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10 NFL players who must step it up in contract years

There are soon-to-be free agents looking to cash in during their contract years every single season around the NFL. Some of these players may be considered elite performers, while others need to prove themselves in order to set a market when the new league year rolls around in March. This year is no different. From a couple wide receivers currently working on one-year deals to a...
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10 NFL players that must step up in contract years

There are soon-to-be free agents looking to cash in during their contract years every single season around the NFL. Some of these players may be considered elite performers, while others need to prove themselves in order to set a market when the new league year rolls around in March.This year is no different. From a couple wide receivers currently working on one-year deals to a few...
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5 days ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis discusses foundation, how art impacts his life

Vernon Davis is a man of many pursuits and talents. He's appeared on "Whose Line Is It Anyway?"; he's launched his own company focusing on interior design; he created his own foundation that provides scholarships for art students. Davis sat down with 49ers.com to discuss his foundation and where he found his inspiration for starting it. The tight end revealed he studied artists...
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9 days ago  |  Discuss

Do the 49ers Have a Top 20 Offense?

View image | gettyimages.com Click to See Full Power Rankings Article Despite the losses of offensive coordinator Greg Roman, Michael Crabtree, and Frank Gore, I still think the 49ers have the weapons to make some noise this year. Colin Kaepernick needs a bounce back year, but Carlos Hyde and Reggie Bush offer an intriguing power-speed combo in the backfield, and adding Torrey...
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12 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: Wide Receiver/Tight End grades vs Texans

Game one of the pre-season is in the books and we can now analyze how the receivers and tight ends for the San Francisco 49ers fared against the Houston Texans. This was the first opportunity to size up the 49ers’ pass catchers after an overhaul of the offensive coaching staff this off-season. With Vernon Davis sitting out, there were opportunities for some of the 49ers’ tight...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers: New goals for a new year

With a massive roster and team personnel turnover expectations are not what they have been for the San Francisco 49ers in recent years. When facing an uphill battle like this year’s team is due to a large drop off in overall talent and production, it is easy to let negativity fester in your mind if expectations are not met. Given this, lets set a couple realistic goals for this...
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14 days ago  |  Discuss

Is Vernon Davis on verge of being cut by 49ers?

All Vernon Davis knows is being a member of 49ers. After nine years, over 400 catches, 5,000 yards, and 50 touchdowns, he’s made countless contributions to the team that drafted him in the 1st round in 2006. But he struggled mightily last season, catching a paltry 26 passes in 14 games and securing two touchdowns, a massively disappointing number after he secured 13 the year before...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Will It Be A Comeback Year For Vernon Davis?

Let's flash back to Sept. 7th, 2014. It’s Week 1 of the NFL season, and the San Francisco 49ers have just defeated the Dallas Cowboys by a final score of 28-17. 49ers tight end Vernon Davis has finished the game with a respectable four receptions for 44 yards. Of the receptions, two of the catches went for touchdowns. But after Week 1, the rest of the season for Davis was...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Position Preview: Wide Receivers and Tight Ends

Television personalities, experts and fans alike can all agree that the NFL isn’t out father’s league anymore. The NFL is a passing league. Teams need difference makers at the wide receiver and the tight end position. The San Francisco 49ers brought in a potential difference maker this past off-season in  receiver Torrey Smith. Blake Bell, a tight end out of Oklahoma, was drafted...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

Trent Baalke: 49ers intend to keep Smith and Davis past 2015

If San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke gets his wish, both tight end Vernon Davis and linebacker Aldon Smith will be with the team for the long run. Davis, like Smith, is entering his final contract year this season. "We're always going to try to keep our own. Sometimes it works. As you've seen, sometimes it doesn't," Baalke said, per NFL.com. "But Vernon and...
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24 days ago  |  Discuss

49ers GM hopes to re-sign Aldon Smith, Vernon Davis

San Francisco 49ers general manager Trent Baalke wants to re-sign outside linebacker Aldon Smith, and is open to retaining tight end Vernon Davis. “Aldon’s like any young player,” Baalke said. “He’s growing up, he’s maturing. You see that with a lot of these guys. Some of them get themselves in a few more situations that you wish they didn’t … (but I’m) really...
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25 days ago  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis fired adviser last year who pushed for new deal

SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) Vernon Davis parted ways with an adviser before last season who had been pushing the 49ers tight end to get pushy for a new contract. ''I fired that person because he worships money,'' Davis said. ''That's not what I worship.'' Davis shared the story Friday as San Francisco's veterans reported to training camp ahead of Saturday night's opening practice at...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis back on track after firing advisor who recommended holdout

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is ready to renew his focus and love for the game of football after firing an advisor who recommended he hold out for a new contract last year. Davis revealed this rather shocking information on Friday morning at team facilities in Santa Clara, Ca. Speaking with reporters, he spoke about a renewed passion for the game after getting off track...
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July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Niners' tight end Vernon Davis rejuvenated for 2015

