Is it just me or does Vernon Davis never use his hands to catch passes? For some reason, in order for him to catch the ball it has to hit him in the chest/stomach area first.
Obviously this is not a big problem, but it could be. Maybe this is why Vernon can only catch passes that are perfectly placed, which seriously inhibits Kaepernick's ability to get the ball to him.
Compared to other teams' tight ends, all Davis has is speed. Jimmy Graham has a great hands, which explains why he is a stud for the Saints. Gronk is amazing for the Patriots--although he is injured, and the Falcons got Gonzalez. These are just the teams I know off the top of my head, I am sure there are more.
I don't know, maybe I'm crazy, but watch the film and you'll see what I'm talking about.