Fred Davis RUMORS & NEWS

  • Redskins TE Fred Davis arrested for DUI on day after NFL suspends him indefinitely

    Washington Post "Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis was arrested Thursday afternoon in Fairfax County and charged with driving under the influence, a Fairfax County Police Department spokesperson confirmed. The arrest comes just a day after Davis was suspended indefinitely Wednesday by the NFL for..." February 21

  • Fred Davis blames supplement for suspension, will apply for reinstatement in the fall

    Pro Football Talk "Redskins tight end Fred Davis has been suspended indefinitely by the NFL for violating the substance abuse policy, a suspension that was initially reported in January for the impending free agent. Davis was suspended the final four games of the 2011 season for what he said was a failed test for..." February 20

  • Redskins TE Fred Davis suspended indefinitely by NFL

    CBSSports.com "Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis has been suspended indefinitely for violating the NFL's substance-abuse policy, the league announced on Wednesday. Davis will be suspended without pay and the suspension will be begin immediately. CBS Sports NFL Insider Jason La Canfora reported in..." February 19

  • Redskins' Fred Davis facing another suspension for failed marijuana test

    CBSSports.com "Redskins tight end Fred Davis, a pending free agent, faces another suspension for a failed marijuana test, according to a league source. The former second-round pick of the Redskins has served a suspension in the past, with his off-field issues limiting his free-agent options. Set to be a free..." January 25

  • Source: Redskins TE Reed cleared to play against Giants

    Fox Sports "Washington Redskins tight end Jordan Reed has been cleared to play Sunday night against the New York Giants, a source told FOXSports.com. Reed, who missed last week’s game against the 49ers because of concussion-like symptoms, had limited participation in practice all week and was expected to..." December 01

  • Mike Shanahan doesn't dispute Fred Davis missed meetings

    Washington Times "Washington Redskins coach Mike Shanahan failed to dispel a report that tight end Fred Davis played only a handful of snaps on Monday against the San Francisco 49ers because of a disciplinary measure. NBC Washington reported on Monday that Davis, who was active for the first time since Oct. 13..." November 27

  • Fred Davis, Josh Morgan back in mix for Washington Redskins

    Washington Post "Wide receiver Josh Morgan and tight end Fred Davis have been all but discarded by the Washington Redskins in recent weeks. Morgan’s role in the offense continued to shrink until he joined Davis on the inactive list last weekend. Deactivations on game days have become the norm for Davis. But now..." November 23

  • Redskins TE Fred Davis admits sleeping in meetings amid reduced role

    USA Today "Demoted Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis, inactive the past two games, gave new meaning to the term "sleeper player'' when he admitted Wednesday he nods off during team meetings. "I've never slept through a whole meeting, but I've nodded off,'' Davis said after practice. "I mean..." October 31

  • Shanahan tells Davis "what he has to do" to play

    CSN Washington "Fred Davis and Mike Shanahan have discussed why the veteran tight end was deactivated for Sunday’s game the Redskins’ head coach said Thursday. “Yeah I’ve talked to Fred the last couple of weeks sat down with him especially when he was inactive” Shanahan said. “[I told him] what it takes to..." October 25

  • Fred Davis didn't request a trade from Skins, but he's open to one

    Washington Post "Tight end Fred Davis said in a radio interview Tuesday that he is not seeking a trade from the Washington Redskins but suggested he would not necessarily mind one if that would give him a better opportunity to receive playing time and show what he can do. “At the end of the day I look at it as..." October 23

  • Fred Davis on Redskins’ inactive list

    Washington Post "Tight end Fred Davis is on the Washington Redskins’ inactive list for Sunday’s game against the Chicago Bears at FedEx Field. Davis’s de-activation comes as a surprise given that he was listed as probable on the official injury report due to an ankle injury. Unless Davis suffered a setback with..." October 20

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    Tarik El-Bashir @TarikCSN

    Fred Davis says he suffered a high ankle sprain on last play of prax Friday. Not sure yet if he can play Sunday. #RedskinsTalk

  • TE Davis added to injury report with ankle injury

    CSN Washington "The Redskins have announced that tight end Fred Davis has been added to the team's injury report for tomorrow's game against the Lions. He is now listed as questionable with an ankle injury. It is not known when Davis sustained the injury or how severe it is. According to the injury report from..." September 21

