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Scifres Got HOSED

Discussion in 'Chargers Fan Forum' started by TBF, Dec 18, 2007.

  1. TBF

    TBF BoltTalker

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    That is all!
     
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  2. AnteaterCharger

    AnteaterCharger Calibrating Bolttalk, Podcast by Podcast Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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  3. BlueandGold

    BlueandGold The Oracle

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    Until "Punts downed inside the 10 yard line" becomes a more visible stat than "Net Average" and "Hang Time", Mike will continue to get hosed. The guy sacrifices his average to pin opponents deep - another reason to love Sci-Fi.

    I wouldn't trade him for any other punter in the game, and he deserves the Pro Bowl without a doubt.
     
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  4. boltssbbound

    boltssbbound Well-Known Member

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    Lechler has had two punts returned for TDs this year.:icon_shrug:
     
  5. Carlsbad_Bolt_Fan

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    No other punter in the game is as skillful as Scifres. Lechler can boom it, but he routinely outkicks his coverage. By the time the rest of his team catches up, they're sucking wind or it's a touch back.
     
  6. Retired Catholic

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    Sci-Fi is one reason we are headed to the playoffs. Damned skippy I wouldn't swap him for another punter. As far as Lechler kicks the ball, we might, in fact, have a couple less victories this season without Scifres, because Lechler will still be home for the holidays counting the days to Hawaii and we have a chance to be the big Kahuna.
     
  7. ChargerRay

    ChargerRay #FireMcCoy #FirePagano Staff Member Super Moderator Podcaster

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    Yeah he got hosed. But so did Fred Taylor of the Jags. That guy will never make the pro bowl.
     
  8. HollywoodLeo

    HollywoodLeo Well-Known Member

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    I'm just glad Cromartie didn't get snubbed.
     
  9. Electric Chair

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    There are a ton of great punters right now. Scifries benefits from punting in perfect weather.

    There are worse snubs on the outside looking in.
     
  10. TBF

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    Yea...But he still got the banana flute in his face...
     
  11. TheLash

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    don't worry, I've hired a goon to Kerrigan Lechler's ***:lol:

    I'll get my boi in.

    I think Phillips was the real snub
     
  12. TBF

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    Scifres has won several games for us by OWNING the field position.

    I'm a huge Phillips fan, but I really think Scifres could be our MVP...We have not controlled the clock all that well this year as we have in the past. We have survived having our D on the field a ton because he has pinned the dirty, nasty, opponent back in the shadow of the goal post forcing them to go 90+ yards to score...Not easily or often done regardless of how our D is playing.

    TBF
     
  13. TheLash

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    I agree he is our unheralded weapon!
     
  14. Chargers-Superhero

    Chargers-Superhero Just win the Damn SB !!!

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    According to the Chargers website, Scifres is the First alternate in case the Oakland punter can't go.
     
  15. Buck Melanoma

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    Well, then - let me hunt up that lead pipe ..... :icon_twisted:
     
  16. Electric Chair

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    If I was Lechler I would fake an injury so that I could start my vacation after next weekend and not have to worry about a game in the middle of Feb.
     
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    Interesting. Maybe a roughing the punter penalty is in order for the last game of the season. We should have ample opportunity to rush the punter in that game since they'll be doing a lot of it.:lol:
     
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