Aiyuk or Samuel: Who will remain on the 49ers in 2025?

Apr 29, 2024, 8:47 AM | Updated: 11:58 am

SANTA CLARA, CALIFORNIA - NOVEMBER 13: Brandon Aiyuk #11 and Deebo Samuel #19 of the San Francisco ...

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Now that the San Francisco 49ers have brought in a first-round talent to join their wide-receiving core, what will happen to Brandon Aiyuk and Deebo Samuel?

Following an NFL Draft week full of 49ers rumors surrounding Aiyuk and Samuel, it appears that San Francisco will enter the 2024 season with its two returning receivers and rookie Ricky Pearsall.

The Athletic’s Matt Barrows joined The Carmichael Dave Show with Jason Ross on Monday morning to share his thoughts on the 49ers’ draft, contemplate which one of Aiyuk or Samuel will return following this coming season, and more.

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Topics Discussed

    • Are NFL Draft grades meaningless?
    • The 49ers use their first-round pick on WR Ricky Pearsall
    • Was the move to select a receiver surprising?
    • Barrows says he wasn’t surprised that San Francisco went the WR route
    • Could Brandon Aiyuk and/or Deebo Samuel be a distraction as they strive for new contracts?
    • Barrows thinks the 49ers will eventually part with Samuel and move forward with Aiyuk and Pearsall after this season
    • What is San Francisco getting in its newest player, Ricky Pearsall?
    • Barrows shares his thoughts on the 49ers’ 2024 Draft class
    • Which receiver works best with Brock Purdy: Aiyuk or Samuel?

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Key offseason dates for the San Francisco 49ers

  • May TBD – 2024 NFL Schedule release
  • May 20-21, May 23, May 28-29, May 31–OTAs
  • June 4-6  Mandatory Minicamp

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