Vernon Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Vernon Davis: ‘I would love to be involved a little bit more’

    San Francisco Gate "Add Vernon Davis to the list of those not thrilled with offensive coordinator Greg Roman this season. That’s certainly the impression the Pro Bowl tight end gave off today when asked about his 25-catch, 236-yard, two-touchdown season. “For me, it’s all about coming here, showing up and doing..." December 11

  • The curious case of Vernon Davis

    San Jose Mercury News "Vernon Davis claimed he is fully healthy and that his hard work will eventually end his end-zone dry spell. "Everything always works itself out, especially if you're working hard and doing the right things," Davis said. "It'll come. It's just a matter of time. I know I have to be optimistic,..." November 20

  • Vernon Davis (back) on pace to play vs. Rams on 'MNF'

    NFL.com "Vernon Davis is on pace to play Monday night against the St. Louis Rams. The San Francisco 49ers tight end practiced in a non-contact jersey for the third time this week, per The Sacramento Bee's Matt Barrows, and appears likely to play. " October 12

  • Vernon Davis: 'It's going to be a good week for me'

    CSN Bay Area "Tight end Vernon Davis anticipates being back in the 49ers’ starting lineup Sunday against the unbeaten Philadelphia Eagles after spending much of last week on crutches. “I’m feeling great,” Davis told reporters at Levi’s Stadium on Tuesday. “It’s day by day, one step at a time. But I’m feeling..." September 24

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    Cam Inman @CamInman

    #49ers Vernon Davis not only says ankle is "way better," he looks way better and shows no limp

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    Eric Branch @Eric_Branch

    #49ers list CB Brock (toe), RT Davis (hamstring), TE Davis (knee, ankle) and TE McDonald (knee) questionable for Sunday.

  • Vernon Davis avoids serious ankle injury

    CSN Bay Area "Tight end Vernon Davis avoided a significant ankle injury and could be back on the field Sunday for the 49ers’ game against the Arizona Cardinals, a source said. Davis underwent an MRI examination on Monday that revealed a deep bruise and no structural damage to his left ankle, according to the..." September 16

  • Vernon Davis on crutches due to ankle injury

    CSN Bay Area "Tight end Vernon Davis sat out the final 10 minutes of the 49ers’ 28-20 loss to the Chicago Bears on Sunday night with an ankle injury. Davis sprained his left ankle when his foot was caught underneath Bears linebacker Jonathan Bostic as he was tackled after an 8-yard gain in the fourth..." September 15

  • Vernon Davis reports to 49ers training camp

    CSN Bay Area "Tight end Vernon Davis, who did not take part in the 49ers' offseason program due to dissatisfaction over his contract status, reported to training camp Wednesday morning. Safety C.J. Spillman posted a video on his Instagram account that showed Davis in the 49ers' locker room. Davis is shown..." July 23

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    Bill Williamson @BWilliamsonESPN

    Bottom line is Davis has wavered more than once in this holdout. No report result tomorrow would be a big surprise #49ers

  • Will Vernon Davis show up for 49ers training camp?

    Pro Football Talk "With 49ers guard Alex Boone reportedly intent on holding out of training camp until he gets a new deal, the bigger question for the franchise is whether tight end Vernon Davis will do the same. Davis has sent mixed signals in recent weeks regarding his intentions and his objectives. Most..." July 13

  • 49ers TE Vernon Davis not stressed about his holdout

    Atlanta Journal-Constitution "San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis participated in the 5 Star Athlete Management’s football camp hosted by Atlanta-based Super-Agent Todd France and several sponsors on Thursday at Mount Vernon Presbyterian School. Davis, who recently laid out his case for a new contract as a quest columnist..." June 27

  • Harbaugh: Davis, Boone absences 'not the 49er way'

    CSN Bay Area "Coach Jim Harbaugh, who routinely supports his players on and off the field, made it clear where he stands with 49ers tight end Vernon Davis and guard Alex Boone. “I’m disappointed in that decision for them not to be here,” Harbaugh said Tuesday. Davis and Boone did not report for the..." June 18

  • Vernon Davis admits he’s “holding out” for a new contract

    Pro Football Talk "When 49ers tight end Vernon Davis addressed earlier this month the connection between his decision to stay away from offseason workouts and his desire for a new contract, he downplayed the idea that he wants more money. “It’s not really about looking for the deal,” Davis explained in a CNBC..." June 16

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    Bill Williamson @BWilliamsonESPN

    #49ers Just talked to Vernon Davis about whether he will be at minicamp June 17-19: “If it’s mandatory, I think I should be there.”

