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NFC North Standings

Team Div Overall
3-0-0 9-2-0
2-1-0 4-7-0
1-2-0 4-8-0
0-3-0 3-9-0

Top James Lynch News

  • 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.

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  • 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.

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  • 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.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 6-4, 295 lbs
Birthplace: Round Rock, TX
Age: 23
School: Baylor
Experience: 3