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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

49ers rally to beat Saints 36-32

Posted Jan. 14, 2012 @ 8:41 p.m. ET
Alex Smith completed a 14-yard TD pass to Vernon Davis with nine seconds left, and resurgent San Francisco capitalized on five New Orleans turnovers for a thrilling 36-32 playoff victory Saturday.

49ers beat Big Ben, Steelers 20-3

Posted Dec. 20, 2011 @ 12:30 a.m. ET
San Francisco rode its top-ranked run defense to beat Pittsburgh and its ailing QB, Ben Roethlisberger, 20-3 on Monday night.

49ers place WR Morgan on injured reserve, sign WR Swain

Posted Oct. 12, 2011 @ 3:04 p.m. ET
The 49ers have placed WR Josh Morgan on injured reserve and signed former Packers WR Brett Swain.

49ers' new offense bodes well for Davis

Posted July 12, 2011 @ 10:15 a.m. ET
Even though his receiving opportunities might be reduced, Vernon Davis figures to be one of the league's most explosive tight ends in what is expected to be a very TE-friendly 49ers offense.  

Draft Dose: Workout warriors

Posted Feb. 23, 2011 @ 9:30 a.m. ET
Every year, someone at the NFL Scouting Combine makes a name for himself based on the numbers that he put up. We investigate the NFL success of some recent workout warriors.

Fitz's Four-Course Fantasy Feast

Posted Dec. 09, 2010 @ 7:14 p.m. ET
At this stage of the season, fantasy owners must factor the weather into their lineup decisions, such as in the Patriots-Bears game Sunday in wintry Chicago, writes Pat Fitzmaurice.

Niners-Packers matchup of the day: Saturday

Posted Dec. 04, 2010 @ 8:58 p.m. ET
PFW executive editor and resident Packers expert Dan Arkush presents the fifth of five key matchups this week in advance of the Packers’ Week 13 game against the Niners in Green Bay.

D.R.C. likely target of Wilson's criticism

Posted Nov. 28, 2010 @ 2:59 a.m. ET
When Cardinals SS Adrian Wilson criticized some teammates for being too lax, one player he was almost certainly referring to was Dominique Rodgers-Cromartie, according to our NFC West Whispers.

49ers TE Davis sprains ankle, out for the rest of game

Posted Oct. 31, 2010 @ 2:12 p.m. ET
49ers TE Vernon Davis sprained his ankle during the first half of Sunday's game vs. the Broncos and is doubtful to return.

49ers TE Davis questionable for Sunday's game

Posted Oct. 29, 2010 @ 11:34 a.m. ET
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis and RB Anthony Dixon are questionable for Sunday's NFL International Series game against the Broncos at London's Wembley Stadium.

49ers TE Davis doesn't practice again Thursday

Posted Oct. 28, 2010 @ 10:43 a.m. ET
According to the official Twitter account of the 49ers, TE Vernon Davis did not practice again on Thursday because of an ankle injury as the team prepares for Sunday's game against the Broncos in London.

Report: 49ers' Davis becomes league's highest-paid TE

Posted Sept. 11, 2010 @ 3:33 p.m. ET
Vernon Davis has reportedly agreed to a five-year, $37 million contract extension, making the 49ers' tight end the highest-paid player at his position.

49ers spat possibly due to Crabtree's inactivity

Posted Sept. 03, 2010 @ 4:12 p.m. ET
We hear the profanity-laced altercation between Vernon Davis and Michael Crabtree the day before the 49ers' preseason finale might have been triggered by frustration over Crabtree's lack of playing time.

TE Davis and WR Crabtree argue at 49ers practice

Posted Sept. 01, 2010 @ 4:54 p.m. ET
TE Vernon Davis and WR Michael Crabtree had to be removed from practice and counseled by coach Mike Singletary following a non-football related dispute.

Niners' Franklin unlikely to hold out

Posted July 25, 2010 @ 4:43 p.m. ET
With a $7 million salary due him as a franchise free agent, 49ers NT Aubrayo Franklin is expected to report to training camp, our "Whispers" indicate.

Tight ends deserve the love, too

Posted June 30, 2010 @ 9:09 a.m. ET
The position has gone from vogue to passé and might now be back in again. But why don’t tight ends like Philadelphia's Brent Celek get the true recognition they deserve?

Cable still has faith in underachieving McFadden

Posted March 07, 2010 @ 1:41 p.m. ET
Injuries have forced Raiders RB Darren McFadden to miss seven games in two seasons, hampering his production, but Oakland head coach Tom Cable says he hasn't lost hope in the former first-round draft choice, according to this week's ...

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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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