Found December 27, 2012 on Pro Football Zone:
According to, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis has been medically cleared by an independent neurologist after suffering a concussion during this past Sunday’s game against the Seahawks. Now Davis must remain symptom free after performing non-contact football work. The 49ers are scheduled to begin practice Thursday at 1:45 p.m. It is not known if Davis will take part in limited work. Team Dr. Dan Garza and an independent neurologist cleared Davis to work out, as part of the NFL’s protocol on concussions. Davis did not practice Wednesday, but he is eligible to return to on-field work Thursday. The final step — contact simulation — can occur at any point before Sunday’s game. The 49ers typically perform the contact simulation test a day or two before the game. Need NFL Tickets? var _CI = _CI || {}; (function() { var script = document.createElement('script'); ref = document.getElementsByTagName('script')[0]; _CI.counter = (_CI.counter) ? _CI.counter + 1 : 1; document.write(''); script.type = 'text/javascript'; script.src = ''+_CI.counter; script.async = true; ref.parentNode.insertBefore(script, ref); })(); sr_adspace_id = 1000005525107; sr_adspace_width = 300; sr_adspace_height = 250; sr_ad_new_window = true; sr_adspace_type = "graphic";

Report: Vernon Davis expected to play week 17

According to Matt Maiocco of, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is expected to be ready for this week’s season finale against the Cardinals, after suffering a concussion this past Sunday night against the Seahawks. With wide receiver Mario Manningham out for the season, the 49ers are going to need Davis to become a key part of their offense again.       Need NFL Tickets...

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Vernon Davis is anxious to get back on the field with the San Francisco 49ers and help them build momentum for the playoffs during Sunday's regular-season finale against Arizona. He still has to be cleared to play first. Davis practiced in a non-contact black jersey for the second consecutive day Friday and is taking the necessary steps, according to NFL-mandated protocol,...

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Davis one step from returning vs. Cardinals

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Vernon Davis Returns To Practice

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