NFC West Standings

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Top Chris Davis News

  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Heads to injured reserve

    Davis (knee) was moved to injured reserve on Monday.

    Davis was carted off the field during the Niners' game against the Cardinals on Thursday and did not return. The specifics of his injury are unclear, however. JaCorey Shepherd was signed to take his place on the active roster.

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  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Will not return Thursday

    Davis was carted off the field on Thursday with a knee injury, and will not return, Matt Maiocco of the CSN Bay Area reports.

    The severity of of Davis' injury is unknown at this time. He had recorded one tackle prior to sustaining the injury. Keith Reaser figures to see more time providing depth at cornerback in Davis' absence.

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  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Will play Sunday

    Davis (hamstring) will play Sunday against the Panthers.

    Davis will make his season debut on Sunday after missing Week 1 with a hamstring aliment. He was the team's starting nickelback during the preseason, a role he figures to reclaim from Jimmie Ward, who started in Davis's absence last week.

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  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Questionable to play Week 2

    Davis (hamstring) is questionable for the 49ers' Week 2 matchup against the Panthers.

    Davis did not play in the regular season opener and was a limited participant all week. Should he play, he projects as the team's starting slot corner.

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  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Returns to practice Wednesday

    Davis (hamstring) returned to practice in a limited capacity Wednesday, reports.

    Davis won out as the 49ers' top nickel back during training camp, but missed the regular season opener due to a hamstring injury. In his place, Jimmie Ward moved over to defend the slot in obvious passing situations. Should Davis play this week, he'll likely reclaim that very role and allow Ward to operate exclusively on the outside.

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  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Doubtful for Monday's opener

    Davis (hamstring) is doubtful to play in Monday's season opener, Eric Branch of reports.

    In all likelihood Davis won't be available for the season opener Monday, which could pave the way for Keith Reaser to see additional playing time. Currently, Reaser is slotted at depth corner behind Davis on the Niners' official team depth chart.

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  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Misses second straight practice

    Davis (knee) sat out Thursday's practice, Matt Maiocco of CSN Bay Area reports.

    Davis is San Francisco's nickel corner and his status for Monday's game is looking worse the more time he's out. If he's unable to play look for Dontae Johnson to slide in as the nickel back on passing downs.

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  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Missed practice with knee injury

    Davis sat out Wednesday's practice with a knee injury, CSN Bay Area reports.

    Davis -- who won the starting nickel job during the preseason -- was seen wearing a sleeve on his left knee during Wednesday's practice. It is unclear what the ailment is, but his status for Monday's season opener against the Rams is in question.

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  • 49ers' Chris Davis: Getting a shot to compete for nickel back job

    Davis is an early front-runner to win the starting nickel back job out of training camp, CSN Bay Area reports.

    Davis -- who was picked up off the scrap heap last season -- started Sunday's preseason opener as the team's nickel back and has left a good impression early on. This comes as a bit of surprise on a team loaded with young talent at corner. Right now it appears Davis has the leg up in the competition for that role heading into the season.

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Player Bio

HT/WT: 5-10, 201 lbs
Birthplace: Birmingham, AL, USA
Age: 33
School: Auburn
Experience: 4