AFC West Standings

Team Div Overall
5-1-0 12-5-0
3-3-0 10-7-0
3-3-0 9-8-0
1-5-0 7-10-0

2021 Defensive

STATS CMB
Total Tackles
INT
Interceptions
TD
Interceptions Returned For Touchdown
FUM
Forced Fumbles
SCK
Sacks
Regular Season 43 2 0 0 0.0

Top Asante Samuel Jr. News

  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Set for return

    Samuel (concussion) does not carry an injury designation for Sunday's game against the Texans.

    Samuel has been sidelined since Week 12 with a concussion, though he logged a trio of full practices this week. Now that he's cleared from concussion protocol, Samuel should return to a substantial role in the Chargers' secondary. The rookie has recorded 31 total tackles with seven passes defended and two interceptions across nine games.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Full participant in practice

    Samuel (concussion) was a full participant in Wednesday's practice session.

    Samuel has missed the last four games due to a concussion, but his full participation in practice Wednesday is an encouraging sign. If he can remain a full participant Thursday and Friday, he should have a good chance to return for Sunday's matchup against the Texans.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Inactive Thursday

    Samuel (concussion) has been ruled out for Thursday's game against Kansas City.

    Samuel was a limited participant in practice all week, but he'll be unable to return to game action Thursday. Chris Harris should continue to handle an increased role against the Chiefs.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Questionable Thursday

    Samuel (concussion) is questionable for Thursday's game against the Chiefs.

    Samuel was a limited participant at practice Monday and Tuesday, and he has a chance to return Thursday following a three-game absence due to a concussion. If he's unavailable once again, Chris Harris should continue to see additional playing time.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Will remain out

    Samuel (concussion) is out Sunday against the Giants.

    Samuel hasn't cleared concussion protocols but will try to return for Week 15 against the Chiefs. In Samuel's absence, Tevaughn Campbell will be looking at a healthy workload.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Out for Week 13

    Samuel (concussion) has been ruled out for Sunday's matchup against the Bengals.

    Samuel was unable to clear concussion protocol for a second straight week, leading to him being ruled out for Week 13. Kiondre Thomas and Tevaughn Campbell will play increased snaps in the secondary again this weekend.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Absent from practice Wednesday

    Samuel (concussion) did not practice Wednesday, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports.

    Samuel continues to work through the concussion protocol and appears to be trending in the wrong direction for Sunday's road matchup against the Bengals. Kiondre Thomas and Tevaughn Campbell will remain candidates to see increased work as long as Samuel can't go.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Diagnosed with concussion

    Samuel won't return to Sunday's game against the Steelers after he was diagnosed with a concussion.

    Samuel totaled seven tackles (five solo) and a pass defense in Sunday's matchup prior to exiting the game. If he's forced to miss additional time, Kiondre Thomas and Tevaughn Campbell could see increased snaps.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Evaluated for head injury

    Samuel is being evaluated for a head injury after leaving Sunday's game against the Steelers.

    Samuel sustained his injury in the second half of Sunday's matchup after he recorded seven tackles (five solo) and a pass defense to begin the game. If he's diagnosed with a concussion, he'll have several steps to clear if he hopes to play in Week 12.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Logs full practice

    Samuel (concussion) was able to practice fully Wednesday, Jeff Miller of the Los Angeles Times reports.

    Samuel suffered a concussion in Week 8 and was unable to play for the Chargers in Week 9. While it's uncertain if the cornerback has cleared concussion protocols, there's optimism Samuel will be able to play in Week 10 after practicing fully Wednesday. Expect Ryan Smith and Tevaughn Campbell to see increased roles Sunday if Samuel can't suit up against the Vikings.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Will not play Sunday

    Samuel (concussion) will not play Sunday against the Eagles.

    Samuel picked up the concussion in the Chargers' Week 8 game against the Patriots. He was unable to clear protocols in time to be available Sunday. With Michael Davis (hamstring) also ruled out, Tevaughn Campbell and Ryan Smith will need to step up into bigger roles in the Chargers secondary.

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  • Chargers' Asante Samuel: Won't return in Week 8

    Samuel has been ruled out with a concussion.

    The loss is yet another blow to an already beleaguered Chargers secondary. Kemon Hall and Ryan Smith will likely see extra snaps as a result.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-10, 180 lbs
Birthplace: Tallahassee, FL
Age: 22
School: Florida State