Shaun Draughn
RB FA
1 month ago

Draughn had a workout with the Saints on Monday, Aaron Wilson of the Houston Chronicle

EDGE Analysis

Draughn dealt with an ankle injury in the offseason and was released by the Giants at roster cutdowns in September. The Saints did just trade Adrian Peterson to the Cardinals so the workout makes sense, but barring an injury, Mark Ingram and Alvin Kamara likely have a stranglehold on the Saints backfield snaps, even if New Orleans has further interest in Draughn..

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
3 months ago

Draughn was released by the Giants on Saturday, Ralph Vacchiano of SNY reports.

EDGE Analysis

Draughn's tenure with the Giants got off to a rocky start due to an ankle injury that caused him to open training camp on the PUP list. He wasn't activated until mid-August and evidently do enough in his limited time to warrant a roster spot. However, he could still be a valuable addition to a team in need of pass-catching options out of the backfield.

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
3 months ago

Draughn (concussion) had 14 carries for 54 yards and a touchdown and hauled in both of his targets for 25 yards in Thursday's preseason finale against New England.

EDGE Analysis

This may be a case of too little too late, as Draughn missed all of training camp while recovering from ankle surgery, and then suffered a concussion last week. He did at least prove his health in Thursday's game, but he still worked behind Orleans Darkwa, who is a clear favorite for the No. 3 job.

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
3 months ago

Draughn will not return to Saturday's tilt against the Jets due to a concussion and neck injury, James Kratch of NJ Advance Media reports.

EDGE Analysis

Draughn, who was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list Aug. 15 after recovering from summer ankle surgery, has suffered both a concussion and neck injury. While the seriousness of either injury has yet to be disclosed, they certainly won't help his chances in competing for a roster spot.

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
3 months ago

Draughn (ankle) was activated from the Physically Unable to Perform list Tuesday.

EDGE Analysis

Draughn is returning from summer ankle surgery. The 29-year-old journeyman is competing for a roster spot, so his participation in training camp will be essential for his chances. Paul Perkins, Shane Vereen (leg), and rookie Wayne Gallman are all expected to make the team, so Draughn is mainly competing with Orleans Darkwa for the final roster spot.

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
3 months ago

Draughn (ankle) intensified his rehab this week, but he's still falling behind Orleans Darkwa in the competition for a roster spot, NJ.com's Dan Duggan reports.

EDGE Analysis

Coming off summer ankle surgery, the 29-year-old journeyman has already missed the first two weeks of training camp and presumably won't be available any sooner than the third or fourth week of the preseason. With Paul Perkins, Shane Vereen (leg) and fourth-round rookie Wayne Gallman all expected to make the team, Draughn is left to compete with Darkwa for one spot, which may come down to special teams value. It isn't clear if Draughn will be available at any point during training camp to make his case.

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
4 months ago

Draughn will open training camp on the PUP list due to an ankle injury, according to Ralph Vacchiano of SportsNet New York.

EDGE Analysis

The severity of Draughn's setback is not certain, but it will prevent him from taking part in workouts as training camp gets underway. When Draughn is healthy enough to get back on the field, he will compete for a reserve running back spot.

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
8 months ago

Draughn has agreed to terms on a contract with the Giants, NFL.com's Ian Rapoport reports.

EDGE Analysis

Draughn entered last season as San Francisco's No. 2 running back, and while he proved to be a useful complement to Carlos Hyde on passing downs, the 29-year-old gained only 196 yards on 74 carries (2.6 YPC), dropping his career-long YPC to an ugly 3.2. This doesn't seem like a great fit, as the Giants already have a pair of solid pass-catching backs in Paul Perkins and Shane Vereen (triceps). Draughn could round out the depth chart while contributing on special teams, or he may be viewed as an insurance policy for Vereen. It's also possible Draughn will end up clawing for one of the final roster spots if the Giants add more talent in the backfield.

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
11 months ago

Draughn caught four of six targets for 68 yards and added 41 yards and two touchdowns on 21 carries in Sunday's loss to the Seahawks.

EDGE Analysis

Draughn circled out of the backfield for gains of 27 and 29 yards and put San Francisco in the driver's seat early with a pair of one-yard touchdown runs. The veteran journeyman enters free agency as a player who has found a niche in San Francisco as a pass-catching back. His future in the Bay Area is somewhat limited, however, given the likely changes at the top and the fact that Carlos Hyde, who missed Sunday's game with an injury, is one of the few pieces of promise on the team's roster.

Shaun Draughn
RB FA
11 months ago

Draughn only gained 17 yards on 10 carries, but he tied a season-high with six catches for 48 yards in Saturday's 22-21 win over the Rams.

EDGE Analysis

This was the type of performance those in deep PPR leagues were hoping for from the receiving back all season. Unfortunately, this was just the third time Draughn had five or more catches, and only the fourth time he topped 30 receiving yards, making him more of a headache than a fantasy factor this season. That being said, the journeyman back may get a healthy dose of touches next week if Carlos Hyde (knee) is unable to suit up. The matchup would come against the Seahawks, so even with a start, Draughn would be a desperate flex play at best.