Is Marshawn Lynch the best NFL player ever to come out of retirement?
“Beast Mode” is back. Lynch, 31, was traded from the Seattle Seahawks to his hometown Oakland Raiders after sitting out the entire 2016 season. But he’s not the only All-Pro to return to the NFL. Brett Favre “retired” a few times but never missed a full season. Deion Sanders was out of football from 2001-03, before joining the Baltimore Ravens in 2004 — wearing a No. 37 jersey to signify his age. As a nickel back, “Prime Time” combined for five INTs for 144 return yards and one TD in 25 games in his two post-retirement seasons.