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Mike Scifres
P #5
Height:
6-2
Weight:
215
College:
Western Illinois
Hometown:
Destrehan, La.
Experience:
14
Punting
YearTeamGPuntsYdsNet YdsLngAvgNet AvgBlkOOBDnIN 20TBFCRetRetYTD
TOTAL 195 756 34,152 29,561 72 45.2 39.1 10 58 122 293 61 187 328 3,371 2
2015 SD 16 72 3,261 2,789 68 45.3 38.2 1 4 8 15 2 14 44 432 0
2014 SD 13 55 2,516 2,180 72 45.7 38.9 1 7 9 21 6 12 21 216 0
2013 SD 16 56 2,417 2,239 61 43.2 40 0 6 11 30 1 19 19 158 0
2012 SD 16 81 3,914 3,412 66 48.3 40.6 3 5 14 30 7 15 40 362 0
2011 SD 16 47 2,234 1,865 71 47.5 39.7 0 5 3 17 2 12 25 329 0
2010 SD 16 52 2,430 1,722 67 46.7 30.8 4 5 3 13 9 7 28 528 1
2009 SD 16 52 2,342 2,037 65 45 39.2 0 4 7 23 2 16 23 265 1
2008 SD 16 51 2,332 2,086 67 45.7 40.9 0 3 8 19 5 12 23 146 0
2007 SD 16 81 3,735 3,244 70 46.1 39.6 1 9 15 36 9 19 29 311 0
2006 SD 16 69 2,893 2,637 71 41.9 38.2 0 4 17 35 2 19 27 216 0
2005 SD 16 71 3,104 2,700 71 43.7 38 0 2 16 25 8 19 26 244 0
2004 SD 16 69 2,974 2,650 60 43.1 38.4 0 4 11 29 8 23 23 164 0
2003 SD 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Kickoff
YearTeamGKOYdsOOBAvgTBPctRetAvgTDOSKOSKR
TOTAL 195 58 3,364 2 58 4 0.1 47 -- 0 5 1
2015 SD 16 1 56 0 56 0 0 1 -- -- 0 0
2014 SD 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SD 16 4 239 0 59.8 2 0.5 2 -- -- 0 0
2010 SD 16 7 393 1 56.1 1 0.1 4 -- -- 1 0
2009 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 16 4 207 0 51.8 0 0 3 -- -- 1 1
2007 SD 16 5 274 0 54.8 0 0 4 -- -- 1 0
2006 SD 16 3 183 0 61 0 0 3 -- -- 0 0
2005 SD 16 7 373 0 53.3 1 0.1 5 -- -- 1 0
2004 SD 16 2 72 0 36 0 0 1 -- -- 1 0
2003 SD 6 25 1,567 1 62.7 0 0 24 -- -- 0 0
Field Goal
YearTeamGOverall FGs20-29 Yards30-39 Yards40-49 Yards50+ YardsPAT
BlkLngFGMFG AttPctMAttPctMAttPctMAttPctMAttPctXP AttXPMPctBlk
TOTAL 195 0 40 1 1 100 0 0 -- 0 0 -- 1 1 100 0 0 -- 3 3 100 0
2015 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SD 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 SD 16 0 -- 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 0 -- 0
2011 SD 16 0 40 1 1 100 0 0 -- 0 0 -- 1 1 100 0 0 -- 3 3 100 0
2010 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 SD 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 195 10 10 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 -- 0
2015 SD 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2014 SD 13 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 SD 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2012 SD 16 0 -- -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SD 16 1 1 0 0 0 0 -- -- -- -- --
2010 SD 16 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2009 SD 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SD 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 SD 16 2 2 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2004 SD 16 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2003 SD 6 1 1 0 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
Passing
YearTeamGAttCompPctAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDTD%IntInt%Lng20+40+SckSckYRate
TOTAL 195 3 1 33.3 0 28 9.3 0.1 0 -- 1 33.3 28 1 0 0 0 29.2
2015 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SD 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SD 16 1 1 100 0.1 28 28 1.8 0 -- 0 -- 28 1 0 0 0 118.8
2009 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SD 16 1 0 -- 0.1 0 -- -- 0 -- 0 -- 0 0 0 0 0 39.6
2005 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SD 16 1 0 -- 0.1 0 -- -- 0 -- 1 100 0 0 0 0 0 --
2003 SD 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 195 5 0 0 5 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
2015 SD 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SD 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 SD 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2012 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2011 SD 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- 0 -- -- --
2010 SD 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2009 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 16 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SD 16 1 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2005 SD 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2004 SD 16 1 0 0 1 -- 0 -- -- 0 0 0
2003 SD 6 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Rushing
YearTeamGAttAtt/GYdsAvgYds/GTDLng1st1st%20+40+FUM
TOTAL 195 1 0 -7 -7 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0
2015 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 SD 13 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2013 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2012 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 SD 16 1 0.1 -7 -7 -0.4 0 -7 0 -- 0 0 0
2005 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 SD 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 SD 6 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

