49ers tight end Vernon Davis inactive on Sunday with hamstring injury
Despite tweeting throughout the week that he would be ready to play, San Francisco 49ers tight end Vernon Davis is inactive for Sunday’s game against the Indianapolis Colts with a hamstring injury.
Davis’ status was labeled “day to day” throughout the week, though he did not practice and he was listed as questionable for the game after tweaking his hamstring during last week’s Sunday night game against the Seahawks.
His absence will prevent him from facing his younger brother, Colts cornerback Vontae Davis, for the first time since the younger Davis arrived in the NFL in 2009.
No need to worry y'all. My leg is feeling great just need a little rest til kickoff according to the docs.—
Vernon Davis (@VernonDavis85) September 18, 2013
The injury ends Davis’ 93-game consecutive starts streak, which had been the fourth-longest streak in the league.
49ers linebacker Aldon Smith was listed as active two days after his arrest on suspicion of DUI, which will likely lead to a stint in drug rehab.