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Waived by Browns in October, 49ers' Draughn downplays matchup

San Francisco 49ers running back Shaun Draughn has changed addresses eight times in his four-plus seasons in the NFL so it's not a noteworthy occurrence when he faces one of his former teams.That may be one of the reasons Draughn insists Sunday's matchup at Cleveland is "no different" than any other game, even though he was released by the Browns less than two months ago.“I was with...
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December 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaun Draughn Reviving His Career In San Francisco?

When the San Francisco 49ers were short on running backs a few weeks ago the team called up Shaun Draughn to see if he was interested in playing. He was sitting at home contemplating the possibility of having to get a job like the rest of us so he jumped at the chance. While has hasn't exactly been lighting up the competition, he hasn't been half bad either.You kind of have to wonder...
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December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Shaun Draughn gets his shot as a regular at last for 49ers

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) In a year of sweeping changes for the San Francisco 49ers, few could have envisioned journeyman running back Shaun Draughn leading the way in the ground game down the stretch this season. Draughn can barely believe it. Now with his eighth organization in five years, he is suddenly a featured back, called upon to fill a void in San Francisco's injury-riddled...
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December 02, 2015  |  Discuss

Journeyman Draughn becomes indispensable member of 49ers' backfield

Shaun Draughn has spent nearly all of his five seasons trying to stick on an NFL roster.The quintessential journeyman, Draughn joined his eighth team when he was signed off the street by the San Francisco 49ers on Nov. 2 after injuries wiped out the team's backfield.Less than a month after joining the 49ers, Draughn has become one of the team's most indispensable members. While he...
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November 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Draughn, Gaskins make key contributions in 49ers' patchwork backfield

Two running backs were signed off the street earlier in the week. A third was on the team's practice squad nine days earlier.That trio, combined with a quarterback in Blaine Gabbert who had not started a game in more than two years, was the formula used by the San Francisco 49ers to squeeze out a 17-16 upset victory over the Atlanta Falcons on Sunday.Journeyman Shaun Draughn, who...
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November 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Newcomers Draughn, Thomas trying to get up to speed for 49ers

The San Francisco 49ers' newly signed running back duo went through a second practice Thursday as they try to learn the offense in advance of Sunday's matchup against the visiting Atlanta Falcons.With starting running back Carlos Hyde missing practice for a second straight day, it appears increasingly likely that Shaun Draughn and Pierre Thomas will see a heavy workload on Sunday...
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November 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Browns waive running back Shaun Draughn, played in 5 games

CLEVELAND (AP) The Browns waived running back Shaun Draughn, who became expendable when Robert Turbin returned from an ankle injury. Draughn appeared in five games this season. Turbin made his Cleveland debut in Sunday's overtime loss to Denver, gaining 27 yards on 10 carries. Draughn also handled kickoff return duties earlier this season before he was replaced by Justin Gilbert...
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October 20, 2015  |  Discuss

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