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ASHBURN, Va. Cheap Custom Packers Jersey . -- When Vernon Davis didnt produce like his young self, he understood the questions.Everybody starts to worry, Davis said. Theyre like: Hey guys, we need to figure it out: Can Vernon still play?Quarterback Kirk Cousins wondered whats left in the tank for Davis when the Washington Redskins signed the veteran tight end after the San Francisco 49ers and Denver Broncos decided they didnt need him.Those fears evaporated at an informal offseason session at a local Washington-area high school in April.We were throwing, and I realized right away this guy can still play, Cousins said. Im still trying to figure out what the catch is or why two teams let him go.The catch is Davis is 32 years old and in his 11th NFL season, and he was limited to two touchdowns in 2014 and none last season. Back in his hometown, hes rejuvenated with 31 catches for 450 yards and two touchdowns through 11 games.I feel like the older I get, the better I get, said Davis, a D.C. native and star at Maryland. I feel like Im just starting, man. Im just getting started. I tell everyone the same thing: When I lose my speed, then Ill hang it up. But I still have my speed. I can still run. With that, I continue to play this game.Davis could be a big part of the Redskins game Sunday at the Arizona Cardinals as starting tight end Jordan Reeds status is in doubt with a sprained shoulder.Davis already shouldered the load when Reed missed two October games with a concussion, and he has the speed and big-play ability for Cousins to turn to him.Cousins said Davis could run the 40-yard dash like an elite wide receiver.Its just been a joy to play with him and have him on the team, Cousins said. And with the injuries that Jordans sustained, hes become even more valuable needing to step up and be a difference maker.Davis days as a difference maker arent that far gone. He had 52 catches, including 13 touchdowns, in 2013 for San Francisco.On Wednesday, he lamented mistakes made along the way and expressed gratitude for playing and winning a Super Bowl with Peyton Manning.Davis remained optimistic, but perhaps most importantly he maintained his chiseled physique -- which has receiver Pierre Garcon thinking: When you get older, you definitely want to look like that.Offensive coordinator Sean McVay said Davis is a guy that takes care of his body, and I think we felt very comfortable that if he was put in this situation that there would be a chance for him to have success.And hes definitely done a great job. Hes exceeded a lot of expectations.Beyond the passing game, coach Jay Gruden sees Davis influence on the run, too.I think thats where he has helped the most, Gruden said. These 4.6 yards a carry that I think we are averaging right now, a lot of it is because of our tight end -- blocking in the core, cut off on the backside or what have you -- and hes a big part of that.Blocking is one of Davis skills, but Garcon is quick to point out that hes a receiving tight end. Davis definitely feels like that again and is glad the Redskins took a chance on him.Im always expecting the best and preparing for the worst, Davis said. I wouldnt trade it for anything in the world, because being back home where I was born and raised, getting an opportunity to play in front of friends and family, cant trade that. It doesnt happen like that often.NOTE: Reed and DL Anthony Lanier (shin) did not practice Thursday for a second consecutive day. ... Cousins was chosen as the NFC offensive player of the month for November after completing 72.4 percent of his passes for 1,086 yards and eight touchdowns with no interceptions. He had a passer rating of 124.4 in November, and his 362 yards a game led all quarterbacks.---For more NFL coverage: and Authentic Custom Packers Jersey . The Clippers were angry about blowing a big lead; the Kings didnt like being in that kind of hole and nearly digging themselves out only to lose. Custom Packers T-shirts . Kozun faked to the forehand and beat Monsters starter, Calvin Pickard, pad side in the second round for the winner. Spencer Abbott also scored in the shootout for the Marlies (25-13-4). .Y. - Jerome Samson scored once in regulation and again in the shootout as the St. TORONTO -- Jacob Markstrom showed up to the Air Canada Centre on Sunday think that he was backing up star goalie Henrik Lundqvist in Swedens World Cup of Hockey opener against Russia.Caught off guard when he found out Lundqvist was sent home due to an illness, Markstrom stopped 27 shots to help the Swedes beat Russia 2-1 in Group B play.I didnt expect it, so, youre surprised, Markstrom saidt. Mentally, its a little different (preparation) because you cant really get in the zone (if youre not starting), but everything physically, I try to do the same thing so if stuff like this happens, youre ready.Gabriel Landeskog and Victor Hedman scored second-period goals for the Swedes.Alex Ovechkin scored for Russia, and Sergei Bobrovsky stopped 27 shots in the Group B game.Ovechkin thought he tied it with 7 seconds left, but officials waved it off , ruling the puck went off Ovechkins glove and in.I thought I touched it, Ovechkin said. To be honest with you, I didnt see the replay. But I feel the touch. I dont know if it was the puck or the stick. I definitely feel the touch on my hand on my stick.The Russians tested Markstrom early as Vladimir Tarasenko one-timed a shot off Evgeni Malkins faceoff win, but Markstrom was able to get his left pad on it and steer it aside just 30 seconds into the game. Custom Rashan Gary Jersey. oments later, Tarasenko hit Markstrom in the mask with a shot that the Vancouver goalie was able to shake off.Landeskog got Sweden on the board with a power-play goal , one-timing Erik Karlssons pass over Bobrovskys blocker at 10:41 of the second period. Less than 2 minutes later, Hedman one-timed Carl Hagelins feed glove-side past Bobrovsky.Ovechkin scored with 33 seconds left in the third, putting a wrist shot from the point off the post and past a screened Markstrom.Swedish coach Rikard Gronberg was pleased with the way the team executed the prepared game plan following a 6-2 loss to Team Europe in pretournament competition Wednesday.(We) wanted to make sure their transition game didnt happen so quickly, Gronberg said. It was really important for us to have puck control. We didnt want to get into a run and gun type of game with the Russian team because thats where their strengths are.Russia will return to action Monday night against Team North America. The Swedes play Finland on Tuesday. ' ' ' 

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