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FILE - In this Jan. 19, 2020, file photo, San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch laughs before the NFC Championship NFL football game against the Green Bay Packers in Santa Clara, Calif. Lynch has agreed to a new five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that will keep him locked up through the 2024 season. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez, File)

AP Source: 49ers GM John Lynch agrees to new 5-year deal

Jul. 29, 2020 2:34 PM EDT

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — General manager John Lynch has agreed to a new five-year contract with the San Francisco 49ers that will keep him locked up through the 2024 season. A person familiar with the deal says the sides agreed on Wednesday to replace the original six-year contract Lynch signed in 2017....