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Height/Weight: 6-3/250 | Birthdate: 1/31/1984 | Birthplace: Washington, DC, USA | Team: San Francisco | College: Maryland | NFL Experience: 9 | Owned/Started%: 100/100 | Average Draft Position: 49.53
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Vernon Davis 'looks faster than ever'


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(8/12/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is having a great camp, according to coach Jim Harbaugh. "On his assignments. In great shape. Doing just one heck of a job," Harbaugh said.

Added quarterback Colin Kaepernick: "He looks faster than ever. Been running really clean routes. Been mentally on top of everything and I think everyone’s happy with what he’s doing right now."


Vernon Davis still seeking new contract


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2014) Although he reported for training camp, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is "definitely" not O.K. with his current contract, reports Pro Football Talk. The website suggests Davis might have reported after getting the team to waive fines he incurred for skipping minicamp.

The 49ers reportedly won't negotiate with players who hold out -- another possible reason Davis showed up, the report said.


Vernon Davis reports to training camp


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/23/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, a potential holdout due to his unhappiness with his contract, reported to training camp, teammate C.J. Spillman tweeted. Davis skipped a mandatory minicamp in June and earlier voluntary workouts in a bid to get his contract reworked.

Report: Vernon Davis leaning toward holdout


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(7/14/2014) A source told Pro Football Talk that as of now, 49ers tight end Vernon Davis won't report to training camp. Davis is unhappy with his contract and showed it by skipping the offseason program.

PFT says Davis could be fined $30,000 per day during a holdout and possibly forfeit some of his signing bonus money.


Vernon Davis not stressing over contract


by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer
(6/27/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis said he isn't losing sleep over his contract situation, reports the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

"It hasn't been difficult at all," Davis said. "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. But I'm not going to stress over it. It’s not the end of the world if I don't get it. If I get it, that’s good. It’s moving slowly, but surely. At the end of the day, if I don't get the deal, at least I tried and I put my foot down. If I don’t get it at the moment, I'm not going to lose any sleep."

Davis is hoping Saints tight end Jimmy Graham wins his case to be designated a receiver, which will help his cause.

"I pray that Jimmy Graham passes as a wide receiver. Because at the end of the day, if he passes as a wide receiver, that’s better for the rest of the tight ends," Davis said. "He will have opened up a door, a pathway for the rest of the group."


Vernon Davis not at minicamp


by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer
(6/17/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis did not show up for the start of Tuesday's mandatory minicamp, reports ESPN.

Davis is expected to hold out with the hopes of getting a new contract. He previously said he would attend the mandatory minicamp, but he is taking a stand in hopes of getting a raise.


Vernon Davis explains holdout


by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer
(6/16/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis wrote a column for Sports Illustrated and explained his reason for a potential upcoming holdout.

"In 2010 I signed a five-year, $37 million contract extension with $23 million guaranteed. It was the biggest contract for a tight end in league history," Davis wrote. "Four years later, and I'm playing at a higher level than I was then, which brings me to why I'm holding out. It’s all about getting paid what you deserve. It's not that complicated.

"I want the 49ers to win the Super Bowl, and I want to be on the field this summer working toward that goal, but I have to worry about my future first. Most of my teammates and many players in the NFL understand that. A few don't. Behind closed doors, they'll say they're all about the team and would run through a brick wall for the organization. But when you look closer, they're doing things to contradict themselves. I can't listen to anyone but my family and my advisors, because those are the people who are going to be there when football inevitably dumps me."


Vernon Davis says he'll attend minicamp


by Dave Richard | Senior Fantasy Writer
(6/5/2014) Tight end Vernon Davis said he'll participate in the 49ers mandatory minicamp later on in June, he told ESPN on Thursday. Davis has reportedly been unhappy with his contract and skipped OTAs already, though he said he never voiced his displeasure with his deal. Davis has two years left on it. 

"If it's mandatory, I think I should be there," Davis said of attending OTAs. "Everyone was just assuming I wanted a new contract. I just take it one day at a time. If they offer me a new contract, I'll gladly take it. I'll accept it."


