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Tuesday, October 30, 2012
Punter a bright spot for Chargers

By Bill Williamson

Life is not fun for the Chargers these days, but at least, something is going right.

Punter Mike Scrifres is the ESPN Stats & Information punter of the week.

The Chargers lost their third straight game, 7-6 at Cleveland on Sunday. But Scrifres’ punting added two percent to the Chargers’ chances of winning the game. Scrifres averaged 46.5 yards on six punts and had just two punts returned against him for a total of 7 yards.

His net punting average was 45.3 yards. Scrifres pinned three punts inside the Browns’ 10-yard line. Again, the Chargers wasted Scrifres’ effort, but he has been recognized for his strong game.

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