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Lynch Becomes The Next Perfect Fit

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When teams sign aging veterans, sometimes it is out of necessity, and sometimes it's because the player is the perfect fit for what they're trying to do. While safety John Lynch wasn't exactly working out in Denver, he became a good fit in New England without even seeing the field. Time will tell if that fit is so "perfect."

New England's reputation for reclamation projects that involve putting aging veteran stars into roles in which they can still succeed at a high level helped land another defensive playmaker Aug. 15, when the team dipped into the late-career legendary player pool to sign nine-time Pro Bowl safety John Lynch. It turns out the second time is a charm in Bill Belichick's pursuit of the hard...

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