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At 5:30 p.m. Tuesday, Niners tight end Vernon Davis sent out a message, via Twitter, to his offensive teammate (and his 110,000-plus followers): "Thankful to have @OfficialBraylon on my team. He's a true professional and football is very important to him."
@OfficialBraylon, of course, is wide...
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Vernon Davis has stepped it up for the San Francisco 49ers this season in ways that go beyond the star tight end's typical contributions to the team's passing game.
The charismatic sixth-year veteran has emerged as one of the 49ers' more visible leaders and has been outspoken in support of teammates. He also can be counted on when the team's inconsistent offense...
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Tight end Vernon Davis, who famously knocked Michael Crabtree down a few pegs last season,...
To Vernon Davis, the end zone looked a lot like a welcome mat. His touchdown catch against the Pittsburgh Steelers ended a three-week drought without a score.
Wed, 21 Dec 2011 16:53:10 CST
MAKING THE GRADEPass offense: Alex Smith and Vernon Davis rediscovered their mojo, especially on the 49ers' first touchdown drive capped by a 1-yard scoring toss to Davis.
As San Francisco 49ers fans across the nation sit on Santa's proverbial lap this year, three wishes seem to appear over and over. The question is, will Santa answer with the "you'll shoot your eye out!" excuse, or will Old Saint Nick joyfully grant you your wishes, since of course, he knows how good you've been this year. We'll let you be the judge.
SANTA CLARA Tight end Vernon Davis, who famously knocked Michael Crabtree down a few pegs last season, is trying to lift another wide receiver this week.
He said "being a leader, being accountable and being there for my teammates" are why he sent out a laudatory tweet to Braylon Edwards.
The wide receiver has suffered nagging knee...
San Francisco’s defense played a starring role in Monday night’s 20-3 victory over the Steelers, but not to be overlooked is what the 49ers’ offense did in the second half.
After failing to score a touchdown in 10 straight trips into the red zone, the Niners were 2-for-2 in the second half against Pittsburgh.
It was a much-needed boost for an offense that has noticeably stalled...
The 49ers beat the Steelers soundly on Monday Night Football, 20-3 for their 11th win of the season and that much closer to the No. 2 in the NFC.
The 49ers struggled early in the redzone again, only scoring 6 in the first half, but they found it in the 2nd, by scoring two touchdowns. One a pass from Alex Smith to Vernon Davis and the second a nice touchdown by Frank Gore.
The San Francisco 49ers were lights-out in their return to prime time, riding their top-ranked run defense again and prevailing through a pair of power outages to beat ailing quarterback Ben Roethlisberger and the Pittsburgh Steelers 20-3 on Monday night. Vernon Davis caught a 1-yard touchdown pass for the 49ers (11-3) one play after setting himself up with a 21-yard reception from Alex Smith,...