SANTA CLARA -- Although Vernon Davis' on-field production has been relatively quiet, his one catch in Saturday night's win should serve as reassurance that he remains a capable catalyst.

Davis produced a 44-yard reception late in the third quarter, setting up Frank Gore's 2-yard touchdown run that pushed the 49ers lead to 38-24 in an eventual 45-31 win over the Packers.

"It made me feel I'm unstoppable," Davis said.

Davis didn't catch any of the four other passes in which he was targeted and has only seven receptions over the past seven games.

His confidence is unshaken, nor is his politcally correct team-first attitude. "I've just got to take advantage of my opportunities," Davis said. "We're winning and that's a great thing."

Davis is well aware that his counterpart Sunday is arguably the league's greatest tight end in history, that being Tony Gonzalez.

"He's done a lot for the tight end position," Davis said. "I'm very thankful to have someone like that to look up to, and he's set the bar very high."

Davis place a new pair of red headphones in all of his teammates' lockers Thursday, as supplied by Beats By Dr. Dre.

For more on the 49ers, see Cam Inman's Hot Read blog at blogs.mercurynews.com/49ers. Follow him on Twitter at twitter.com/CamInman.



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