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The Washington Redskins were intent on keeping tight end Fred Davis this offseason and have locked him up on a one-year deal.
Davis is recovering from a torn Achilles’ tendon.
By re-signing with the Redskins on a one-year deal the 27-year-old will have a chance to cash in on a bigger deal for more years next season if he proves to be healthy.
The Redskins are hopeful that Davis will be ready to go by the time training camp rolls around.
Keeping Davis will give second year quarterback Robert Griffin III a target in the middle of the field should the Redskins choose to use him that way. Last year Logan Paulsen took over the tight end job when Davis went down.
Paulsen was re-signed after catching 25 passes for 308 yards and a touchdown. Chris Cooley who signed with the Redskins after Davis’ injury is not expected to return.
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Tight end Fred Davis was due to visit the New York Jets to shop his wares on Friday.
On late Thursday, he abruptly pulled out of the visit limiting his choices to the Washington Redskins and the Buffalo Bills.
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It was reported earlier that the Washington Redskins are doing all they can to try to sign free agent Antoine Winfield, but before they can make a deal they’re going to have to free up some cap space, according to Ian Rapoport of the NFL Network. Another thing that might also make things complicated is that the Redskins are trying to re-sign tight end Fred Davis. It sounds like...
The whole Makini Chaka vs Fred Davis story is a lot to keep up with at times. Two years ago in a D.C. club Ms. Chaka and the former Redskins tight end engaged in a nasty altercation.
Chaka is now suing Davis for $350,000 for throwing a drink, and a bottle on her, and also ruing her brokering business. Chaka has reportedly moon lighted as a madam, even though her representatives...
Free agent tight end Fred Davis intends to continue weighing his options after meeting with the Buffalo Bills for a second time.
Davis visited the Bills' facility Thursday after dining with team officials last weekend. Though interested in Buffalo, Davis hasn't ruled out re-signing with Washington. He's scheduled to visit the New York Jets on Friday.
Davis has 155 catches...
Fred Davis will have the opportunity to frequent D.C. area clubs for at least one more season. USA Today is reporting that Davis will return to the Redskins after signing a one year deal.
Davis visited Buffalo twice and was scheduled to visit The Jets before changing his mind and canceling. Davis again will be on a one year deal after signing the franchise tender last season...
Free agent tight end Fred Davis has crossed the New York
Jets off his list, limiting his potential landing spot to the Washington Redskins
and Buffalo Bills, according to NFL.com’s Ian Rapoport.
Davis was scheduled to meet with the Jets, but he’s canceled
his visit. He met with the Bills yesterday, and he is very familiar with the
Redskins, having spent the past several...
According to ESPN’s Adam Schefter, free agent tight end Fred Davis received a contract offer from both the Bills and Redskins and is now on his way to visit the Jets.
Washington free-agent TE Fred Davis has contract offers from Bills and Redskins in his pocket as he goes to visit N.Y. Jets.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 28, 2013
I can’t imagine any team offering Davis...
After visiting with several teams, TE Fred Davis has decided to re-sign with the Redskins for one year.Fantasy Spin:Davis only played seven games last season due to a torn Achilles and saw a decline in production when he was active. Even though No. 1 receiver Pierre Garcon was injured early in the season, Davis was not heavily targeted by Robert Griffin III.
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Buddy Nix said the Bills wanted to address the tight end position in the offseason due to concerns about Scott Chandler’s ACL injury, and it looks like the team is doing so.
After meeting with him in Washington D.C. over the weekend, the Bills brass have brought in free agent tight end Fred Davis for a visit to One Bills Drive. The...
John Keim of the Washington Examiner has confirmed that free agent TE Fred Davis will be meeting with the Jets following his visit to Buffalo on Wednesday.
Keim adds that he’s ”not sure when” the meeting take place.
Davis mentioned that he had a visit setup with the Jets during an interview with Pro Football Central.
The market for Davis has been pretty slow up to this...