Vernon Davis

Colin Kaepernick yearns for the benefits of playing in New York — the bright lights, and proximity to his semicelebrity girlfriend. The 49ers would be wise to allow him to pursue them.  (Matt York/AP)

Kap + NYC GF = 49ers must dump him

Sometimes in this industry, you must hold your nose and plunge into…

 

Vernon Davis fields questions from the media during Super Bowl 50 Opening Night on Monday in San Jose. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Ex-49er Davis: Kap has ‘obstacles’ to overcome

The 49ers have until April Fool’s Day to make a decision on…

 

The San Francisco 49ers traded tight end Vernon Davis to the Denver Broncos on Monday for three late-round draft picks. (Tony Avelar/AP)

Housecleaning begins: Kap demoted, Davis traded

The reeling 49ers, who sustained a series of offseason player departures and…

 

After several rough performances, the 49ers have decided to bench Colin Kaepernick and start backup Blaine Gabbert. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)

QB change, trade — putrid 49ers look bound for 2-14

The 49ers have tried like heck to avoid the r-word this season…

After several rough performances, the 49ers have decided to bench Colin Kaepernick and start backup Blaine Gabbert. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam, File)
QB Colin Kaepernick, left, drops back to pass alongside Blaine Gabbert at 49ers mini-camp last month. (Jeff Chiu/AP)

Trade Kaepernick? He might be only reason to watch

For months, a rumor has circulated that the 49ers were shopping Colin…

QB Colin Kaepernick, left, drops back to pass alongside Blaine Gabbert at 49ers mini-camp last month. (Jeff Chiu/AP)
Tony Avelar/2014 AP file photo49ers’ guard Mike Iupati is a free agent this summer and could possible leave San Francisco despite the Niners need for offensive lineman.

Offensive line might be best place for 49ers to start regrouping

Football writers have decided that a fast receiver who can catch deep…

Tony Avelar/2014 AP file photo49ers’ guard Mike Iupati is a free agent this summer and could possible leave San Francisco despite the Niners need for offensive lineman.
Michael Zito/AP file photoThe 49ers have not seen enough of tight end Vernon Davis

Stock in 49ers’ Vernon Davis has taken a nosedive

Buyer's remorse. That's what anyone who purchased stock in Vernon Davis is…

Michael Zito/AP file photoThe 49ers have not seen enough of tight end Vernon Davis
Ben Margot/ap file photoAfter suffering through ankle and back problems for most of the year

Bye week helps Vernon Davis' recovery

An extra week to heal has proved beneficial for San Francisco tight…

Ben Margot/ap file photoAfter suffering through ankle and back problems for most of the year
Ben Margot/AP file photoAfter missing two of the last three games with a back injury

Vernon Davis active for 49ers' game against Rams

ST. LOUIS -- San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is active…

Ben Margot/AP file photoAfter missing two of the last three games with a back injury
Ben Margot/AP file photoA back injury is keeping 49ers tight end Vernon Davis out of the lineup Sunday against the Chiefs.

49ers' Vernon Davis, Anthony Davis inactive against Chiefs

SANTA CLARA -- Tight end Vernon Davis is inactive for the San…

Ben Margot/AP file photoA back injury is keeping 49ers tight end Vernon Davis out of the lineup Sunday against the Chiefs.
Tony Avelar/AP file photoNiners tight end Derek Carrier is likely to see his most extensive playing time this week due to injuries to Vernon Davis and Vance McDonald.

49ers' Carrier looks to make a mark

SANTA CLARA -- Derek Carrier's decisions to attend a small liberal arts…

Tony Avelar/AP file photoNiners tight end Derek Carrier is likely to see his most extensive playing time this week due to injuries to Vernon Davis and Vance McDonald.
AP Photo/Mathew SumnerSan Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) runs against San Diego Chargers strong safety Marcus Gilchrist (38) during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara

49ers beat Chargers for first Levi's Stadium win

San Francisco's No. 1 offense still looks shaky two weeks from the…

AP Photo/Mathew SumnerSan Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis (85) runs against San Diego Chargers strong safety Marcus Gilchrist (38) during the second quarter of an NFL preseason football game in Santa Clara
Ross D. Franklin/2013 AP file photoVernon Davis reported to training camp after sitting out the offseason program.

Tight end Vernon Davis arrives at training camp

For anyone figuring Vernon Davis has some catching up to do during…

Ross D. Franklin/2013 AP file photoVernon Davis reported to training camp after sitting out the offseason program.
Tony Avelar/2013 ap file photoSan Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis skipped out on minicamp.

Vernon Davis’ holdout from 49ers minicamp a selfish act

Last time I had the temerity to suggest someone associated with the…

Tony Avelar/2013 ap file photoSan Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis skipped out on minicamp.
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

49ers' Vernon Davis, Alex Boone skip minicamp

SANTA CLARA -- The start of the 49ers' three-day mandatory minicamp was…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Jeff Chiu/APA report by Comcast SportsNet Bay Area says 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is seeking a new contract.

Niners tight end Davis reportedly seeking new contract

Add 49ers tight end Vernon Davis as a player who is reportedly…

Jeff Chiu/APA report by Comcast SportsNet Bay Area says 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is seeking a new contract.
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Risky IPO seeks new way to trade star athletes

Professional athletes frequently get traded to other teams, but 49ers tight end…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Back home from Russia, 49ers’ Davis regroups for football

iframe code: Vernon Davis is back in the Bay Area following a…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)

Vernon Davis eager for chance against Panthers

SANTA CLARA — Already eight seasons familiar with the dangers of the…

Ben Margot/ap file photoKhalil Mack (52)
Ben Margot/APThe Niners’ Vernon Davis (85) had a huge game against the Cardinals earlier this year

49ers, Cardinals have plenty at stake in regular-season finale

GLENDALE, Ariz. -- The 49ers and Arizona Cardinals talk about how much…

Ben Margot/APThe Niners’ Vernon Davis (85) had a huge game against the Cardinals earlier this year