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Vernon Davis works at WR in camp

Updated: July 29, 2013, 3:01 PM ET
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With leading receiver Michael Crabtree sidelined at least until November with a torn Achilles tendon, all signs point toward tight end Vernon Davis becoming a primary target for quarterback Colin Kaepernick.

Perhaps that's why Davis has spent some of training camp lining up at wide receiver. His speed and athleticism make him a matchup nightmare for opposing defensive coordinators, and it makes sense for the 49ers to get creative in finding ways to get him the ball.

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