49ers OL Davis Deletes, Tones Down Tweets Following Detroit Win

SANTA CLARA (CBS/AP) — San Francisco 49ers right tackle Anthony Davis is toning down his tweets.

After a series of profanity-filled boasts on Twitter following Sunday’s 25-19 road upset of the previously unbeaten Detroit Lions, the second-year offensive lineman quickly deleted his posts. He was encouraged to do so by the team, but will continue tweeting. Quiet in the locker room, he is one of San Francisco’s most animated players when it comes to tweeting.

Some of Davis’ entries were directed at Lions fans or in response to those supporters’ tweets, and he insists he was “just having fun.” He says in no way did he intend to agitate some already angry Lions fans.

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