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Washington Redskins

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


Rec Yds TD
24 325 0

TE Davis gets deal to stay with Redskins

Posted March 29, 2013 @ 3:48 p.m. ET
TE Fred Davis has re-signed with the Redskins. The team announced the deal Friday.

TE Cooley rejoins Redskins

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:43 p.m. ET
The Redskins brought back veteran TE Chris Cooley on Monday after Fred Davis suffered a season-ending Achilles injury on Sunday.

Redskins TE Davis out for the season with Achilles injury

Posted Oct. 21, 2012 @ 4:20 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Fred Davis was carted off the field in Sunday’s game against the Giants with a season-ending Achilles injury.

Redskins' run game thriving for many reasons

Posted Oct. 05, 2012 @ 10:55 a.m. ET
The Redskins have found answers across the board that have made their rushing attack one of the most potent in the NFL.

Redskins release TE Cooley

Posted Aug. 28, 2012 @ 1:55 p.m. ET
The Redskins released TE Chris Cooley on Tuesday. Cooley went to two Pro Bowls in his time with the 'Skins.

One-year deal: Nine playing under franchise tag in 2012

Posted Aug. 07, 2012 @ 11:11 a.m. ET
Kevin Fishbain takes a closer look at the nine players expected to play the 2012 season under the franchise tag.

Redskins TE Davis signs franchise tender

Posted March 16, 2012 @ 3:10 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Fred Davis, who had the franchise tag placed on him earlier in March, signed his one-year tender.

Redskins apply franchise tag to TE Davis

Posted March 02, 2012 @ 5:02 p.m. ET
As expected, the Redskins have placed the franchise tag on TE Fred Davis, who finished second on the team in receiving yards last season.

Report: Redskins expected to franchise TE Davis

Posted Feb. 08, 2012 @ 8:41 a.m. ET
The Redskins reportedly plan to franchise TE Fred Davis, who was the team's second-leading receiver last season.

Redskins have options with TE Davis

Posted Jan. 20, 2012 @ 2:28 p.m. ET
The Redskins have shown signs that they plan to re-sign TE Fred Davis, despite his four-game suspension to end last season.

Three suspended for violation of drug policy

Posted Dec. 06, 2011 @ 6:01 p.m. ET
Redskins OT Trent Williams and TE Fred Davis will miss the final four games for violating the NFL's policy on performance-enhancing drugs. Seahawks OG John Moffitt also was suspended.

Report: Redskins TE Davis, OT Williams suspended for four games

Posted Dec. 04, 2011 @ 1:34 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Fred Davis and OT Trent Williams have been suspended for four games for violating the league's substance-abuse policy.

Cooley's time likely not over with Redskins

Posted Oct. 28, 2011 @ 2:33 p.m. ET
Many have speculated that TE Chris Cooley's trip to injured reserve means that perhaps he now has played his final game as a Redskins.

Del Pilar's Mailbag: Wednesday edition

Posted Oct. 19, 2011 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
William Del Pilar answers your mailbag questions regarding Fred Davis, Greg Little, Tim Tebow, Matt Schaub and others.

Week Seven matchups to exploit or avoid

Posted Oct. 18, 2011 @ 11:03 p.m. ET
William Del Pilar studies the matchups and brings you his Week Seven matchups to exploit or avoid, including Lance Moore, Roy Helu and Kevin Walter.


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.