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Bryan Scott
LB #43
Height:
6-1
Weight:
220
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Doylestown, PA
Experience:
11
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 143 591 468 123 10.5 0 41 11 2 176 -- 43
2012 BUF 16 66 47 19 0 0 8 4 1 66 16.5 32
2011 BUF 16 66 51 15 1 0 6 2 1 43 21.5 43
2010 BUF 15 39 28 11 3 -- 5 -- -- -- -- --
2009 BUF 9 81 58 23 2 -- 3 1 0 27 27 27
2008 BUF 16 68 55 13 1 -- 3 -- -- -- -- --
2007 BUF 15 28 21 7 0 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2006 NO 9 15 12 3 0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- --
2005 ATL 16 67 54 13 1 -- 6 1 0 15 15 15
2004 ATL 16 96 85 11 2.5 -- 5 1 0 22 22 22
2003 ATL 15 65 57 8 0 -- 4 2 0 3 1.5 3
Fumbles
YearTeamGFUMLostFFOWN FROPP FROWN YDSOPP YDSTDOOBSftyTB
TOTAL 143 1 0 9 0 9 0 26 1 1 0 0
2012 BUF 16 -- -- 2 -- 2 -- 8 0 -- -- --
2011 BUF 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 0 1 -- -- --
2010 BUF 15 1 0 0 -- 2 -- 17 -- 1 0 0
2009 BUF 9 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 BUF 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2007 BUF 15 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 NO 9 -- -- 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ATL 16 -- -- 0 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
2004 ATL 16 -- -- 1 -- 1 -- 1 -- -- -- --
2003 ATL 15 -- -- 3 -- 1 -- 0 -- -- -- --
Punt Return
YearTeamGRetRetYAvgLngTD20+40+FCFUM
TOTAL 143 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2012 BUF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2011 BUF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 BUF 15 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1
2009 BUF 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2008 BUF 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 BUF 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 NO 9 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2005 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2004 ATL 16 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2003 ATL 15 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

PRO

Signed by the Bills as an unrestricted free agent on September 12, 2007 after being released by the Titans on 9/1/07, who signed him as an UFA on 3/26/07… Played in New Orleans in 2006 after being traded by the Falcons on 4/6/06… Entered the NFL as a 2003 Atlanta Falcons draft pick (2nd round, 55th overall) and played with the Falcons through the 2005 season.

NFL AWARDS

• 2012 Buffalo Bills Walter Payton Man of the Year

CAREER

• Teams are 7-3 when Scott records an interception

2012

• Intercepted a career high 4 passes, good for second on the team, including one interception return for a touchdown ... Added 64 tackles (45 solo), eight pass deflections, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

• At NYJ (9-9): Posted the eighth interception of his career. Also forced a fumble in the second quarter, but ball was recovered by Jets. ... Added two tackles and a pass defended.

• Vs. KC (9-16): Recovered a fumble late in the second quarter to protect Buffalo’s 21-0 halftime lead. Play marked his eighth career fumble recovery.

• At Cle (9-23): Recorded his 9th career interception to seal the 24-14 win in the fourth quarter. ... Added two tackles, a forced fumble and a pass defensed.

• Vs. NE (9-30): Set a career-high w/ 14 tackles. ... Recorded a fumble recovery in second quarter. Has a takeaway in four consecutive games, longest streak since Jairus Byrd’s five-game streak in games 5-9 in 2009.

• At SF (10-7): Tallied three solo tackles.

• At Arz (10-14): Totaled five tackles.

• Vs. Tenn (10-21): Active with six tackles, a pass defensed and a special teams tackle.

• At Hou (11-4): Posted one tackle and one pass defensed.

• At NE (11-11): Registered four tackles.

• Vs. Mia (11-15): Sealed win with his 3rd interception of the season and 10th of his career. Established a new season-high in interceptions with three. Also added a special teams tackle.

• At Ind (11-25): Tied for the team-lead with six tackles and posted a pass defensed.

• Vs. Jac (12-2): Totaled two tackles.

• Vs. STL (12-9): Made three solo tackles and a pass defensed. Provided coverage on a tipped pass that led to an interception by Stephon Gilmore.

• Vs. Sea (12-16): Posted three tackles.

• At Mia (12-23): Produced five tackles and one quarterback hit.

• Vs. NYJ (12-30): Scored team’s first touchdown on a 20-yard INT-TD - his second of his career and only one by a Bill in 2012. Totaled four tackles.

2011

• At KC (9-11): Made the start as an extra defensive back. Tied for a game-high 8 tackles including a game-high 3 tackles for loss. Posted a sack on Chiefs first drive to force a punt.

