Vernon Davis, TE, 49ers
2014 Outlook: Stud (low risk)Last updated on Jul-05-2014 by Brad Kruse
GO DEEPER: 2013 was a great year for Vernon Davis. He recorded 52 receptions for 850 yards and 13 touchdowns. 25-percent of his receptions went for touchdowns as he assumed the role of deep threat in San Francisco. He added career-highs in yards, yards per catch and touchdowns. Due to his performance last season, his draft stock should stay very high as a lock in the second tier of tight ends.
Editor's note: At TE, it's important to find value. Davis is going to be the fourth or fifth player drafted at his position. Given the volatility in scoring from year to year, it may be best to only select Davis if he falls a full round from his 64.47 ADP. For example, at that spot you might be able to draft Ben Tate, Torrey Smith or Nick Foles. On the other hand, if you wait a round to draft a TE, Jordan Reed or Jason Witten might be available.
2014 Mock Draft Results
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 21
|6.06||Bluefish Blitz - Assuming he shows up to camp, he's still a mismatch nightmare for defenses. SF defense might not be elite anymore, which should lead to more passing|
FFToolbox Mock Draft July 14
July 14, 2014
|8.03||Draft Sharks - I'm relatively down on Davis this year and didn't think I'd end up with him on any of my teams. But as the 9th TE off the board? Sure, I'll take him.|
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