TRANSACTIONS
Released/injury settlement by Carolina (8/31/16)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (6/8/16)...Released by San Diego (5/2/16)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder by San Diego (12/27/14)...Signed to contract extension by San Diego (9/9/11)...Signed to contract extension by San Diego (11/4/05)...Selected in the fifth round (149th overall) of the NFL Draft by San Diego (4/27/03).

GP/GS
Career (195/0) [10/0]; 2015 (16/0); 2014 (13/0); 2013 (16/0) [2/0]; 2012 (16/0); 2011 (16/0); 2010 (16/0); 2009 (16/0) [1/0]; 2008 (16/0) [2/0]; 2007 (16/0) [3/0]; 2006 (16/0) [1/0]; 2005 (16/0); 2004 (16/0) [1/0]; 2003 (6/0).

CAREER HIGHS (through 2015)
• Punts: 81 - two times, most recently 2012
• Punting Yards: 3,914 - 2012
• Gross Punting Average: 48.3 - 2012
• Net Punting Average: 40.9 - 2008
• Long Punt: 72 - 2014
• Punts Inside The 20: 36 - 2007

SINGLE-GAME CAREER HIGHS (through 2015)
• Punts: 10 - at Seattle (12/24/06)
• Punting Yards: 493 - at Denver (11/18/12)
• Gross Punting Average: 59.5 - at St. Louis (10/17/10)
• Net Punting Average: 50.5 - at Miami (10/5/08)
• Long Punt: 72 - at Buffalo (9/21/14)
• Punts Inside The 20: 5 - four times, most recently versus Oakland (11/16/14)

2015
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Accumulated a 45.3-yard gross average and 38.2-yard net average on 72 punts with 15 inside the 20, two touchbacks, one block and long of 68 yards...Logged one special teams tackle.

2014
Played in 13 games and was inactive for two games for San Diego...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder (12/27)...Tallied a 45.7-yard gross average and 38.9-yard net average on 55 punts with 21 inside the 20, six touchbacks, career long of 72 yards and one block...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Garnered AFC Special Teams Player of the Week recognition for effort in Week 11 versus Oakland (11/16)...At Buffalo (9/21): Booted a career-long 72-yard punt...At Miami (11/2): Surpassed 30,000 career punting yards...Vs. Oakland (11/16): Tied career high with five punts inside the 20, including four inside the 10-yard line...Vs. New England (12/7): Suffered a broken left clavicle on a blocked punt...Injury caused him to be inactive for the next two games, ending streak of 174 consecutive games played - the third longest in team history...Subsequently placed on injured reserve (12/27).

2013
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Recorded a 43.2-yard gross average and 40.0-yard net average on 56 punts with a long of 61 yards and no blocks...Led the NFL with a 53.6 inside the 20 percentage, placing 30 punts inside the 20...Stood second in the league with a career-low one touchback...Made one special teams tackle...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Wild Card at Cincinnati (1/5) and AFC Divisional Playoff at Denver (1/12)...Punted 10 times for a 46.6-yard gross average and 37.4-yard net average with three inside the 20, one touchback and long of 62 yards.

