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49ers TE Vernon Davis Avoided Serious Injury, Could Play In Week 3

 

Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports that 49ers TE Vernon Davis managed to avoid a “significant” ankle injury and there is a chance he could play this weekend against the Arizona Cardinals.

According to Maiocco, Davis’ Monday MRI revealed only a deep bruise and no structural damage to his left ankle.

Davis was hurt on play in which his foot got caught underneath Bears LB Jonathan Bostic following a reception. He was later seen on crutches.

The 49ers offense seemed to struggle with Davis out of the lineup, so this is clearly great news for him moving forward. Especially when you consider that backup TE Vance McDonald sustained a knee injury during Sunday’s loss.

Davis, 30, was holding out for a new contract during the summer, but he elected to report to camp. He still has two years remaining on his six-year, $42.705 million contract with base salaries of $4.7 million and $4.35 million coming his way during this time.

We’ll have more updates regarding Davis throughout the week.