The 49ers made it clear on Friday night that they hope nothing changes.
While the true issue between player and team officially begins a mystery
49ers coach Kyle Shanahan seemed to blurt out on Friday night
that a contractual impasse is at the core of the situation.
Other teams can still try to trade for Samuel.
The offers made so far haven’t been great.
The offers made so far haven’t been great. That could help Samuel come to terms with the reality that he either needs to take the best offer the 49ers will make or roll the dice on 2022, hopeful that another big year will draw even bigger offers.