49ers Sign RB Raheem Mostert to Practice Squad, Release RB Kelvin Taylor

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The San Francisco 49ers announced on Monday that they have signed running back Raheem Mostert to the team's practice squad and released running back Kelvin Taylor.

Mostert (5-10, 197) originally signed with the Philadelphia Eagles as an undrafted free agent on May 2, 2015. After signing with Philadelphia's practice squad on Sept. 6, 2015, he was signed to the Miami Dolphins active roster on Sept. 15, 2015. Mostert went on to appear in one game with Miami, seven games with the Baltimore Ravens and three games with the Cleveland Browns in 2015, where he returned a total of 19 kickoffs for 530 yards (27.9 average). This season, Mostert was waived by Cleveland on Sept. 4, 2016, signed to the New York Jets practice squad on Sept. 6 and later released from the Jets on Sept. 12. He was signed to the Chicago Bears practice squad on Sept. 13 where he spent time between the practice squad and active roster, appearing in two games with Chicago prior to being waived on October 21.

A 24-year-old native of Daytona Beach, Fla., Mostert attended Purdue University where he appeared in 44 career games, spending time at both wide receiver and running back. He finished his career with 759 rushing yards and six touchdowns on 136 carries and caught 19 passes for 122 yards and also set school records for total kickoff return yards (2,289) on 88 career returns. As a freshman in 2011, he led the NCAA FBS in kickoff return average (33.5 yards), including four returns of 71 yards or more.

Taylor (5-10, 205) was originally selected by San Francisco in the sixth round (211th overall) of the 2016 NFL Draft. After his release on Sept. 3, 2016, he was signed to the team's practice squad the following day.

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