Category Archives: Vernon Davis
Thanks for your generous responses to my earlier post. Our discussion of the top 49er storylines turned into a lengthy list of concerns. Adam, among other readers, pointed out the defensive backfield and the offensive line as two more areas … Continue reading
In the wake of a coaching change, NFL players are expected to (1) express respect for the outgoing coach, (2) praise the new guy in equal measure, (3) utter the words “you understand this is a business” and (4) express confidence in management. The 49ers checked all the appropriate boxes Monday – not surprising when you consider that the players who addressed the media were handpicked by the team. Continue reading
On Saturday, Vernon Davis received a record contract. Twenty-four later, even before the opening kickoff, Davis received a strong indication that a bullseye will share space with the No. 85 on his jersey this season.
A few odds and ends from Vernon Davis’ extension that I didn’t get into the story for the newspaper: • Singletary on if the big money would change Davis: “He’s one of the hardest-working guys on the team, if not … Continue reading
Four months after signing linebacker Patrick Willis to a long-term contract extension, the Niners did the same today with Vernon Davis, another franchise cornerstone, who will become the highest-paid tight end in NFL history. Davis was signed to a five-year … Continue reading
After Mike Singletary alluded to an offseason conversation with Vernon Davis earlier this week, I asked the Niners tight end about the confab Thursday.
Singletary said he discussed being selfless in regards to sharing catches – particularly because Davis will no doubt attract more attention this season after tying the NFL record for TD catches by a tight end (13) last year.