• Vs. Oak (9-18): Posted one defensive tackle and one special teams tackle.

• Vs. NE (9-25): Recorded the first of four INTs for the Buffalo defense. Offense coverted the turnover into 42-yard FG to close the first half. Finished with 10 tackles.

• At Cin (10-2): Scored first NFL TD on a 43-yard INT-TD in the second quarter. Posted INT in consecutive games for the first time in his career. Added one defensive and one special teams tackle.

• Vs. Phi (10-9): Earned a start against his hometown team. Posted four tackles. Added one special teams tackle.

• At NYG (10-16): Posted three tackles.

• Vs. Was (10-30): Posted four tackles as Buffalo held Washington to 152 net passing yards and John Beck to a passer rating of 53.6.

• Vs. NYJ (11-6): Posted four tackles and one pass defensed.

• At Dal (11-13): Recorded one tackle.

• At Mia (11-20): Produced four tackles and one pass defended.

• At NYJ (11-27): Posted one tackle.

• Vs. Ten (12-4): Produced two tackles including a tackle for loss and a pass defensed.

• At SD (12-11): Recovered a fumble in the end zone in third quarter to score Bills’ only touchdown and also marked his second touchdown of the season. Added seven solo tackles and a pass defended.

• Vs. Mia (12-18): Produced one tackle.

• Vs. Den (12-24): Posted one tackle.

• At NE (1-1): Posted seven tackles.

2010

• Vs. MIA (9/12): Posted 1.0 sack, two QB hits and added two tackles. Saw action at safety and linebacker in passing situations.

• at GB (9/19): Finished with three tackles including one for loss. Saw action at both safety and linebacker.

• at NE (9/26): Earned first start of the season as team opened with six defensive backs. Recorded eight tackles including one tackle for loss.

• vs. NYJ (10/3): Played in his 100th career game. Posted two solo tackles including one for loss.

• vs. JAX (10/10): Inactive.

• at BAL (10/24): Returned to the line-up saw action on defense and special teams. Added one special teams tackle.

• at KC (10/31): Posted one tackle and one pass defensed.

• vs. CHI (11/7): Tied for the team lead with two passes defended (Torbor). Also added a tackle.

• vs. DET (11/14): Led all Bills DBs with seven tackles. Posted team’s only sack and added a pass defended.

• at CIN (11/21): Totaled three tackles and added 1.0 sacks, a tackle for loss and a QB hit. ... Established a career-high in sacks in a season with 3.0.

• vs. PIT (11/28): Saw action on defense and special teams.

• at MIN (12/5): Finished with one tackle.

• vs. CLE (12/12): Led team with two special teams tackles. Saw action on defense and posted fumble recovery and one tackle.

• at MIA (12/19): Recorded a pass defensed and a fumble recovery. Became the first Bill to record fumble recoveries in consecutive games since Nate Clements in games 9-10 in 2006.

• vs. NE (12/26): Recorded one assisted tackle.

2009

• At NE (9/14): Tied a career-high and tied for second on the team with 10 tackles.

• Vs. TB (9/20): Registered his first interception as a Bill and first since 12/4/05 with ATL at Car. Added nine tackles including a tackle for a loss and two passes defensed.

• At MIA (10/4), vs. CLE (10/11), at NYJ (10/18), at CAR (10/25), vs. HOU (11/1): Inactive due to injury (high ankle sprain).

• At TEN (11/15): Started at the linebacker position (for first time in his career) and posted nine tackles. Added one tackle on special teams.

• At JAX (11/22): Made his 50th career start (second of career at LB). Recorded nine solo tackles and first sack of the season. Added a forced fumble, QB hit and pass defensed, that led to Wilson’s INT.

• At KC (12/13): Recorded a game-high and tied a career-high with 10 solo tackles including two tackles for loss. Added 1.0 sacks and a quarterback hit. Made his fifth consecutive start at linebacker.