  • Vernon Davis: Pay Jimmy Graham like a WR

    ESPN.com "San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, who is angling for his own contract extension, said he believes that the New Orleans Saints' Jimmy Graham deserves more than just a tight end franchise-tag salary. "I think Jimmy Graham is trying to make an informed decision as far as his contract. He..." June 05

  • Vernon Davis monitoring Jimmy Graham's contract situation

    NFL.com "San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis has been willing to skip voluntary offseason workouts -- and his $200,000 bonus -- to pursue a new deal with the team that drafted him. "I'm not sure at the moment," Davis told ESPN on Wednesday when asked if he'd join his teammates later this month...." June 05

  • 49ers Vernon Davis Losing $200,000 Workout bonus

    Real GM Football "Vernon Davis is forfeiting his $200,000 workout bonus by his absence from voluntary offseason workouts. Davis is scheduled to make base salaries of $4.7 million and $4.35 million in the final two years of his contracts, as well as a possible $400,000 in roster bonuses in each of those seasons...." May 29

  • Vernon Davis: 49ers 'must' win a Super Bowl

    CBSSports.com "Do you know why people play the game? Hello. I'll tell you. They play to win the game. So it's no real surprise that 49ers tight end Vernon Davis told NBC Sports Network's Pro Football Talk, in an interview that will air on Tuesday, that the 49ers want to win a Super Bowl. Nay ... must win a..." April 23

  • Vernon Davis declined Dancing With The Stars

    Pro Football Talk "The current season of ABC’s Dancing With The Stars doesn’t include a current or former NFL player, for a change. Previously, Seahawks quarterback Russell Wilson said he passed on the opportunity to join the cast. As it turns out, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis said “no thanks,” too. “I got an..." April 06

  • Vernon Davis Fantex IPO is underway

    Niners Nation "Back in late October, word came out that 49ers tight end Vernon Davis had joined up with Fantex to offer stock in his personal brand. Fantex is paying Vernon Davis $4 million for a 10 percent interest in his brand. In order to pay that $4 million, they are offering up 421,100 shares of "Vernon..." February 04

  • 49ers' Vernon Davis anxious to face Panthers

    San Jose Mercury News "Since professional wrestling icon "Nature Boy" Ric Flair spoke to the team last week, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis was asked whom he wanted to address the team before Sunday's NFC Divisional round game at Carolina. Davis smiled and named R&B icon Beyonce. He probably wants her to sing the hit..." January 08

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    Vernon Davis @VernonDavis85

    It should be a league rule saying that a defender can not tackle a player by his penis. #NFL the most painful thing ever! #NFL

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    Ed Werder @Edwerderespn

    SF WR Michael Crabtree wasn't activated and won't play vs Saints. TE Vernon Davis and S Eric Reid should play unless symptoms reappear.

  • Vernon Davis, Eric Reid questionable for 49ers-Saints game

    San Jose Mercury News "As part of their post-concussion protocol, tight end Vernon Davis and safety Eric Reid went through a light-impact test Friday, and they did so by facing off against each other. The 49ers list both players as questionable for Sunday's game at New Orleans, and neither has suffered any setbacks..." November 16

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    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    49ers coach Jim Harbaugh: Vernon Davis and Eric Reid are not experiencing concussion symptoms. Both cleared for non-contact participation.

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    Cam Inman @CamInman

    #49ers Vernon Davis says he is feeling great and just has to wait for the doctor let him know what he can do next

  • Vernon Davis Feels Well 48 Hours Post-concussion

    NFL.com "Vernon Davis said he doesn't think the 49ers return trip to New Orleans after last season's Super Bowl defeat will have any bearing on the team's Week 11 matchup opposite the Saints. "It's a whole other game. The situation is different," Davis said on Tuesday evening. "We're playing for a spot..." November 13

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    Ian Rapoport @RapSheet

    Asked #49ers tight end Vernon Davis is playing tonight: "Oh yeah." He's not 100 percent but he's going to go.

