Deebo Samuel reportedly desires assurances from the San Francisco 49ers that the group will not jeopardize the longevity of his profession by persevering with to make use of him as a working again.
In an look on “The Rich Eisen Show,” Ian Rapoport of NFL Network stated Samuel is anxious about being “worn down” by his function within the 49ers offense.
“It’s really just a matter of do they get to the right number? And do they sort of show him a plan going forward where he’s not going to be in a position to be worn down and have his career shortened which I think is the worry before,” NFL Network’s Ian Rapoport stated on “The Rich Eisen Show” on Wednesday. “He is a good participant, he’s a dynamic weapon, he’s not a working again. And he doesn’t wish to be a working again.
“Would he like to take the ball on end-arounds and stuff? Yes, I think he would. But he would not like to have 10 carries up the middle.”
Samuel, 26, was an All-Pro final yr after ending the 2021 season with 1,405 receiving yards and 365 speeding yards. After carrying the ball simply six instances by means of San Francisco’s first eight video games, Samuel had 53 speeding makes an attempt in his final eight video games of the season. Samuel had a further 27 carries for 137 yards within the 49ers’ three playoff video games.
In April, Samuel asked to be traded by the 49ers, however the group stated it wouldn’t consider the idea. On Wednesday, NFL Network’s Tom Pelissero stated no contract extension is imminent for Samuel, refuting different options that a deal could be coming soon.