2008

• Recorded his only sack of the season at Mia. (10/26), stalling a Dolphins drive which forced Miami to settle for a field goal…sack was his first since 2005

• Recovered a fumble vs. SF (11/30), his first of the season and fourth of his career

• Had a season-best 10 tackles (all solo) and one for a loss vs. Mia. (12/7)

2007

• Signed as a free agent on Sept. 25, 2007 and recorded 20 tackles and one pass defended… Added 13 special teams tackles

• Made first start of the season vs. NYG (12/23)

• At Phi. (12/30), made second start of season and posted his sixth career forced fumble jarring the ball loose from Reggie Brown… Was his first FF on defense since 10/24/04 at KC while with the Falcons

2006 w/ New Orleans

• Totaled nine tackles on defense and added eight on special teams, playing in nine games in a reserve role

• Forced fumble on kickoff coverage at Pit. (11/12), but Steelers retained possession

• Vs. Car. (12/31), posted team and season-high nine tackles

• Played in a reserve role and on special teams in NFC Divisional Game victory vs. Phi. (1/13)

• Recorded one tackle on defense in NFC Championship Game at Chi. (1/21)

2005 w/ Atlanta

• Appeared in 16 games making 13 starts at free safety

• Registered 73 tackles, five special team tackles, one sack, one interception and career-high seven passes defensed

• Recorded only sack of season vs. Min. (10/2)

• Set a team and career-high with 10 tackles at NO (10/16) and had three passes defensed

• Recovered fumbled snap vs. NYJ (10/24); takeaway led to a Falcons TD

• Posted one interception at Car. (12/4)

2004 w/ Atlanta

• Started all 16 games at strong safety and ranked third on team with career-high 88 tackles and 2.5 sacks

• Added one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 10 tackles on special teams

• Registered first NFL sack at SF (9/12), and added one in the following game vs. STL (9/19)

• Recovered a fumble vs. Ari. (9/26) to enable Falcons to run out the clock in a 6-3 win

• Posted an interception, a sack, and forced a fumble at Car.

(10/3)

• Notched career-high 10 tackles vs. Car. (12/18)

• Contributed seven tackles in NFC Championship game victory at Phi. (1/23)

2003 w/ Atlanta

• Played in 15 games with six starts and totaled 63 tackles, career-high two interceptions, three fumbles forced and one fumble recovery

• Added four passes defensed and tied for team-high with career-high 13 tackles on special teams

• Made first NFL start at CB at NYG (11/9) and hauled in first career interception while adding seven tackles and one fumble recovery

• Picked up second interception of season at TB (12/20)

CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 14 vs. NE 9/30/12

Interceptions: 1, 11 times (last vs. NYJ 12/30/12)

Sacks: 1.0 10 times (last at KC 9/11/11)

Fumble Recovery: 1 nine times (last vs. NE 9/30/12)

Forced Fumbles: 1 eight times (last vs. CLE 9/23/12)

COLLEGE

Three-year starter at Penn State, playing in 48 games and ending career with 202 tackles, five interceptions, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble…Posted 77 tackles, four interceptions and 10 passes defensed in his senior season…Started every game at CB as a junior, recording 82 tackles and one sack…Graduated in May of 2003 with a degree in business management.

PERSONAL

Scott has played the piano, drums and saxophone since his childhood days…In an initiative to uplift and empower youth, Scott created The Bryan Scott “Pick Your Passion” Foundation For The Arts which encourages participation in music, visual and performing arts…Performed with recording artist Michelle Branch on Monday Night Football’s music competition “Monday Night at the Mic” in 2003…At Central Bucks (Doylestown, Penn.) High School earned AP Pennsylvania Big School Play of the Year and rushed for over 3,000 yards in his prep career…Also earned All-District for high school basketball team and All-State in track… Scott’s father is an oral surgeon…Born Bryan Anderson Scott in Washington, D.C.

PRO

Signed by the Bills as an unrestricted free agent on September 12, 2007 after being released by the Titans on 9/1/07, who signed him as an UFA on 3/26/07… Played in New Orleans in 2006 after being traded by the Falcons on 4/6/06… Entered the NFL as a 2003 Atlanta Falcons draft pick (2nd round, 55th overall) and played with the Falcons through the 2005 season.

NFL AWARDS

• 2012 Buffalo Bills Walter Payton Man of the Year

CAREER

• Teams are 7-3 when Scott records an interception

2012

• Intercepted a career high 4 passes, good for second on the team, including one interception return for a touchdown ... Added 64 tackles (45 solo), eight pass deflections, two forced fumbles and two fumble recoveries.

• At NYJ (9-9): Posted the eighth interception of his career. Also forced a fumble in the second quarter, but ball was recovered by Jets. ... Added two tackles and a pass defended.

• Vs. KC (9-16): Recovered a fumble late in the second quarter to protect Buffalo’s 21-0 halftime lead. Play marked his eighth career fumble recovery.

• At Cle (9-23): Recorded his 9th career interception to seal the 24-14 win in the fourth quarter. ... Added two tackles, a forced fumble and a pass defensed.

• Vs. NE (9-30): Set a career-high w/ 14 tackles. ... Recorded a fumble recovery in second quarter. Has a takeaway in four consecutive games, longest streak since Jairus Byrd’s five-game streak in games 5-9 in 2009.

