The San Francisco 49ers have claimed TE Je’Ron Hamm off waivers from the Washington Redskins. In order to make room on the roster, the team placed RB Shaun Draughn on the Injured Reserve List.
Hamm (6-3, 236) originally signed as an undrafted free agent with the New Orleans Saints on May 12, 2014 and was waived by the team on August 21, 2014. He was then signed to the Washington Redskins practice squad on September 9, 2014 where he spent the remainder of the season before signing a reserve/future contract with Washington.
Hamm is a Louisiana native that played college ball at Louisiana Monroe.