John Lynch just revealed some provocative details from 2024 NFL Combine

We might have received a little more insight into the 49ers' offseason plans, thanks to John Lynch and his words from the NFL Scouting Combine.

San Francisco 49ers  general manager John Lynch
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How will John Lynch, 49ers fill nickel cornerback vacancy?

One of Steve Wilks' hand-picked free-agent pickups last offseason was nickel cornerback Isaiah Oliver, whom San Francisco signed to a two-year deal.

After Oliver's subsequent on-field struggles and benching, the 49ers parted ways with him halfway through his contract.

When asked how the Niners could fill the void, Lynch highlighted on-roster options, including 2023 rookie defensive back Darrell Luter Jr.

Oliver's benching led to outside cornerback Deommodore Lenoir manning the slot, while depth corner Ambry Thomas occupied the boundary.

That's still an option, as both are still under contract into 2024. But, seeing how Thomas might be viewed as a weak point within the secondary, getting some heftier competition with someone like Luter makes sense.

Provided he ascends to the role and fills it adequately enough.