49ers need Davis to regain 2011 form

Injuries at receiver should make Vernon Davis a priority on offense once again

Originally Published: July 23, 2013
By Jeffri Chadiha | ESPN.com

SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Given how banged up the San Francisco 49ers have been this summer, it's clear their offensive success will revolve heavily around Vernon Davis this fall.

He's their Pro Bowl-caliber tight end and a legitimate game-changer. He's also the player who came up huge in the postseason two years ago, when his game-winning catch beat the New Orleans Saints in the NFC divisional round. Most importantly, Davis is the person the 49ers are asking to make the biggest transition ...

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