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Anthony Davis | Tackle

Team: San Francisco 49ers
Age / DOB:  (26) / 10/11/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'5' / 323
College: Rutgers
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Retired RT Anthony Davis is already talking about a comeback.
"When I return I'll be the best RT in the league again," Davis tweeted Tuesday. "Hands Down." Davis' "retirement" was never expected to be permanent, as he simply stepped away from the game to heal physically and mentally. But an offseason without minicamp and training camp is likely doing his body wonders. The 49ers hold Davis' contractual rights for whenever he returns. Aug 12 - 12:04 PM

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49ers placed RT Anthony Davis on the reserve/retired list.

25-year-old Davis' plan is to resume his career after "a year or so." He's left his team in a bind, following LG Mike Iupati's free agent departure and with a massive amount of turnover throughout the roster and coaching staff. When Davis is ready to play again, the 49ers will maintain his rights.
Jun 8 - 5:14 PM

"Retired" 49ers RT Anthony Davis tweeted Friday that he plans to return to football "in a year or so."

The Niners will maintain Davis' rights, and his contract will be "tolled" during his time away. "I'll be 26 or 27 years old," tweeted Davis, referring to his planned return to football. "I'm taking this time to allow my Brain and Body time to heal and recoup." Davis is currently under contract through 2019. He'll be under contract through 2020 after sitting out 2015.
Jun 5 - 9:26 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis announced his retirement from football for "a year or two."

Only 25 years old, Davis joins Chris Borland, Patrick Willis, and to a lesser extent Justin Smith in a string of unexpected 49ers retirements. A 2010 first-round pick, Davis was a mainstay at right tackle the last five seasons. He plans to "take a year or so away from the NFL," and left open the possibility of unretiring down the road. Losing Davis is a massive blow to a 49ers offensive line that lost Mike Iupati in free agency. Seventh-round pick Trent Brown, Bills castoff Erik Pears, and RG Alex Boone are candidates to take over at right tackle.
Jun 5 - 5:18 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis has been cleared to resume playing.

Davis has missed the 49ers' past four games, but finally gained full clearance. In addition to his concussion issues, Davis has also dealt with knee and hamstring problems this season, limiting him to five games. The five-year veteran had never missed a start before 2014.
Tue, Dec 16, 2014 05:54:00 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis is still feeling concussion symptoms.

Davis missed Week 12 and also appears likely to sit on Thanksgiving. Backup Jonathan Martin has been a liability in both the run and pass game this season.
Tue, Nov 25, 2014 08:13:00 AM

49ers RT Anthony Davis (concussion) has been ruled out for Week 12.

Davis has struggled in pass protection this season, but it's a downgrade to Frank Gore's matchup. Jonathan Martin will start Sunday against Washington.
Fri, Nov 21, 2014 05:42:00 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis (questionable, knee) is not expected to play in Monday night's game against the Rams.

Davis suffered a sprained MCL in Week 4 and still hasn't returned to practice. Jonathan Martin will continue to start at right tackle.
Sat, Oct 11, 2014 02:42:00 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis has been diagnosed with a sprained MCL.

Davis made his season debut in Week 4 after battling a hamstring injury the first month and hurt his knee after 24 snaps. Jonathan Martin has been filling in at right tackle, but has struggled badly and given up four sacks.
Wed, Oct 8, 2014 02:13:00 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis left Sunday's Week 4 game against the Eagles with a knee injury and will not return.

Davis came into this game with a hamstring issue and now leaves with a knee injury. Jonathan Martin is his backup.
Sun, Sep 28, 2014 06:32:00 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis (hamstring) is listed as questionable for Week 4.

Davis practiced on a limited basis this week and is on track to start against the Eagles. His return should improve the 49ers' run blocking, and is an upgrade for Frank Gore and Carlos Hyde.
Sat, Sep 27, 2014 05:50:00 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis (hamstring) is expected to return this week.

Davis missed the first three games, but appears on track to play in Week 4. Jonathan Martin has struggled mightily filling in for him, allowing two sacks and four quarterback hurries. Davis returning this week would be an upgrade for Frank Gore and Carlos Hyde's matchups.
Wed, Sep 24, 2014 04:21:00 PM

The 49ers are "hopeful" RT Anthony Davis (hamstring) will resume practicing this week.

That "hope" comes after fill-in Jonathan Martin got embarrassed in Sunday night's loss. Even were Davis to be ready for Week 3, he'd likely be on a snap count after missing the entire preseason as he recovered from shoulder surgery.
Mon, Sep 15, 2014 03:30:00 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis (hamstring) is not expected to return for Week 2.

Backup Jonathan Martin is in line for another start after predictably handling himself well against Dallas' woeful front seven. Davis also saw no preseason action as he came off shoulder surgery.
Thu, Sep 11, 2014 12:18:00 PM

49ers RT Anthony Davis (hamstring) has been ruled out for Week 1.

Davis remained out of practice Friday and should be considered day to day. Jonathan Martin is expected to replace Davis at right tackle, with Alex Boone starting at right guard.
Fri, Sep 5, 2014 04:38:00 PM

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