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Scott Chandler

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TE
Height: 
6-7

Weight:

260

Age

31
Iowa
9 Years Pro

2015 Season

  • rec23
  • yds259
  • avg-
  • tds4
stats

Chandler, 29, has played in 75 NFL games, with 35 starts, and has registered 182 receptions for 2,120 yards and 17 touchdowns during his career. Last season in Buffalo, he played in 16 games with five starts and finished with 47 receptions for 497 yards and three touchdowns. He recorded career highs in 2013 when he caught 53 passes for 655 yards. He also had two touchdown receptions.

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CAREER TRANSACTIONS

Scott Chandler was signed by the New England Patriots as a free agent on March 16, 2015 ... Originally drafted by San Diego in the fourth round (129th overall) in the 2007 NFL Draft ... Released by San Diego (4/27/09) ... Signed by Dallas as a free agent (5/28/09) ... Released by Dallas (9/5/09) ... Signed by Dallas to the practice squad (9/6/09) ... Signed by N.Y. Giants to the 53-man roster from the Dallas practice squad (12/23/09) ... Released by N.Y. Giants (9/4/10) ... Signed by Dallas to the practice squad (9/5/10) ... Signed by Dallas to the 53-man roster from the practice squad (9/24/10) ... Released by Dallas (12/1/10) ... Claimed off waivers and awarded to Buffalo from Dallas (12/2/10) ... Signed by Buffalo as a restricted free agent (7/29/11) ... Signed by Buffalo as an unrestricted free agent (3/13/14) ... Released by Buffalo (3/11/15).

SEASONAL REVIEWS

2015 (15/4, 2/0)

  • Contributed as a reserve on offense in the AFC Championship at Denver (1/24).
  • Appeared in his first NFL postseason game and saw action at tight end in the playoff victory vs. Kansas City (1/16).
  • Rotated in at tight end at Miami (1/3).
  • Contributed as a reserve on offense at N.Y. Jets (12/27).
  • Was inactive for the win vs. Tennessee (12/20).
  • Took one snap at tight end in a goal line situation on a 1-yard Rob Gronkowski touchdown in the win at Houston (12/13).
  • Caught four passes for 61 yards and a 14-yard touchdown in the fourth quarter vs. Philadelphia (12/6).
  • Started at tight end when the Patriots opened in a two-tight end alignment and caught five passes for 58 yards, including a 9-yard touchdown reception at Denver (11/29).
  • Caught one pass for three yards in the win vs. Buffalo (11/23).
  • Started at tight end in a three-tight end set and caught one pass for a one-yard touchdown on the first drive of the win at N.Y. Giants.
  • Started at tight end in a two-tight end set and caught one pass for five yards when the Patriots began in a two-tight end alignment in the win vs. Washington (11/8).
  • Caught one pass for nine yards in the win vs. Miami (10/29).
  • Caught two passes for 34 yards in the win vs. the New York Jets (10/25).
  • Caught two passes for 39 yards in the win at Indianapolis (10/18). His 25-yard catch in the third quarter is Chandler’s longest catch of the season through six weeks.
  • Contributed on offense and special teams in the win at Dallas (10/11).
  • Caught two passes for 25 yards in the win vs. Jacksonville (9/27).
  • Caught three passes for 23 yards (7.7 avg.) in the win at Buffalo (9/20).
  • Made his Patriots debut and started at tight end in a two-tight end alignment in the win vs. Pittsburgh (9/10), scoring his first touchdown with the team on a one-yard pass from Tom Brady.

2014 (16/5 – Buffalo)

  • Played all 16 games with five starts and caught 47 passes for 497 yards and three touchdowns.
  • Posted a career-high 105 yards receiving on six receptions vs. New England (10/12), marking the first 100-yard receiving performance of his career.
  • Became the first Bills tight end to go over 100 yards since Pete Metzelaars in 1992 and became just the fourth Bills TE in history to record 150 career receptions.
  • Caught one pass for 12 yards and a touchdown vs. N.Y. Jets (10/26), becoming just the fourth TE in franchise history to tally 15-plus touchdowns.
  • Registered a career-high eight receptions for 81 yards at Denver (12/7).

