November 29, 2009; Atlanta, GA, USA; Tampa Bay Buccaneers safety Corey Lynch (41) blocks a punt by Atlanta Falcons punter Michael Koenen (9) in the second half at the Georgia Dome. The Falcons defeated the Buccaneers 20-17. Mandatory Credit: Dale Zanine-US PRESSWIRE
The 6-foot, 210-pound Lynch was a sixth-round pick by Cincinnati in 2008. He spent his rookie season (2008) and part of ’09 with the Bengals prior to spending the last three seasons (2009-11) in Tampa Bay. His career totals include 53 tackles and three interceptions on defense and 37 stops on special teams. Lynch had 25 stops and an interception in 2011, while tying for second on the Buccaneers with seven special teams stops.
The offense and defense will, for the first time all offseason, square off in 11-on-11 drills when they begin organized team activities (OTAs). This is the third and final phase of a nine-week voluntary workout program, running 10 days over the next three weeks.
Corey Lynch, who was a three-time All-America at Appalachian State University, has was signed today by the San Diego Chargers of the National Football League as an unrestricted free agent. Lynch, who is well remembered for blocking a would-be winning field goal attempt (by Jason Gingell) against the