San Francisco 49ers’ Vernon Davis: Show Him the Money!

May 11, 2010   ·     ·   Jump to comments

Vernon Davis is next in line for a big pay bump, and he's gonna get it. Why?
Because he's earned it, and he's worth it. That's why.
Seeking a five-year, $40 million extension with $25 million guaranteed is 100 percent appropriate for a player emerging as likely the NFL's premiere tight end. Davis has been a willing blocker from the get go. Vernon is no stranger to contact—he enjoys it.
Sure, there were some bruises along the way as Vernon matured; from fighting with teammates under Mike Nolan to when Singletary banished Davis from the sideline; he has grown into a leader, a team player, a deep threat receiver , and now a potential future Hall-of-Famer.
He's the complete package. Singletary's rant must have done something, because Vernon is now an ideal 49er. At 26 years-young, Davis' 965 yards and 13 touchdowns last year could be just the beginning of his offensive production.
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