Matthew Davis

NFL, Football, NBA, WNBA
North Dakota State University
St. Paul, Minnesota


Matthew Davis covers the NFL, WNBA and college sports for, focusing on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers, New England Patriots, Miami Dolphins and San Francisco 49ers.

As a contributing writer to the StarTribune, he has covered Minnesota prep sports since 2016. Past bylines include the Sun Post, Inter-County Leader and The Catholic Spirit.


Matthew Davis holds a bachelor of arts degree in mass communications from North Dakota State University.

Latest Articles From Matthew Davis

  • Brock Purdy ‘Choked Up’ Amid Iowa State Return

    San Francisco 49ers quarterback Brock Purdy couldn't hid the emotion when he led a youth football camp at his alma mater Iowa State on June 22.

  • Patriots Named ‘Logical’ Destination for All-Pro Wide Receiver

  • 49ers Proposed Trade Swaps Brandon Aiyuk With 4-Time National Champion WR

  • Patriots Proposed Trade Flips Matthew Judon for 2 Draft Picks

  • Proposed Patriots Blockbuster Trade Would Snag 49ers’ Brandon Aiyuk

  • Patriots Blockbuster Proposed Trade Would Land WR CeeDee Lamb

    The Patriots could pounce on star WR CeeDee Lamb amid trade speculation due to his absence at Dallas Cowboys mandatory minicamp.

  • Buccaneers Sign Ex-Seahawks Wide Receiver

  • Angel Reese Sounds Off on Caitlin Clark Popularity & Rivalry

  • Caitiln Clark Draws Hall of Fame Comparison Amid Chennedy Carter Shove

  • 49ers Blockbuster Proposed Trade Lands 3-Time All-Pro Wide Receiver

  • Bengals Could Alleviate Joe Mixon Loss With 4-Time Pro Bowl RB

    The Cincinnati Bengals could use more running back depth amid the loss of Joe Mixon this offseason, and four-time Pro Bowler Dalvin Cook could fill that void.

  • Buccaneers Blockbuster Proposed Trade Flips Chris Godwin for $19 Million Wide Receiver

  • Dolphins Could Bring Home 4-Time Pro Bowl RB

  • Bengals Blockbuster Trade Proposal Flips Tee Higgins for $19 Million Wide Receiver

  • 49ers Could Take Load Off of Christian McCaffrey With 4-Time Pro Bowler

  • Patriots a Fit for 4-Time 1,000-Yard Running Back

  • Buccaneers Could Add 4-Time Pro Bowl Running Back

  • Bill Walton’s Last Instagram Post Gave Nod to Rising Star Victor Wembanyama

  • Dolphins Could Add Tua Tagovailoa QB Insurance With Familiar Face

  • Anthony Edwards Reacts to Michael Jordan-Like Poster Dunk vs. Mavericks

    Anthony Edwards put Daniel Gafford on a poster but couldn't lead the Minnesota Timberwolves past the Dallas Mavericks on May 26.

  • Caitlin Clark Revealed She ‘Begged’ Kate Martin to Stay at Iowa

  • Proposed Patriots Trade Sends Matthew Judon to AFC Contender

  • Ex-Patriots Wide Receiver Breaks Silence on Retirement Decision

  • Caitlin Clark Makes Concerning Admission Over Ankle Injury vs. Sun

  • Tom Brady Sends Message on Meeting With Drake Maye: ‘Calm Down’

    For any New England Patriots wanting to fill in meaning on a May 19 meeting with rookie quarterback Drake Maye, Tom Brady gave one clear message.

  • Timberwolves Troll Nuggets After 20-Point Game 7 Comeback

  • Former Iowa Star Sends Strong Message on Caitlin Clark

  • Patriots Could Add Speedy Running Back

  • Former Notre Dame Coach Lou Holtz Addresses Harrison Butker’s Polarizing Speech

  • Ex-Patriots Coach Gets Honest on Drake Maye’s Week 1 Starting Chances

    New England Patriots fans may not see rookie quarterback Drake Maye taking the field right away in Week 1 against the Cincinnati Bengals.