Originally written on 60 Max Power O  |  Last updated 11/14/14
When San Francisco 49ers TE Vernon Davis entered the NFL, he was touted as one of the new breed tight ends that had wide receivers qualities, but it has taken some time to reach his potential. Davis was selected 6th overall in the 1st round of the 2006 NFL Draft by the San Francisco 49ers. He joined Kellen Winslow Jr. as the fourth highest tight end ever drafted and was the top tight end prospect in the NFL Draft, partially due to a strong performance at the scouting combine where he ran the 40 yard dash in 4.38 seconds. However, a public dressing down from former coach Mike Singletary and the majority of passes going to now departed TE Delanie Walker kept Davis in a box.
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