback Marcus Peters delivered a late hit on Raiders quarterback Derek Carr, igniting a shoving match between several members of both teams.

Lynch ran into the scrum from the sideline and shoved line judge Julian Mapp, who was holding the running back.

CBS Sports’ Tracy Wolfson initially reported that Lynch had left the building, but he was later seen in the stands and in the locker room after the game.

The running back now faces a fine and possible suspension.

“I was disappointed he ran out because I knew we had a 15-yard penalty and we’d be in good shape,” Raiders coach Jack Del Rio told reporters after the game. “I told him you can’t…

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