Vernon Davis watching Graham case


by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer
(6/4/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis on Wednesday admitted he was watching Jimmy Graham's contract situation closely, reports the Sacramento Bee. Davis is hopeful Graham gets a huge raise no matter how his dispute is settled over being designated a tight end or a receiver.

Davis hasn't taken part in the 49ers offseason workouts because he wants a new contract. He said if Graham gets a huge raise, especially if he's getting paid wide receiver money, then Davis is hopeful of a new deal as well.

"You know what? I'm a tight end. I'm a tight end. But I must say, if it happens, then I'm sure every tight end's going to try to follow behind Jimmy Garham," Davis said, per the report. "But my role is to play the tight end position. I do everything they tell me to do."

Davis said last week he wasn't sure whether he would miss this month's mandatory minicamp. All of the workouts thus far have been voluntary, though Davis did forfeit a $200,000 workout bonus by skipping them.


Report: Absent Vernon Davis wants new contract


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(6/1/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is skipping OTAs because he's unhappy with his contract, reports CSNBayArea.com. Davis, who has two years left on his deal, is forfeiting a $200,000 workout bonus with his absence.

Davis' contract pays him $7.35 million annually, which puts him third among tight ends behind Rob Gronkowski ($8 million) and Jason Witten ($7.4 million), the report said.


Anquan Boldin excited for 49ers offense


by Jamey Eisenberg | Senior Fantasy Writer
(4/3/2014) 49ers receiver Anquan Boldin said he's excited for the offense this year with Michael Crabtree coming back at 100 percent. Crabtree missed the first 11 games last year with an Achilles injury.

Boldin said in an interview with CBSSports.com that Colin Kaepernick now has all of his weapons back with Crabtree, Boldin and Vernon Davis. Quinton Patton is expected to take on a bigger role, and the 49ers have an excellent backfield with Frank Gore and the potential of second-year running back Marcus Lattimore, who is coming back from a devastating knee injury at South Carolina in 2012.

"It's going to be big," Boldin said of Crabtree being back. "It's going to be major for us. Toward the end of the season you were able to see a glimpse of what it's like to have me and him on the field at the same time, and then you have Vernon working out of the tight end position. And we have the young guy in Quinton Patton coming along. We were expecting him to play well. With all four of us on the field and Frank coming out of the backfield and getting Lattimore healthy, it's going to be tough. It's going to be a potent offense, and we're looking to make a run this year."


Vernon Davis confronts commissioner about health care


by Marty Gitlin | CBSSports.com
(1/31/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis, working with Monday Morning Quarterback, asked NFL commissioner Roger Goodell in a press conference why players are not offered lifetime health benefits considering the effects of head injuries, per the Boston Globe.

Goodell responded that the current benefits are the "best in the world."


Vernon Davis held in check by Seattle's secondary


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(1/20/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis was not much of a factor in Sunday's NFC Championship game against the Seahawks in Seattle.

Davis was not able to overcome Seattle's physical play, and was held without a grab through the first three quarters. He caught a 5-yard pass in his team's first offensive series in the fourth quarter, and then came down with an 11-yard pass with under a minute remaining in the game. On the next play, Colin Kaepernick was picked off by Michael Smith with 22 seconds remaining.

Davis was limited to only two catches for 16 yards in a 23-17 defeat.

Will Seahawks' secondary get away with overly physical play?


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/15/2014) Over the last four years, fewer penalties have been called during the playoffs than during the regular season, according to nflpenalties.com. This year's playoff games are averaging about two fewer penalties per game.

According to the Sacramento Bee, that raises the question: Will the Seahawks' secondary get away with crossing the line against 49ers receivers Michael Crabtree, Anquan Boldin and Vernon Davis?

Seattle led the league in pass interference penalties during the regular season. Cornerback Richard Sherman drew nine flags overall. 

"They're one of those teams that is willing to get a couple of (defensive holding, illegal contact or interference) penalties to be able to play the way they do," Giants receiver Hakeem Nicks told the New York Post. "Out of 60 snaps, they're willing to trade three or four (penalties). They just take their chances."

Seattle coach Pete Carroll was asked if his team might benefit from an official swallowing his whistle in Sunday's NFC Championship Game. "I don't know if it's going to be an advantage or not," he said. "It will be equal, I'm sure."


