Report: Deebo remains ‘dug in’ on 49ers trade ask for initially appeared on NBC Sports Bayarea
It seems that Deebo Samuel isn’t really heading any where … for now.
Immediately after reportedly requesting a trade from the 49ers, Samuel ended up remaining place by way of the NFL draft, as San Francisco did not obtain any trade deals that satisfied their asking price.
“You can take into account anything at all,” Shanahan informed reporters on Friday. “You have a accountability to assistance your corporation the most you can. But getting rid of a player like Deebo, it truly is challenging to see how that can help your business. So you try to look into all the features of it and what people today are ready to do, and very little (so significantly) was even remotely near to what we assumed would be fair to us or honest for the Niners.”
In excess of the weekend, star NFL vast receiver Odell Beckham Jr. took to Twitter on a number of instances where by he engaged with Samuel and posted trade rumors that have been quickly proven fake. The two have experienced a budding friendship after their conversation pursuing the 49ers’ NFC Championship Activity decline to the Los Angeles Rams and look to be in regular communication.
ESPN NFL reporter Jeremy Fowler joined SportsCenter on Sunday early morning, wherever he offered an update on Samuel’s trade request.
“I guess Odell Beckham Jr. is out listed here breaking news, stating Deebo Samuel is going to the Patriots, I guess that was a joke,” Fowler stated. “I under no circumstances acquired the feeling the Patriots had been concerned, that his price tag tag would be way too abundant. But correct now, the groups who were being concerned or that inquired about Samuel tackled their needs at receiver in the draft. So this could be a lengthy course of action. I’m advised Deebo nonetheless is dug in, still desires to be traded, but is aware this could drag out for a whilst.”
The 49ers are not obligated to trade Samuel, who is below agreement for the 2022 season and owed just over $4 million, potentially avoiding him from sitting down out all through training camp and into the typical year.
General manager John Lynch and coach Kyle Shanahan will do almost everything in their electricity to mend the situation, but it seems that the superstar broad receiver nonetheless would like out.