Found January 20, 2012 on Sports Pickle:
Adele could be a good lineman.

New Vernon Davis a 49ers leader

Vernon Davis stepped behind the podium and, with an air of confidence and self-awareness, prepared himself for whatever might follow. He surely knew how this would go. Questions about how much he'd changed. About how much he'd grown. About how, exactly, he'd become the leader he is today -- how he became the man who was more than the sum of his talent. Each question...

Vernon Davis no longer ‘hosting’ post-game party

Fri, 20 Jan 2012 20:06:55 CST

Be Careful What You Wish For: New York Giants set to take on 49ers in San Francisco

In the days after New York’s stunning dismantling of the hitherto near perfect Green Bay Packers a number of 49ers players (Vernon Davis, among them) were candid in their assessment of the game, and admitted that they were cheering for the Giants to beat the Packers. The reasons, really, were practical. If the Packers won the [...]

Vernon Davis transcript

Wed, 18 Jan 2012 20:17:52 CST

N.F.L. Roundup: San Francisco’s Joe Staley Was the Star of 49ers’ Film Session

Left tackle Joe Staley cleared the way on Alex Smith’s 28-yard touchdown run against the Saints last week.

Once a bane, Vernon Davis' emotions now bolstering his passionate play

SAN FRANCISCO - Vernon Davis' fiercest backer, his best friend, his closest confidant, can't watch his games. Hector Amezcua Vernon Davis scores the first of his two touchdowns in the 49ers' win over the Saints in their playoff game last weekend. Early in his career, Davis' receiving abilities were in doubt. Justin Peelle embraces Vernon...

49ers' Davis redeems self

With a record-setting day and the winning touchdown in his playoff debut, Vernon Davis left no doubt he is indeed a winner.

49ers share playcalling duties

The game-winning toss from Alex Smith to Vernon Davis last week came directly from quarterbacks coach Geep Chyrst. The play, called “Vernon Post,” was only installed a week ago. It used Chyrst’s familiarity with the Saints from his days in Carolina. Michael Silver of Yahoo! Sports did a great job detailing the origin of the…

Ralph’s Three Keys to a Giants’ Victory in SF

DNL’s Ralph Vacchiano was on the air this week and provided his three keys for the Giants if they are to advance to Super Bowl XLVI… 1) Control Vernon Davis 2) Keep pressure off Eli 3) Stop the Run

Keys to the game: 49ers, Giants

The 49ers need a third weapon in their passing game. The Giants won't let Vernon Davis get loose as he did against the Saints. They'll pay a lot of attention to Michael Crabtree, too. Delanie Walker may need to step forward.

Rookie LB Williams has come a long way

Jacquian Williams saw Vernon Davis galloping all over the field in the fourth quarter of Saturday's game against the Saints, hauling in passes, breaking big plays, and ultimately catching the game-winning touchdown pass.

Column: These aren't your father's 49ers

The season began with fans brawling in the stands, and a quarterback who didn't seem worth fighting for. San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) is greeted by head coach Jim Harbaugh after scoring on a 14-yard touchdown reception against the New Orleans Saints during the fourth quarter of an NFL divisional playoff football game Saturday, Jan. 14, 2012, in San Francisco...
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