SANTA CLARA -- Tight end Vernon Davis has turned over his contract situation to his agent and shifted his focus toward helping the 49ers win a Super Bowl, Davis said Thursday in his first comments since he ended his holdout.

"It was a very easy decision," Davis said as he prepared to hit the field for the team's first training camp practice.

"All you have to do is think about the team. That's what I did. I thought about my teammates, especially some of the guys like Frank Gore and the guys that are on the last year of their contracts, guys who I love, would die for. There's nothing like being here."

Davis is signed through the 2015 season. He reportedly wanted the 49ers to restructure his contract this offseason, as the 49ers did with left offensive tackle Joe Staley earlier this month.

Instead, the 49ers held firm and placed as much pressure on Davis as they could by not restructuring Davis' contract and fining him for the time he missed, as allowed in the collective bargaining agreement.

Davis said he is excited to be back with his teammates and focused upon football again. He missed the team's offseason workouts, including a mandatory minicamp.

"I love playing football," Davis said. "Any time that I'm away from these guys, I'm hurt. I'm hurt. It really hurt me to be away from this group because we have such a special group; we definitely have a playoff team. We definitely want to get back to where we left off."

Right guard Alex Boone is holding out in hopes of receiving a new contract. Coach Jim Harbaugh declined to discuss Boone's situation Thursday.


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When asked about Davis rejoining his teammates, Harbaugh said: "That definitely added to the excitement" of the first day of training camp.

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