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Vikings' James Lynch: One tackle in season opener
Lynch had one tackle while playing 16 of the defense's 61 snaps in Sunday's win over Green Bay.
The 2020 fourth-round pick begins the season as a backup on the defensive line.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' James Lynch: No practice Monday
Lynch (ankle) did not practice Monday after sustaining a minor injury during Saturday's preseason contest against the Broncos, Ben Goessling of the Minneapolis Star Tribune reports.
The injury does not appear to be all that serious, but Minnesota may elect to keep him sidelined for its second preseason game against the Colts on Aug. 21. Lynch appeared in nine games for the Vikings during his rookie season, registering three tackles and one sack. The 2020 fourth-round pick is firmly supplanted behind Michael Pierce, Dalvin Tomlinson and Sheldon Richardson on Minnesota's defensive tackle depth chart.... See More ... See Less
Vikings' James Lynch: Finds home in Minnesota
The Vikings selected Lynch in the fourth round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 130th overall.
The Vikings have opted to double-dip at defensive line in the fourth round, having already selected edge D.J. Wonnum at 117 overall. For his part, Baylor's Lynch brings imposing 6-foot-4, 289-pound size and the strength to offer developmental potential as an interior pass rusher. Following the departures of Linval Joseph, Stephen Weatherly and Everson Griffen, it wouldn't be out of the question for Lynch to get a shot as a starter during his rookie season.... See More ... See Less
|HT/WT: 6-4, 295 lbs|
|Birthplace: Round Rock, TX|