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What Anthony Davis’ retirement means for San Francisco 49ers, NFL

The recent retirement of San Francisco 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis is noteworthy for two reasons. First, it obviously hurts the 49ers on the field where their offensive line has been reduced from a strength to a weakness of the team. But perhaps more importantly, it once again raises the question of the safety of football in light of new research on player health. In a statement...
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis made the smart move by taking a break

San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis shocked the world when he announced last week that he was going to take a year or two away from football. The 25-year old Davis said the reason for his sabbatical was to give his brain and body an opportunity to heal from the abuse they’ve taken from years of competitive football. I don’t think it’s a coincidence that he did...
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27 days ago  |  Discuss

The San Francisco 49ers tumultuous offseason just does not seem to end

Many San Francisco 49ers fans were shocked by the news coming out Santa Clara this weekend. Former first round pick and starting right tackle, Anthony Davis, decided to retire. He explained his decision over the weekend on Twitter: I’ll be back in a year or so.. I’ll be 26 or 27 years old. Im taking this time to allow my Brain and Body time to heal and recoup. — Anthony Davis...
28 days ago  |  Discuss

Evaluating Potential Replacements For Retired 49ers OT Anthony Davis

View image | Today, Anthony Davis became the fourth member of the San Francisco 49ers to retire this offseason.  Right tackle Anthony Davis has announced his retirement, which leaves the 49ers with a gaping hole at the position. Davis was one of the best right tackles in the NFL and will be hard to replace. This announcement comes as the third blow to the team...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Watch: This Seahawks 2015 hype video is the perfect way to start your weekend

Happy Friday. With the news that Anthony Davis is retiring, it seems that the San Francisco 49ers are falling apart before our very eyes. Meanwhile, the Seattle Seahawks are poised to make their third straight Super Bowl run… AROUND COVER32 Top 10: The NFL’s third-tier wide receivers Bold Predictions: Five things that will happen this year in the AFC East This 2015 hype video...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis of the 49ers has called it quits

Anthony Davis of the San Francisco 49ers has announced it retirement after five seasons in the NFL. The announcement from the 6’5″ 323 pounder, is the latest in a string of retirements from 49er players. In this off-season alone, the San Francisco 49ers have had the retirements of several key players which makes you wonder as to why, because all of them were playing at high levels...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers OT Anthony Davis Retires From NFL

Yet another star player for the San Francisco 49ers has made a shocking early retirement announcement. 49ers star offensive tackle Anthony Davis released the following statement, per ESPN’s Adam Schefter: After years of thought, I’ve decided it will be best for me to take a year or so away from the NFL. This will be a time for me to allow my Brain and Body a chance to heal...
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June 05, 2015  |  Discuss

Anthony Davis Reveals he had Shoulder Surgery

Sean McMahon Sean McMahon, 49ers’ right tackle Anthony Davis took to Instagram to reveal that he injured his right shoulder during a Week 3 loss to the Indianapolis Colts last season, and that he is ready to play with “two arms” in 2014. Davis stated that he underwent successful surgery on his account, and that he is expecting a full recovery in time for...
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers lineman Anthony Davis, at 350 pounds, dunks a basketball

Offensive lineman tend to have a reputation of being out of shape or unathletic due to their massive frame. However, many of them actually possess a surprising amount of athleticism.   Look no further than San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis, who decided to wrap up his workout the other day by shooting some hoops. According to the caption on Instagram, Davis was...
Via Gridiron Grit
March 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Schiano explains tough love on 49ers’ Davis

San Francisco 49ers offensive tackle Anthony Davis was coached by Buccaneers’ head coach Greg Schiano when he attended Rutgers. After being drafted 11th overall in the 2010 draft, Davis played well enough to earn a contract extension this past offseason. Upon receiving his contract extension, he took a little shot on Twitter towards his former college coach: “You will be a 1...
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December 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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