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49ers’ Deebo Samuel: ‘Got to Put All the pieces on the Line’ for Tall Bowl amid Hurt

Paul KasabianFeatured Columnist IIJanuary 28, 2024

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - JANUARY 20: Deebo Samuel #19 of the San Francisco 49ers traces up to speed a route one day of an NFC divisional round playoff soccer sport in opposition to the Inexperienced Bay Packers at Levi's Stadium on January 20, 2024 in Santa Clara, California. (Photo by Ryan Kang/Getty Photography)

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San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel stated he’s “conserving nothing” in terms of his nagging shoulder as he prepares to suit up for Sunday’s NFC title sport in opposition to the Detroit Lions.

“A sport be pleased this, got to place all the things at streetlevel,” he told reporters. “We have been here four out of the last five years. Three years, we fell short, after which three hundred and sixty five days, we fell short within the Tall Bowl. It be roughly be pleased, what’s it gonna plot discontinuance? I feel be pleased we be pleased got all of the things that we need on this building. … It be all palms on deck, and all of us know what’s at stake.”

Samuel suffered a left shoulder wretchedness one day of his team’s 24-21 acquire over the Inexperienced Bay Packers within the NFC Divisional round. It befell when a lot of Packers tackled him after he caught a coast along with about five-and-a-half minutes left within the main quarter. He snappy re-entered the game later within the main half however returned within the second half in avenue dresses on the sideline.

Head coach Kyle Shanahan told reporters that Samuel didn’t endure any breaks in his shoulder. Samuel notably skipped over two games earlier this season with a hairline break in his left shoulder.

On Wednesday morning, Ian Rapoport of NFL Community dropped this update.

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From @GMFB: The #Chargers and #Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh haven’t struck a deal yet; The #Ravens quiz TE Place Andrews help; The #49ers will know more on WR Deebo Samuel this day. pic.twitter.com/3RDycbC9NP

“He is tranquil in masses of wretchedness, tranquil struggling to catch full plod in his shoulder,” Rapoport stated. “He did rehab correct after the wretchedness, be pleased that evening, so if truth be told started the road to recovery proper now.”

Then Shanahan offered more base news on Wednesday, telling reporters that he would no longer educate on that day and that his residence for the conference championship used to be to-be-particular.

Samuel used to be practising — albeit in a little capability — by Thursday and used to be a full participant Friday. That eased the troubles about his availability.

Take into accout that, Samuel is a useful member of this team. He amassed 1,117 total yards and 12 touchdowns one day of the 2023 typical season. Samuel caught 60 passes for 892 yards and seven scores after which added 225 yards and five touchdowns on 37 speeding attempts.

Without Samuel, the 49ers would turn to Jauan Jennings as their No. 2 wideout on the help of Brandon Aiyuk. The 6’3″ Jennings snatched 19 passes for 265 yards and a touchdown this season, and he added five catches for 61 yards within the playoff sport vs. Inexperienced Bay.

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