Vernon davis

Business of Football
It’s All About How You Market Yourself
It’s All About How You Market Yourself
There’s a difference between ‘me time’ and ‘we time’ in the NFL, and the goals of building strong brands often don’t align between players and teams. Just look at what’s happening with Vernon Davis and the 49ers
By Andrew Brandt
Monday Morning Quarterback
On Holding Out, Money and that NFC Title Game Loss
On Holding Out, Money and that NFC Title Game Loss
Welcome to Monday Morning QB, Guest Edition! 49ers tight end Vernon Davis takes the reins and dishes on topics including his ongoing contract situation, the biggest problem in NFL locker rooms and losing to the rival Seahawks
By Vernon Davis
Business of Football
Behind the Scenes, Beyond the Measurables
Behind the Scenes, Beyond the Measurables
The combine is much more than just NFL prospects running fast and jumping high under the eyes of scouts, coaches and GMs. Some of the best action takes place in Indy’s back rooms, with make-or-break interviews, agent in-fighting and the real start of free agency
By Andrew Brandt
Behind the Face Mask
Answer My Question, Commish!
Answer My Question, Commish!
The marijuana crisis, future cold-weather Super Bowls and a question about health care for life sadly dodged: Here are 10 things 49ers tight end Vernon Davis thinks in response to Roger Goodell's State of the NFL address
Deep Dive
Random Acts of Quarterbacking
Random Acts of Quarterbacking
The 49ers have a freelancing playmaker with a rocket arm who’s taken them to two NFC title games—but Colin Kaepernick’s eagerness to improvise could ultimately be the Niners’ undoing
By Andy Benoit
My Best Shot
Yep, He Got the Foot Down
Yep, He Got the Foot Down
Sometimes the play comes to you—in the Niners-Panthers game, photographer Simon Bruty got an up-close look at the Vernon Davis TD that was originally ruled out. Here’s the sequence • PHOTOGRAPHS BY SIMON BRUTY/SI
My Best Shot
Frozen In Time
Frozen In Time
Photographer Simon Bruty braved the conditions at Lambeau for 49ers-Packers to capture another postseason classic on the frozen tundra
By Emily Kaplan
West Coast State of Mind
Pocket Change
Pocket Change
By dialing back his sledgehammer arm and harnessing his thoroughbred speed, Colin Kaepernick has softened his touch and made the 49ers virtually unstoppable. The Seahawks get their chance to rough him up Sunday in prime time
By Jim Trotter
Deep Dive
49ers Preview: Don’t Crown Them Yet
49ers Preview: Don’t Crown Them Yet
They were the darlings of 2012, but—despite boasting talent and good coaching—more than a few warning signs point to a regression in San Francisco
By Andy Benoit