Jarryd Hayne may not have had the chance to play for the rest of the San Francisco 49ers’ regular season games, but a report claims the Australian rugby player should get some game time action in the team’s last three outings.

Cam Inman, 49ers beat writer for Bay Area News Group, called out San Francisco to field Hayne in the team’s last three games of the 2015-2016 NFL regular season. Inman noted that there would be nothing at stake promoting Hayne back to the active roster and giving him significant amount of touches, with the 49ers already doomed to miss the playoffs once again.

“The 49ers are so busy trying to fix other issues that they’ve ignored Hayne ‘The Player’ and dismissed him as Hayne ‘The Student’,” Inman wrote on Fox Sports. “Why not suit him up for the remaining three games – with nothing at stake – to develop him as a 2016 asset?”

Inman disclosed that he asked 49ers coach Jim Tomsula about playing Hayne as the team’s running back following Kendall Gaskin’s uncertain status due to a concussion suffered against the defeat with the lowly Cleveland Browns. Tomsula declined to talk about “roster things,” but admitted Hayne is practicing hard to get a crack into the active lineup.

However, for 49ers special teams coach Thomas McGaughey, Hayne just “didn’t work out” as the 27-year-old rookie falls out of consideration to get recalled during game days. McGaughey told the 49ers’ official website that Hayne still needs to learn how to play American football.

According to Sacramento Bee reporter Matt Barrows, the 49ers may have gotten Hayne to play too soon, considering how raw his skills are playing NFL. Hayne has only started to get accustomed to American football last year and has only played six regular season games in his NFL career. Despite his inexperience, the former Eel is still considered a factor for a 49ers team that lacks excitement on offence.

"He may have been in the spotlight too soon,” Barrows disclosed, reports the Sydney Morning Herald. “The sentiment here [in San Francisco] among the fans and media is that this is a guy who can make plays on a team that is missing playmakers.”

Hayne was demoted to the 49ers’ practice squad early last month after committing three fumbled punts in his first six games. Hayne had plenty of chance to wear the no. 38 jersey, but the 49ers has continued to overlook the Australian punter while opting for veteran players instead.

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