Davis: Logistics force switch of radio analyst

Davis: Logistics force switch of radio analyst
January 22, 2014, 9:30 am
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Eric Davis played the first six seasons of his 12-year NFL career with the 49ers. (49ers.com)

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With the 49ers’ move into Levi’s Stadium in Santa Clara next season, the team plans to increase the amount of team-produced media.

Former 49ers cornerback Eric Davis, who has served as the 49ers’ radio analyst the past three seasons, would have been unable to participate on a regular basis due to his daily work in Southern California on NFL AM, the NFL Network’s morning show.

[RELATED: Ryan replaces Davis as 49ers radio analyst]

“I loved the gig the past three years,” Davis said in a text message. “With the new in-house media format the team will have moving forward, they want their guys on site almost daily at the facilities. I couldn’t work (that) with my network gig. All’s good on both sides. Simple logistics.”

Tim Ryan will replace Davis as the 49ers’ radio analyst, alongside play-by-play man Ted Robinson, the 49ers announced on Wednesday. Davis played the first six seasons of his 12-year NFL career with the 49ers. He was a starter on the 49ers' 1994 Super Bowl-winning team. He was chosen as a first-team All-Pro in 1995.

 

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