Mangini has long had his eye on TE Davis
June 10, 2014 at 5:15 AM • Comments
Eric Mangini has been waiting a long time to work with Vernon Davis.Perhaps next week he will get his chance.Via ESPN.com's Rich Cimini, Mangini told the Hartford Courant that he almost drafted Davis with the No. 4 overall pick in the 2006 draft when Mangini was the head coach of the New York Jets.The Jets ended up taking tackle D'Brickashaw Ferguson and Davis went to the 49ers two picks later."When I was with the Jets, I really loved Vernon in the draft," Mangini said.