LB Davis Learned By Getting Cut Loose

When the Vikings released linebacker Rod Davis before the season began, he learned that roster spots aren't just given to reserve players in the NFL. Eventually, he got another chance in the second half of the season and became one of the leaders on special teams. That could help him as he prepares for free agency, he says.
January 5, 2007

Davis Back with New Focus

Linebacker Rod Davis returned to the Vikings this week with a different outlook on his career and his role with the team.
November 4, 2006

Davis Drops Weight with Something to Prove

Linebacker Rod Davis is showing that he can lay out offensive players with jarring hits, but can he find a place on defense in a Cover-2 scheme? We asked, he explained.
August 3, 2006

Davis Feeling Ready

There is a good chance middle linebacker Rod Davis will get his first start as a pro since Sam Cowart missed most of the last week's practice. Coach Mike Tice thinks the Bengals would be a good team for Davis to cut his teeth against.
September 17, 2005

Davis 'Gets It' In Second Season

It took a year for middle linebacker Rod Davis to get over the fact that special teams were a valuable way for a backup linebacker to contribute. This year, he sounds like he cherishes every chance he gets.
September 9, 2005