Former Seahawk Marshawn Lynch takes out full page ad in Seattle Times to say thank you

SEATTLE — Former Seattle Seahawks running back Marshawn Lynch took out an ad in Sunday's Seattle Times thanking the fans and owner Paul Allen.

Seattle Times publisher Frank Blethen tweeted out this picture of the full page message in Sunday's Seattle Times:

"What a class act," Blethen Wrote.

The Seahawks traded Marshawn Lynch to his hometown Oakland Raiders on Wednesday.

The Raiders will pay Lynch a $3 million base, with a chance to make $2 million more if he gains 1,000 yards.  The maximum value of the contract is $8.5 million.