The Insider: Fred Davis


Posted at 10:57 AM ET, 02/21/2014

Bruce Allen ‘disappointed’ in Fred Davis

The Redskins general manager expressed disappointment in the troubled tight end, who this week received an indefinite suspension and then was arrested in Fairfax County and charged with driving while intoxicated.

By Mike Jones  |  10:57 AM ET, 02/21/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bruce Allen, Fred Davis, suspensions

Posted at 04:29 PM ET, 02/19/2014

Fred Davis suspended indefinitely by the NFL

Tight end violated the league’s substance abuse policy.

By Mark Maske  |  04:29 PM ET, 02/19/2014 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, suspensions, tight ends

Posted at 05:15 PM ET, 12/17/2013

Fred Davis makes a contribution with Jordan Reed sidelined

Tight end’s touchdown catch Sunday in Atlanta was his first since late in the 2011 season.

By Mark Maske  |  05:15 PM ET, 12/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Kirk Cousins, tight ends, video, Week 16

Posted at 03:14 PM ET, 11/27/2013

Fred Davis denies missing meetings last week

Redskins tight end Fred Davis said that he didn’t miss any meetings last week, and said that he didn’t view his limited activity in Monday night’s game as a disciplinary move.

By Mike Jones  |  03:14 PM ET, 11/27/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, tight ends, Week 13

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 11/26/2013

Shanahan declines to discuss Fred Davis discipline in detail

Fred Davis might or might not have missed meetings leading up to him being used for only 10 plays against the 49ers.

By Mike Jones  |  05:00 PM ET, 11/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Mike Shanahan, Week 13

Posted at 03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013

Fred Davis, Josh Morgan expect to dress Monday

With teammates at their positions injured, demoted wide receiver Josh Morgan and tight end Fred Davis could find themselves back in the mix next Monday .

By Mike Jones  |  03:30 PM ET, 11/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 03:25 PM ET, 11/19/2013

Injury situation could leave Redskins relying on Fred Davis, Josh Morgan again

Tight end, wide receiver had been pushed aside in recent weeks but now Jordan Reed is being treated for a concussion and Leonard Hankerson is facing possible knee surgery.

By Mark Maske  |  03:25 PM ET, 11/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Josh Morgan, Leonard Hankerson, Mike Shanahan, Redskins vs. 49ers, tight ends, Week 12, Wide Receivers

Posted at 11:43 AM ET, 11/17/2013

Josh Morgan inactive for Redskins vs. Eagles

Wide receiver Josh Morgan will be inactive for today’s game against the Philadelphia Eagles. The move marks a further descent for the sixth-year veteran, who last season signed with his hometown Redskins as a free agent.

By Mike Jones  |  11:43 AM ET, 11/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Chris Neild, Fred Davis, inactives, jose gumbs, josh leribeus, Josh Morgan, Redskins vs. Eagles, Rex Grossman, Week 11

Posted at 01:05 PM ET, 11/13/2013

Fred Davis not surprised by losing out on $500,000 bonus

Demoted tight end Fred Davis said that he was not surprised that he missed out on a $500,000 roster bonus for being active fewer than 12 games.

By Mike Jones  |  01:05 PM ET, 11/13/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  contracts, Fred Davis, tight ends, Week 11

Posted at 07:18 PM ET, 11/07/2013

Fred Davis inactive a fifth game this season

Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis once again is on the team’s inactive list, marking the fifth time this season that the former starter will not play.

By Mike Jones  |  07:18 PM ET, 11/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Chris Neild, Chris Thompson, Fred Davis, inactives, jose gumbs, josh leribeus, Redskins vs. Vikings, Rex Grossman, Week 10

Posted at 11:56 AM ET, 11/03/2013

Fred Davis on Redskins’ inactive list again

Tight end is de-activated for a third straight game.

By Mark Maske  |  11:56 AM ET, 11/03/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Thompson, Darryl Tapp, Fred Davis, inactives, jose gumbs, josh leribeus, Redskins vs. Chargers, Week 9

Posted at 07:44 PM ET, 10/30/2013

Fred Davis says he’d like to play more, suggests inactivity is related to contract

The tight end met with Coach Mike Shanahan on Wednesday, a day after the NFL trade deadline came and went without Davis being sent elsewhere.

By Mark Maske  |  07:44 PM ET, 10/30/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, tight ends

Posted at 04:55 PM ET, 10/29/2013

No Davis trade for Redskins as deadline passes

Team had been thought to be interested in trying to work out a deal if possible.

