San Francisco 49ers wide receiver Deebo Samuel wants his contract extension completed. The team would probably love to get the situation resolved. Most fans want to see the dynamic playmaker stay in the Bay Area for a long time.

Samuel, however, claims that the situation has escalated to embarrassing levels. He says fans say some pretty hateful things to him. If this is true – and there is no reason to believe that it is not – it has become very ugly. Samuel says he has received death threats and racist remarks from the fans who once cheered on him.

“It does not bother me,” Samuel said via Instagram Live (h / t TheSFNiners). “It does not. You were all the same who were just polite and [yelling] “Go Deebo.” Now you all want to send death threats and send all these racial – all the things I have. It does not bother me. I’m cool. I am relaxing. I’m happy.”

Samuel recently scrubbed his Instagram account all over the 49ers-related. Maybe it’s a negotiation tactic, or maybe it’s just a way to send a message to the team while the two sides try to reach a long term agreement.

Samuel is entering his fourth NFL season. He totaled 1,770 total yards and 14 total touchdowns for the 49ers in 2021, setting an NFL record for the fastest touchdowns in a single season by a wide receiver with eight.

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