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Vernon Davis | San Francisco 49ers | TE

Height: 6-3 Weight: 250 | Born: 1/31/1984

2012 Experience: 7th season

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Fantasy Football Outlook: Trouble picking up the new playbook early in the season, slowed Vernon Davis down to nothing more than a TE2, in the first month.

However, Davis got things going as the season moved along and in the playoffs, he reminded us all just how dominant his skill set can be. Not only was Davis clutch, but he was ripping of one big play after another, racing by defensive backs.

This offseason the 49ers were committed to adding more of a vertical presence at receiver. I believe this will be a benefit to Davis, and he should be a top seven tight end. Unlike last year, the 49ers have a challenging schedule and will be forced to put the ball in the air, more often.

Davis will post better numbers and I expect him to surpass 900 yards and seven touchdowns this year.

Receptions Yards TD
2012 Projected Stats 77 960 8
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Receiving
Year Age G GS Rec Yds Y/R TD Lng R/G Y/G
2006 22 10 8 20 265 13.3 3 52 2.0 26.5
2007 23 14 14 52 509 9.8 4 31 3.7 36.4
2008 24 16 16 31 358 11.5 2 57 1.9 22.4
2009* 25 16 16 78 965 12.4 13 73 4.9 60.3
2010 26 16 16 56 914 16.3 7 66 3.5 57.1
2011 27 16 16 67 792 11.8 6 44 4.2 49.5
Career 88 86 304 3803 12.5 35 73 3.5 43.2
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Welcome to Vernon Davis’s fantasy football outlook archive. At this section of Davis’s player page you will notice our past thoughts and advice for fantasy football.

Summer of 2012: Fantasy Projections

Trouble picking up the new playbook early in the season, slowed Vernon Davis down to nothing more than a TE2, in the first month.

However, Davis got things going as the season moved along and in the playoffs, he reminded us all just how dominant his skill set can be. Not only was Davis clutch, but he was ripping of one big play after another, racing by defensive backs.

This offseason the 49ers were committed to adding more of a vertical presence at receiver. I believe this will be a benefit to Davis, and he should be a top seven tight end. Unlike last year, the 49ers have a challenging schedule and will be forced to put the ball in the air, more often.

Davis will post better numbers and I expect him to surpass 900 yards and seven touchdowns this year.

Receptions Yards TD
2012 Projected Stats 77 960 8

Summer of 2011: Fantasy Projections

Many may look at the 49ers quarterback situation and knock Vernon Davis a little more than need be. Personally, I’m a 49ers fan, and I watched the games (sorry to say) they played last season. It wasn’t a pretty picture on offense but in the end Davis still found a way to post over 900 yards receiving and seven touchdowns.In Jim Harbaugh, Davis finally has an offensive minded Head Coach for the first time in his career, and this teams offensive line should play better with their two first round pick rookies having a year under their belts. With a creative passing game, Davis should have no problem reaching over 900 yards and at least nine touchdowns on the season.

While Davis is a better touchdown maker than Jason Witten, I have the Cowboys tight end ranked above him in PPR leagues, but in standard leagues Davis gets the nod. Look for Davis to have another productive season as he’s clearly the 49ers top pass catcher and will stay involved in this offense, with more consistency than last year.

Receptions Yards TD
2011 Projected Stats 71 966 9

2010 Preview

Vernon Davis produced the season that fantasy owners have waited for throughout his career. After coach Singletary challenged his star tight end in 2008 by sending him off the field, Davis to his own admission has been a different player. Look for Davis to continue his strong play as he is truly a fantasy stud.

2010 Fantasy Football Outlook

2009 Fantasy Year In Review: In ’08 Mike Singletary made headlines in his first game as a head coach when he sent Vernon Davis to the locker room before the game was over.

Since that time Davis has played like a new man as he finally became the fantasy star in 2009, we all expected him to be when he came into the league. Not only was Davis a solid fantasy play all year, but he tied the all time tight end touchdown record (held by Antonio Gates) at thirteen for the season.

Audio: TE Vernon Davis | 2010 NFL Fantasy Football Player Rankings

2010 NFL Fantasy Football Player Rankings: With a new outlook and preparation to the game of football, Davis is the top pass catcher in San Francisco. Look for Alex Smith to find Davis regularly as the team has upgraded on the offensive line and Smith should have some time to throw.

We don’t have Davis as the top fantasy tight end this year (No.2) but if he shows a second big year in a row, he will be our unquestioned favorite fantasy TE for 2011.

Assets

- Touchdown Maker

- Speed

- New Dedication To The Game

- Top Option In The Passing Game

- Good Team

Liabilities

- Has A Tendency To Drop The Football

- Could Use A Better QB

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