By Mark Maske  |  04:55 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, tight ends, trades

Posted at 12:26 PM ET, 10/29/2013

Redskins mailbag: Trade deadline, passing game woes and more

Mike Jones tackles readers’ questions on what Washington might do at the trade deadline, why the Redskins abandoned the run and why Aldrick Robinson doesn’t return kicks.

By Mike Jones  |  12:26 PM ET, 10/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Aldrick Robinson, Fred Davis, Jim Haslett, Mailbag, Robert Griffin III, special teams, Tanard Jackson, tight ends, trades, Week 9, Wide Receivers

Posted at 09:22 PM ET, 10/28/2013

Redskins still interested in dealing Fred Davis as trade deadline nears

The Redskins are said to be open to the possibility of dealing the tight end. The NFL’s trading deadline arrives Tuesday afternoon.

By Mark Maske  |  09:22 PM ET, 10/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis

Posted at 04:40 PM ET, 10/24/2013

Shanahan has discussed ‘responsibilities, accountabilities’ with Fred Davis

By Mike Jones  |  04:40 PM ET, 10/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Kyle Shanahan, Mike Shanahan, tight ends

Posted at 06:22 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Fred Davis says ‘I’m a Redskin right now until I hear differently’

Tight end, inactive for last week’s game, says on radio that he hasn’t asked to be traded but prefers to be playing.

By Mark Maske  |  06:22 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, tight ends, trades

Posted at 01:07 PM ET, 10/22/2013

Redskins mailbag: Fred Davis’s future, Santana Moss’s role and more

Following Sunday’s win, mailbag questions address problem areas, like Fred Davis’s future, Santana Moss’s role, special teams struggles and more.

By Mike Jones  |  01:07 PM ET, 10/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Mailbag, offensive philosophy, Robert Griffin III, Santana Moss, special teams, tight ends, Week 8

Posted at 05:22 PM ET, 10/21/2013

Redskins said to be open to idea of trading Fred Davis [updated]

Tight end was on inactive list Sunday while rookie Jordan Reed had nine catches.

By Mark Maske  |  05:22 PM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, trades

Posted at 11:07 AM ET, 10/21/2013

Five observations from the Redskins’ win over the Bears

Mike Jones gives five observations from Sunday’s win, including the impact of Roy Helu Jr.

By Mike Jones  |  11:07 AM ET, 10/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Fred Davis, Jordan Reed, Keith Burns, observations, Redskins vs. Bears, Robert Griffin III, Roy Helu Jr., special teams

Posted at 09:16 PM ET, 10/20/2013

De-activation of Davis based on special teams considerations, Shanahan says

Redskins players say they were pleased with effort level on special teams despite Devin Hester’s punt-return touchdown.

By Mark Maske  |  09:16 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, inactives, Mike Shanahan, Niles Paul, special teams, tight ends

Posted at 12:12 PM ET, 10/20/2013

Fred Davis on Redskins’ inactive list

Cornerback David Amerson is active and expected to play a week after suffering a concussion in Dallas.

By Mark Maske  |  12:12 PM ET, 10/20/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Baccari Rambo, Chris Thompson, David Amerson, Fred Davis, inactives, Jordan Reed, Redskins vs. Bears, tight ends, Week 7

Posted at 05:19 PM ET, 10/17/2013

Injury updates: Amerson continues progress

Redskins’ cornerback David Amerson is making progress as he deals with concussion symptoms following a helmet-to-helmet hit in Dallas.

By Mike Jones  |  05:19 PM ET, 10/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  David Amerson, Fred Davis, Injuries, Logan Paulsen

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 09/26/2013

Forbath, Reed, Jenkins remain sidelined with injuries

Redskins place kicker Kai Forbath, tight end Jordan Reed and linebacker Brandon Jenkins missed a second straight day of practice with injuries.

By Mike Jones  |  04:11 PM ET, 09/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath

Posted at 05:51 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Jordan Reed misses Wednesday’s practice

Rookie tight end suffered a bruised thigh Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  05:51 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, Leonard Hankerson, tight ends

Posted at 02:47 PM ET, 09/25/2013

Ryan Kerrigan says his knee injury not serious

Linebacker intends to practice fully Wednesday. Tight end Fred Davis and place kicker Kai Forbath say they’re hopeful of being available this weekend.

