Jed York issues statement on new 49ers GM John Lynch

Jan 30, 2017 at 2:00 PM--


The 49ers officially announced former All-Pro safety John Lynch as their new general manager on Sunday night.  Team CEO Jed York issued the following statement on Trent Baalke's replacement on Monday:  "During his 15 seasons as an NFL player, John epitomized what is so special about the ...
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