Vernon Davis makes most of one catch


by Chris Cwik | CBSSports.com
(1/12/2014) San Francisco tight end Vernon Davis made the most of his only catch against Carolina.

Davis' only reception of the game went for just 1 yard, but it was in the end zone. Davis made a great diving catch in the corner of the end zone, and just managed to drag his feet. The play was initially ruled a non-catch, but was overturned after the refs took a closer look. Davis was targeted four times. He'll look for more against Seattle next week.


Vernon Davis could exploit Panthers' weakness


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/8/2014) The Panthers rank second in total defense (301.2) and points allowed (15.1), and their defense yielded only 21 touchdowns all year. But nine of those came on pass plays to tight ends. Carolina tied for the sixth-most receiving touchdowns allowed to the position.

49ers tight end Vernon Davis left the Week 10 loss to Carolina in the second quarter with a concussion. In the eight games since, he's scored seven touchdowns, including a 28-yarder down the seam in last week's playoff win in Green Bay.

Davis visits the Panthers in Sunday's divisional playoffs. 


Vernon Davis scores again


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(1/5/2014) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis caught a 28-yard touchdown in the playoff win at Green Bay, his seventh score in the last eight weeks. Davis finished with two catches for 37 yards despite being targeted seven times.

Davis had a couple chances for other big gainers, only to see Colin Kaepernick misfire.

Davis visits Carolina in next Sunday's divisional playoffs. He suffered a concussion in the Week 10 loss to the Panthers, finishing with a 2-yard catch.


Vernon Davis matches career high with touchdown No. 13


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/29/2013) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis ended the regular season on a high note as he scored his 13th touchdown of the season in Week 17 at Arizona.

Davis hauled in a 3-yard touchdown pass from Colin Kaepernick with under a minute remaining in the opening quarter. He finished the game with three catches on five targets for 45 yards and a touchdown in a 23-20 victory.

Davis has a touchdown in six of his last seven games. He ended the regular season with 52 catches for 850 yards while matching a career high with 13 touchdowns. The 49ers will travel to Green Bay for a showdown against the Packers in the opening round of the playoffs.

NFL reveals offensive players for Pro Bowl


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/27/2013) The NFL announced Friday the rosters for the 2014 Pro Bowl, which will be held on Jan. 26 at Aloha Stadium in Honolulu, Hawaii. The league will hold a draft on Jan. 22 where Hall of Famers Jerry Rice and Deion Sanders will select their respective squads for the annual all-star game.

Quarterback: Tom Brady, Patriots; Drew Brees, Saints; Peyton Manning, Broncos; Cam Newton, Panthers; Philip Rivers, Chargers; Russell Wilson, Seahawks.

Running back: Jamaal Charles, Chiefs; Matt Forte, Bears; Frank Gore, 49ers; Marshawn Lynch, Seahawks; LeSean McCoy, Eagles; Adrian Peterson, Vikings.

Fullback: Marcel Reece, Raiders; Mike Tolbert, Panthers.

Wide receiver: Antonio Brown, Steelers; Dez Bryant, Cowboys; Josh Gordon, Browns; A.J. Green, Bengals; Andre Johnson, Texans; Calvin Johnson, Lions; Brandon Marshall, Bears; Demaryius Thomas Broncos.

Tight end: Jordan Cameron, Browns; Vernon Davis, 49ers; Jimmy Graham, Saints; Julius Thomas, Broncos.

Guard: Jahri Evans, Saints; Ben Grubbs, Saints; Mike Iupati, 49ers; Logan Mankins, Patriots; Louis Vasquez, Broncos; Marshal Yanda, Ravens.

Center: Ryan Kalil, Panthers; Alex Mack, Browns; Mike Pouncey, Dolphins; Max Unger, Seahawks.

Eye issue hampers Vernon Davis on Monday Night Football


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(12/24/2013) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis left the game vs. Atlanta in the first half with an eye problem, and when he returned he never got untracked. Davis did not record a catch and was targeted only three times.

Early in the third quarter, Davis dropped a pass that would have gone for about 25 yards. Later, he failed to adjust to a pass mid-air, costing him a chance at a touchdown.

Davis should bounce back Week 17 at Arizona.