By Mark Maske  |  02:47 PM ET, 09/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Kai Forbath, outside linebackers, Redskins vs. Raiders, Ryan Kerrigan, tight ends

Posted at 08:48 PM ET, 09/22/2013

Jordan Reed suffers quad contusion

Tight end Jordan Reed suffered a quad contusion after taking a helmet to the leg in Sunday’s 27-20 loss to the Detroit Lions at FedEx Field.

By Mike Jones  |  08:48 PM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  brandon jenkins, Fred Davis, Injuries, Jordan Reed, Redskins vs. Lions, tight ends

Posted at 11:45 AM ET, 09/22/2013

Fred Davis, Kai Forbath inactive for Redskins

Brandon Meriweather is active. Logan Paulsen is scheduled to start for Davis at tight end.

By Mark Maske  |  11:45 AM ET, 09/22/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brandon Meriweather, Fred Davis, inactives, John Potter, Kai Forbath, Redskins vs. Lions, Week 3

Posted at 11:55 AM ET, 09/21/2013

Fred Davis questionable for Redskins vs. Lions with ankle injury

Davis practiced every day this week, and hadn’t been listed on the injury report. It wasn’t clear if he suffered the injury during Friday’s practice or Saturday’s walk-through.

By Mike Jones  |  11:55 AM ET, 09/21/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Injuries, Redskins vs. Lions, tight ends

Posted at 03:16 PM ET, 09/19/2013

Fred Davis aims to keep working despite reduced playing time

Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis said he will not let an apparent second-half benching against the Green Bay Packers discourage him

By Mike Jones  |  03:16 PM ET, 09/19/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Redskins vs. Lions, Redskins vs. Packers, tight ends

Posted at 08:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013

Redskins again turn to rookie TE Jordan Reed down the stretch

Just two games into the season, it appears that there could be a changing of the guard at tight end for the Washington Redskins.

By Mike Jones  |  08:02 AM ET, 09/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Jordan Reed, Logan Paulsen, Niles Paul, tight ends

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 08/17/2013

Chris Baker, Fred Davis, Bacarri Rambo fined for penalties vs. Titans

The NFL fined three Redskins players for penalties in last week's preseason opener against the Tennessee Titans, the league confirmed.

By Mike Jones  |  02:50 PM ET, 08/17/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Bacarri Rambo, Chris Baker, Fred Davis, League fines, preseason

Posted at 02:57 AM ET, 08/09/2013

Fred Davis regrets excessive touchdown celebration

Tight end Fred Davis said he will do a better job of putting more thought into his celebration dances the next time he gets into the end zone.

By Mike Jones  |  02:57 AM ET, 08/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, preseason, Tennessee Titans

Posted at 12:52 PM ET, 08/07/2013

Davis, Orakpo eager for some game action

Even if it is only the preseason, tight end and linebacker take next steps in their comebacks from last season's injuries.

By Mark Maske  |  12:52 PM ET, 08/07/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Brian Orakpo, Fred Davis, preseason, Tennessee Titans, Training camp

Posted at 04:11 PM ET, 07/25/2013

Fred Davis expects slightly reduced camp workload

Tight end working his way back from last season's ruptured Achilles' tendon.

By Mark Maske  |  04:11 PM ET, 07/25/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, tight ends, Training camp

Posted at 11:49 AM ET, 04/09/2013

In wake of recent signings, Redskins just $30,000 under salary cap

The Redskins managed to squeeze Fred Davis, DeAngelo Hall, Rex Grossman and Pat White under the salary cap, but just barely

By Mark Maske  |  11:49 AM ET, 04/09/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  DeAngelo Hall, Fred Davis, Lorenzo Alexander, Redskins salary cap, Rex Grossman, Salary cap

Posted at 10:01 AM ET, 04/01/2013

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

Tight end Fred Davis' contract includes $1.25 million in incentives.

By Mike Jones  |  10:01 AM ET, 04/01/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis

Posted at 02:50 PM ET, 03/29/2013

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

Healthier group expects to put bigger numbers in 2013.

By Mike Jones  |  02:50 PM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins, Redskins offense, Redskins receivers

Posted at 09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2013

Fred Davis signs one-year deal to remain with Redskins

Washington has retained its free agent tight end with a one-year contract.

By Mike Jones  |  09:00 AM ET, 03/29/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins free agency

Posted at 10:58 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Fred Davis scraps visit to Jets; deciding between Redskins, Bills

Free agent tight end Fred Davis has has narrowed his choice of teams down to the Redskins and Buffalo Bills.