• At SF (10-7): Tallied three solo tackles.

• At Arz (10-14): Totaled five tackles.

• Vs. Tenn (10-21): Active with six tackles, a pass defensed and a special teams tackle.

• At Hou (11-4): Posted one tackle and one pass defensed.

• At NE (11-11): Registered four tackles.

• Vs. Mia (11-15): Sealed win with his 3rd interception of the season and 10th of his career. Established a new season-high in interceptions with three. Also added a special teams tackle.

• At Ind (11-25): Tied for the team-lead with six tackles and posted a pass defensed.

• Vs. Jac (12-2): Totaled two tackles.

• Vs. STL (12-9): Made three solo tackles and a pass defensed. Provided coverage on a tipped pass that led to an interception by Stephon Gilmore.

• Vs. Sea (12-16): Posted three tackles.

• At Mia (12-23): Produced five tackles and one quarterback hit.

• Vs. NYJ (12-30): Scored team’s first touchdown on a 20-yard INT-TD - his second of his career and only one by a Bill in 2012. Totaled four tackles.

2011

• At KC (9-11): Made the start as an extra defensive back. Tied for a game-high 8 tackles including a game-high 3 tackles for loss. Posted a sack on Chiefs first drive to force a punt.

• Vs. Oak (9-18): Posted one defensive tackle and one special teams tackle.

• Vs. NE (9-25): Recorded the first of four INTs for the Buffalo defense. Offense coverted the turnover into 42-yard FG to close the first half. Finished with 10 tackles.

• At Cin (10-2): Scored first NFL TD on a 43-yard INT-TD in the second quarter. Posted INT in consecutive games for the first time in his career. Added one defensive and one special teams tackle.

• Vs. Phi (10-9): Earned a start against his hometown team. Posted four tackles. Added one special teams tackle.

• At NYG (10-16): Posted three tackles.

• Vs. Was (10-30): Posted four tackles as Buffalo held Washington to 152 net passing yards and John Beck to a passer rating of 53.6.

• Vs. NYJ (11-6): Posted four tackles and one pass defensed.

• At Dal (11-13): Recorded one tackle.

• At Mia (11-20): Produced four tackles and one pass defended.

• At NYJ (11-27): Posted one tackle.

• Vs. Ten (12-4): Produced two tackles including a tackle for loss and a pass defensed.

• At SD (12-11): Recovered a fumble in the end zone in third quarter to score Bills’ only touchdown and also marked his second touchdown of the season. Added seven solo tackles and a pass defended.

• Vs. Mia (12-18): Produced one tackle.

• Vs. Den (12-24): Posted one tackle.

• At NE (1-1): Posted seven tackles.

2010

• Vs. MIA (9/12): Posted 1.0 sack, two QB hits and added two tackles. Saw action at safety and linebacker in passing situations.

• at GB (9/19): Finished with three tackles including one for loss. Saw action at both safety and linebacker.

• at NE (9/26): Earned first start of the season as team opened with six defensive backs. Recorded eight tackles including one tackle for loss.

• vs. NYJ (10/3): Played in his 100th career game. Posted two solo tackles including one for loss.

• vs. JAX (10/10): Inactive.

• at BAL (10/24): Returned to the line-up saw action on defense and special teams. Added one special teams tackle.

• at KC (10/31): Posted one tackle and one pass defensed.

• vs. CHI (11/7): Tied for the team lead with two passes defended (Torbor). Also added a tackle.

• vs. DET (11/14): Led all Bills DBs with seven tackles. Posted team’s only sack and added a pass defended.

• at CIN (11/21): Totaled three tackles and added 1.0 sacks, a tackle for loss and a QB hit. ... Established a career-high in sacks in a season with 3.0.

• vs. PIT (11/28): Saw action on defense and special teams.

• at MIN (12/5): Finished with one tackle.

• vs. CLE (12/12): Led team with two special teams tackles. Saw action on defense and posted fumble recovery and one tackle.

• at MIA (12/19): Recorded a pass defensed and a fumble recovery. Became the first Bill to record fumble recoveries in consecutive games since Nate Clements in games 9-10 in 2006.

• vs. NE (12/26): Recorded one assisted tackle.

2009

• At NE (9/14): Tied a career-high and tied for second on the team with 10 tackles.

• Vs. TB (9/20): Registered his first interception as a Bill and first since 12/4/05 with ATL at Car. Added nine tackles including a tackle for a loss and two passes defensed.

