Shaun Draughn Fantasy News

Wednesday, December 7, 2016, 6:58pm

49ers RB Shaun Draughn (ribs) took limited practice reps Wednesday.

RB Carlos Hyde INACTIVE for 49ers

Sunday, November 6, 2016, 2:42pm

49ers Inactives
Carlos Hyde RB
Aaron Lynchg OLB
Keshawn Martin WR
Christian Ponder QB
Mike Purcell NT
Rashard Robinson CB
John Theus OT

Related players: Mike Davis, DuJuan Harris, Shaun Draughn

Fantasy Impact:

Davis, Harris and Draughn likely split this workload. Last week Harris got 13 touches while Davis had seven and Draughn six.

Friday, November 4, 2016, 6:47pm

49ers RB Carlos Hyde (shoulder, questionable) took limited practice reps all week and is questionable for Week 9. Hyde has a sprained AC joint, apparently. He’s been practicing in a non-contact jersey this week and has been noncommittal about his status. If he’s out, DuJuan Harris (13 touches last week), Mike Davis (7 touches) and Shaun Draughn (6 touches) would form a committee against the Saints. Harris seems to be the best bet for work if Hyde is out. The 49ers play late on Sunday.

Thursday, November 3, 2016, 6:12pm

49ers RB Carlos Hyde (shoulder) took limited practice reps again Thursday. Hyde has a sprained AC joint, apparently. He’s been practicing in a non-contact jersey this week and has been noncommittal about his status. If he’s out, DuJuan Harris (13 touches last game), Mike Davis (7 touches) and Shaun Draughn (6 touches) would form a committee against the Saints.

Friday, October 21, 2016, 6:26pm

49ers RB Carlos Hyde (shoulder, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 7. On the season, Shaun Draughn has 26 carries to Mike Davis’s 10, though Davis has out-carried Draughn by a 7-to-3 margin in the last two games, so we believe Davis will be the lead back. Draughn should fill in on third downs, but it should be noted that Davis saw three targets in Week 6, while Draughn only saw one. Davis has a 1.8 YPC on the year, while Draughn isn’t much better (2.1 YPC). Draughn had a decent fantasy stretch late last season (averaging 73 total yards in a six-game stretch), but he didn’t run the ball particularly well during that span (3.5 YPC). The 49ers have a Week 8 bye, so it’s possible that Hyde returns in Week 9 against the Saints.

Thursday, October 20, 2016, 6:10pm

49ers RB Carlos Hyde (shoulder) missed practice again Thursday. Hyde is out for Week 7. On the season, Shaun Draughn has 26 carries to Mike Davis’s 10, though Davis has out-carried Draughn by a 7-to-3 margin in the last two games, so we believe Davis will be the lead back. Draughn should fill in on third downs, but it should be noted that Davis saw three targets in Week 6, while Draughn only saw one. Davis has a 1.8 YPC on the year, while Draughn isn’t much better (2.1 YPC). Draughn had a decent fantasy stretch late last season (averaging 73 total yards in a six-game stretch), but he didn’t run the ball particularly well during that span (3.5 YPC). The 49ers have a Week 8 bye, so it’s possible that Hyde returns in Week 9 against the Saints.

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 6:41pm

49ers RB Carlos Hyde (shoulder) did not practice Wednesday. Hyde was spotted with his arm in a sling, and is out for Week 7. On the season, Shaun Draughn has 26 carries to Mike Davis’s 10, though Davis has out-carried Draughn by a 7-to-3 margin in the last two games, so we believe Davis will be the lead back. Draughn should fill in on third downs, but it should be noted that Davis saw three targets in Week 6, while Draughn only saw one. Davis has a 1.8 YPC on the year, while Draughn isn’t much better (2.1 YPC). Draughn had a decent fantasy stretch late last season (averaging 73 total yards in a six-game stretch), but he didn’t run the ball particularly well during that span (3.5 YPC). The 49ers have a Week 8 bye, so it’s possible that Hyde returns in Week 9 against the Saints.

Chip: It would be a 'stretch' for RB Carlos Hyde to play Week 7

Wednesday, October 19, 2016, 1:54pm

Eric Branch - [Full Article]

49ers HC Chip Kelly: It would be a "stretch" for RB Carlos Hyde (shoulder) to play Sunday.

Related players: Shaun Draughn

Fantasy Impact:

On the season, Shaun Draughn has 26 carries to Mike Davis’s 10, though Davis has out-carried Draughn by a 7-to-3 margin in the last two games, so we believe Davis will be the lead back. Draughn should fill in on third downs, but it should be noted that Davis saw three targets in Week 6, while Draughn only saw one. Davis has a 1.8 YPC on the year, while Draughn isn’t much better (2.1 YPC). Draughn had a decent fantasy stretch late last season (averaging 73 total yards in a six-game stretch), but he didn’t run the ball particularly well during that span (3.5 YPC). The 49ers have a Week 8 bye, so it’s possible that Hyde returns in Week 9 against the Saints.