By Mike Jones  |  10:58 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis

Posted at 05:00 PM ET, 03/28/2013

Fred Davis leaves Buffalo without signing, Jets up next

Tight end expected to be at full strength by June.

By Mike Jones  |  05:00 PM ET, 03/28/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Buffalo Bills, Fred Davis, New York Jets, Redskins, Redskins' free agents

Posted at 08:13 PM ET, 03/24/2013

Bills join Redskins in pursuit of Fred Davis [updated]

The Redskins are trying to re-sign the free agent tight end but so far have been unable to strike a deal with him.

By Mark Maske  |  08:13 PM ET, 03/24/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins free agency, Redskins tight ends

Posted at 02:22 PM ET, 03/18/2013

Redskins meet with agent for Fred Davis, Rex Grossman

Nothing is resolved during session in Phoenix

By Mark Maske  |  02:22 PM ET, 03/18/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Kirk Cousins, Redskins, Redskins' free agents, Rex Grossman, Robert Griffin III

Posted at 02:32 PM ET, 02/26/2013

Fred Davis cleared to ramp up physical activity

Tight end is recovering from season-ending Achilles’ tendon injury.

By Mike Jones  |  02:32 PM ET, 02/26/2013 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins, Redskins injuries, Redskins Roster

Posted at 08:53 AM ET, 10/23/2012

Fred Davis having surgery in Charlotte today

Redskins tight end Fred Davis will have surgery in Charlotte to repair his ruptured left Achilles’ tendon, Coach Mike Shanahan said.

By Mike Jones  |  08:53 AM ET, 10/23/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis

Posted at 10:21 PM ET, 10/21/2012

Chris Cooley agrees to rejoin Redskins in wake of Fred Davis injury

The veteran tight end and the Redskins' career leader in catches at the position has agreed to rejoin the team after Fred Davis suffered a season-ending injury to his Achilles' tendon.

By Mark Maske  |  10:21 PM ET, 10/21/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Cooley, Fred Davis, Redskins injuries

Posted at 07:04 AM ET, 10/03/2012

So how were the offensive line and secondary really?

We talk a lot about the offensive line and the secondary, but how exactly did they play against the Bucs, and should they worry you against the Falcons?

By Keith McMillan  |  07:04 AM ET, 10/03/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Chris Chester, DeAngelo Hall, Falcons vs. Redskins, Fred Davis, Josh Wilson, Logan Paulsen, Madieu Williams, Offensive line, Opening kick, Redskins secondary, Reed Doughty, Richard Crawford, Secondary, Trent Williams, Tyler Polumbus, Week 5, Will Montgomery

Posted at 01:40 PM ET, 09/22/2012

Fred Davis: Redskins still holding back portions of playbook

Through two games, the Washington Redskins boast the highest scoring average in the NFL, and the fourth-highest total of yards gained. But tight end Fred Davis says that the unit still has yet to show all of the playbook, or play up to it’s full potential.

By Mike Jones  |  01:40 PM ET, 09/22/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins offense

Posted at 05:12 PM ET, 09/19/2012

CB Josh Wilson cleared after concussion, Garcon, Meriweather limited in practice

TE Fred Davis also ready to play after hit to head Sunday.

By Mark Maske  |  05:12 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Josh Wilson, Redskins injuries

Posted at 12:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012

Fred Davis cleared for action, Pierre Garcon unsure about Sunday

Washington Redskins tight end Fred Davis says he's been fine after a hit to the head Sunday, but wide receiver Pierre Garcon doesn't yet know if he'll play against the Bengals

By Mike Jones and Mark Maske  |  12:43 PM ET, 09/19/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, injury updates, Pierre Garcon, Redskins injuries, Washington Redskins

Posted at 05:28 PM ET, 09/17/2012

Shanahan: Hit on Fred Davis should have drawn penalty

Mike Shanahan said that the Rams should have been penalized for a hit leveled on tight end Fred Davis in the fourth quarter of Sunday’s game.

By Mike Jones  |  05:28 PM ET, 09/17/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis

Posted at 02:07 PM ET, 09/05/2012

Redskins TE Fred Davis eager to compete with Saints’ Jimmy Graham

Starting tight end says he has something to prove after last year's suspension

By Steve Yanda  |  02:07 PM ET, 09/05/2012 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Tags:  Fred Davis, Redskins offense, Redskins receivers, Redskins tight ends, Washington Redskins