The first phase of sorts for NFL Free agency has come to a close for the San Francisco 49ers, and John Lynch joins 49ers beat writer Matt Maiocco to discuss the whole process on the latest podcast. Lynch isn’t the only one, newly acquired 49ers cornerback Richard Sherman also gets a segment
You can listen to the full podcast above, or here. Below are the time stamps with Maiocco’s guests so you can jump to a particular topic.
00:45 - What it meant to add Richard Sherman to the roster
02:15 - Could they have entered the draft without a starting corner and have an urgent need?
03:18 - Is Jimmie Ward ruled out as a free safety now that he will be moved to corner?
04:15 - On fan backlash from signing Sherman to the 49ers despite his history
05:30 - How important sending the message that Sherman was wanted.
06:22 - Can Sherman still play football?
07:06 - Will Sherman hit the field by training camp?
07:50 - What Sherman brings on—and off—the field
08:32 - What can Sherman bring to help Ahkello Witherspoon
09:25 - Can the 49ers still select a cornerback with the ninth pick?
10:20 - What about his style as a cornerback makes him a great fit for the 49ers’ defensive scheme?
11:55 - How much is he contributing on the field and off the field in the 49ers locker room?
12:47 - Can he interject himself and mentor Reuben Foster with his off the field issues?
13:22 - Will the 49ers see the same emotion from Sherman as previous years?