The 49ers waived running back — or whatever he was — Jarryd Hayne and promoted Kendall Gaskins from the practice squad. Divesting themselves of Hayne ends a weird chapter in 9ers history. Let me amend that. A weird chapter in the coverage of 9ers history. In the preseason and early part of the season, the media wrote many — too many — articles about this Australian beginner, losing sight of the many 9ers issues. You would have thought Hayne was Jim Brown. It turned into a media circus about an outright mediocrity. Glad the silliness is over.