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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' Cooley upset knee info went public

Posted Oct. 15, 2011 @ 3:13 p.m. ET
Redskins TE Chris Cooley says he is managing his knee swelling, but he wishes everyone didn't know about it being drained.

Giants S Phillips fined $20,000

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 3:08 p.m. ET
The NFL has fined Giants S Kenny Phillips $20,000 for an illegal hit, his second infraction this season.

Davis hopes to be Redskins' seam weapon

Posted Sept. 17, 2011 @ 9:11 p.m. ET
One of the forgotten men prior to this season on the Redskins' offense was TE Fred Davis, who is off to a nice start after slimming down.

Grossman in sync with Redskins' coaches

Posted Sept. 12, 2011 @ 2:48 p.m. ET
The Redskins looked good Sunday with Rex Grossman, and part of the reason why is because the coaches and QB are thinking alike.

Redskins TE Davis not making expected impact

Posted Oct. 23, 2010 @ 8:31 p.m. ET
Although he's considered a big-time talent, Washington TE Fred Davis hasn't shown enough this season for the coaches to showcase him as a receiver.

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.

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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