Like all bad teams eventually do, the San Francisco 49ers have reached the “players-only meeting” stage of their season, and they’re already off to a strong start.
NBC asked 49ers tight end Vernon Davis last night to share his favorite Thanksgiving food. His answer? "Yams. Sweet potato yams." We improved upon his answer by turning it into a song.
Nobody ever wants to hear someone complain about their fantasy team, but we can give Giants tight end Larry Donnell a pass here, since this particular gripe involves him boning himself out of a victory.
At the commissioner's press conference today, he appeared caught off guard by a question from 49ers tight end Vernon Davis: Why doesn't the league take care of its former players?
Great job, Vernon! You just scored a touchdown to extend your team's lead on the Packers! What are you going to do next?
According to various reports out of Washington, D.C., police in the nation's capital have filed first-degree murder charges against Michael W. Davis, 19, in connection with the April 24 death of a Denver tourist.
Jim Harbaugh played for the win, and the 49ers delivered it for him on this Alex Smith-Vernon Davis touchdown pass with ten seconds remaning in the game—just a minute and a half after blowing an earlier lead. [Fox]
Buried in North Carolina's latest document dump on impermissible benefits to players includes former Maryland and current 49er tight end Vernon Davis giving $20 worth of stuff. That's a heck of a lot more interesting to us than Hakeem Nicks's $3,300.
In the past, NFL players had the luxury of a slower news cycle and no threat of grainy cellphone pictures—Joe Namath and Dan Fouts could attend a key party in peace, damnit. Those days are long, long gone.
That's a "man purse" for those who are confused. However, the 49ers tight end only carries it to a "beach, pool party or outdoor event." So pants optional activities = bring your murse. Got it. [Honey Magazine]
There's been a lot of those "first round draft pick signs a contract" stories in the past couple of days; the kinds of stories you only care about if they involve someone on your team, or if the negotiations get particularly ugly. But one such deal did stand out yesterday. Former Maryland TE Vernon Davis signed his…
In a heavy bit of foreshadowing, ESPN's got a shot of Vernon Davis crying his eyes out before he was even selected. I guess he's about as happy of any of us would be if we had to play for the 49ers.