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Sun, 10 Mar 2013 10:45:59 -0700
The New York Jets may use the 4-3 defensive alignment more often next season. LB David Harris would be the middle linebacker while LB Demario Davis would be the weakside linebacker. DL Quinton Coples could be used as a defensive end in that alignment.
Mon, 04 Mar 2013 10:29:49 -0800
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said LB Demario Davis is the top option to start at inside linebacker on the weak side.
Wed, 13 Feb 2013 14:48:04 -0800
New York Jets LB Demario Davis is expected to get the first opportunity to start at inside linebacker next to LB David Harris in 2013. Davis will bring more athleticism than LB Bart Scott did but will need to improve his instincts.
Fri, 26 Oct 2012 18:28:45 -0700
New York Jets LB Bart Scott (toe) was replaced last week on the field by LB Demario Davis, who is faster and more athletic. It is believed that even when Scott heals, he won't be back in the lineup, as the Jets try to inject speed and athleticism into their aging and slow linebacking corps.
Mon, 22 Oct 2012 09:31:36 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said LB Bart Scott (toe) could not play in the team's nickel packages in Week 7 because of a lingering toe injury. He was replaced by LB Demario Davis.
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 14:45:45 -0700
New York Jets head coach Rex Ryan said he has been impressed with how LB Demario Davis performed during offseason workouts. "I have not been disappointed one bit," Ryan said. "This is what you get. He's the first guy on the practice field, the last guy to leave. He's bright-eyed, he can't wait, can't wait to get in the classroom, can't wait to get on the field, be with his teammates. I think that's why you're going to see this young man have a long career. There's no doubt."
Mon, 25 Jun 2012 08:54:39 -0700
New York Jets LB Demario Davis was one of the team's standout players during offseason workouts, according to CB Darrelle Revis. "He's vocal," Revis said. "You don't frown on that. You accept that. He still has a lot of things to learn. But just to have those leadership qualities, you can tell where he came from. You can tell he was a leader in college."
Sat, 02 Jun 2012 07:12:07 -0700
Updating a previous item, New York Jets third-round draft pick LB Demario Davis signed a four-year deal worth $2.8 million. The deal includes base salaries of $390,000, $480,000, $570,000 and $660,000.
Thu, 31 May 2012 17:24:58 -0700
The New York Jets have agreed to terms with third-round draft choice LB Demario Davis on a four-year deal. Financial terms were not disclosed.
Thu, 31 May 2012 17:07:38 -0700
New York Jets LB Demario Davis was working with the first-team nickel defense during organized team activities Thursday, May 31. The Jets see Davis as a pass coverage linebacker.
Wed, 02 May 2012 14:55:07 -0700
New York Jets defensive coordinator Mike Pettine said he was happy with the additions of DE Quinton Coples and LB Demario Davis because they will add speed to a defense that was a little slow last season. "The league is evolving that way to be a pass-first league," Pettine said. "We felt we were getting – for lack of a better phrase – a little dinosaur-ish inside. We feel we needed to increase our athleticism and team speed."
Fri, 27 Apr 2012 21:10:09 -0700
New York Jets LB Demario Davis is ready for his transition to inside linebacker, and he is open to whatever he has to do to gain playing time. "I'm ready to play wherever the coaches put me. Wherever they have me playing, I'm going to be ready to contribute as best I can," Davis said.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 18:38:08 -0800
Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis improved his stock at the NFL Scouting Combine Tuesday, Feb. 28, looking like the complete package. He posted a 4.58-second time in the 40-yard dash, posted a 38.5-inch vertical leap and 10-feet, four-inches in the broad jump. He also posted 32 reps in the bench press. Davis, who was a bit of an unknown coming in, displayed good speed and quickness while moving in every direction, and he showed solid ball skills in coverage drills. Davis improved his stock, perhaps moving into the third round of the NFL Draft.
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:58:10 -0800
Texas LB Keenan Robinson posted the best broad jump out of linebackers at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with a jump of 10 feet. Those that followed included Texas Christian LB Ricky Carder (10-foot-1), San Diego State LB Miles Burris (10-foot-1), Florida State LB Nigel Bradham (10-foot-1), Oklahoma LB Travis Lewis (10-foot-2), Boston College LB Luke Kuechly (10-foot-2), Temple LB Tahir Whitehead (10-foot-4), Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson (10-foot-4), Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis (10-foot-4) and California LB Mychal Kendricks (10-foot-7).
Tue, 28 Feb 2012 10:45:23 -0800
Oklahoma LB Travis Lewis posted the best vertical jump out of linebackers at the 2012 NFL Scouting Combine with a jump of 36 inches. Those that followed included Kansas LB Steven Johnson (36), Nebraska LB Lavonte David (36.5), Temple LB Tahir Whitehead (37), Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson (37), Florida State LB Nigel Bradham (37), San Diego State LB Miles Burris (37.5), Boston College LB Luke Kuechly (38), Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis (38.5) and California LB Mychal Kendricks (39.5).
Mon, 27 Feb 2012 13:15:54 -0800
Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis officially ran the 40-yard dash in 4.61 seconds at the NFL Scouting Combine.
Fri, 24 Feb 2012 22:15:33 -0800
Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis said Friday, Feb. 24, that he plans to run under 4.5 seconds in the 40-yard dash at the NFL Scouting Combine. He has run mid-4.4's during training.
Sun, 22 Jan 2012 22:53:23 -0800
Arkansas State LB DeMario Davis is a late addition to the Senior Bowl.