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Mike Scifres

Mike Scifres - #5 - P

Status Active
Height/Weight 6' 2"/ 215 lbs.
Birthday 10/08/1980
Birthplace Metairie, LA
College Western Illinois
Years played 11
Drafted 2003, 5th round, 14th pick by Chargers

STATS, LLC 2012 STATS

Punt Avg Yds
81 48.3 3914

CB Cason makes sense as priority for Chargers

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 9:48 p.m. ET
With so many defensive players entering free agency, one the Chargers may want to prioritize is starting CB Antoine Cason.

Bisaccia hired at Auburn

Posted Jan. 03, 2013 @ 3:18 p.m. ET
Former Chargers special-teams coach Rich Bisaccia has left San Diego to be the special-teams and running backs coach at Auburn.

Chargers fire Turner, Smith

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 1:21 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced that head coach Norv Turner and GM A.J. Smith will not return in 2013.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos get top seed, Chiefs get top pick

Posted Dec. 31, 2012 @ 11:56 a.m. ET
The 2012 season in the AFC West ended the way it began — the Broncos and Chargers won, and the Chiefs and Raiders lost.

Chargers finish season with 24-21 defeat of Raiders

Posted Dec. 30, 2012 @ 8:09 p.m. ET
San Diego beat the Raiders 24-21 on a wet, gloomy Sunday in what's expected to be Norv Turner's final game as Chargers coach.

Raiders QB Pryor gets starting nod for Sunday

Posted Dec. 28, 2012 @ 3:46 p.m. ET
Raiders head coach Dennis Allen announced Friday that Terrelle Pryor will start at quarterback in Oakland’s season finale.

OT position one of many questions for Chargers

Posted Dec. 27, 2012 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
OTs Jared Gaither and Jeromey Clary are still in line to start in 2013, but their struggles in 2012 give the incoming regime plenty to consider.

Chargers-Raiders game will be seen in Southern California

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 7:57 p.m. ET
The Chargers announced Wednesday that they have sold enough tickets to lift the local blackout for Sunday’s Chargers-Raiders matchup. 

Chargers place NT Franklin, S Taylor on I.R.

Posted Dec. 26, 2012 @ 3:31 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed NT Aubrayo Franklin and S Brandon Taylor on injured reserve and promoted S Sean Cattouse and CB Greg Gatson.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos taking care of business

Posted Dec. 24, 2012 @ 9:50 a.m. ET
Another typical week in the AFC West — the Broncos dominated, the Raiders and Chiefs fell and the Chargers took advantage of a weak opponent.

Chargers sack McElroy, Jets

Posted Dec. 23, 2012 @ 6 p.m. ET
The Chargers took Greg McElroy down 11 times, tying the team record in a 27-17 victory over the Jets Sunday.

Dolphins place PK Carpenter on I.R., sign PK Kaeding

Posted Dec. 21, 2012 @ 11:21 a.m. ET
The Dolphins placed PK Dan Carpenter on injured reserve and signed former Chargers PK Nate Kaeding.

Mathews' injury keeps RB spot as Chargers priority

Posted Dec. 20, 2012 @ 11:53 a.m. ET
Ryan Mathews' second broken clavicle this season is more reason for the Chargers to put emphasis on adding another running back.

Chargers place Floyd, Wells, Mathews on I.R.

Posted Dec. 18, 2012 @ 7:16 p.m. ET
The Chargers placed WR Malcom Floyd, RB Ryan Mathews and OL Reggie Wells on injured reserve.

AFC West Spin cycle: Broncos pass test, Raiders shut out Chiefs

Posted Dec. 17, 2012 @ 10:52 a.m. ET
The Broncos won their ninth in a row, the Raiders shut out the Chiefs and the Chargers got blown out at home by Carolina.

STATS, LLC PLAYER NEWS

Posted Sept. 08, 2011
Scifres, hampered last season by San Diego's brutal specials teams breakdowns, agreed Wednesday to a five-year contract extension that will keep him with the Chargers through 2016. The deal is worth just under $19 million in new money, with just more than $10 million guaranteed.||||||| Scifres has consistently been one of the NFL's best punters and was a Pro Bowl alternate from 2004-09. While Scifres' gross average was a team-record 46.7 yards last year, he was a victim of the Chargers' poor special teams play. He had four punts blocked and another deflected, helping to drop his net average to 30.8 yards.
Posted Nov. 03, 2005
Scifres has re-signed with the San Diego Chargers, agreeing to a four-year contract extension. The punter, who was a fifth-round pick in the 2003 NFL Draft, is averaging a career-best 45.2 yards on 37 punts this season. He was a Pro Bowl alternate in 2004.|||||||

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