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Alex Reimer
March 22, 2018 - 3:02 pm
The 49ers stole Jimmy Garoppolo from the Patriots, only surrendering a second-round pick to land their next franchise quarterback. But according to 49ers general manager John Lynch, head coach Kyle Shananhan was originally less than enthused. In an interview on ESPN Radio’s “Mike & Trey”...
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Alex Reimer
January 15, 2018 - 11:09 am
49ers general manager John Lynch appeared to endorse ESPN’s big Patriots expose . But the nine-time Pro Bowler says he was mocking it. In the immediate aftermath of the Patriots’ thrashing of the Titans Saturday, Lynch’s account retweeted Seth Wickersham’s story about the doom and gloom that’s...
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Ryan Hannable
January 03, 2018 - 9:39 am
Jimmy Garoppolo went 5-0 as a starter with the 49ers and now finds himself a free agent, but it doesn't appear he will be going anywhere. The 49ers can either place the franchise tag on him or sign him to a long-term contract, and speaking to reporters on Tuesday , 49ers general manager John Lynch...
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Ryan Hannable
December 28, 2017 - 1:26 pm
FOXBORO -- Jimmy Garoppolo is 4-0 in his first four starts with the 49ers and has given the franchise tremendous hope for the future. Garoppolo has demonstrated great leadership qualities even in just four games as a starter. This goes along with what Bill Belichick told 49ers general manager John...
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Ryan Hannable
November 21, 2017 - 7:58 pm
A few weeks ago, the thought was Jimmy Garoppolo would make his 49ers debut after their bye this Sunday against the Seahawks, but after hearing GM John Lynch's comments Tuesday, maybe that won't be the case after all. “With all our players, we want to set them up for success,” Lynch said, via Eric...
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Ryan Hannable
November 05, 2017 - 1:49 pm
According to Fox Sports' Jay Glazer, when 49ers GM John Lynch attempted to acquire Jimmy Garoppolo from the Patriots this offseason and was turned down, he then asked Bill Belichick about the availability of Tom Brady. “So Lynch calls back," Glazer said. "‘Garoppolo’s off limits. Will you trade us...
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Ryan Hannable
October 31, 2017 - 9:54 am
Ever since GM John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan joined the 49ers at the end of last year, it seems like they had their eye on Jimmy Garoppolo. Tuesday morning, the 49ers made the trade with the Patriots official pending a physical. “We are thrilled for Jimmy to join the 49ers family,” 49ers GM...
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September 01, 2015 - 11:22 am
[caption id="attachment_93381" align="alignright" width="350"] Julian Edelman has never played in a preseason finale in his six years in the NFL. Expect that total to hit seven this week. (Darren McCollester/Getty Images)[/caption] Even for hardcore football fans, the final preseason game can be a...
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Mike Petraglia
August 20, 2008 - 6:35 am
Tom Brady was a lanky, sixth-round pick out of Michigan and he was, like Kevin O'Connell , way down the Patriots depth chart at quarterback. Going back to Tampa Bay on Sunday night had John Lynch remembering the 2000 season opener at old Foxboro Stadium. While with Bucs, defensive guru Monte Kiffin...
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