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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

Rivers, Gates have Bolts’ offense No. 1

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 6:27 p.m. ET
Nobody would have believed that Chargers QB Philip Rivers could put up better numbers without Pro Bowl WR Vincent Jackson, but that's exactly what he has done thus far.

Chargers SS Gregory suspended four games

Posted Oct. 04, 2010 @ 2:50 p.m. ET
Chargers SS Steve Gregory has been suspended for four games following a positive drug test for a banned substance, the team announced Monday.

Gates gets 500th reception in Chargers win

Posted Oct. 03, 2010 @ 7:17 p.m. ET
Antonio Gates became the seventh tight end in NFL history with 500 catches, including touchdown receptions of 33 and 26 yards from Philip Rivers, to lead the San Diego Chargers to a 41-10 win over the outmanned Arizona Cardinals on ...

Chargers promote FB-LB Wilson

Posted Oct. 02, 2010 @ 4:05 p.m. ET
The Chargers promoted FB-LB Kion Wilson from the practice squad to the active roster on Saturday, a day before their Week Four game against the Cardinals. They released CB Dante Hughes to make room for Wilson.

Bolts may use volunteering vets to cure special-teams woes

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 4:28 p.m. ET
While the Chargers are off to yet another slow start, the team can look to one very specific area for its early struggles: kick coverage.

Four teams risk blackouts in Week Four

Posted Sept. 30, 2010 @ 10:08 a.m. ET
Four NFL games could be blacked out on local television this Sunday as teams scramble to sell tickets before Thursday afternoon's deadline.

Chargers OLB English out 4-6 weeks

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 7:44 p.m. ET
Chargers OLB Larry English will miss 4-6 weeks as he recovers from a foot injury.

Chargers sign fourth long-snapper

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 6:10 p.m. ET
The Chargers had to sign their fourth long-snapper of the season on Tuesday and placed two players on injured reserve.

Vasquez, Mathews get good news for Chargers

Posted Sept. 28, 2010 @ 10:06 a.m. ET
Chargers ORG Louis Vasquez will not need surgery on his injured knee and RB Ryan Matthews is able to return to practice.

Washington's two kick-return TDs lead Seahawks to victory

Posted Sept. 26, 2010 @ 7:58 p.m. ET
Leon Washington returned two second-half kickoffs for touchdowns of 101 and 99 yards, making up for a long list of Seattle mistakes, and the Seahawks held off Philip Rivers and the San Diego Chargers 27-20 on Sunday.

McNeill ends holdout, signs tender

Posted Sept. 25, 2010 @ 2:07 p.m. ET
Chargers OLT Marcus McNeill, who had been holding out for a new contract, has signed his restricted free-agent tender, according to the San Diego Union-Tribune.

Bulldozing RB Tolbert a secret weapon for Bolts

Posted Sept. 24, 2010 @ 10:09 a.m. ET
RB Ryan Mathews may have been the Chargers' first-round pick this year, but he's not the only guy they trust in the backfield.

Chargers RB Mathews nursing high ankle sprain

Posted Sept. 23, 2010 @ 9:52 a.m. ET
Chargers rookie RB Ryan Mathews was held out of practice Wednesday and is not sure if he will play this Sunday as he nurses a high ankle sprain.

Deadline passes for Chargers WR Jackson to be traded

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 4:42 p.m. ET
The deadline imposed for Chargers WR Vincent Jackson to be traded, which would have allowed him to reduce his suspension from six games to four, has passed with no deal consummated.

Clock keeps ticking on Vincent Jackson deal

Posted Sept. 22, 2010 @ 12:38 p.m. ET
The Chargers have until 4 p.m. EDT to make a deal involving WR Vincent Jackson that will keep his reduced suspension in place.

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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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