49ers rumors: John Lynch reportedly met postgame with ejected Eagles security lead

This probably won't be the last time we hear of Dom DiSandro.
San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch
San Francisco 49ers general manager John Lynch / Lachlan Cunningham/GettyImages

According to a report from NFL Network, John Lynch sought out Dom DiSandro of the Eagles' security team, who was ejected for his altercation with Dre Greenlaw.

There were plenty of subplots during the San Francisco 49ers' 42-19 Week 13 victory over the Philadelphia Eagles.

Few were bigger than the on-field altercation between Niners linebacker Dre Greenlaw and Philly's head of security, Dom DiSandro.

Greenlaw's aggressive tackle of Philadelphia wide receiver DeVonta Smith near the Eagles' sideline was naturally going to draw plenty of ire from Philly's players and coaches in addition to the 15-yard unnecessary roughness penalty.

But, when Greenlaw got into it with DiSandro, ejections were going to be in order. And that's what happened to both.

As discussed during the Fox Sports broadcast of the incident, and subsequent press conferences thereafter, DiSandro isn't a Philadelphia coach or assistant. No, he's the lead security guy and should have zero access to players whatsoever, which is a point head coach Kyle Shanahan made during his postgame presser.

"I just can't believe someone uninvolved in a football game can taunt our players like that and put their hands in our guy's face," Shanahan said of the incident.

Both Shanahan and Eagles head coach Nick Sirianni cooled the matter down in their press conferences while expressing regret at the incident.

But the storyline doesn't end there.

John Lynch rumored to have met with ejected security lead after 49ers-Eagles game

On Monday, NFL Network's Mike Garafolo (h/t NBC Sports Bay Area) reported that general manager John Lynch sought out DiSandro immediately after the game's conclusion.

"I do know this. Postgame, DiSandro spoke to 49ers general manager John Lynch to kind of explain what happened there," Garafolo said. "I know Nick Sirianni apologized at his postgame press conference and the conversation between DiSandro and Lynch ended on a good note. I'm told they dapped it up and moved on.

"I know some folks with the 49ers were not happy with how things went as far as a security person getting involved with the situation."

Garafolo also reported that there was apparently a pregame incident between Greenlaw and DiSandro that could have fueled what happened in the third quarter.

Beyond the incident, it seems likely the NFL will further investigate how a non-coach could have that much access to players on the other team, and it seems plausible that fines and further suspensions could be in order to prevent such matters from happening again.

For now, it seems as if cooler heads are prevailing between two teams that obviously don't like each other very much.

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