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Deebo Samuel appears to be incredibly frustrated with the San Francisco 49ers.

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Samuel has made several big changes to his Instagram profile. Most notably, he’s removed his profile picture and most of his posts that featured anything 49ers-related.

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This all stems from Samuel’s desire for a new contract. He’s still playing on his rookie contract. However, you could argue he’s currently a top-five wide receiver in the NFL.

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It appears John Lynch and Co. are taking too long for Samuel’s liking. They better hurry. Losing Samuel would be detrimental.

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This is most likely simply a negotiating tactic with the 49ers. Kyler Murry tried something similar earlier in the offseason.

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So what’s the holdup from the 49ers? It probably has to do with Jimmy Garoppolo’s contract.

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Jimmy G is a big cap hit. And until the 49ers trade or release him, they won’t have much flexibility. That may be the biggest holdup for a Deebo Samuel extension.

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Samuel was an absolute superstar for the 49ers during the 2021-22 season, especially in the playoffs.

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His versatility is unmatched, as he’s capable of fighting for the deep ball downfield or carrying the rock through the tackles.