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    John Lynch, the San Francisco 49ers' general manager, says his time playing for the Tampa Bay Bucs, who went from bad times - when they were known by many as the "Yucks" - to good, helps inform his approach to helping the 49ers recover from their current stretch of futility. Lynch spoke during a news conference at the NFL scouting combine on Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Indianapolis.

John Lynch, the San Francisco 49ers' general manager, says his time playing for the Tampa Bay Bucs, who went from bad times - when they were known by many as the "Yucks" - to good, helps inform his approach to helping the 49ers recover from their current stretch of futility. Lynch spoke during a news conference at the NFL scouting combine on Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Indianapolis. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
John Lynch, the San Francisco 49ers' general manager, says his time playing for the Tampa Bay Bucs, who went from bad times - when they were known by many as the "Yucks" - to good, helps inform his approach to helping the 49ers recover from their current stretch of futility. Lynch spoke during a news conference at the NFL scouting combine on Thursday, March 2, 2017, in Indianapolis. Matt Barrows The Sacramento Bee
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Above all else, Lynch seeking to improve 49ers’ culture

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Matt Barrows was born in Blacksburg, Va., and attended the University of Virginia. He graduated in 1995, went to Northwestern for a journalism degree a year later, and got his first job at a South Carolina daily in 1997. He joined The Sacramento Bee as a Metro reporter in 1999 and started covering the San Francisco 49ers in 2003. His favorite player of all time is Darrell Green. Reach Barrows at mbarrows@sacbee.com.
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