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Back in the year of 2008, the San Francisco 49ers looked to be far from the Super Bowl and San Francisco 49ers tight-end Vernon Davis was feuding with then-head coach Mike Singletary.
After Singletary had pulled him from a game against the Seattle Seahawks, Davis and Singletary got into an argument on the sidelines and caused the below infamous rant from Mike:
Flash forward five years to now, Davis is playing the Super Bowl and he recently revealed that he never got a chance to take Mike for helping him right his career:
“I remember the very first time he kicked me off the field,” Davis
said. “Tears were shed. I told him, ‘I want to be traded Coach. He said,
‘OK. I’ll find another team for you.’ That moment, it started to click
“It made me a better man, a better teammate and a better leader for my team. It helped me become the player I am today.”
Davis wishes he had thanked his former coach.
“I never really had an opportunity to tell him how much it meant to
me,” Davis said. “By the time I looked up, he was gone. That fast. I am
Whatever 49ers fans think of Mike Singletary, they have to be grateful that he kept Davis in the Bay Area.
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