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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

Super Bowl XLVII heroes and goats

Posted Feb. 04, 2013 @ 2:15 p.m. ET
There were the standard allotment of heroes and goats from the Super Bowl week, and we break them all down.

Super Bowl matchup: 49ers TE Davis vs. Ravens back seven

Posted Jan. 30, 2013 @ 3:02 p.m. ET
49ers TE Vernon Davis has flickered between hot and cold, but he'll be a tough matchup for the Ravens.

Reports: 49ers WR Manningham has torn ACL, PCL

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 10:58 p.m. ET
49ers WR Mario Manningham tore the ACL and PCL in his left knee in Sunday night’s loss to the Seahawks, according to multiple reports. 

Redskins, Colts ride winning mojo beyond numbers

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 11:15 p.m. ET
The Redskins and Colts have talented rookie quarterbacks, but their winning formulas extend beyond that.

Fantasy TE Tips: Cook might be ready to break out

Posted Nov. 29, 2012 @ 2:36 p.m. ET
PFW's late-week fantasy TE tips say Jared Cook might be ready to break out, while Jermaine Gresham and Brandon Pettigrew should continue to receive plenty of targets.

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.

Week Five fantasy tips: TEs

Posted Oct. 04, 2012 @ 3:30 p.m. ET
The PFW staff offers its late-week fantasy TE tips, including reason to temper expectations for 49ers TE Vernon Davis.

NFL Links: Chargers RB Mathews on a short leash

Posted Sept. 28, 2012 @ 11:50 a.m. ET
Ryan Mathews could become "somebody else's fumbler," Alex Smith almost never looks deep and Jared Allen has earned the Lions' respect.

Power rankings: 49ers grind their way to the top

Posted Sept. 18, 2012 @ 9:43 a.m. ET
The 49ers sit atop our rankings after two weeks, while the Saints reach unfamiliar depths.

Week One matchups to exploit or avoid

Posted Sept. 05, 2012 @ 11:13 a.m. ET
In the season debut of “Exploit or Avoid,” we give you five players who should thrive in Week One — and five who could struggle.

Brother of NFL players found incompetent for trial

Posted May 11, 2012 @ 6:49 p.m. ET
The younger brother of NFL players Vernon and Vontae Davis has been declared incompetent to stand trial in the slaying of a man visiting the nation's capital from Colorado.

Brother of Vernon Davis, Vontae Davis arrested in hammer attack case

Posted April 27, 2012 @ 7:05 p.m. ET
The brother of Vernon and Vontae Davis is accused of hitting a woman in the head with a hammer in Washington, D.C.

Rolle confident in Giants' chances vs. 49ers

Posted Jan. 18, 2012 @ 4:30 p.m. ET
Giants S Antrel Rolle took offense to 49ers TE Vernon Davis' claim that he was rooting for the Giants against the Packers.

Davis' 'moment' emblematic of 49ers' amazing season

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 7:10 p.m. ET
Vernon Davis' seven catches for 180 yards and two TDs were big reasons his 49ers prevailed over the Saints in a classic playoff game.

Shorts and Shells: Divisional round

Posted Jan. 16, 2012 @ 12:26 a.m. ET
A few of the game's better tight ends, including the 49ers' Vernon Davis, shined in the divisional round of the playoffs, and the pressure will be on Joe Flacco to get Baltimore to the Super Bowl.

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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