Tag Archives: Vernon Davis

Boone lacks leverage in his holdout

This is my Thursday column on Alex Boone. SANTA CLARA – Alex Boone is making a big mistake. Boone is the only 49er holding out of training camp. The 27-year-old guard wants a new contract. You can understand why. He signed his current deal at the end of the 2011 season when he was a […]

Holy Crap!!!! . That's huge news! . If that's true, my image of him is totally blown. . . . *ALOHA*... - KauaiRobert

Vernon Davis: “I have nothing against Harbaugh. He can say the worst things about me, I don’t care.”

SANTA CLARA – Vernon Davis was interviewed outside the 49ers’ locker room Thursday afternoon. Here is a transcript: Q: How is it being back? DAVIS: It’s great. It’s great being back. I’m extremely excited to be here and working with the guys again. Q: Was it an easy decision to come? DAVIS: It was a […]

Good one! . . . *ALOHA*... - KauaiRobert

Don’t think Vernon Davis has conceded

This is my Wednesday column on Vernon Davis. SANTA CLARA – This is about Vernon Davis and the nature of news. Davis, who held out of OTAs and mini-camp because he wants a new contract, ended his holdout and showed up Wednesday for Day 1 of the 49ers’ training camp. A positive start. But not […]

Rocket You refer to the expensive of some of these players....personally, I don't believe that I have seen any figure... - OREGONINER

Kaepernick on Stevie Johnson: “He creates so much separation. Very quick, very deceptive.”

SANTA CLARA — Colin Kaepernick was interviewed by Bay Area reporters Wednesday afternoon. Here is a transcript courtesy of the 49ers. Was it a relief to see TE Vernon Davis walk through those doors today? “Always great to have Vernon on the field. Looks good. Excited to have him back out here.” How do you […]

pointed message for Kapernicus & Coach Harbaw: building/establishing a legacy in the new stadium means one thing... - the clock is ticking

Vernon Davis reports to training camp

SANTA CLARA — According to C.J. Spillman, Vernon Davis reported to the 49ers’ training camp Wednesday morning: According to Pro Football Talk, Davis still wants a new deal. Davis should speak shortly. Now that Davis has returned to the team, do you think the 49ers will renegotiate his deal? Stay tuned for my column on […]

Great Point, Hammer.....not only did the organization send a message via the Staley deal, Joe staley also sent a message... - 55Niner

Five key questions for the 49ers

This is my Sunday article on the 49ers. For the 49ers, training camp is about becoming the best. Second place isn’t good enough anymore. Enough with second place. Win the Super Bowl before the window of opportunity closes. With that in mind, here are five key questions the 49ers will face in training camp. 1. […]

So, this is a Chinese computer Trolling, right?... - Brotha Tuna

49ers sign Staley to a 2-year extension

The 49ers just announced that Joe Staley, who already was signed through 2017, has signed a two-year extension through 2019. Here’s a written statement from Trent Baalke: “In today’s NFL, it is rare for a player to play his entire career with one team. With this extension, Joe will likely be a 49er for life.  […]

AS gets 3 years probation!... - Mary

Vernon Davis on new deal: “It’s not the end of the world if I don’t get it.”

Vernon Davis recently spoke to the Atlanta Journal-Constitution about his contract holdout. Davis: “It hasn’t been difficult at all. There are no worries. There is nothing that I can stress about. It’s obvious that we want a new contract. I want a new contract. It’s just like any athlete, we all want a new contract. […]

Davis is a football player before he is a businessman. He's more worried about coach Harbaugh's potential facepalms tha... - Lyle

Who has the biggest impact on the 49ers’ offense?

Who has the biggest impact on the 49ers’ offense? Is it Vernon Davis? Is it Colin Kaepernick? It’s neither. Greg Roman has the biggest impact on the 49ers’ offense. He orchestrates it during the games, makes sure everyone is in tune. He determines when and how often to call each offensive player’s number. Yes, Jim […]

I agree but, let's face it, overall, the execution by all the players on offense have a bigger influence, even than Roma... - J

Why the 49ers need Vernon Davis

This is my Friday column. Forget about contracts and holdouts for a moment. Let’s focus on why Vernon Davis is vital to the 49ers’ offense. Before I hit you with a barrage of X’s and O’s, there’s one stat you should know about Davis. He scored a touchdown once every four catches last season — […]

Agree, Brodie. Very strongly stated position, and well supported by good examples... Nice job, Grant. I think you're p... - Rusty_in_SoCal

Davis has leverage in contract showdown

This is my Tuesday column on Vernon Davis holding out. SANTA CLARA – Taped to Vernon Davis’ locker is a white piece of paper that has a message printed on it: “Please come by the EQ Room and try on your helmet. Needs to be fitted by Friday, 5/23.” I guess Davis missed that message. […]

CORRECTION AGAIN: I was looking at your roster and I was wrong about the 49ers being an old team.... - Mary