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Schefter: Hawks Were Ready To Announce Lynch Deal Last Week

How close did the Seahawks come to nabbing Marshawn Lynch last week? ESPN's Adam Schefter reported on Twitter that the plans were in place and a press release was ready to go before Buffalo backed out at the last second.

Seattle thought it had deal for Marshawn Lynch last week. Team drew up press release, was ready to announce deal - till Buffalo pulled back.less than a minute ago via ÜberTwitter

Luckily for Seattle, cooler heads prevailed and the trade was finalized this morning. Guess they'll be able to use that press release after all.