• At MIA (10/4), vs. CLE (10/11), at NYJ (10/18), at CAR (10/25), vs. HOU (11/1): Inactive due to injury (high ankle sprain).

• At TEN (11/15): Started at the linebacker position (for first time in his career) and posted nine tackles. Added one tackle on special teams.

• At JAX (11/22): Made his 50th career start (second of career at LB). Recorded nine solo tackles and first sack of the season. Added a forced fumble, QB hit and pass defensed, that led to Wilson’s INT.

• At KC (12/13): Recorded a game-high and tied a career-high with 10 solo tackles including two tackles for loss. Added 1.0 sacks and a quarterback hit. Made his fifth consecutive start at linebacker.

2008

• Recorded his only sack of the season at Mia. (10/26), stalling a Dolphins drive which forced Miami to settle for a field goal…sack was his first since 2005

• Recovered a fumble vs. SF (11/30), his first of the season and fourth of his career

• Had a season-best 10 tackles (all solo) and one for a loss vs. Mia. (12/7)

2007

• Signed as a free agent on Sept. 25, 2007 and recorded 20 tackles and one pass defended… Added 13 special teams tackles

• Made first start of the season vs. NYG (12/23)

• At Phi. (12/30), made second start of season and posted his sixth career forced fumble jarring the ball loose from Reggie Brown… Was his first FF on defense since 10/24/04 at KC while with the Falcons

2006 w/ New Orleans

• Totaled nine tackles on defense and added eight on special teams, playing in nine games in a reserve role

• Forced fumble on kickoff coverage at Pit. (11/12), but Steelers retained possession

• Vs. Car. (12/31), posted team and season-high nine tackles

• Played in a reserve role and on special teams in NFC Divisional Game victory vs. Phi. (1/13)

• Recorded one tackle on defense in NFC Championship Game at Chi. (1/21)

2005 w/ Atlanta

• Appeared in 16 games making 13 starts at free safety

• Registered 73 tackles, five special team tackles, one sack, one interception and career-high seven passes defensed

• Recorded only sack of season vs. Min. (10/2)

• Set a team and career-high with 10 tackles at NO (10/16) and had three passes defensed

• Recovered fumbled snap vs. NYJ (10/24); takeaway led to a Falcons TD

• Posted one interception at Car. (12/4)

2004 w/ Atlanta

• Started all 16 games at strong safety and ranked third on team with career-high 88 tackles and 2.5 sacks

• Added one forced fumble, one fumble recovery and 10 tackles on special teams

• Registered first NFL sack at SF (9/12), and added one in the following game vs. STL (9/19)

• Recovered a fumble vs. Ari. (9/26) to enable Falcons to run out the clock in a 6-3 win

• Posted an interception, a sack, and forced a fumble at Car.

(10/3)

• Notched career-high 10 tackles vs. Car. (12/18)

• Contributed seven tackles in NFC Championship game victory at Phi. (1/23)

2003 w/ Atlanta

• Played in 15 games with six starts and totaled 63 tackles, career-high two interceptions, three fumbles forced and one fumble recovery

• Added four passes defensed and tied for team-high with career-high 13 tackles on special teams

• Made first NFL start at CB at NYG (11/9) and hauled in first career interception while adding seven tackles and one fumble recovery

• Picked up second interception of season at TB (12/20)

CAREER HIGHS

Tackles: 14 vs. NE 9/30/12

Interceptions: 1, 11 times (last vs. NYJ 12/30/12)

Sacks: 1.0 10 times (last at KC 9/11/11)

Fumble Recovery: 1 nine times (last vs. NE 9/30/12)

Forced Fumbles: 1 eight times (last vs. CLE 9/23/12)

COLLEGE

Three-year starter at Penn State, playing in 48 games and ending career with 202 tackles, five interceptions, one fumble recovery and one forced fumble…Posted 77 tackles, four interceptions and 10 passes defensed in his senior season…Started every game at CB as a junior, recording 82 tackles and one sack…Graduated in May of 2003 with a degree in business management.

PERSONAL

Scott has played the piano, drums and saxophone since his childhood days…In an initiative to uplift and empower youth, Scott created The Bryan Scott “Pick Your Passion” Foundation For The Arts which encourages participation in music, visual and performing arts…Performed with recording artist Michelle Branch on Monday Night Football’s music competition “Monday Night at the Mic” in 2003…At Central Bucks (Doylestown, Penn.) High School earned AP Pennsylvania Big School Play of the Year and rushed for over 3,000 yards in his prep career…Also earned All-District for high school basketball team and All-State in track… Scott’s father is an oral surgeon…Born Bryan Anderson Scott in Washington, D.C.

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