LISTEN: 49ers Defensive Coordinator Search & Roster Musings →
placeholder image

Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


John Lynch on where the 49ers stand as trade deadline looms

Oct 20, 2023 at 9:13 AM--


Videos are auto-populated by an affiliate. This site has no control over the videos that appear above.
The October 31 trade deadline quickly approaches. The San Francisco 49ers have already made one move, acquiring pass rusher Randy Gregory from the Denver Broncos. Will they make another move before Halloween?

A year ago today, the 49ers finalized the trade for running back Christian McCaffrey, who made an immediate impact on the team and continues to be one of its standout players.

Personally, if they decide to make another trade, I hope they do so well before the deadline. After all, I've got eager trick-or-treaters looking forward to that date for non-NFL-related reasons.

Understandably, general manager John Lynch didn't divulge much about the 49ers' plans during his weekly interview on the Bay Area radio station KNBR.

"Yeah, I think this time of the year, it's just a lot of phone calls with other teams," Lynch said on the "Murph and Mac" show. "Where are you guys at? What are you looking for? Who's available? So it's a lot of those things, and then you start to hone in on, okay, in the right situation, these are the guys we'd like to have.

"And so it's just a lot of communication with other teams. I think we've got a proven track record. We're not afraid to be active, and if it can help our team, I think the one thing, we've remained relatively healthy, number one. Number two, we got a pretty deep and talented roster already.

"So, you know, it's got to really make sense for us. But we're certainly not afraid to make a splash, if needed, and if we think it can improve us. And that's just not a stock answer."

There remains plenty of time between now and October 31, at least in NFL terms. Situations can shift rapidly, and you never know what your team's needs, or the needs of others, might be as the deadline approaches.

Lynch added, "We'll continue to monitor, continue to communicate, and if we can make a difference on this team, we will."

You can listen to the entire conversation with Lynch below.




Facebook Comments



More San Francisco 49ers News


placeholder image

John Lynch discusses Brandon Aiyuk's future with 49ers: "It's all one big puzzle"

By David Bonilla
Feb 13

In the aftermath of the Super Bowl defeat, San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Brandon Aiyuk was too emotional to finish speaking to reporters on Tuesday as players cleared out their lockers in Santa Clara. However, before ending the conversation, the wideout was asked if he hopes to remain with the team. "If that's the right move, yeah," Aiyuk responded. Based on social media comments by members of the receiver's inner circle, there has been speculation that Aiyuk might be unhappy with his current situation and seek to play elsewhere. However, such speculation remains just


placeholder image

Everything Kyle Shanahan, John Lynch said during 49ers' end-of-season press conference

By Site Staff
Feb 13

San Francisco 49ers head coach Kyle Shanahan and general manager John Lynch held their end-of-season press conference on Tuesday, two days after the team's Super Bowl LVIII defeat. Here is everything they had to say. Transcript provided by the San Francisco 49ers Communications staff. What has the last 48 hours been like for you guys? JL: "It's been tough. It's gut wrenching. I think most of all, watching our players hurt, watching our coaches hurt, our staff, everybody who pours so much into this, our families. People forget the sacrifice that families make in an effort to go compete at the highest level. And it's exactly what we had an opportunity to do. That's exactly the stage that we put ourselves on. I couldn't be more


placeholder image

Deciphering the 49ers' Brandon Aiyuk Conundrum: Extend Or Trade?

By John Porter
12 hrs

A 49ers team, coming off a heartbreaking, close Super Bowl loss to a Patrick Mahomes-led Kansas City Chiefs, faces several tough salary cap decisions, including whether to extend one of their youngest and most talented players. If you feel like you've been here before, it's because you have. Back in March 2020, roughly around the time the global economy closed down for a while, the 49ers traded DT DeForest Buckner to the Colts for a first-round pick, in lieu of extending him, allowing them to draft his replacement in the following draft (South Carolina's Javon Kinlaw), and extend a few other key players in Arik Armstead and Jimmie Ward. Fast forward to 2024, and the same conversations are now taking place over Brandon Aiyuk, as the decision over whether to extend the young WR


placeholder image

49ers Notebook: Nick Bosa lobbies for 49ers to keep Chase Young; Kyle Juszczyk addresses his future; Has anyone on the team watched the Super Bowl yet?

By Kirk Larrabee
Feb 13

The offseason is underway for the San Francisco 49ers, which means the team's decision makers will soon have to determine which free agents they would like to try to keep and which ones they'll have to let go. One of the more interesting cases is defensive end Chase Young, whom the 49ers added during the regular season from the Washington Commanders in exchange for a third-round draft pick. It may be hard for the 49ers to prevent Young from being more than a rent-a-player, but Young's friend and former Ohio State University teammate Nick Bosa made it clear Tuesday he'd like to see general manager John Lynch and the 49ers brass find a way to keep Young on the team. In this edition of the 49ers Notebook, we delve into a range of topics starting with Bosa's


Latest

Trending News

Share 49ersWebzone