  • Vernon Davis, Patrick Willis listed as questionable vs. Rams

    Sacramento Bee "Tight end Vernon Davis and Patrick Willis are listed as questionable on the 49ers' day-before-game injury report. One player however seems a lot more likely to play than the other. Davis (hamstring) practiced on a limited basis this week. (The only full practice occurred on Tuesday). Willis..." September 25

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    Matt Maiocco @MaioccoCSN

    Vernon Davis is on the field.

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    Cam Inman @CamInman

    Vernon Davis not playing for #49ers for first time in 99 games

  • 49ers' tight end Vernon Davis plans to play against Colts

    San Jose Mercury News "Tight end Vernon Davis hasn't practiced all week but sounds encouraged his left hamstring won't keep him out of Sunday's game against Indianapolis. He is listed as questionable as are defensive tackle Ray McDonald (ankles) safety Eric Reid (concussion) and running back LaMichael James..." September 21

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    Vernon Davis @VernonDavis85

    No need to worry y'all. My leg is feeling great just need a little rest til kickoff according to the docs.

  • Vernon Davis' injury called a strain for now

    Rotoworld "In the fourth quarter Davis was running a vertical route and was forced to pull up as he grabbed the back of his leg. Richard Sherman made an interception on the play. Davis was quickly ruled out for the rest of the game and was spotted with an ice bag wrapped around his leg. The Niners did not..." September 16

  • Vernon Davis fires back at Randy Moss

    San Jose Mercury News "Randy Moss has his opinion and 49ers tight end Vernon Davis isn't sharing it. A day after Moss now a Fox Sports analyst knocked Davis' 2012 rapport with Colin Kaepernick Davis took to the media podium Thursday and described the strides he's made with his quarterback. "I feel me and Colin are..." September 06

  • Vernon Davis has been building a strong relationship with Kaepernick during camp.

    CSN Bay Area "The 49ers' training camp can be defined by one variation of a play that developed repeatedly. Vernon Davis lining up exclusively at tight end utilized his straight-line speed to blow past a linebacker in the middle of the field. Then quarterback Colin Kaepernick with laser-like precision beamed..." August 19

  • Where things stand at wide receiver for 49ers

    Sacramento Bee "All eyes were on the wide receiver position when the 49ers opened training camp and the glare only has intensified in the three weeks since. Here's my best guess/analysis on where things stand at the position. In my mind there are three locks for the 53-man squad. Anquan Boldin obviously is one..." August 13

  • Colin Kaepernick and Vernon Davis – unstoppable in practice

    San Francisco Chronicle "The Colin Kaepernick-Vernon Davis connection continues to dazzle. They hooked up on a pretty 40-yard touchdown pass down the middle. Kaepernick who is sometimes criticized for his lack of touch dropped a beautiful pass into Davis between Carlos Rogers and Craig Dahl on another play. Rookie Vance..." August 13

  • Vernon Davis works at WR in camp

    ESPN.com "With leading receiver Michael Crabtree sidelined at least until November due to a torn Achilles tendon all signs point toward tight end Vernon Davis becoming a primary target for quarterback Colin Kaepernick. Perhaps that's why Davis has spent some of training camp lining up at wide receiver...." July 29

  • Davis touts his bond with Kaepernick

    CSN Bay Area "On the field, Vernon Davis' rapport with quarterback Colin Kaepernick blew hot and cold. In their first full game together, Davis caught six passes for 83 yards and a touchdown against the Chicago Bears. In the last two games -- the NFC championship and Super Bowl -- Davis caught 11 passes for..." May 30

  • 49ers tight end Vernon Davis grows up

    Detroit News "When former Browns and Jets head coach Eric Mangini broke down the matchups for Super Bowl XLVII for ESPN one thing became evident — the Ravens might not be able to put enough players on the field to adequately defend 49ers tight end Vernon Davis. "He has a chance to be the MVP in this game,"..." February 01