2012
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Set a team record with a career-high 48.3-yard gross average, which ranked third in the NFL, and posted a 40.6-yard net average, the second-highest in team history...Tied career high of 81 punts with 30 inside the 20, seven touchbacks, long of 66 yards and three blocks...Vs. Atlanta (9/23): Notched 500th career punt...At Tampa Bay (11/11): Punt blocked and returned 29 yards for a touchdown...At Denver (11/18): Totaled a career-high 493 punting yards on nine punts, including a season-long 66-yarder...At Pittsburgh (12/9): Equaled career high with five punts inside the 20.

2011
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Finished sixth in the NFL with a 47.5-yard gross average and 10th with a 39.7-yard net average on 47 punts with 17 inside the 20, two touchbacks, long of 71 yards and no blocks...Began the season without a touchback in the first eight games...Responsible for one special teams tackle...Scored six points...Vs. Minnesota (9/11): Handled kickoffs, extra points and field goals along with punting duties in the season opener after kicker Nate Kaeding suffered a season-ending knee injury on the opening kickoff...Responded with two touchbacks on four kickoffs, converted all three extra point tries and connected on only field goal attempt - a 40-yarder that tied the score at 17 early in the fourth quarter en route to a 24-17 victory...Vs. Oakland (11/10): Ended string of 23 consecutive punts without a touchback to start the season when season-long 71-yarder traveled into the end zone.

2010
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Rated third in the NFL with a 46.7-yard gross average and accrued a 30.8-yard net average on 52 punts with 13 inside the 20, nine touchbacks, long of 67 yards and four blocks...Gathered two special teams tackles...Completed a 28-yard pass to fullback Mike Tolbert on a fake punt versus Denver (11/22)...At Oakland (10/10): Had two punts blocked, one that went out of the end zone for a safety and another that was returned five yards for a touchdown...At St. Louis (10/17): Averaged a career-high 59.5 yards on six punts...Vs. Tennessee (10/31): Punt blocked for a safety.

2009
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Generated a 45.0-yard gross average and was 10th in the NFL with a 39.2-yard net average on 52 punts with 23 inside the 20, two touchbacks - tied for the fewest in the NFL - long of 65 yards and no blocks...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Divisional Playoff versus the New York Jets (1/17)...Punted six times for a 49.5-yard gross average and 43.8-yard net average with three inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 60 yards...Vs Cincinnati (12/20): Played in 100th career game.

2008
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Stood sixth in the NFL with a 45.7-yard gross average and third with a team-record and career-high 40.9-yard net average on 51 punts with 19 inside the 20, five touchbacks, long of 67 yards and no blocks...Only had 23 punts returned, the fewest ever allowed by a team since the league went to a 16-game schedule in 1978...Added one special teams tackle...POSTSEASON: Played in two games...Punted 12 times for a 49.9-yard gross average and 43.3-yard net average with seven inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 67 yards...At Miami (10/5): Registered a career-high 50.5-yard net average on six punts...AFC Wild Card vs. Indianapolis (1/3): Set NFL postseason records with a 51.7-yard net average and six punts inside the 20.

2007
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Ranked sixth in the NFL with a 46.1-yard gross average and third with a 39.6-yard net average on a career-high 81 punts, including a long of 70 yards...Set a team record with 36 punts inside the 20, the second most in the NFL...Had nine touchbacks and one block...POSTSEASON: Played in three games...Punted 12 times for a 44.2-yard gross average and 37.4-yard net average with four inside the 20, one touchback and long of 66 yards...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for performance in Week 8 versus Houston (10/28)...At Denver (10/7): Suffered first career punt blocked...Ended streak of 230 consecutive punts without a block...Vs. Houston (10/28): Produced a 52.8-yard gross average and 50.2-yard net average...Established a career high by landing all five punts inside the 20...At Minnesota (11/4): Matched career high with five punts inside the 20...AFC Divisional Playoff at Indianapolis (1/13): Set Chargers' postseason records with a 59.0-yard gross average and long of 66 yards.

