• Player’s Turn: Fred Davis At The Mic

    Summary of 3 articles · Updated Jul 31, 2013
    In the 2008 NFL Draft, the Washington Redskins selected tight end Fred Davis out of USC. Jenkins, Davis is even more important. Matthew Barrows of the Sacramento Bee calls Davis “by far the most consistent deep threat” on the 49ers offense this season, which could be seen as both a compliment of Davis and an indictment of the healthy receivers who aren’t Anquan Boldin. For perspective, I've put together a chart showing 2012 regular-season reception totals for prominent NFC West tight ends, broken down by whether the player lined up wide, in the slot or as an inline tight end.
    Source: redskins.com
    • Greg Roman: Vernon Davis has “taken it up to a new level”

      When the 49ers are at full strength offensively, tight end Vernon Davis is an important part of their success. With serious questions at wide receiver thanks to injuries keeping Michael Crabtree, Mario Manningham and Kyle Williams off the field and the …
    • Following up on Vernon Davis, West TEs

      Vernon Davis took no snaps on the perimeter and just one from the slot during San Francisco 49ers practice Tuesday. The subject is of interest after Davis, a career tight end, suggested he would be working with wide receivers. The truth is that Davis wi…
      Source: ESPN.com

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