DrPrivacy San Francisco 49ers Management optimism Debo Samuel Staying with the franchise for so long, the wide receiver surprised some within the team with a trade request.
Samuel, entering the final year of his junior contract, has reportedly told the 49ers of his desire to leave, according to ESPN’s Jeff Darlington, who claims the player told him himself, although no specific reasons were given for his request.
Samuel’s big season in 2021 kept him short of 49 players
This decision by Samuel is only part of a series of misunderstandings between San Francisco and the wide receiver, who in 2021 had an impressive season (leading the league with 18.2 yards per reception and 6.2 yards per carry, scoring 14 touchdowns combined), but then he take in charge Remove almost every 49ers mention from his Instagram accountIn addition to following the team.
Samuel did not even attend the opening of the team’s off-season conditioning program and all indications are that he will not be involved in fieldwork during the volunteer portion of the program.
Shanahan Lynch’s optimism won’t be enough
Despite these attitudes on the part of the broad receiver, San Francisco General Manager John Lynch And Coach Kyle Shanahan Optimism was not lost on reaching agreements with Samuel and putting a defensive end to Nick Bossa.
“We need to know that, these are the guys who made the most, two guys that I hope will be Niners forever, or at least as long as I’m here,” Shanahan said.
Samuel’s position on the matter was different from that of Lynch and Shanahan, as evidenced by his statements when asked about staying with the team after the 49ers lost to the Los Angeles Rams in an NFC Championship game.
“This is not my call, this is out of my hands,” Samuel said.