2006
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Compiled a 41.9-yard gross average and placed eighth in the NFL with a 38.2-yard net average on 69 punts with a long of 71 yards and no blocks...Led the NFL with 35 punts inside the 20 and only two touchbacks, the fewest in the league among qualifying punters...Put together a streak of 38 consecutive punts without a touchback...Threw an incomplete pass after mishandling a snap on a field goal attempt at Baltimore (10/1)...Credited with minus-seven rushing yards after being tackled in the end zone for a safety at Baltimore (10/1)...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Divisional Playoff versus New England (1/14)...Tied team postseason record with seven punts for a 36.6-yard gross average and 36.6-yard net average with five inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 51 yards...At Buffalo (12/3): Streak of 38 consecutive punts without a touchback ended when punt in the fourth quarter rolled into the end zone...At Seattle (12/24): Punted a career-high 10 times.

2005
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Finished ninth in the NFL with a 43.7-yard gross average and sixth with a 38.0-yard net average on 71 punts with 25 inside the 20, eight touchbacks, long of 71 yards and no blocks...Accounted for two special teams tackles.

2004
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Rated ninth in the NFL with a 43.1-yard gross average and third with a 38.4-yard net average on 69 punts with 29 inside the 20, eight touchbacks, long of 60 yards and no blocks...Collected one special teams tackle...Had pass intercepted on a botched field goal attempt versus Kansas City (1/2)...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Wild Card versus the New York Jets (1/8)...Punted five times for a 36.4-yard gross average and 36.4-yard net average with one inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 42 yards...HONORS: First-team Sports Illustrated All-Pro.

2003
Selected in the fifth round (149th overall) of the NFL Draft by San Diego...Handled kickoff responsibilities in six games and was inactive for 10 games...Contributed one special teams tackle.

COLLEGE
Played in 46 games for Western Illinois from 1999-2002...Three-time first-team All-Gateway Conference selection...Finished career with a 43.5-yard gross average and 39.3-yard net average on 205 punts with 61 inside the 20, long of 89 yards and one block...Only Division I-AA punter to be named a finalist for the Ray Guy Award as a senior in 2002 after ranking second in the nation with a 48.2-yard gross average.

PERSONAL
Attended Destrehan (La.) HS...Graduated from Western Illinois with a degree in communications and broadcasting...Last name is pronounced SIGH-fres.
TRANSACTIONS
Released/injury settlement by Carolina (8/31/16)...Signed as a free agent by Carolina (6/8/16)...Released by San Diego (5/2/16)...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder by San Diego (12/27/14)...Signed to contract extension by San Diego (9/9/11)...Signed to contract extension by San Diego (11/4/05)...Selected in the fifth round (149th overall) of the NFL Draft by San Diego (4/27/03).

GP/GS
Career (195/0) [10/0]; 2015 (16/0); 2014 (13/0); 2013 (16/0) [2/0]; 2012 (16/0); 2011 (16/0); 2010 (16/0); 2009 (16/0) [1/0]; 2008 (16/0) [2/0]; 2007 (16/0) [3/0]; 2006 (16/0) [1/0]; 2005 (16/0); 2004 (16/0) [1/0]; 2003 (6/0).

CAREER HIGHS (through 2015)
• Punts: 81 - two times, most recently 2012
• Punting Yards: 3,914 - 2012
• Gross Punting Average: 48.3 - 2012
• Net Punting Average: 40.9 - 2008
• Long Punt: 72 - 2014
• Punts Inside The 20: 36 - 2007

SINGLE-GAME CAREER HIGHS (through 2015)
• Punts: 10 - at Seattle (12/24/06)
• Punting Yards: 493 - at Denver (11/18/12)
• Gross Punting Average: 59.5 - at St. Louis (10/17/10)
• Net Punting Average: 50.5 - at Miami (10/5/08)
• Long Punt: 72 - at Buffalo (9/21/14)
• Punts Inside The 20: 5 - four times, most recently versus Oakland (11/16/14)

2015
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Accumulated a 45.3-yard gross average and 38.2-yard net average on 72 punts with 15 inside the 20, two touchbacks, one block and long of 68 yards...Logged one special teams tackle.