  • Redskins again turn to rookie TE Jordan Reed down the stretch

    Washington Post "Just two games into the season it appears that there could be a changing of the guard at tight end for the Washington Redskins. With Washington in need of production and points in the latter portions of their loss to Green Bay offensive coordinator Kyle Shanahan turned to rookie Jordan Reed as..." September 18

  • Healthy again, Redskins tight end Fred Davis aims for a big year

    Washington Post "Fred Davis has entered each of the past two seasons looking to capitalize on his elite athleticism and comfort within the Washington Redskins’ offense. Go out and play like he and those familiar with his game knew he had the capability to do and accolades and a big payday would come. But each..." August 01

  • Fred Davis has plenty to prove after two shortened seasons

    Washington Times "By all rights, Fred Davis should be in the prime of his career. Instead, the 27-year-old stood on the edge of the practice field at Redskins Park last week, gloves tucked into the waistband of his burgundy shorts without a helmet or jersey in sight. While music thumped and airplanes droned..." May 28

  • Fred Davis aiming for minicamp

    CSN Washington "Like many of his teammates who are also recovering from surgery, Fred Davis has not yet been medically cleared to participate in team drills. But that day could be coming soon, the Redskins’ tight end told reporters on Thursday. “I’m right on schedule,” said Davis, who had his Achilles’..." May 25

  • Fred Davis’ new deal will pay him up to $3.75 million

    Washington Post "Tight end Fred Davis can make up to $3.75 million in the 2013 season, according to the terms in his newly-signed one-year deal. The five-year veteran re-signed with Washington on Friday after being courted seriously by the Buffalo Bills, and after also drawing interest from the New York Jets...." April 01

  • Redskins pass-catching corps reunited with re-signing of Fred Davis

    Washington Post "By re-signing tight end Fred Davis Friday, as well as retaining fellow tight end Logan Paulsen and restructuring receiver Santana Moss’s contract earlier this month, the Redskins have managed to keep intact the corps of skill players who helped quarterback Robert Griffin III achieve his..." March 30

  • Reports: Fred Davis Re-signs with Redskins

    CBS Washington "Fred Davis has signed a one-year deal to return to the Washington Redskins according to multiple reports. The unrestricted free agent had recently visited with the Buffalo Bills and was going to meet with the New York Jets this week." March 29

  • Fred Davis narrows choices down to Redskins, Bills

    NFL.com "Rex Ryan said earlier this month that the New York Jets are a team "that many players want to play for, if not all." Fred Davis apparently falls in the minority. The free-agent tight end nixed a scheduled visit with the Jets on Friday and has narrowed his choice to either the Buffalo Bills..." March 29

  • Former Redskins TE Davis may visit Jets

    New York Post "The Jets may be zeroing in on Dustin Keller’s replacement at tight end. Free agent Fred Davis told Pro Football Central Radio that he will visit the Jets after he visits the Bills today if a deal does not get done in Buffalo. Davis, 27, has spent the past five years with the Redskins after..." March 28

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    Redskins TE Fred Davis dined last night in Washington with Bills HC Doug Marrone, GM Buddy Nix, Doug Whaley and other Bills officials.

  • Fred Davis cleared to ramp up physical activity

    Washington Post "Redskins tight end Fred Davis was cleared Tuesday to ramp up his physical activity and resume running as he continues to work his way back from a ruptured left Achilles tendon, according to a person with knowledge of the situation. That person, who spoke on condition of anonymity to discuss..." February 27

  • In depth: Why the Redskins need to sign Fred Davis

    CSN Washington "Redskins tight end Fred Davis will be an unrestricted free agent on March 12. He was designated the team’s franchise player in 2012, a move that guaranteed him a salary of $5.4 million. He only lasted seven games. In the first quarter of the game against the Giants in the Meadowlands, Davis..." February 13

  • Offseason questions: What kind of a deal should the Redskins offer Fred Davis?

    Washington Post "Taking a look at more offseason question areas for the Washington Redskins, today we consider the case of Fred Davis. After Davis put up career numbers in a 12-game, suspension-shortened 2011 season, the second-round pick’s contract expired last year. Rather than allowing him to hit the free..." February 12

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