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49ers' John Lynch Says He 'Accidentally' Liked Tweet Ripping Jimmy Garoppolo

Doric SamDecember 25, 2021

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San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch has landed in some hot water.

The Hall of Fame former safety apparently "liked" a tweet that disparaged 49ers starting quarterback Jimmy Garoppolo, who played poorly in Thursday's loss to the Tennessee Titans.

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Lynch offered an explanation on Twitter, claiming he accidentally and unknowingly "liked" the post while scrolling the app during a Christmas Eve church service. He asserted that he still has confidence in Garoppolo as the team's starter.

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Apparently - while in Christmas Eve Mass w my Family - I accidentally and unknowingly Liked a Tweet. Never intended to and remain a huge believer in Jimmy. Merry Christmas to everyone.

Garoppolo completed 26 of 35 passes for 322 yards, a touchdown and two interceptions in Thursday's loss. San Francisco fell to 8-7 and lost position in the NFC playoff race.

The 49ers will return to action on Jan. 2 at home against the Houston Texans.

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