Vernon Davis will play on Monday Night Football against the St. Louis Rams
Davis injured his back in Week 4 against the Philadelphia Eagles after taking a hit from DeMeco Ryans. The injury kept Davis out of the team's Week 5 game against the Kansas City Chiefs.
After returning to practice late last week, Davis told reporters Saturday, “I don’t feel like I’m where I need to be at the moment, but I’m getting there.”
The 30-year-old tight end has played in three games this season,
The 49ers (3-2) could move into sole possession of second place in the NFC West with a win Monday against the Rams (1-3) following Seattle's loss at home Sunday to the Dallas Cowboys.
- Will Green