John Lynch

Bonta Hill
July 28, 2018 - 6:39 pm
Reuben Foster made his first public comments since his rocky offseason, fearing that he may never play the game that he grew up loving. Foster, who will have to sit out the 49ers’ first two regular-season games after the NFL ruled he violated the league’s policies on substances of abuse and...
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Tommy Call
July 25, 2018 - 2:06 pm
As 49ers brass and players stepped to the mic on the first day of training camp, the theme of the day was cliché, but that might not be a bad thing for a team with this level of expectations. “I believe we’re a better team, but that’s just from experience and on paper… We finished last year strong...
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Karl Buscheck
May 03, 2018 - 4:37 pm
John Lynch, the 49ers GM, and team staffers were on hand for the Warriors’ Game 2 win over the New Orleans Pelicans on Tuesday night. As Lynch detailed during a visit to “Mornings W/ Joe, Lo & Dibs” on Wednesday, the playoff showdown was highly educational. “When you're in this business you...
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Tommy Call
April 26, 2018 - 7:00 pm
With the 9th Pick in the 2018 NFL Draft, the 49ers decided to pass on Tremaine Edmunds and Minkah Fitzpatrick in order to to take Jimmy Garoppolo’s next bodyguard: Mike McGlinchey. If it wasn’t clear already, John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan’s plan to build around Garoppolo, so yes drafting a offensive...
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Karl Buscheck
April 16, 2018 - 11:37 am
With Reuben Foster facing three felony charges — including domestic violence — and up to 11 years in prison, the linebacker will be nowhere to be seen at the 49ers offseason program, which begins on Monday. On Sunday afternoon, the club released the following joint statement from CEO Jed York,...
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Karl Buscheck
March 26, 2018 - 10:32 am
Speaking at the NFL owners meeting in Orlando, FL, 49ers general manager John Lynch provided a brief update on Reuben Foster who remains mired in legal purgatory. The team is currently waiting to find out if the Santa Clara County District Attorney’s office will pursue criminal charges against...
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Karl Buscheck
March 22, 2018 - 10:48 am
In an appearance on ESPN Radio on Wednesday, John Lynch the 49ers general manager dropped an unexpected nugget, confirming what had long been speculated: Kirk Cousins, not Jimmy Garoppolo was supposed to be the franchise quarterback. "We made the trade, but then there were some days when Kyle...
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Karl Buscheck
March 12, 2018 - 2:42 pm
The 49ers might have already done the heavy lifting when it comes to free-agent shopping, according to a report from Steve Wyche of NFL Network. “In speaking to John Lynch, he made it sound like — and remember the Niners have a boatload of money under the salary cap to pursue free agents — that...
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Bonta Hill
March 11, 2018 - 1:01 pm
When ESPN’s Adam Schefter broke the news that the San Francisco 49ers and the despised, bombastic cornerback Richard Sherman had reached an agreement on a three-year deal, I was ticked. Not because he agitated, mocked and gave 49ers fans nightmares with his pompous ways, no, I was peeved because I...
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Karl Buscheck
March 02, 2018 - 10:13 am
The San Francisco 49ers own the No. 9 pick in the 2018 NFL draft after winning their coin toss over the Oakland Raiders. The silver and black now assume pick No. 10. Both teams finished the year with a 6-10 record and an identical strength of schedule (.512), which brought about the coin flip. #...
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