2014
Played in 13 games and was inactive for two games for San Diego...Placed on injured reserve with an injured left shoulder (12/27)...Tallied a 45.7-yard gross average and 38.9-yard net average on 55 punts with 21 inside the 20, six touchbacks, career long of 72 yards and one block...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Garnered AFC Special Teams Player of the Week recognition for effort in Week 11 versus Oakland (11/16)...At Buffalo (9/21): Booted a career-long 72-yard punt...At Miami (11/2): Surpassed 30,000 career punting yards...Vs. Oakland (11/16): Tied career high with five punts inside the 20, including four inside the 10-yard line...Vs. New England (12/7): Suffered a broken left clavicle on a blocked punt...Injury caused him to be inactive for the next two games, ending streak of 174 consecutive games played - the third longest in team history...Subsequently placed on injured reserve (12/27).

2013
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Recorded a 43.2-yard gross average and 40.0-yard net average on 56 punts with a long of 61 yards and no blocks...Led the NFL with a 53.6 inside the 20 percentage, placing 30 punts inside the 20...Stood second in the league with a career-low one touchback...Made one special teams tackle...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Wild Card at Cincinnati (1/5) and AFC Divisional Playoff at Denver (1/12)...Punted 10 times for a 46.6-yard gross average and 37.4-yard net average with three inside the 20, one touchback and long of 62 yards.

2012
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Set a team record with a career-high 48.3-yard gross average, which ranked third in the NFL, and posted a 40.6-yard net average, the second-highest in team history...Tied career high of 81 punts with 30 inside the 20, seven touchbacks, long of 66 yards and three blocks...Vs. Atlanta (9/23): Notched 500th career punt...At Tampa Bay (11/11): Punt blocked and returned 29 yards for a touchdown...At Denver (11/18): Totaled a career-high 493 punting yards on nine punts, including a season-long 66-yarder...At Pittsburgh (12/9): Equaled career high with five punts inside the 20.

2011
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Finished sixth in the NFL with a 47.5-yard gross average and 10th with a 39.7-yard net average on 47 punts with 17 inside the 20, two touchbacks, long of 71 yards and no blocks...Began the season without a touchback in the first eight games...Responsible for one special teams tackle...Scored six points...Vs. Minnesota (9/11): Handled kickoffs, extra points and field goals along with punting duties in the season opener after kicker Nate Kaeding suffered a season-ending knee injury on the opening kickoff...Responded with two touchbacks on four kickoffs, converted all three extra point tries and connected on only field goal attempt - a 40-yarder that tied the score at 17 early in the fourth quarter en route to a 24-17 victory...Vs. Oakland (11/10): Ended string of 23 consecutive punts without a touchback to start the season when season-long 71-yarder traveled into the end zone.

2010
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Rated third in the NFL with a 46.7-yard gross average and accrued a 30.8-yard net average on 52 punts with 13 inside the 20, nine touchbacks, long of 67 yards and four blocks...Gathered two special teams tackles...Completed a 28-yard pass to fullback Mike Tolbert on a fake punt versus Denver (11/22)...At Oakland (10/10): Had two punts blocked, one that went out of the end zone for a safety and another that was returned five yards for a touchdown...At St. Louis (10/17): Averaged a career-high 59.5 yards on six punts...Vs. Tennessee (10/31): Punt blocked for a safety.

2009
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Generated a 45.0-yard gross average and was 10th in the NFL with a 39.2-yard net average on 52 punts with 23 inside the 20, two touchbacks - tied for the fewest in the NFL - long of 65 yards and no blocks...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Divisional Playoff versus the New York Jets (1/17)...Punted six times for a 49.5-yard gross average and 43.8-yard net average with three inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 60 yards...Vs Cincinnati (12/20): Played in 100th career game.

