Vernon Davis announces retirement in ‘Golden Girls’-themed skit with Rob Gronkowski

first_imgLet’s check in on @RobGronkowski and his retirement crew, the Golden Gronks, ft. @jharrison9292 and @VernonDavis85 😂— FOX Sports (@FOXSports) February 2, 2020Davis, one of the game’s most distinguished tight ends, was drafted by the 49ers with the sixth overall pick in the 2006 NFL Draft, spending his first 10 seasons in San Francisco before being traded to the Broncos six games into 2015 — just in time for their Super Bowl 50 win. He spent the last four seasons with the Redskins.Davis finishes his career with 583 receptions for 7,652 receiving yards and 63 touchdowns — truly a sterling career.Or should we say golden? MORE: Chiefs DBs all expecting Super Bowl babies — er, ringsEven better? The three — along with Gronk’s old school nurse, Miss Cheryl — take part in some hijinks in a “Golden Girls”-themed bit that includes a grumpy Harrison, a magazine called Arthritis Today, Davis strutting around in a bath robe and, of course, Gronk being shoved in a pool. Vernon Davis announced the end of his storied 14-year NFL career in the most chill way possible.Instead of announcing his retirement via a team statement or social media, he did so in a Fox Super Bowl pregame skit alongside fellow NFL retirees Rob Gronkowski and James Harrison, simply saying, “That’s right. I’m retired.”last_img

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