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Samuel appears to be losing ground on the starting outside cornerback role opposite J.C. Jackson, Daniel Popper of The Athletic reports. Michael Davis was expected to lose his starting role after the offseason signings of Jackson and slot corner Bryce Callahan, but instead it appears as if Samuel could be relegated to No. 4 corner. Samuel did play slot at times for the Chargers during his rookie campaign and showed flashes of being a turnover difference maker, but Callahan's excellence in that capacity might mean the second-year corner is simply the odd man out of the starting equation.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Asante Samuel: Full participant in practiceSamuel (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.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Asante Samuel: Inactive ThursdaySamuel (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.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Asante Samuel: Questionable ThursdaySamuel (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.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Asante Samuel: Out for Week 13Samuel (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.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Asante Samuel: Absent from practice WednesdaySamuel (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.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Asante Samuel: Logs full practiceSamuel (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.... See More ... See Less
Chargers' Asante Samuel: Bolts to Los AngelesThe Chargers selected Samuel in the second round of the 2020 NFL Draft, 47th overall. This is a strong value pick for Los Angeles, as Samuel was the best corner on the board and would not have lasted much longer had the Chargers gone in another direction. The Florida State product lacks ideal size (5-foot-10, 180 pounds) to stick outside against big receivers; however, Samuel possesses natural coverage ability and starter-level athleticism highlighted by 4.41-second speed in the 40. Samuel joins a talented cornerback group alongside Chris Harris.... See More ... See Less
Hayley Elwood@HayleyElwood7D agoDefense holding again. After the Herbert INT sets the Jags up at the LAC 5, Asante Samuel Jr. deflects a pass at t… https://t.co/WNlJflxdm1
Lindsey Thiry@LindseyThiry7D agoAsante Samuel Jr. is having himself a pretty nice season so far, as he breaks up a third-and-goal pass from Trevor Lawrence.
Daniel Popper@danielrpopper7D agoAsante Samuel Jr. and Michael Davis starting at outside CB in nickel in warmups.
Daniel Popper@danielrpopper12D agoWow look at how close Asante Samuel Jr. was to blocking Chiefs FG late in fourth quarter. The ball went *just* over… https://t.co/pQpuP1D66P
Chris Hayre@chrishayre16D agoJustin Watson gets behind J.C. Jackson for a 41-yard TD. Just like that it's 17-14 Chargers. The Asante Samuel Jr.… https://t.co/Haq7VG3pe1
Chris Hayre@chrishayre17D agoAsante Samuel Jr. with his second INT of the season, and his second career pick at Arrowhead. Chargers in business… https://t.co/FTGp5gcIxX
Daniel Popper@danielrpopper17D agoAsante Samuel Jr. starting at outside corner in nickel opposite J.C. Jackson during warmups. Samuel impressed last… https://t.co/29Hh1sMTzb
Daniel Popper@danielrpopper18D agoAll-22 view really shows how ridiculous the Asante Samuel Jr. INT was. #Chargers were in man. Renfrow motion to the… https://t.co/TqOCk8Ogf5
Daniel Popper@danielrpopper21D agoDerek Carr is going to spam Davante Adams on this drive. Asante Samuel Jr. has to step up.
Chris Hayre@chrishayre21D agoAsante Samuel Jr. picks off Derek Carr. They mark him down at the LAC 2. That’s where Justin Herbert and the offense will start.