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...
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...
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...
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 […]
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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...
Chargers punter Mike Scifres was destroyed by a big hit from the Patriots' Brandon Bolden.
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...
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December 07, 2014
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...
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January 12, 2014