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Anthony Davis entered the NFL as a highly talented prospect with a considerable amount of character concerns, leading some to doubt his longevity in the league.
But with news of his lucrative contract extension, the 49ers’ stud right tackle is now taking aim at his detractors, starting with his old college coach: Greg Schiano.
After signing his five-year, $37.5 million deal on Friday, Davis called out Schiano on Twitter, reminding the current Buccaneers head coach that he once thought Davis would be a “1 contract and done kinda guy in the NFL.”
He’s since removed the tweet, but not before NFL.com grabbed a screenshot.
Schiano coached Davis for three years at Rutgers, where the 6-foot-5, 323 pound tackle earned All-Big East honors before declaring for the 2010 draft. The Niners selected him with the eleventh overall pick, and he’s since grown into an elite lineman.
If Schiano indeed told Davis he’d never land a second contract … well, it’s fair to say the 23-year-old got the last lau...
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Right tackle Anthony Davis signed a five-year contract extension Friday with the San Francisco 49ers, further solidifying a young offensive line.
The deal is worth more than $37 million, with $17 million guaranteed.
The 23-year-old tackle has started 16 games in each of his first three years. He helped the 49ers win consecutive NFC West titles and reach the Super Bowl last season...
The 49ers locked up right tackle, Anthony Davis with a five-year contract extension. The new extension will keep Davis in San Francisco through the 2019 season.Pro Football Talk reported that the extension is worth $37.3 million with $17 million of that guaranteed. Now with Davis locked up the 49ers will now turn their attention to extensions for Michael Crabtree, Mike Iupati, Aldon...
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Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that the San Francisco 49ers have signed RT Anthony Davis to a five-year extension worth $37.295 million and includes $17 million in guarantees.
David, 23, had two years remaining on his rookie contract, but this move keep him under team control Davis through the 2019 season. San Francisco had $4.0 million in cap space work with as of this...
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An already interesting week for the 49ers on Twitter got even more interesting on Saturday thanks to Anthony Davis.
The right tackle shared a conversation he allegedly had with Greg Schiano while the two were at Rutgers together that doesn’t do anything to soothe the less-than-flattering reputation the Buccaneers coach has as being a huge jerk. The tweet has since been deleted...
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