24-Year-Old Defensive End – San Francisco 49ers
2016 Fantasy Football Outlook
The pass-rush specialist was expected to start this season after posting 38 tackles and 6.5 sacks in a limited role last year. A four-game suspension for abusing the league's substance abuse policy ha...
Aaron Lynch Contract Information:
Signed a four-year contract worth $2.418 million with the 49ers in May 2014.
New defensive coordinator Robert Saleh wants to use Lynch as a full-time lineman, Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee reports. "Aaron, he's on the defensive line," said Saleh. "We're going to try to keep his hand in the ground at all times."
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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks
Lynch proved to be a diamond in rough for the 49ers last season, collecting 23 tackles and 6.0 sacks as a pass-rush specialist. With the release of Aldon Smith, Lynch will assume Smith's role as a pass-rushing linebacker. He may not be on the field for as many snaps as Smith was receiving, but he will be used enough to accumulate a decent amount of sacks this season.
Lynch is a pass-rush specialist whose chances of making the team rely on whether or not Aldon Smith receives a suspension.