TAMPA, Fla. (WFLA) – Former Tampa Bay Buccaneer John Lynch has been selected by the Pro Football Hall of Fame to join the Class of 2021.
Lynch has been a finalist for the Hall of Fame each of the last eight years. He spent 11 seasons in Tampa Bay and four more with the Denver Broncos.
He was a nine-time Pro Bowl selection and a two-time All Pro.
He is the fourth player who spent all or the majority of their career with the Buccaneers to get a gold jacket, joining Lee Roy Selmon, Warren Sapp and Derrick Brooks.
The Buccaneers took to Twitter Sunday evening to congratulate Lynch by saying, “Forever a legend.”