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Fred Davis

Fred Davis - #83 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 4"/ 247 lbs.
Birthday 01/15/1986
Birthplace Toledo, OH
College USC
Years played 6
Drafted 2008, 2nd round, 17th pick by Redskins

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
24 325 0

Redskins re-sign C Rabach

Posted March 08, 2010 @ 4:15 p.m. ET
The team announced Monday the re-signing of C Casey Rabach to a contract extension. The terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Redskins may be powerless to get Bradford

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
The Redskins appear to have set their sights on Oklahoma QB Sam Bradford, but it's looking more unlikely that they will be able to get him.

Redskins sign ex-Vikings OL Hicks

Posted March 06, 2010 @ 8:40 p.m. ET
The Vikings lost another key free agent Saturday when versatile OL Artis Hicks agreed to a deal with the Redskins. Terms of the deal were not immediately available.

NFC East team needs

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 5:38 p.m. ET
Regardless of whether RB Clinton Portis is still in Washington next season, the Redskins need new blood at running back. PFW concludes its analysis of team needs with the NFC East.

Redskins clean house: Griffin, Randle El, Thomas, Smoot, Betts, others gone

Posted March 04, 2010 @ 4:45 p.m. ET
The Redskins are prepared to release a host of big-name players, all over the age of 30, according to multiple reports. Among the expected cuts are DT Cornelius Griffin, WR Antwaan Randle El, ORG Randy Thomas, RB Ladell Betts, CB ...

Redskins OLT Samuels will announce retirement Thursday

Posted March 03, 2010 @ 1:14 p.m. ET
Chris Samuels, the Redskins’ six-time Pro Bowl tackle, will announce his retirement on Thursday following a serious neck injury last season.

Redskins OT Samuels to retire

Posted March 01, 2010 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
According a report in the Washington Post, Redskins OLT Chris Samuels is expected to announce his retirement in a news conference this week at Redskins Park.

Redskins open up QB position to questions

Posted Feb. 28, 2010 @ 4:56 p.m. ET
Head coach Mike Shanahan gave some glimpses into how his team might look next season but offered few concrete answers, especially at QB.

Shanahan: Redskins have options at tight end

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
One of the positions the Redskins have some offensive depth is at tight end, and Mike Shanahan is open to the idea of getting Chris Cooley and Fred Davis on the field at the same time.

Kyle Shanahan, not Mike, will call Redskins' plays

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 4:58 p.m. ET
Although Mike Shanahan mostly spoke in generalities at the Combine about his team's specific plans next season, he did reveal one interesting nugget.

Shanahan: 'Let's not talk about' Portis

Posted Feb. 26, 2010 @ 3:05 p.m. ET
Redskins head coach Mike Shanahan didn't reveal much in his Combine talk with the media, personnel-wise, but his silence on RB Clinton Portis leads to speculation he won't return.

Redskins' Westbrook arrested for DUI

Posted Feb. 22, 2010 @ 1:34 a.m. ET
Redskins CB Byron Westbrook was arrested early Friday and charged with driving under the influence, according to a spokeswoman for the Charles County (Md.) Sheriff's Department.

Redskins name Wright, not Romanowski, as strength coach

Posted Feb. 12, 2010 @ 3:25 p.m. ET
The Redskins today named Ray Wright as their head strength and conditioning coach.

Redskins hire McCardell to coach receivers

Posted Feb. 02, 2010 @ 4:16 p.m. ET
The Redskins announced Tuesday that they have named Keenan McCardell as the team's wide receivers coach.

Zorn says Campbell can be very good

Posted Jan. 28, 2010 @ 5:58 p.m. ET
Former Redskins head coach Jim Zorn told PFW he thinks QB Jason Campbell still can become a Pro Bowl-level quarterback — if he gets more help from the rest of the offense.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted March 29, 2013
A person familiar with the deal says Davis has agreed to a one-year contract to remain with the Washington Redskins. The person said Friday that Davis opted to remain with the Redskins after exploring options with the Buffalo Bills and New York Jets.||||||| The person spoke on condition of anonymity because the team has yet to announce the deal. Davis might have been one of the most coveted tight ends on the free agent market if he were healthy, but he's recovering from a torn left Achilles suffered in a loss to the New York Giants in October. He had 24 catches for 325 yards in seven games last year.
Posted March 28, 2013
Free agent tight end Fred Davis intends to continue weighing his options after meeting with the Buffalo Bills for a second time.||||||| Davis visited the Bills' facility Thursday after dining with team officials last weekend. Though interested in Buffalo, Davis hasn't ruled out re-signing with Washington. He's scheduled to visit the New York Jets on Friday.
Posted Oct. 21, 2012
Davis tore his left Achilles tendon Sunday against the Giants and will miss the remainder of the season.||||||| Davis needed help to the sideline and then onto a trainer's table before he was carted to the locker room for further examination. He was the team's leading receiver with 23 catches for 312 yards entering Sunday's game.
Posted Sept. 24, 2012
Davis caught seven passes for 90 yards in Sunday's 38-31 loss to the Bengals.||||||| Davis came into Week 3 with four receptions for 52 yards, but could be poised for another big game next Sunday, as the Redskins face a Buccaneers team that is last in the NFL in passing yards, yielding an average of 353.3 per game.
Posted Aug. 07, 2012
Davis and left tackle Trent Williams are set to play for the first time since Dec. 4 in Thursday's preseason opener after they were suspended for the final four games of 2011 for failing multiple drug tests.||||||| Davis was having a career year with 59 catches and 796 yards before being suspended. He gets tested two or three times a week and meets weekly with a counselor. If he tests positive this season, he'll be suspended for a year.

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