2008
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Stood sixth in the NFL with a 45.7-yard gross average and third with a team-record and career-high 40.9-yard net average on 51 punts with 19 inside the 20, five touchbacks, long of 67 yards and no blocks...Only had 23 punts returned, the fewest ever allowed by a team since the league went to a 16-game schedule in 1978...Added one special teams tackle...POSTSEASON: Played in two games...Punted 12 times for a 49.9-yard gross average and 43.3-yard net average with seven inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 67 yards...At Miami (10/5): Registered a career-high 50.5-yard net average on six punts...AFC Wild Card vs. Indianapolis (1/3): Set NFL postseason records with a 51.7-yard net average and six punts inside the 20.

2007
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Ranked sixth in the NFL with a 46.1-yard gross average and third with a 39.6-yard net average on a career-high 81 punts, including a long of 70 yards...Set a team record with 36 punts inside the 20, the second most in the NFL...Had nine touchbacks and one block...POSTSEASON: Played in three games...Punted 12 times for a 44.2-yard gross average and 37.4-yard net average with four inside the 20, one touchback and long of 66 yards...PLAYER OF THE WEEK: Earned AFC Special Teams Player of the Week honors for performance in Week 8 versus Houston (10/28)...At Denver (10/7): Suffered first career punt blocked...Ended streak of 230 consecutive punts without a block...Vs. Houston (10/28): Produced a 52.8-yard gross average and 50.2-yard net average...Established a career high by landing all five punts inside the 20...At Minnesota (11/4): Matched career high with five punts inside the 20...AFC Divisional Playoff at Indianapolis (1/13): Set Chargers' postseason records with a 59.0-yard gross average and long of 66 yards.

2006
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Compiled a 41.9-yard gross average and placed eighth in the NFL with a 38.2-yard net average on 69 punts with a long of 71 yards and no blocks...Led the NFL with 35 punts inside the 20 and only two touchbacks, the fewest in the league among qualifying punters...Put together a streak of 38 consecutive punts without a touchback...Threw an incomplete pass after mishandling a snap on a field goal attempt at Baltimore (10/1)...Credited with minus-seven rushing yards after being tackled in the end zone for a safety at Baltimore (10/1)...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Divisional Playoff versus New England (1/14)...Tied team postseason record with seven punts for a 36.6-yard gross average and 36.6-yard net average with five inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 51 yards...At Buffalo (12/3): Streak of 38 consecutive punts without a touchback ended when punt in the fourth quarter rolled into the end zone...At Seattle (12/24): Punted a career-high 10 times.

2005
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Finished ninth in the NFL with a 43.7-yard gross average and sixth with a 38.0-yard net average on 71 punts with 25 inside the 20, eight touchbacks, long of 71 yards and no blocks...Accounted for two special teams tackles.

2004
Played in 16 games for San Diego...Rated ninth in the NFL with a 43.1-yard gross average and third with a 38.4-yard net average on 69 punts with 29 inside the 20, eight touchbacks, long of 60 yards and no blocks...Collected one special teams tackle...Had pass intercepted on a botched field goal attempt versus Kansas City (1/2)...POSTSEASON: Played in AFC Wild Card versus the New York Jets (1/8)...Punted five times for a 36.4-yard gross average and 36.4-yard net average with one inside the 20, no touchbacks and long of 42 yards...HONORS: First-team Sports Illustrated All-Pro.

2003
Selected in the fifth round (149th overall) of the NFL Draft by San Diego...Handled kickoff responsibilities in six games and was inactive for 10 games...Contributed one special teams tackle.

COLLEGE
Played in 46 games for Western Illinois from 1999-2002...Three-time first-team All-Gateway Conference selection...Finished career with a 43.5-yard gross average and 39.3-yard net average on 205 punts with 61 inside the 20, long of 89 yards and one block...Only Division I-AA punter to be named a finalist for the Ray Guy Award as a senior in 2002 after ranking second in the nation with a 48.2-yard gross average.

PERSONAL
Attended Destrehan (La.) HS...Graduated from Western Illinois with a degree in communications and broadcasting...Last name is pronounced SIGH-fres.
 

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