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Glendale’s Davis makes NFL debut

Glendale’s Davis makes NFL debut

Local history was made Sunday afternoon when Glendale High alumnus Michael Davis made his debut with the Los Angeles Chargers at the StubHub Center in Carson.

The undrafted rookie out of Brigham Young University played on special teams and registered one tackle in the Chargers’ wild 19-17 loss to the visiting Miami Dolphins.

Los Angeles trailed, 19-17, with less than two minutes left, but drove down the field and set up for a game-winning 44-yard field-goal try. That attempt, however, sailed wide right.

In taking the field, Davis became Glendale High’s first athlete to play in the NFL since Duane Bickett retired from the Carolina Panthers in 1996. Bickett rose to stardom...

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