Marshawn Lynch Lights Al Davis’ Memorial Torch In Hilarious Fashion

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If Monday night was the Raiders final game in Oakland, then Golden State native Marshawn Lynch sent them out in the most perfect way imaginable.

Before the Raiders 27-14 win, Lynch fired up the crowd by lighting the torch, using what appeared to be a cigar. (RELATED: Marshawn Lynch Is Now A Skittles Brand Ambassador In A Senior Living Home)

It’s been a tough season (and decade) for the Raiders who now sit at 4-11 in what could be their final season in Oakland. The Raiders are set to move to Las Vegas in 2020, but still don’t have a place to play for the 2019 season amid a dispute between Raiders ownership and the city of Oakland.

Earlier this month, Lynch spoke out at a city council meeting, imploring officials to approve a new ballpark for the Oakland Athletics in order to keep a sports franchise in his home city.

Whatever one thinks of Lynch and his antics, it’s hard not to admire his genuine love for his home city.

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