2013 (16/7 – Buffalo)

  • Played all 16 games with seven starts and led Buffalo with 53 receptions and 655 receiving yards - both career highs.
  • Tallied a season-high five receptions for 79 yards and a 33-yard touchdown vs. N.Y. Jets (9/22), the longest touchdown of his career.
  • Set a then career-high with seven receptions for 72 yards at New Orleans (10/27).
  • Posted two receptions for 24 yards at Tampa Bay (12/8), becoming the first tight end in team history to record 500 yards receiving in back-to-back seasons.
  • Hauled in three catches for 55 yards at New England (12/29), setting a new team record among tight ends for most consecutive games with a reception (32).

2012 (15/3 – Buffalo)

  • Played 15 games with three starts and matched a team record for a tight end with six receiving touchdowns in a season (Scott Chandler - 2011, Pete Metzelaars - 1992 & Jay Riemersma - 1998).
  • Finished the season with 43 receptions for 571 yards and six touchdowns. Thirty-six of his 43 catches were for first downs.
  • Placed on injured reserve (12/24) and missed the final game of the season.
  • Posted two receptions for 53 yards vs. Kansas City (9/16), including a career-long 43-yarder, the longest by a Bills tight end since 1999 (Bobby Collins, 45 yards vs. NE, 11/28/99).
  • Finished with four catches for 62 yards and two touchdowns vs. New England (9/30), marking the third multi-TD game of his career and tying Pete Metzelaars for most multi-TD games by a Bills TE.

2011 (14/9 – Buffalo)

  • Played 14 games with nine starts and matched a team record for a tight end with six receiving touchdowns in a season (Pete Metzelaars - 1992 & Jay Riemersma - 1998). Finished the season with 38 receptions for 389 yards and six touchdowns.
  • Inactive at San Diego (12/11) and vs. Miami (12/18) due to injury.
  • Set then career highs with five receptions for 63 yards and two touchdowns at Kansas City (9/11), marking the first multi-TD game of his career.
  • Tallied two receptions for 16 yards and a touchdown vs. Oakland (9/18), recording touchdowns in back-to-back games for the first time in his career.
  • Increased his touchdown streak to three games with two receptions for 10 yards and a score vs. New England (9/25), marking the first three-game TD streak by a Bills TE since 2006 (Robert Royal) and became the second Bill in team history with four receiving touchdowns in the first three games of the season since Don Beebe (4 in 1991).
  • Recorded his second multi-TD game of the season vs. Washington (10/30), becoming the first Bills tight end with two multi-touchdown games in a season. Finished with two receptions for 35 yards and two scores.

2010 (9/0– Dallas)

  • Began the year with N.Y. Giants before being released a the end of training camp and signed with the Dallas practice squad before being promoted to the 53-man roster on Sept. 24. Played in nine games as a reserve before being released by the Cowboys on Dec. 1.

2010 (4/1 – Buffalo)

  • Was claimed off waivers and awarded to Buffalo from Dallas on Dec. 2 and played the final four regular-season games of the season with one start and caught one pass for eight yards at Miami (12/19), the first reception of his career.
  • Inactive at Minnesota (12/5).

2009 (0/0 – Dallas/N.Y. Giants)

  • Began the year with Dallas before being released at the end of training camp. Spent the majority of the season on the Cowboys practice squad.
  • Signed with the N.Y. Giants to the 53-man roster off the Dallas practice squad (12/23) and was inactive for the final two regular-season games.

2008 (0/0 – San Diego)

  • Spent the entire year on injured reserve due to an injury suffered in the preseason.

2007 (0/0 – San Diego)

  • Played in one game as a reserve, making his NFL debut vs. Detroit (12/16).
  • Did not record any statistics.

College

  • Finished collegiate career at Iowa ranked second in school history among tight ends with 117 receptions for 1,476 yards, including 46 catches for 591 yards and six touchdowns as a senior.
  • Led the team as a junior with 47 receptions for 552 yards and two touchdowns.
  • Played his freshman and sophomore seasons as wide receiver before converting to tight end as a junior.
  • Majored in marketing at Iowa.

Personal

  • All-district and honorable mention all-state as a senior at Southlake Carroll High School in Texas. Helped his team to a 16-0 record and the Class 5A Division II state title by catching 68 passes for 1,203 yards and 18 touchdowns.
  • Also lettered in basketball.
  • Scott and his wife, Alissa, have two daughters, Lyla and Vayda.

