The Ravens have added another player who could provide some help to special teams.
The team signed former Kansas City Chiefs running back
“I’m happy to be part of this organization,” Draughn said. “It’s basically the same role I had last year with Kansas City.”
Draughn was the kick returner and No. 3 running back for the Chiefs last season. He had 23 kick returns last season for an average of 23.3 yards, and also had 59 rushing attempts for 233 yards and two touchdowns.
With starting kick returner
“He’s been a good special teams player, he’s been a good returner, and he’s been a good running back," Head Coach John Harbaugh said. "He played against us last year for Kansas City and he played very well. He’s a good young player and we’re excited to be fortunate to have him.”
Draughn was released by the Chiefs two weeks ago as part of their final roster cutdown. He was working out on his own and also happened to be visiting his girlfriend in the Baltimore area.
“Them calling me and telling me that they wanted to sign me is all that they had to say,” Draughn said. “I was working out, praying a lot.”
Adding Draughn to the roster gives the Ravens three running backs again on the active roster. With Pierce and
“It’s just an honor to be in the room with Ray Rice,” Draughn said. “The offense has some of the same things that we ran [in Kansas City], but a little more high powered I think.”
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