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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

Niners TE Davis not likely to stay dormant for long

Posted Oct. 25, 2012 @ 5:08 p.m. ET
Our Niners sources tell us it would be a big mistake to make too big a deal out of TE Vernon Davis’ meager numbers recently.

Key matchup: Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Cardinals run defense

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 1:46 p.m. ET
PFW's Dan Arkush focuses on Niners RBs Frank Gore and Kendall Hunter vs. Arizona's run defense in the Week Eight Monday-night game.

Week Seven Players of the Week

Posted Oct. 23, 2012 @ 8:36 a.m. ET
This week, PFW selects Chris Johnson, Malcolm Jenkins and Andy Lee as its Players of the Week.

NFC West Spin cycle: Cardinals continue to stumble

Posted Oct. 22, 2012 @ 2:38 p.m. ET
Storm clouds are hovering over the Cardinals, who dropped their third game in a row and showed no signs of turning things around in Minnesota.

Friday's 60-second rant: 49ers' flaw could be fatal

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 4:52 p.m. ET
David DeChant says the 49ers' struggles when playing from behind are a major concern when it comes to their Super Bowl aspirations.

Niners interior offensive line making its mark

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 3:01 p.m. ET
Overshadowed by RB Frank Gore in the 49ers' Week Seven win over Seattle was the overpowering job the team's O-line did up the middle.

NFL Links: Chicago a nightmare for Stafford

Posted Oct. 19, 2012 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
Chicago hasn't been kind to Matthew Stafford, the Seahawks can't outmuscle the 49ers and the pressure on Andrew Luck will help his future.

Gore helps Niners grind out win over Seahawks

Posted Oct. 18, 2012 @ 11:40 p.m. ET
Frank Gore ran for 116 yards and the 49ers held off the Seahawks 13-6 on Thursday night as the 49ers won their division opener.

Key matchup: Seahawks RBs Lynch, Turbin vs. Niners run defense

Posted Oct. 16, 2012 @ 3:45 p.m. ET
PFW’s Dan Arkush focuses on Seahawks running backs vs. the Niners run defense in the Week Seven Thursday-night game.

NFC West spin cycle: 49ers looking very ordinary

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 4:39 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor Dan Arkush offers his weekly team-by-team take on the state of the NFC West.

QB deficiency keeps 49ers from joining NFC elite

Posted Oct. 15, 2012 @ 1:19 p.m. ET
PFW personnel analyst Nolan Nawrocki says Alex Smith regressed to early-career form in San Francisco's biggest test of the season.

Giants win NFC title rematch, shut down 49ers

Posted Oct. 14, 2012 @ 7:59 p.m. ET
The Giants shut down San Francisco in a 26-3 victory over the 49ers on Sunday in a rematch of last season's NFC championship game.

Jaguars to host 49ers in London in 2013

Posted Oct. 11, 2012 @ 9:04 a.m. ET
The Jaguars will host the 49ers at London’s Wembley Stadium on Oct. 27, 2013, the NFL announced Thursday.

Week Six primer: How deep are the Packers' problems?

Posted Oct. 09, 2012 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
Eric Edholm provides a sneak peek into Week Six, including what to watch for in the big Packers-Texans matchup on Sunday night.

Roman's play-calling stokes Niners' offensive firepower

Posted Oct. 08, 2012 @ 3:28 p.m. ET
Most close observers believe Niners offensive coordinator Greg Roman's innovative play-calling is at the root of the team's sudden explosiveness.

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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