Marshawn Lynch handles the ball during Super Bowl XLIX at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz., on Feb. 1, 2015
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March 1, 2015 9:16 PM EST

Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch expected to receive the ball on a crucial play with less than a minute to go in the Super Bowl, according to an report.

Lynch initially did not address reporters after the Seahawks 28-24 loss to the Patriots in Super Bowl 49, in which Seattle, trailing by four on second down from the one-yard line, opted for a quick Russell Wilson pass instead of a run to the prolific Lynch.

New England intercepted the pass, sealing the Patriots’ win.

On Sunday, Lynch spoke publicly about the play call on a television show in Turkey, where he and Carolina Panthers‘ Deangelo Williams were representing the American Football Without Barriers program.

The Seahawks reportedly offered Lynch a ‘huge’ contract extension just hours before the Super Bowl. The free agent is reportedly considering retirement, however, and has not made up his mind about whether he’ll sign with another team.

In 2014, Lynch ran for 1,306 yards and 13 touchdowns to help lead Seattle to its second consecutive Super Bowl.

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