Stats

Career Stats

gamesreceivingrushingfumbles
seasonteamggsrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
2015NE15423259-304-------
2014BUF16547497-373-------
2013BUF16753655-332-----11
2012BUF151343571-436-----21
2011BUF14938389-316-----11
2010BUF4118-80-------
2010DAL90------------
2009NYG00------------
2007SD10------------
TOTAL2052,379-432100-0043

Recent Games

receivingrushingfumbles
wkopresultrecydsavglongtdattydsavglngtdfumlost
17@MIAL 10-2000--0-------
16@NYJL 20-26------------
15TENW 33-16------------
14@HOUW 27-6------------
13PHIL 28-35461-301-------
12@DENL 24-30558-221-------
11BUFW 20-1313-30-------
10@NYGW 27-2611-11-------
9WASW 27-1015-50-------
8MIAW 36-719-90-------
7NYJW 30-23234-260-------
6@INDW 34-27239-250-------
5@DALW 30-6------------
3JACW 51-17225-170-------
2@BUFW 40-32323-90-------
1PITW 28-2111-11-------

receiving

yearteamgrecydsavgyds/glngtd20+40+1stfum
2015NE152325911.317.330440140
2014BUF164749710.631.137390280
2013BUF165365512.440.9332100261
2012BUF154357113.338.1436101362
2011BUF143838910.227.831640251
2010BUF41882800000
2010DAL9----------
2009NYG0----------
2007SD1----------
TOTAL 902052,37911.626.443213711294

kick returns

yearteamgretydsavglngtd20+40+fcfum
2015NE15---------
2014BUF16---------
2013BUF16---------
2012BUF15---------
2011BUF14---------
2010BUF4---------
2010DAL9111111100000
2009NYG0---------
2007SD1---------
TOTAL 90111111100000

fumbles

yearteamgfumlostffown fropp frown ydsopp ydstdoobsftytb
2015NE15-------0---
2014BUF16-------0---
2013BUF1611-----0000
2012BUF1521-1-0-0000
2011BUF1411-1-0-0000
2010BUF4-----------
2010DAL9-----------
2009NYG0-----------
2007SD1-----------
TOTAL 9043-20000000

defensive

yearteamgtotalsoloastscksftypdefinttdsydsavglong
2015NE150---0------
2014BUF16440000-----
2013BUF16220000-----
2012BUF15440000-----
2011BUF14330000-----
2010BUF43300-0-----
2010DAL91100-0-----
2009NYG00----------
2007SD10----------
TOTAL 9017170000000-0
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receiving splits - split by OPPONENT

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Buffalo Bills24266.590-000
Dallas Cowboys1---------
Denver Broncos155811.6224-110
Houston Texans1---------
Indianapolis Colts123919.5252-010
Jacksonville Jaguars122512.5172-000
Miami Dolphins219990-000
New York Giants111111-100
New York Jets223417261-010
Philadelphia Eagles146115.3303-110
Pittsburgh Steelers111111-100
Tennessee Titans0---------
Washington Redskins115550-000

receiving splits - split by DIVISION CONFERENCE

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Outside Own Division91619011.93013-430
vs AFC Teams111719211.32610-230
vs NFC Teams466711.2304-210
vs Own Division67699.9261-010

receiving splits - split by MONTH

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
December346115.3303-110
January100--0-000
November48678.4225-210
October458216.4263-020
September36498.2173-100

receiving splits - split by STADIUM

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
AT&T Stadium1---------
Gillette Stadium71213811.5307-220
Lucas Oil Stadium123919.5252-010
MetLife Stadium211111-100
NRG Stadium1---------
Ralph Wilson Stadium13237.790-000
Sports Authority Field at Mile High155811.6224-110
Sun Life Stadium100--0-000

receiving splits - split by WIN/LOSSES

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Losses4911913.2307-220
Wins111414010267-220

receiving splits - split by WEEKDAY

splitgrecydsavglng1st1st%td20+40+
Mondays113330-000
Other Days (not Monday or Sunday)2210591-100
Sundays122024612.33013-340
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