Vernon Davis' underwhelming 2014 campaign could be alluded to a number of injuries he battled. Now, the two-time Pro Bowler looks like a different player, according to the coaching staff."Vernon is stretching the field," Jim Tomsula said of Davis during OTAs, via the Sacramento Bee. "Vernon looks extremely fast. Catching the ball really well." Even Davis allowed he feels much better...
Via Fox Sports
July 31, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Vernon Davis played hurt during 2014 season

Vernon Davis posted career lows across the board in 2014 with just 245 receiving yards and two touchdowns in 14 games. In fact, not once did he record more than 45 receiving yards in a contest; he also failed to find the end zone after his two-score performance in Week 1.  However, it appears there is some reasoning behind that, as Mark Purdy of the Mercury News is reporting the...
Via Fox Sports
July 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday roundup: San Francisco 49ers

Grant Cohn: Faces of the San Francisco 49ers franchise Hall of famers Rice and Montana are introduced before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and Chicago in Santa Clara, ... Darnell Dockett's Son Gets Haircut to Look Like Beckham The son of the San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman apparently decided to emulate the receiver's patented haircut after talking...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Monday web roundup: San Francisco 49ers

Grant Cohn: Faces of the 49ers franchise Hall of famers Jerry Rice and Joe Montana are introduced before an NFL football game between the San Francisco 49ers and the Chicago Bears in Santa Clara, ... Darnell Dockett's Son Gets Haircut to Look Like Beckham The son of the San Francisco 49ers defensive lineman apparently decided to emulate the receiver's patented haircut after...
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July 20, 2015  |  Discuss

Three keys for the San Francisco 49ers to upset the Seahawks this year

Can the 49ers unseat the Seahawks? For two years now the Seahawks have ruled the NFC West.  Despite stiff competition from the Cardinals, 49ers and even the Rams, the Seahawks have won the NFC West and the NFC in back to back seasons. Most 49er fans would rather any other team in the division beat the Seahawks this year and knock them down a peg. However, given the choice, 49ers...
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July 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis will be Looking for Bounce Back Year in 2015 with San Francisco 49ers

OAKLAND, CA – DECEMBER 07: Vernon Davis #85 of the San Francisco 49ers gets past Brandian Ross #29 of the Oakland Raiders in the first quarter at O.co Coliseum on December 7, 2014 in Oakland, California. (Photo by Brian Bahr/Getty Images) The 2014 season was a low point in nine-year veteran tight end Vernon Davis’s career for the San Francisco 49ers. In week one, Davis caught...
Via The Sports Journal
July 14, 2015  |  Discuss

Spend a Day in the Life With Indianapolis Colts Cornerback Vontae Davis

You may know Vontae Davis as the younger brother of San Fransisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis. Throughout his six-year NFL career, Vontae has worked hard to remove himself from under
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July 10, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco 49ers Position Review: Tight Ends

Tight end is certainly a position where the San Francisco 49ers lack depth. After the first slot on the depth chart, there is little to be desired from the most versatile position on offense. Here is what the 49ers tight ends will look like in 2015.TE1: Vernon DavisTwo seasons ago, Vernon Davis was coming off a career year where he scored 13 touchdowns and was named to his second...
Via Pro Football Spot
July 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Three major contracts for the San Francisco 49ers to renegotiate in 2016

With most players out of touch for the offseason, the front office for the San Francisco 49ers has turned its attention to 2016. One of Trent Baalke’s most significant tasks is to plan for the 2016 contract negotiations. While the 49ers have done an excellent job of keeping core talent around, there are a few contracts that will merit extra attention. These are the three biggest…...
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June 30, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis Is Terrible At Family Feud, Which It Turns Out, Is Also Terrible

While we anxiously away the Gronk family making its debut on Celebrity Family Feud, the long-running game show got some other NFL players to take part in their primetime ratings extravaganza. It didn’t go great for Vernon Davis. The 49ers tight end is a wonderful player, and a apparently a terrible game show contestant, after two of the worst answers in the history of the show...
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Vernon Davis gave some weird answers on 'Celebrity Family Feud'

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis should probably stick to his day job. Davis appeared on 'Celebrity Family Feud' on Sunday night and gave some really bizarre answers to host Steve Harvery's questions. Whether Davis said "her" or "per" is still unclear, but either way I don't think it's exactly what they meant when they said what word follows the work "strip".Davis then...
Via Fox Sports
June 29, 2015  |  Discuss

49ers tight end Vernon Davis & strippers on 'Family Feud'

San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis on Sunday's Celebrity Family Feud: "Name something that follows the word 'strip.'Ber?Per?Her?[Kyle Newport]Follow us on Twitter for exclusive stories, Subscribe by Email, or Return home for Top sports news.
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June 29, 2015  |  Discuss
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