Vernon Davis has always been gifted, but until recently he had a “me first” attitude that was holding him back on the field. Thanks to the help of former coach Mike Singletary, Davis has matured into a role model in the community and has continued to flourish on the field. He had a record-breaking postseason last year and will play a huge role in the team’s future success.
A profile of Raiders fullback Marcel Reece, his history with the Raiders and noted highlights with the team and collegiately.
Michael Crabtree enters the 2012 season with a big question mark over his head. He has had his good moments and his bad moments, due to what appeared to be a lack of motivation. With the addition of depth at his position the fire under him has been lit and it will be interesting to see how he performs for the rest of the year.
Profile of Raiders running back Darren McFadden and why he his success will determine if the team can make its return to the playoffs for the first time since 2002.
Wide receiver Mario Mannigham hasn’t seen much play this preseason, but that doesn’t mean he won’t be ready to match up with the Giants this October. Will the 49ers get their redemption with the help of Mannigham and his reliable “clutch gene” this season?