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Tuesday Round-Up: 49ers Name John Lynch General Manager

John Lynch was officially named the 49ers' 11th general manager in franchise history yesterday.

Good morning, 12s.

Here's a look at what's "out there" for today —Tuesday, January 31 — about your Seattle Seahawks:

NFC West Update: 49ers Name John Lynch GM 

The San Francisco 49ers' search for their 11th general manager in franchise history came to an end yesterday, with the team announcing the position has been awarded to former NFL safety John Lynch. 

The Pro Football Hall of Fame nominee Lynch spent the last eight years as color analyst for FOX Sports after 15 pro years as a member of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and Denver Broncos. 

Here's a quick look at what else is going on around the NFC West division:   

  • Arizona Cardinals legend Larry Fitzgerald still hasn't announced if he will return next season or retire. Darren Urban of wrote about the different factors likely going into Fitzgerald's mind as he processes his decision. 
  • Rams Insider Myles Simmons reported from the Senior Bowl on players that are making positive impressions in front of the media and scouts. 
  • Finally, Joe Fann of looked at the eight best quotes from Lynch's first media availability with the 49ers. 

Social Post Of The Day

Today's "Social Post of the Day" comes from Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, who posted this photo from the Pro Bowl on his Instagram account. 

Had a blast lining up with these boys!

A post shared by Richard Sherman (@rsherman25) on

More From Around The Web

Skittles sent Seahawks legend Marshawn Lynch to Scotland. 

At, Seahawks reporter Sheil Kapadia looked at how the team's rookie class performed this season. 

Bob Condotta of The Seattle Times looked at who draft experts have the Seahawks taking in the first-round of the 2017 NFL Draft. 

Gregg Bell of The News Tribune on Seattle's continuity in the division. 

Finally, Dave Richard of caught up with Seahawks tight end Jimmy Graham about his 2016 season as he came back from a torn patellar tendon injury. 

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