Redskins’ Vernon Davis going strong and long downfield at 33

Jay Gruden will have what Vernon Davis is having.

Marveling at the physical condition of the 33-year-old tight end, the Washington Redskins coach asked Davis what he had for lunch and came away saying, “We should all get on the Vernon Davis diet.” Davis is careful about what he eats, trains his body and his mind and is on pace for one of his best seasons in his 12th year in the NFL.

“I guess just opportunity-wise (I’m) just getting more opportunity,” Davis said Thursday. “That’s what it’s about at the end of the day: How much opportunity are you getting? I guess I’m just getting more opportunity to catch balls downfield.”

As it tries to make up a two-game deficit on Kansas City in the AFC West, Oakland will be short-handed. Running back Marshawn Lynch will serve a one-game suspension Sunday after being ejected from the Chiefs’ game for contacting a game official during a melee involving Carr and Kansas City cornerback Marcus Peters.

Two SDSU coaches corroborated that, saying scouts who have come through Brookings are primarily asking questions centered around Goedert’s character, work ethic, and willingness to block. After all, as a pass catcher, his film speaks for itself.

He can do it 4.21 seconds, per Moe. That would have ranked fourth among combine tight ends last year, and a shade better than New York Giants first-round pick Evan Engram, who clocked 4.23 at a weight 36 pounds lighter than Goedert.

For a tight end, these are the kind of numbers that put NFL Cheap Custom Hockey Jerseys scouts on planes to places like Brookings. A steady stream of them — more than what SDSU is used to — has made its way through campus this season, including multiple scouts Cheap High Quality Jerseys from the same club. According to Sports Information Director Jason Hove, about three per week have dropped in on Jackrabbits practices, and as many as four have come to a game.