The 49ers nor Samuel have yet to formally address the wide receiver’s trade request, although a series of social media likes from Samuels account, seems to indicate his desire to play elsewhere next season. Two Deebo Samuel’s two most recently liked tweets are Jeff Darlington and Ian Rapoport’s reports that Samuel requested a trade.
However late last night Deebo Samuel may have put the nail in the coffin. While dancing in an LA Club, a camera focused on a sigh. The sign being held up that stated “Deebo is staying 49ers.” The camera then paned over to Deebo Samuel himself, and he has this reaction:
— Favian Diaz (@Fabo49FTTB) April 24, 2022
What does this mean going forward? Still nothing official, however where there is smoke there is usually fire. This adds to the long list of examples that would lead you to believe that Deebo wants to be done in San Francisco.
The San Francisco 49ers still hold all the cards. The have Deebo under contract for at least one more year. They can wait until the time is right to either trade him, or pay him. However things may change if Deebo is willing to sit out of the 2022 NFL season.
Can Green Bay make a move?
According to ESPN, Green Bay is one of the top teams vying for Deebo Samuel. It is going to take a hefty offer and a commitment to a long term deal, however it is not impossible.