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Former 49ers Tight End Vernon Davis Announces Retirement…During Gronk Skit


Super Bowl week has often been a spot where players will announce their retirement from the NFL. Add former 49ers, Redskins, and Broncos tight end Vernon Davis to the list.

The 15-year veteran made the brief announcement during FOX’s Super Bowl pregame show in a segment titled “The Golden Gronks”, alongside retired NFL stars Rob Gronkowski and James Harrison.

The 36-year old Davis reached two Pro Bowls with the 49ers and won Super Bowl 50 as a member of the Denver Broncos. He spent his final four seasons with the Washington Redskins.

Davis was the sixth overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft.  

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