Scifres (knee) was waived by the Panthers on Tuesday, Steve Reed of the Associated Press reports.
Scifres suffered a knee injury during the Panthers' third preseason game against the Patriots. Veteran Andy Lee heads into the regular season as the starting punter for Carolina.
Scifres left Friday's matchup with Patriots after suffering a knee injury.
The severity of the injury is currently unknown, but it was enough to knock him out of the game. The team has yet to verify the nature of the injury, so his status going forward is unclear.
The Chargers listed running back Ryan Mathews and wide receiver Keenan Allen as inactive for Week 17’s game against the Chiefs.
Mathews is nursing an ankle injury, while Allen is suffering from an ankle and shoulder injury.
Other players listed as inactive included Mike Scifres, Damion Square, Greg Ducre, Ryan Carrethers and Cordarro Law .
The Chargers announced a pair of roster moves on Saturday, according to U-T San Diego. The team promoted center Jeff Baca from the practice squad to the 53-man active roster. In a corresponding move, they placed punter Mike Scifres on injured reserve with a shoulder injury.
Chargers punter Mike Scifres could wind up going on injured-reserve, according to FoxSports.
Scifres is progressing from a shoulder injury, but the team is pressed for roster spots. Scifres has already missed two games due to the injury, and was ruled out of for the team's regular season finale. The Chargers need to add a center to the active roster, and Scifres could be in danger of losing his spot so the team can add another lineman.
The Chargers have ruled running back Ryan Mathews (ankle) and punter Mike Scifres (shoulder) out for Sunday's regular season finale at Kansas City.
Wide receiver Keenan Allen (ankle, shoulder) was the only player on San Diego's final injury report listed as doubtful. Guard Chris Watt (ankle) was deemed questionable. Meanwhile, defensive tackle Corey Liuget (ankle), quarterback Philip Rivers (chest, ankle) and cornerback Shareece Wright (concussion) were designated as probable.
The Chargers have listed the following players as inactive for Saturday's Week 16 matchup against the 49ers: running back Ryan Mathews (ankle), wide receiver Keenan Allen (ankle, shoulder), nose tackle Ryan Carrethers (elbow), punter Mike Scifres, cornerback Greg Ducre, linebacker Cordarro Law and defensive end Damion Square.
Mathews and Allen were ruled out on the team's final Week 16 injury report, while Carrethers was deemed probable to play. However, the Chargers will have Philip Rivers (chest, back), who was ruled probable, as well as tight end Ladarius Green (ankle, concussion) and defensive tackle Corey Liuget (ankle), both of whom were questionable.
The Chargers are a 1-point underdog in San Francisco Saturday.
The Chargers released their final injury report for Saturday’s game at San Francisco and listed wide receiver Keenan Allen (ankle) as out.
Also ruled out is running back Ryan Mathews (ankle) and punter Mike Scifres (shoulder). Ladarius Green (concussion) and Corey Liuget are listed as questionable. Quarterback Philip Rivers (chest/back) and Ryan Carrethers (elbow) are being listed as probable.
The Chargers are 1 1/2-point underdogs.
The Chargers declared the following players inactive for Week 15 against the Broncos: Ryan Mathews, Ladarius Green, Mike Scifres, Dontrelle Inman, Damion Square , Ryan Carrethers, Cordarro Law.
The Chargers signed punter Mat McBriar to replace Mike Scifres, who broke his clavicle Sunday night against the Patriots, reports the San Diego Union-Tribune.
Chargers punter Mike Scifres suffered a fractured clavicle in Sunday's loss to the Patriots and is expected to have surgery on Monday.
Scifres, who had a punt blocked in the first half, would reportedly be ready for the playoffs, a source told U-T San Diego.
Scifres has a net average of 38.9 yards per punt this year.
Chargers punter Mike Scifres (shoulder) will not return to Sunday night's Week 14 game against the Patriots, the team announced just after halftime.
Scifres suffered an injury on a hit during a blocked punt in the first half and had to be carted off the field. Kicker Nick Novak will take on punting duties for the remainder of the game.
Chargers punter Mike Scifres is being evaluated for a shoulder injury, the team announced.
Scifres took a big hit on a blocked punt in the first half, spinning around before crashing to the ground and remaining there for several minutes. He was able to sit up but appeared in obvious pain before being carted to the locker room. Kicker Nick Novak took over punting duties, while safety Eric Weddle is set to serve as the team's new holder on field goals and extra points.
Chargers punter Mike Scifres injured his back during a long punt return in the second quarter of the game at Denver. While Scifres walked gingerly to the sideline, he was able to return in the second half.
Chargers LB Donald Butler, OL Chad Rinehart, P Mike Scifres and LB Tourek Williams are active Week 10 against the Broncos.
All four players were listed as probable on the team's injury report. Scifres should be able to handle normal punting duties.
The Chargers have eight players on their Friday injury report, but only offensive lineman Mike Remmers (ankle) has been ruled out of the game Sunday against Denver. And only defensive end Lawrence Guy (toe), linebacker Jarret Johnson (hamstring) and wideout Eddie Royal (toe) are questionable.
The rest are probable. They are linebacker Donald Butler (groin), guard Chad Rinehart (toe), punter Mike Scifres (knee) and linebacker Tourek Williams (thumb).