49ers do some shuffling at running back
There’s some doubt about whether 49ers running back Shaun Draughn’s status for this week after he hurt his knee in last Sunday’s loss to the Bengals and the team could turn to a new face in the backfield in the event he can’t go.
The 49ers announced Tuesday that they have signed running back DuJuan Harris off of the Ravens practice squad. It’s a return to the NFC West for Harris, who played two games for the Seahawks earlier this season. Harris ran 21 times for 49 yards and lost a fumble before being dropped as the team opted to go with Bryce Brown, Christine Michael and Fred Jackson with Thomas Rawls and Marshawn Lynch sidelined by injury.
Rookie Mike Davis could be an option in the final week of the season. He returned to practice Tuesday and is eligible to play in the season finale after spending the second half of the season on injured reserve with the designation to return.
Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports Draughn did not suffer a “serious” injury, although there’s no hint about whether he’ll play this weekend. The 49ers also have Kendall Gaskins in the backfield after waiving Travaris Cadet to make room for Harris.