John Lynch

Bonta Hill
September 10, 2017 - 8:10 pm
A lot positive energy swirled around the 49er faithful during the preseason, especially after their strong showing in Week 3 against the Minnesota Vikings. So who could blame fans and experts for feeling all warm and fuzzy about their prospects of upsetting the Carolina Panthers in their season...
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John Dickinson
September 10, 2017 - 5:50 am
9/10 CAROLINA (W) 9/17 at Seattle (L) 9/21 L.A. RAMS (W) 10/1 at Arizona (L) 10/8 at Indianapolis (L) 10/15 at Washington (L) 10/22 DALLAS (L) 10/29 at Philadelphia (L) 11/5 ARIZONA (W) 11/12 N.Y. GIANTS (L) 11/26 SEATTLE (L) 12/3 at Chicago (W) 12/10 at Houston (L) 12/17 TENNESSEE (L) 12/24...
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John Dickinson
September 09, 2017 - 7:07 pm
Can the 49ers keep the momentum of a positive offseason rolling? Seven months have passed since John Lynch and Kyle Shanahan were hired as general manager and head coach of the 49ers respectively. The 49ers have seemingly won every press conference over that span. They’ve been more transparent and...
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John Dickinson
August 31, 2017 - 9:12 pm
BIGGEST TAKEAWAY: IT’S OVER — It’s finally over. The 49ers finish the preseason 2-2 by forcing five turnovers in a 23-13 win over the Chargers. Here’s a quick list of which 49ers helped and hurt their chances to make the team at Levi’s Stadium preseason game 4. WHO HELPED CAUSE? — C.J. Beathard...
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John Dickinson
August 31, 2017 - 3:12 pm
49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan said most starters would sit out in tonight’s preseason finale at Levi’s Stadium. Shanahan also stated that many players who had locked up spots on the 53-man roster wouldn’t play as well and others who didn’t have a chance to make the team could be released. So, who...
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John Dickinson
August 27, 2017 - 6:48 pm
OFFENSE The 49ers offense came out smoking with Brian Hoyer completing his first nine passes leading San Francisco on a pair of touchdown drives. Hoyer finished 12-for-17 for 176 yards and 2 TD’s. Pierre Garcon had 6 catches for 64 yards and Marquise Goodwin was on the receiving end of a 46-yard...
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Karl Buscheck
August 16, 2017 - 3:57 pm
During his press conference on Wednesday afternoon, 49ers general manager John Lynch discussed the play of Brian Hoyer, saying the veteran isn't just a placeholder to the next franchise QB. “A lot of people are making assumptions as to what Brian's role is — is he a bridge, is he all those things...
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Karl Buscheck
August 16, 2017 - 3:09 pm
Following the 49ers join practice with the Denver Broncos on Wednesday, general manager John Lynch took the podium for a press conference at the team's headquarters in Santa Clara and offered a nuanced assessment of the anthem protest situation. Here's a partial transcript of Lynch's comments,...
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John Dickinson
August 12, 2017 - 7:37 am
Most Notable Solomon Thomas and Reuben Foster both played extensively in their professional debuts. Thomas needed reps after missing the offseason program and signing his rookie contract during the 49ers first training camp practice. Thomas played both defensive end and defensive tackle and was on...
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John Dickinson
August 11, 2017 - 12:02 pm
First Round Picks Reuben Foster has been an interception machine during the first two weeks of training camp while flying around and showing off his nose for the football. He should get plenty of reps at the “WILL” linebacker position with Malcolm Smith going on injured reserve last weekend. You...
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