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Vernon Davis | Tight End

Team: San Francisco 49ers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 1/31/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 250
College: Maryland
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Vernon Davis caught two passes for 21 yards in Sunday night's Week 7 loss to the Broncos.
Davis was a non-factor for the second straight week. He didn't look completely over his back injury, securing just two of his five targets. Davis will have the 49ers' Week 8 bye to get fully healthy. Oct 20 - 1:28 AM

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Vernon Davis (back) is probable for Sunday night's game against the Broncos.

Davis didn't have any setbacks with his back injury, practicing in full throughout the week. He'll be a TE1 in Denver in Week 7.
Oct 17 - 5:04 PM

Vernon Davis caught three passes for 30 yards in the 49ers' Week 6 win over the Rams.

Making his return from a back injury, Davis was targeted six times. He definitely looked rusty, dropping a pass or two. Davis and No. 2 TE Vance McDonald also got in each other's way in the fourth quarter, fighting for an end-zone target. The ball dropped to the ground. Davis will be a TE1 in Denver in Week 7.
Oct 14 - 12:38 AM

Vernon Davis (back) is active and will start Monday night's Week 6 game against the Rams.

Davis got in a full slate of limited practices this week after missing Week 5 against the Chiefs. The Rams handle tight ends well, but Davis has given them trouble in the past. He's a solid TE1. Inactive for the Niners are CB Tramaine Brock, RT Anthony Davis, WR Quinton Patton, DL Tank Carradine, DE Quinton Dial, C Marcus Martin, and S L.J. McCray. Jon Martin will start at right tackle.
Oct 13 - 7:05 PM

CSN Bay Area says Vernon Davis (back) "appears to be on track to return" for Monday night's game against the Rams.

Davis is officially listed as questionable after practicing on a limited basis throughout the week. It'll likely come down to a true game-time call, but he's trending in the right direction. Owners can pencil him into lineups while using Jared Cook or Vance McDonald as insurance plans.
Oct 12 - 12:42 PM

Vernon Davis (back) said he's unsure if he'll play in Monday night's game against the Rams.

"I don't feel like I'm where I need to be at the moment, but I'm getting there," he said. Davis practiced on a limited basis throughout the week. Fantasy owners can consider adding insurance with Rams TE Jared Cook, who is available in 73 percent of Yahoo leagues. Vance McDonald and Derek Carrier are Davis' backups.
Oct 11 - 5:03 PM

Vernon Davis (back) is listed as questionable for Monday night's game against the Rams.

Davis practiced on a limited basis this week and is expected to return. He's Rotoworld's No. 11 tight end for Week 6.
Oct 11 - 4:32 PM

Vernon Davis (back) got in his third straight limited practice Saturday.

Davis has been practicing with a non-contact jersey, but remains on track to play Monday night. Even if he's listed as questionable, Davis should be good to go as a low-end TE1 against the Rams.
Oct 11 - 2:32 PM

Vernon Davis (back) is practicing Friday.

Davis was able to practice on a limited basis for the second straight day. He remains on track to play against the Rams. Davis will be updated again on Saturday.
Oct 10 - 7:20 PM

Vernon Davis (back) returned to 49ers practice on Thursday.

Davis was officially "limited," but it puts him on track to return for Week 6 after coach Jim Harbaugh deemed him "day to day" earlier on Thursday. As long as Davis can avoid setbacks and it's clear he'll be active on Monday, he'll be a top-12 option against the Rams with the tight-end position currently riddled with injuries and question marks.
Oct 9 - 5:12 PM

Vernon Davis (back) is inactive for Week 5 against the Chiefs.

Davis only gave himself a "small chance" to play. He's week to week. Vance McDonald (knee) is active, and poised to start. Derek Carrier could also get some run, but neither is a recommended option in daily leagues. Also inactive for the 49ers are RT Anthony Davis, WR Quinton Patton, CB Tramaine Brock, C Marcus Martin, DE Tank Carradine and QB Josh Johnson.
Oct 5 - 2:58 PM

Vernon Davis (back) told reporters there was a "small chance" he would play on Sunday.

Microscopic may be a better term. Davis is very unlikely to play against the Chiefs. Vance McDonald (knee, questionable) is expected to play and share snaps with Derek Carrier.
Source: 49ers.com
Oct 4 - 12:44 PM

Vernon Davis (back) is listed as questionable for Week 5 against the Chiefs.

Davis was held out of practice again on Friday, and appears unlikely to play this week. Vance McDonald (knee) is also questionable, but should share tight end snaps with Derek Carrier. Even if he manages to avoid being inactive, Davis isn't a recommended option. Fantasy owners need to have a backup plan in place.
Oct 3 - 5:15 PM

Vernon Davis (back) was held out of 49ers practice on Friday.

Davis appears unlikely to play against the Chiefs. Look for Vance McDonald and Derek Carrier to share tight end snaps. It's a situation to avoid in fantasy. Davis has already battled ankle and back injuries early this season. He's played in three games, posting stat lines of 4-44-2, 3-39-0, and 2-8-0.
Oct 3 - 3:19 PM

Vernon Davis (back spasms) remained out of 49ers practice Thursday.

Davis is trending in the wrong direction, though a Friday return would put him on track to start against the Chiefs. Regardless, owners have to have a TE1 back-up plan.
Oct 2 - 5:29 PM

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3RB1Frank Gore
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WR11Michael Crabtree
2Stevie Johnson
3Bruce Ellington
4Kassim Osgood
WR21Anquan Boldin
2Brandon Lloyd
3Quinton Patton
WR31Stevie Johnson
TE1Vernon Davis
2Vance McDonald
3Derek Carrier
4Garrett Celek
K1Phil Dawson