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Vernon Davis

Vernon Davis - #85 - TE

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 3"/ 250 lbs.
Birthday 01/31/1984
Birthplace Washington, DC
College Maryland
Years played 8
Drafted 2006, 1st round, 6th pick by 49ers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Rec Yds TD
41 548 5

Brains of Perry, Johnson to be examined

Posted June 10, 2011 @ 2:27 p.m. ET
Joe "the Jet" Perry and John Henry Johnson, Pro Football Hall of Famers and two members of the 49ers' "Million Dollar Backfield" who died this year, will have their brains examined by researchers at Boston University, the San Francisco Chronicle ...

Lockout limbo: 49ers report

Posted June 05, 2011 @ 10 a.m. ET
With NFL teams stuck in a state of limbo thanks to the lockout, we are looking at where teams stand as they await the opening of the 2011 league year. Today, we take a look at the 49ers.  

Hall of Fame RB Johnson dies at age 81

Posted June 04, 2011 @ 11:18 a.m. ET
Hall of Fame RB John Henry Johnson died Friday in Tracy, Calif., at the age of 81. He played for the 49ers, Lions, Steelers and Oilers during his career.

49ers' Harbaugh told to stop talking about Smith

Posted June 01, 2011 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
The lockout is preventing NFL coaches from meeting with their players and talking with free agents. For one coach, even talking about free agents has been outlawed.

Kaepernick throws passes at 49ers' player-organized workouts

Posted May 28, 2011 @ 3:11 p.m. ET
The 49ers' QB of the future, Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round selection in April's draft, threw passes at player-organized workouts Friday, according to a report from The Sacramento Bee.

Make way for the Harbaugh Express

Posted May 23, 2011 @ 2:18 p.m. ET
After initially picking the Rams to win the NFC West in 2011, PFW executive editor Dan Arkush has had a change of heart — courtesy of Niners new head coach Jim Harbaugh.  

49ers QB Kaepernick underwent minor surgery

Posted May 13, 2011 @ 5:55 p.m. ET
49ers QB Colin Kaepernick, the team's second-round pick in April's draft, had minor surgery on his lower left leg following the draft. Matt Barrows of The Sacramento Bee first reported it.

49ers part ways with Heneghan; promote Ferguson

Posted May 12, 2011 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
The 49ers parted ways with executive vice president Lal Heneghan, who had been with the team since 2006. The Niners promoted Jeff Ferguson to director of football operations and sports medicine.

Smith making more sense as 49ers' starting QB

Posted May 11, 2011 @ 5:31 p.m. ET
The more new 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh takes the time to talk about the team's tenuous QB situation, the more likely it seems that free agent Alex Smith will indeed re-sign and remain the starter.

Fantasy outlook: QB Colin Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 10:37 p.m. ET
Unless there's a major injury epidemic under center in San Francisco this season, Niners second-round QB Colin Kaepernick will be spending the majority of his time carrying a clipboard on game day.

Niners gamble long-term on Nevada QB Kaepernick

Posted April 29, 2011 @ 7:52 p.m. ET
Nevada QB Colin Kaepernick probably won't start away for the Niners. But a few years from now, after careful grooming by his head coach, he will be given every opportunity to become the top dog under center.

Niners hope Smith fills major need for stud sacker

Posted April 28, 2011 @ 10:24 p.m. ET
Aldon Smith suddenly gives new San Francisco defensive coordinator Vic Fangio some real potential pass-rushing firepower from both edges.

Niners' new coordinators are creating positive buzz

Posted April 26, 2011 @ 7:54 p.m. ET
While most eyes in Niners Nation remain riveted on new head coach Jim Harbaugh, daily team observers are equally intrigued by his top two coaching hires by way of Palo Alto — offensive coordinator Greg Roman and defensive coordinator Vic Fangio.

Draft Dose: Who needs a cornerback?

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
In the 31st installment of the Draft Dose series, PFW looks at five teams in need of a cornerback, with LSU's Patrick Peterson the top-ranked corner available.

Hall of Fame RB Perry passes away

Posted April 25, 2011 @ 1:12 p.m. ET
Former 49ers great RB Joe "The Jet" Perry has passed away at the age of 84, it was reported by the Pro Football Hall of Fame and the Niners on Monday.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Dec. 23, 2012
Davis is out of Sunday night's game against Seattle with a concussion after getting hit along the sideline by Seahawks safety Kam Chancellor.||||||| Davis was attempting to haul in a pass deep in Seattle's end late in the first quarter Sunday night. Davis caught the pass but was immediately knocked off his feet by Chancellor, jarring the ball loose. Davis was slow to get up, was examined by doctors on the sideline and eventually taken to the locker room for further evaluation. The team announced early in the second quarter Davis had a concussion and would not return.
Posted Oct. 08, 2012
Davis caught five passes for a season-high 106 yards during Sunday's 45-3 rout of Buffalo.||||||| While Davis is only averaging four catches per game, he's making the most of his opportunities - his 15.2 yards per reception ranks second in the league among tight ends.
Posted Sept. 17, 2012
Davis caught a pair of touchdowns in the 49ers' 27-19 win over visiting Detroit on Sunday night.||||||| Through two games, Davis already has half of his TD total from 2011. If he stays healthy, he might in line to top his production from 2009, when he had 78 catches for 965 yards and 13 touchdowns.
Posted Jan. 23, 2012
Davis concluded an outstanding postseason in Sunday's 20-17 OT loss to the Giants.||||||| Davis had three catches for 112 yards and two scores after he had 180 and two last week. Fantasy owners can expect big things in 2012 from the tight end.
Posted Jan. 15, 2012
Davis added seven catches for 180 catches and two scores in Saturday's 36-32 postseason win over the Saints.||||||| Davis put his name into Niners lore with his spectacular winning TD catch from Alex Smith. "You've got to call it `The Grab,"' Davis said of his play. "We were down. I had to make it happen to take my teammates where we want to go."

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