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Chargers Releasing P Mike Scifres

Chargers GM Tom Telesco said Saturday that he called veteran P Mike Scifres to inform him that he’s being released after they used a sixth-round pick on a punter, per Michael Gehlken. “He’s a true pro,” said Chargers head coach Mike McCoy.“When people ask what it means to be a Charger, I’ll point to Mike Scifres. Thank you Mike. We’re going to miss you.”...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
April 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Chargers draft a punter, release Mike Scifres

The best punter in the history of the Chargers franchise is out of a job. Mike Scifres, who has punted in San Diego since the Chargers drafted him in 2003, will be released after the team drafted punter Drew Kaser today. “He’s a true pro,” Chargers coach Mike McCoy said of Scifres today. “When people…
Via Pro Football Talk
April 30, 2016

Chargers sign Jeff Baca, place Mike Scifres on IR

The season of longtime Chargers punter Mike Scifres is over. Injured in a December 7 loss to the Patriots, the Chargers had held off on placing Scifres on season ending injured reserve in hopes that he would be able to return for the post season. That will not happen now. Mat McBriar was signed to fill in for Scifres who suffered a broken clavicle. The Chargers can clinch a playoff...
Via Tireball.com
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers sign McBriar to replace injured Scifres

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Chargers have signed Australian-born punter Mat McBriar to replace the injured Mike Scifres. Scifres broke his left collarbone Sunday night in a 23-14 loss to New England when Brandon Bolden crashed into him after blocking a punt in the second quarter. The 35-year-old McBriar previously spent time with Denver, Seattle, Dallas, Philadelphia and Pittsburgh...
Via Fox Sports San Diego
December 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers looking for punter after Scifres injury

SAN DIEGO (AP) The Chargers are in the market for a punter after Mike Scifres broke his left clavicle in a 23-14 loss to New England. Scifres was hurt when Brandon Bolden blocked a second-quarter punt Sunday and then crashed into the punter. Chargers coach Mike McCoy said Scifres is a candidate for injured reserve with three games remaining. ''We'll see where the week goes,'' McCoy...
Via Associated Press
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Patriots Block Mike Scifres Punt, Scifres Breaks Collarbone

The New England Patriots got in on a San Diego Chargers punt and punter Mike Scifres took the major brunt of the collision. Scifres landed pretty awkwardly and it turns out that he actually broke his clavicle. Football is a rough sport. Scifres leaving on a cart with his arm bound around his chest, gives […] The post Patriots Block Mike Scifres Punt, Scifres Breaks Collarbone appeared...
Via Diehardsport
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

San Diego Chargers Punter Mike Scifres Likely Done for the Season After Getting Hurt Sunday Night

The San Diego Chargers discovered something Sunday night that they never wanted to actually find out--place kicker Nick Novak can punt. If need be he was the team's emergency punter, but since punters and kickers are seldom injured during games they never figured they would need to actually find out.However, when Mike Scifres was taken off the field with his arm and shoulder wrapped...
Via FatManWriting
December 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers Punter Mike Scifres Destroyed, Injured By Patriots Hit

Chargers punter Mike Scifres was destroyed by a big hit from the Patriots' Brandon Bolden.
Via Gamedayr
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers punter Scifres carted off field

SAN DIEGO (AP) Chargers punter Mike Scifres was carted off the field in the second quarter Sunday night with his left arm immobilized after being hit on a punt. The Chargers said Scifres sustained a shoulder injury against the Patriots. New England special teams player Brandon Bolden blocked Scifres' kick deep in Chargers territory and crashed into the punter as he was following...
Via Associated Press
December 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Chargers LB Manti Te'o out with a concussion

San Diego linebacker Manti Te'o suffered a concussion late in the first half and won't return to Sunday's AFC divisional playoff game against the Denver Broncos. Punter Mike Scifres was also shaken up late in the first half. He has a back injury and his return is questionable. Te'o was hurt trying to tackle running back Knowshon Moreno near the goal line. The rookie linebacker...
Via Associated Press
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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