Broncos TE Vernon Davis: Return to Levi’s Stadium is ‘surreal’

Current Broncos and former 49ers tight end Vernon Davis commented Thursday on his return to Levi’s Stadium for Super Bowl 50.
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Current Denver Broncos and former San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davistold reporters that returning to Levi’s Stadium for Super Bowl 50 feels “surreal.”

“I was like, ‘Wow, we’re actually going back to Levi’s Stadium,’” Davis said Thursday. “It couldn’t get any better that. It couldn’t get any better than this. I wouldn’t trade it for anything. I’m very pleased, thankful and excited all at the same time for an opportunity to go in and experience this year’s Super Bowl in Levi’s Stadium.”

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Davis, who was acquired by the Broncos from the 49ers in November, has had a down season in 2015–16. During the regular season, the 31-year-old had just 38 catches for 395 yards and no touchdowns. He is just two seasons removed from recording 52 receptions for 850 yards and 13 touchdowns, which earned him second team All-Pro honors with the 49ers.

A 2006 first round selection by San Francisco out of Maryland, Davis has 461 career receptions for 5,841 yards and 55 touchdowns in his 10-year NFL career.