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Chargers Sign Davis and Toudouze
The Chargers have signed veteran offensive tackles Anthony Davis and Michael Toudouze, each to one-year contracts, the team announced today.
Davis, 6-4, 320, most recently played for the Virginia Destroyers of the United Football League in 2011 and the UFL’s Florida Tuskers from 2009-10.
Davis came into the NFL with Tampa Bay in 2003 as an undrafted rookie and spent six seasons with the Buccaneers where he started 32 of 47 games played. During the 2005-06 seasons, Davis started every game for the Bucs at left tackle, including a start in the ’05 Wild Card playoffs against Washington. Davis also spent time with the St. Louis Rams in 2008 and the New Orleans Saints in 2009, but did not appear in any games.
A native of Paterson, New Jersey, Davis played collegiately at Virginia Tech where he was second-team All-Big East as a senior.
Toudouze, 6-6, 300, spent parts of the last six seasons with the Indianapolis Colts after being drafted in the fifth round of the 2006 NFL draft. He has appeared in nine career games with one start and won a Super Bowl ring with the Colts following the ’06 season. Toudouze also played in the United Football League for the New York Sentinels in 2009 and the Florida Tuskers in 2010.
Toudouze is a native of San Antonio, Texas, and played collegiately at Texas Christian University where he was first-team All-Mountain West Conference as a senior in 2005.
To make room for Davis and Toudouze on the roster, the Chargers waived tackle John Cullen and placed fullback-tight end Patrick Doyle on the “Waived-Injured” list. If Doyle clears waivers and is not claimed by another team, he will be placed on the Chargers’ “Reserve-Injured” list. Read