MIKE SCIFRES RUMORS & GOSSIP

Panthers cut punter Mike Scifres, trim roster to 74

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Panthers released veteran punter Mike Scifres one day after trading for three-time Pro Bowler Andy Lee. Carolina also released defensive end Rakim Cox, safety Trenton Robinson and wide receiver LaRon Byrd on Tuesday. Cornerback Leonard Johnson was placed on the reserve/non-football injury list. Carolina's roster stands at 74 players. Following an injury...
Via Associated Press
August 30, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers go for experience, add veteran punter Scifres

CHARLOTTE, N.C. (AP) The Carolina Panthers signed veteran free agent punter Mike Scifres to a one-year contract. Terms of the deal were not released Tuesday. Carolina waived punter Michael Palardy to make room on the roster. The 35-year-old Scifres gives Carolina an experienced punter after Brad Nortman signed a free agent contract with the Jacksonville Jaguars in the offseason...
Via Associated Press
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

Panthers Sign Veteran P Mike Scifres, Cut P Michael Palardy

The Carolina Panthers announced that they’ve signed veteran P Mike Scifres to a contract and waived P Michael Palardy. Scifres will get the opportunity to compete with Swayze Waters for the Panthers’ starting job this summer. “What I did for 13 years in San Diego I still feel that I’m capable of doing here,” Scifres said. “I still feel I can play. Going into the draft...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 07, 2016  |  Discuss

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 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 Fox Sports San Diego
December 09, 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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