The San Francisco 49ers just announced they have waived running back Jarryd Hayne and promoted running back Kendall Gaskins from the practice squad to the active roster.
San Francisco signed Hayne this offseason to a three-year, $1.53-million contract. In six games, Hayne rushed eight times for 25 yards, returned eight punts for 76 yards, and fumbled three times.
Gaskins, 24, is a big running back (6’1″, 238 pounds), who averaged 2.6 yards per carry during the preseason. Don’t expect him to play much Sunday against the Rams. Reggie Bush and Mike Davis probably will split the carries.