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Vernon Davis kept teammate Vance McDonald from catching first career TD (Video)

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vance McDonald on Monday night literally got his hands on what would have been his first career touchdown reception, but he was unable to secure the catch. The St. Louis Rams can thank Vernon Davis for providing great defense on the play. Davis, who clearly thought Colin Kaepernick’s pass was...Read More
Via Larry Brown Sports
9 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers TE McDonald confident he will play Sunday vs. Eagles

  49ers tight end Vance McDonald expects to play Sunday against the Philadelphia Eagles. The playing status of Vernon Davis is less certain. McDonald, recovering from a knee injury, went through a personalized workout Friday and then ran routes, and afterward said he was ready to go. ''I'm confident I can go Sunday,'' McDonald said. ''Running routes felt...
Via AP on Fox
27 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers DT Ray McDonald will play Sunday, OL Alex Boone active

Despite getting arrested last Sunday, defensive lineman Ray McDonald will play and start Sunday against the Dallas Cowboys. Jim Harbaugh: Ray McDonald will play vs. Cowboys, been fine in practice. — San Francisco 49ers (@49ers) September 5, 2014 The case has yet to be presented to the DA’s office and he is set to appear in court on Sept. 15. Earlier this week, McDonald said...
Via cover32 - 49ers
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Vance McDonald’s first touchdown is first for Levi’s® Stadium

AP Photo/Ben Margot Vance McDonald’s first career touchdown was not only historic for him, but it was historic first for Levi’s® Stadium. McDonald, who was drafted by the San Francisco 49ers in 2013, played 15 games last season, but was unable to find the end zone, until today. “I can’t even tell you what happened. I was just screaming as loud as I possibly could,” McDonald...
Via Down and Distance
August 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Vance McDonald won’t put up big numbers with 49ers

While the San Francisco 49ers have Vernon Davis manning their tight end spot, that doesn’t mean there isn’t any available time for 2013 second round draft pick Vance McDonald. The young talent played in about 50 percent of the 49ers snaps during his rookie season and the belief is that he’ll play as much, possibly even more during the 2014 campaign. But CSN Bay Area doesn’t...
Via Pro Sports Daily
April 27, 2014  |  Discuss

49ers' Vance McDonald out 7-10 days with undisclosed injury

San Francisco 49ers’ tight end Vance McDonald is out 7-10 days with an undisclosed injury, according to Eric Branch of the San Francisco Chronicle. Head coach Jim Harbaugh has declined to comment on the specifics of McDonald’s situation, creating further intrigue over the nature and circumstances of the injury. Incumbent starter Vernon Davis has been spending time at wide...
Via NFL Injury Report
August 15, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers’ Vance McDonald out for 7-10 days with an undisclosed injury

According to the San Francisco Chronicle,  49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh confirmed that rookie tight end Vance McDonald will be out for the next seven to ten days with an undisclosed injury. This means McDonald will miss this week’s preseason game and should be back for their week three match up against the Vikings. So far during camp,  McDonald has struggled with pass blocking...
Via Pro Football Zone
August 14, 2013  |  Discuss

Rookie Vance McDonald continues to make strides

(Eds: With AP Photos.) By JANIE McCAULEY AP Sports Writer Vance McDonald has been fortunate to spend his rookie summer as the understudy to veteran San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis, who has been eager to take McDonald on as a little brother and teammate, to guide him through the rigors of training camp and the regular season. McDonald is doing plenty of prep on his own, too...
Via Fox Sports
August 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Vance McDonald reminds Jim Harbaugh of Mike Ditka

According to, rookie tight end Vance McDonald reminds 49ers head coach Jim Harbaugh of former Bears great Mike Ditka.  This is exactly why he wanted him to wear the number 89, since that’s the same number that Ditka wore when he played Tight end Vance McDonald, a second-round draft pick from Rice, learned a great deal about the 49ers’ offense as he worked behind...
Via Pro Football Zone
June 29, 2013  |  Discuss

49ers TE Vance McDonald is a sappy romantic

Vance McDonald was only drafted by the 49ers less than two months ago, but the tight end is already putting the Bay Area’s picturesque land marks to use. He recently proposed to his girlfriend, Kendi Davis, on the Golden Gate Bridge. Kind of a trite place to do that sort of thing. But all that matters here is LOVE. From Cam Inman, romance novelist: “I was like, ‘What better...
Via Minus Twenty-Two
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss
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