John Lynch Tried to Shoot His Shot, Trade for Tom Brady

John Lynch Tried to Shoot His Shot, Trade for Tom Brady

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John Lynch Tried to Shoot His Shot, Trade for Tom Brady

The 49ers consummated a bombshell trade with the Patriots for Jimmy Garoppolo this week. As Jay Glazer explained on Fox’s NFL pregame show, 49ers John Lynch had been in pursuit of the QB for awhile; when Bill Belichick told him no the first time, Lynch inquired if that emphatic unavailability mighttttt mean that Tom Brady could be pried away:

Note that Lynch and Glazer were Fox colleagues for years, so while this exchange was probably never gonna wind up with Brady in the Bay Area, Lynch did shoot his shot.

Disclosure: The Big Lead’s editor-in-chief Jason McIntyre is an on-air personality for FS1.

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