The San Francisco 49ers are simply two weeks into the 2021 common season, however their backfield is already suffering from accidents. Raheem Mostert is out for the season attributable to a knee damage he suffered in Week 1 and their three remaining high backs all suffered accidents in Week 2. Elijah Mitchell (shoulder), JaMycal Hasty (ankle) and rookie Trey Sermon (concussion) all have been knocked out of their win over the Eagles. With these accidents looming over the Niners, the membership is bringing in some reinforcements.
In response to Tom Pelissero of the NFL Community, the 49ers have signed operating again Jacques Patrick off the Cincinnati Bengals observe squad. The 24-year-old is a giant again, standing at 6-foot-2, 234 kilos. He was the Bengals main rusher this preseason, totaling 156 yards dashing on 5 yards per carry and a landing.
Previous to signing with the Bengals again in 2020, Patrick — who went undrafted in 2019 — was a member of the XFL’s Tampa Bay Vipers. Throughout his time there, the Florida State product rushed for 254 yards (4.2 yards per carry) and two touchdowns. He additionally caught 5 of his eight targets for 49 yards.
Now, he’ll be offering depth for a 49ers backfield that’s in determined want of wholesome our bodies.
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