49ers RB Carlos Hyde not practicing Tuesday

Tuesday, October 18, 2016, 4:25pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

49ers running back Carlos Hyde, who suffered a right shoulder injury in the third quarter of Sunday's 45-16 loss to the Buffalo Bills, was not participating in the portion of practice open to the media, as he had his right arm and shoulder in a sling. Before practice, 49ers offensive coordinator Curtis Modkins said "we'll see" when asked if Hyde would be available this week.

Related players: Shaun Draughn

Fantasy Impact:

Hyde briefly returned from the injury during Sunday's game but ended up walking to the locker room before the contest was over. He was not available on a fourth-and-1 attempt the Niners had when the game was still in reach. Depending on Hyde's status moving forward, the Niners have Shaun Draughn and Mike Davis as backups, with DuJuan Harris and Kelvin Taylor available on the practice squad.

49ers Beat: Bruce Ellington, Shaun Draughn 'go-to' receivers on third down

Friday, August 12, 2016, 11:29am

Press Democrat - [Full Article]

49ers WR Bruce Ellington caught a team-high three passes, all of which came on third down. He and RB Shaun Draughn are Blaine Gabbert’s go-to third-down receivers.

Fantasy Impact:

Ellington was reportedly playing the slot with the first team in OTAs; it was Jordan Matthews’ position in Chip Kelly’s offense over the past two years (en route to 4.8 catches per game). Ellington’s combine scores – 4.45 40-yard dash, 3.95 20-yard shuttle, 6.69 3-cone drill – indicate elite athleticism. Kelly said he was “intrigued” by Ellington’s skill set, while Blaine Gabbert said that Ellington was “balling out” in OTAs and “catching a ton of balls.” He’s an interesting late-round flier, especially in PPR formats. It wouldn’t be shocking if he sees 100 targets as the #2 passing option in Kelly’s high-paced offense. As for Draughn, he could put a serious dent in Carlos Hyde's upside if he serves as the third-down back while Hyde is watching from the sideline.

49ers look for backup to Carlos Hyde

Tuesday, July 26, 2016, 10:28am

Mercury News - [Full Article]

Carlos Hyde is the undisputed catalyst to this season’s offense, which promises to be run-oriented. But what if Hyde’s durability issues resurface? The 49ers scrambled for replacements after Hyde broke his left foot last season, and some viable options surfaced.

Shaun Draughn emerged as a surprising find off his Cleveland couch last midseason, but he scored only one touchdown in 76 carries. If not Draughn, then 5-foot-8 DuJuan Harris might be the shifty, change-of-pace back to complement Hyde.

Kendall Gaskins (practice-squad call-up), Mike Davis (1.7 yards per carry as a rookie) and sixth-round draft pick Kelvin Taylor (5-foot-10) aren’t ready to lead a run-oriented attack. Oh, and Jarryd Hayne is out of country, and out of the sport, with no comeback in sight.

Fantasy Impact:

This writer felt Draughn would win the job behind Hyde. He is probably the most proven out of the group. This could be a key battle to watch for Hyde owners as Chip Kelly's fast-paced offense and Hyde's injury history means the team's RB2 will have some fantasy value.

49ers Beat: RB Shaun Draughn should see 'plenty of playing time' as passing-down back

Monday, June 20, 2016, 8:44pm

ESPN - [Full Article]

Carlos Hyde’s got the top spot in the 49ers backfield as long as he can stay healthy. Shaun Draughn’s ability to catch passes brings some versatility to the offense and should garner him plenty of playing time.

Fantasy Impact:

Chip Kelly discussed Hyde's ability to be an every-down back, so these third-down snaps are where he can gain a lot of value, especially in PPR formats. This is a situation to monitor this summer.

49ers re-sign Shaun Draughn

Wednesday, March 2, 2016, 6:13pm

Adam Schefter, Twitter - [Full Article]

49ers bringing back their late-season standout, reaching agreement with RB Shaun Draughn on a 1-year deal.

Fantasy Impact:

Draughn will likely back up Carlos Hyde in 2016.

Friday, December 25, 2015, 10:17pm

49ers RB Shaun Draughn (knee, out) missed practice all week and is out for Week 16. DuJuan Harris joined the team this week (at the expense of Travaris Cadet), so he could see some touches with Draughn.

Thursday, December 24, 2015, 6:12pm

49ers RB Shaun Draughn (knee) did not practice Wednesday. Draughn is considered “day-to-day,” which means he could potentially play in Week 16, but it’s not looking good. DuJuan Harris joined the team this week (at the expense of Travaris Cadet), so he could see some touches if Draughn is out. For now, we’re assuming Draughn sits.

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