Vernon was a proud father of three Davis-grown children, grandfather and great-grandfather of four, with another on the way. My first 18 years of life you showed me how to be a man. After initially celebrating with his teammates in the end zone, Davis took his helmet off as he trotted to the sideline. Dad, pops, grandpa, my hero... You were all of the above. ...Some of the guys were asking me, 'Hey, are you going to play?' #WASvsPHI: FOX: NFL app // Yahoo Sports appWatch on mobile: https://t.co/PoZiStO3mL pic.twitter.com/uw3kBbYn2x. Washington is preparing to make a playoff push in the final nine games of the season. "Without Jordan there it limits our offense. Redskins Start Fast, Struggle Down The Stretch of Week 1 Loss To Philadelphia, 5 Takeaways: Redskins Drop Season Opener In Philadelphia, Vernon Davis On TD: "I Just Wanted To Do What I Could To Contribute". It is highly recommended that you use the latest versions of a supported browser in order to receive an optimal viewing experience. He said: "Yeah I was just grateful when I scored that touchdown. They sprung from his eyes as he crossed the goal line Sunday, completing an improbable 48-yard score less than 24 hours after his grandfather, Lynwood Smith, passed away.. Davis, who was raised by his grandparents, had the weight of the world on his shoulders coming into the Week 1 divisional game in Philadelphia. I will miss you truly. Vernon Davis' grandfather, who raised him, passed away yesterday. Week 6 of ABC's 'Dancing With the Stars' featured emotional family tributes from celebrity dancers Jeannie Mai, Chrishell Stause and Vernon Davis. Rest well. "The last 24 hours have been ups and downs, but I was able to come through and compose my emotions," Davis said. My first 18 years of life you showed me how to be a man.

After initially celebrating with his teammates in the end zone, Davis took his helmet off as he trotted to the sideline. Love you. You were all of the above. "Just an emotional day. 85 suited up and immediately made his presence felt. Dad, pops, grandpa, my hero... You were all of the above. Redskins tight end Vernon Davis scored the team's first points of the season on Sunday in incredible fashion, hurdling over an Eagles defender before hustling down the sidelines for a 48-yard touchdown. Luis Suarez Tries Sneaky Glimpse At VAR Monitor During Champions League Fixture – And Is Booked For His Troubles, Mike Tyson Once Angrily Confronted Donald Trump And Asked 'Are You F**king My Wife? The NFL veteran wrote on social media: "Dad, pops, grandpa, my hero. He wanted to be there for his teammates. The browser you are using is no longer supported on this site. "I spent [my] first 18 years with him. I wouldn't be who I am without you. One of the instrumental leaders within the Washington locker room and on the field, Davis took to Instagram to celebrate his grandfather's life. Vernon Davis has had many opening-day games, and a divisional matchup on the road was nothing new. The following browsers are supported: Chrome, Edge (v80 and later), Firefox and Safari. But he admitted the touchdown felt rather hollow given his grandad Lynwood Smith's sad death. I will miss you truly. I wouldn’t be who I am without you. I just let it all out. Washington Redskins tight end Vernon Davis couldn't hold back the tears after scoring a touchdown in their defeat at Philadelphia on Sunday. The 35-year-old found the end zone in the first quarter and was overcome with emotion after losing his grandfather on Saturday night. Love you.".

"He's been on my mind all day," Davis said Sunday. Davis was raised by his grandad and says he "showed me how to be a man" in an emotional Instagram post. "I've never had to go out and play after losing a loved one. My first 18 years of life you showed me how to be a man. Copyright © 2020 Washington Football Team. Last updated 9:21 AM, Monday September 09 2019 GMT+1. Davis couldn't hold back the tears after scoring this incredible TD. "It came from the simple fact that I was able to come out and help my teammates. "It was super important to get myself going, get that first touchdown of the year under my belt," Davis said when asked about the importance of his production without Reed. Of course I'll be able to play.

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