Vernon Davis in Week 16: A perfect storm


by Larry Hartstein | CBSSports.com
(12/18/2013) A perfect storm is brewing when it comes to 49ers tight end Vernon Davis. Not only is he red hot with touchdowns in five straight games, not only is he the clear No. 2 Fantasy tight end -- Jimmy Graham is in a different stratosphere -- but Davis gets to face a Falcons defense that can't stop tight ends.

Over the last four weeks, tight ends are averaging 6.5 catches for 81.3 yards with four touchdowns vs. Atlanta. The Falcons give up the fourth-most Fantasy points (9.1 per game) to tight ends.

Davis just became the first tight end in NFL history to post a second season with 12 touchdown catches. He's one shy of the career high, set in 2009, and he's poised to surpass that, perhaps Monday night.

This is the kind of matchup Fantasy owners dream about, and it comes in Fantasy's Super Bowl. CBSSports.com senior Fantasy experts Jamey Eisenberg and Dave Richard rate Davis the No. 1 tight end play this week.


Vernon Davis records 52nd career TD on 52-yard TD catch


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/15/2013) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis recorded his 52nd career receiving touchdown on a 52-yard touchdown catch during a 33-14 win Week 15 at Tampa Bay. Davis led the 49ers with 79 receiving yards on five catches.

Davis came close to getting his 12th touchdown of the season midway through the second quarter, but quarterback Colin Kaepernick just missed connecting with Davis for a 46-yard touchdown as he led the veteran tight end a little too much with a pass.

No worries, however, as the duo would connect for a 52-yard touchdown on the next drive with 1:47 left in the second quarter. Kaepernick heaved a pass down the field after being flushed from the pocket and was able to get the pass to Davis in the end zone for the long score.

Davis, who was targeted seven times, needs just one more touchdown in the final two games to tie his career high, which he set in 2009. The 49ers are back in action Week 16 vs. Atlanta.


Will Vernon Davis extend touchdown streak Week 15?


by Michael Hurcomb | CBSSports.com
(12/10/2013) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis carries his four-game touchdown streak into Week 15 at Tampa Bay. If you take a look at Davis' stats this season, he's actually failed to score a touchdown in just three of 12 games, so the odds of him extending his scoring streak Sunday are favorable.

Tight ends haven't fared overly well against Tampa Bay. They have totaled just five touchdowns in 13 games and are averaging 7.5 Fantasy points per week. Tight ends are also averaging just 55.3 receiving yards, with Jimmy Graham being the only tight end to have surpassed 100 receiving yards against Tampa Bay. In fact, no tight end has reached double digits in Fantasy points in the last 11 games against the Bucs.

The numbers suggest Davis might not be in for the easiest matchup Week 15, but all you are really looking for is a touchdown and Davis has been very good at putting points on the board this season. You should continue to keep Davis active in all Fantasy formats.


Vernon Davis extends scoring streak to four games


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/8/2013) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis found the end zone for the fourth consecutive game during Sunday’s contest against the Seahawks in Week 14.

Davis hauled in an 8-yard touchdown pass from Colin Kaepernick with 10 second remaining in the opening half. He didn't make much noise outside of his touchdown grab, as he was limited to only two catches for 21 yards and a touchdown in a 19-17 victory. He was targeted three times.

Davis has combined for 14 receptions for 206 yards with four touchdowns over his last four games. He'll look to keep his streak alive in Week 15 against Tampa Bay.

Vernon Davis hoping to extend scoring streak


by Igor Mello | CBSSports.com
(12/5/2013) 49ers tight end Vernon Davis will look to extend his scoring streak to four games heading into Sunday's pivotal matchup at home against the Seahawks in Week 14.

In a Week 2 29-3 loss in Seattle, Davis suffered a hamstring injury and was limited to only three receptions for 20 yards. He has only four receptions over his last three meetings against Seattle.

Davis has four touchdowns over his last five games played and 16 catches for 239 yards over that span. Opposing tight ends have scored 7.00 Fantasy points per game this season. However, they have allowed three touchdowns to tight ends over the previous four games. All of our Fantasy experts have Davis ranked in the top 10 this week. Consider him a solid starting option in all formats.