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Bruce Davis | Linebacker

Team: San Francisco 49ers
Age / DOB:  (30) / 9/2/1985
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 250
College: UCLA
Drafted: 2008 / Rd. 3 (88) / PIT

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Raiders waived LB Bruce Davis.
The move clears space on the Raiders roster for Aaron Curry. A third-round pick of the Steelers in 2008, Davis has just five tackles in 15 career games. He could be near the end of the line. Thu, Oct 13, 2011 05:26:00 PM

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Raiders signed OLB Bruce Davis off the 49ers' practice squad.

Davis is only a fringe roster player, but the Raiders need depth with weakside linebackers Quentin Groves (hamstring) and Thomas Howard (knee) battling injuries.
Tue, Oct 5, 2010 06:40:00 PM

49ers informed OLB Bruce Davis of his release.

Travis LaBoy outplayed the former third-round pick, so Davis is among the 49ers' first cuts. He could resurface this year on a practice squad elsewhere.
Fri, Sep 3, 2010 03:08:00 PM

49ers signed OLB Bruce Davis, formerly of the Broncos.

With Ahmad Brooks out indefinitely, Davis will be a practice body for camp.
Mon, Aug 9, 2010 06:24:00 PM

Broncos waived LB Bruce Davis and OL Chris Marinelli.

Davis, a third-round pick by the Steelers in 2008, never could make the transition from college end to NFL linebacker. He'll try to land a special teams tryout in another locale.
Tue, Jul 27, 2010 01:08:00 PM

Broncos claimed LB Bruce Davis off waivers from the Patriots.

A 2008 third-round bust by the Steelers, Davis has failed to make the transition from defensive end to outside linebacker in the NFL. He'll vie for a special teams spot in Denver this summer.
Tue, Jun 1, 2010 05:59:00 PM

Patriots waived OLB Bruce Davis.

Davis latched on with a futures contract in January, but never had much of a shot to stick. He's struggled to play the outside linebacker spot in the 3-4 after playing defensive end in college.
Thu, May 27, 2010 05:00:00 PM

Patriots signed OLB Bruce Davis to a futures contract.

Davis, 24, struggled to convert from UCLA defensive end to 3-4 outside linebacker after the Steelers made him a third-round pick in 2008. He clearly has talent, but looks like a long shot for a roster spot in New England.
Wed, Jan 13, 2010 04:43:00 PM

Free agent OLB Bruce Davis is expected to work out for the Patriots Tuesday.

Davis, a third-round pick of the Steelers in 2008, had trouble converting to linebacker after playing defensive end in college. He has also worked out for the Colts and Broncos recently.
Tue, Sep 29, 2009 08:59:00 AM

Steelers released LB Bruce Davis and CB Anthony Madison.

It's not often that the Steelers screw up early-round picks, but last year's third-rounder Davis never could convert to linebacker after playing end in college. Madison led the team in special teams tackles last season, but the Steelers drafted corners to take his place.
Fri, Sep 4, 2009 04:37:00 PM

Steelers agreed to terms with third-round OLB Bruce Davis on a three-year contract, according to's Adam Caplan.

Davis received roughly $500,000 to sign. The former UCLA Bruin was mostly a defensive end in college, but did see some action with his hand up and will play linebacker in Pittsburgh's 3-4. He'll likely back up starters James Harrison and LaMarr Woodley as a rookie while focusing on special teams.
Mon, Jul 7, 2008 08:28:00 PM

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