Once a Bust, 49ers' Davis Blooms Under Singletary

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Vernon Davis had sat, stewed, waited and wondered.

The date was Oct. 27, 2008, and the San Francisco 49ers' star tight end had spent the previous afternoon trying to understand why coach Mike Singletary had banished him to the locker room with 10 minutes remaining in a 34-13 loss to the Seattle Seahawks. Now Davis was tired of holding his tongue. As he entered Singletary's office at 49ers headquarters, he steadied himself for a clear-the-air conversation. I don't want to be here," Davis said to Singletary, who had punished the player for earning a senseless personal...

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