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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

Chargers add LBs to active roster

Posted Dec. 16, 2010 @ 5:15 p.m. ET
Just hours before their Week 15 game the Chargers have made a roster move, signing LBs Darry Beckwith and Brandon Lang from their practice squad

2012 ballot measure key to Chargers staying put

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 7:25 p.m. ET
While the Chargers won't be leaving town next season, what they do beyond that is completely up in the air.

Report: Chargers TE Gates not expected to play Thursday

Posted Dec. 15, 2010 @ 11:58 a.m. ET
Chargers TE Antonio Gates, who is still suffering from a torn plantar fascia, is not expected to play on Thursday against the 49ers, according to NFL.com.

Chargers avoid Thursday-night blackout

Posted Dec. 14, 2010 @ 9:09 p.m. ET
The Chargers sold enough tickets to avoid a blackout for their Thursday-night game against the 49ers.

Everything comes together as Bolts surge back into playoff race

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 6:15 p.m. ET
Knowing a loss Sunday would likely end their playoff dreams, the Chargers did what we have become accustomed to them doing in December: dominated the competition.

Vikings-Eagles Week 16 game flexed

Posted Dec. 13, 2010 @ 2:13 p.m. ET
The Week 16 Vikings-Eagles game has been flexed to the Sunday-night prime-time slot.

Chargers gain ground by dominating Chiefs

Posted Dec. 12, 2010 @ 7:28 p.m. ET
Philip Rivers threw two touchdown passes to Malcom Floyd and the Chargers remained alive in the AFC West race with a 31-0 win Sunday over the division-leading Kansas City Chiefs, who went nowhere without quarterback Matt Cassel.

Pass-blocking skills holding back Chargers' Mathews

Posted Dec. 11, 2010 @ 8:16 p.m. ET
Although he was active in Week 13, Chargers RB Ryan Mathews didn't play a snap, and we hear that is the result of his shortcomings as a pass protector, according to AFC West Whispers.

Cassel does not practice Friday, listed as doubtful

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 5:03 p.m. ET
Chiefs QB Matt Cassel is listed as doubtful for Sunday's game against the Chargers, meaning backup Brodie Croyle will likely start.

Injury bug getting best of Bolts' receivers

Posted Dec. 10, 2010 @ 9:44 a.m. ET
Chargers QB Philip Rivers has put himself in the mix for the MVP, but it hasn't been because of his receiving corps, which has been very shaky throughout 2010.

Los Angeles Chargers in 2012?

Posted Dec. 07, 2010 @ 10:48 a.m. ET
The Chargers may be leaving San Diego in the near future, according to the Los Angeles Times.

Chargers' mistakes return in loss to Raiders

Posted Dec. 05, 2010 @ 8:05 p.m. ET
Jason Campbell ran for one touchdown and threw for another, Darren McFadden ran for 97 yards and a TD, and the Raiders took advantage of more mistakes by the Chargers to stun San Diego 28-13 on Sunday.

It's a landslide: Readers pick Chargers to win AFC West

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 10:34 p.m. ET
In a just-concluded poll, the respondents overwhelmingly picked the Chargers to capture the division crown, even though they're currently in second place, one game behind the Chiefs.

Crosby getting Bolts' special teams turned around

Posted Dec. 01, 2010 @ 5:46 p.m. ET
We hear that many believed that somebody needed to take the fall for the Chargers' terrible special-teams unit, but head coach Norv Turner's backing of special-teams coach Steve Crosby could pay off.

Chargers WR Jackson will likely miss Sunday's game

Posted Nov. 29, 2010 @ 7:09 p.m. ET
Chargers WR Vincent Jackson will likely miss this Sunday's game against the Raiders, head coach Norv Turner said Monday.

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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