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Scott Chandler
TE #84
Height:
6-7
Weight:
260
Age:
28
College:
Iowa
Hometown:
Bedford, TX
Experience:
8

Quick Stats (2013):

REC
53
YDS
655
AVG
12.4
TDS
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesReceivingRushingFumbles
GGSRecYdsAvgLongTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
TOTAL 135 1,623 12 43 14 0 0 -- 0 0 4 3
2013 BUF 16 7 53 655 12.4 33T 2 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2012 BUF 15 13 43 571 13.3 43 6 -- -- -- -- -- 2 1
2011 BUF 14 9 38 389 10.2 31 6 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
2010 BUF 4 1 1 8 8 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2010 DAL 9 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2009 NYG 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2007 SD 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
Recent Games
WKOppResultReceivingRushingFumbles
RecYdsAvgLngTDAttYdsAvgLngTDFUMLost
1 NE L 21-23 4 38 9.5 19 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2 CAR W 24-23 3 10 3.3 7 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
3 @NYJ L 20-27 5 79 15.8 33 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
4 BAL W 23-20 2 28 14 14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
5 @CLE L 24-37 4 49 12.3 20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
6 CIN L 24-27 2 47 23.5 25 1 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
7 @MIA W 23-21 2 18 9 12 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
8 @NO L 17-35 7 72 10.3 22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 KC L 13-23 3 26 8.7 10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @PIT L 10-23 3 21 7 8 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
11 NYJ W 37-14 2 40 20 31 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 ATL L 31-34 4 63 15.8 23 0 -- -- -- -- -- 1 1
14 @TB L 6-27 2 24 12 15 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
15 @JAC W 27-20 5 54 10.8 27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
16 MIA W 19-0 2 31 15.5 16 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 @NE L 20-34 3 55 18.3 27 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Bio

PRO
Claimed off waivers by Buffalo on December 3, 2010…Originally a 4th-round draft choice (129th pick overall) by the San Diego Chargers in 2007…Waived by the Chargers on April 27, 2009…Signed by the Dallas Cowboys on May 28, 2009…Waived by the Cowboys on Sept. 5, 2009 and signed to the practice  squad…Signed by the Giants off the Dallas practice squad on Dec. 23, 2009… waived by the Giants on Sept. 4, 2010 and re-signed to Cowboys practice squad, before being elevated to active roster on Sept. 24, 2010.

CAREER
Three-year NFL veteran with 59 career games played and 135 career receptions for 1,623 yards and 14 touchdowns.

PRO
Claimed off waivers by Buffalo on December 3, 2010…Originally a 4th-round draft choice (129th pick overall) by the San Diego Chargers in 2007…Waived by the Chargers on April 27, 2009…Signed by the Dallas Cowboys on May 28, 2009…Waived by the Cowboys on Sept. 5, 2009 and signed to the practice  squad…Signed by the Giants off the Dallas practice squad on Dec. 23, 2009… waived by the Giants on Sept. 4, 2010 and re-signed to Cowboys practice squad, before being elevated to active roster on Sept. 24, 2010.

CAREER
Three-year NFL veteran with 59 career games played and 135 career receptions for 1,623 yards and 14 touchdowns.

2013
•    Led Buffalo in receptions (53) and receiving yards (655) - both career highs

•    Caught four passes for 38 yards vs. New England (9/8)... increased his totals to 13 catches for 139 yards and three touchdowns in his career on Kickoff Weekend

•    Made the 25th start of his career vs. CAR (9/15), catching three passes for 10 yards

•    At NYJ (9/22): Scored his first touchdown of the season on a 33-yard catch-and-run... the play marked the longest touchdown reception of his NFL career... finished the game with a season-high five catches for 79 yards

•    Vs. BAL (9/29): Made two catches, both for first downs, for 28 yards

•    At CLE (10/3): Hauled in four catches for 49 yards... made his 100th career reception in the fourth quarter on a 13-yard gain

•    Vs. CIN (10/13): Scored a touchdown on a 22-yard reception to increase his touchdown total to 14 in his Bills’ tenure - fourth-most by a Bills tight end... finished with two catches for 47 yards

•    At MIA (10/20): Tallied two catches for 18 yards in the 50th game of his NFL career

•    At NO (10/27): Set a career-high of seven catches for 72 yards

•    Vs. KC (11/3): Made three catches for 26 yards
•    At PIT (11/10): Caught three passes for 21 yards

•    Vs. NYJ (11/17): Caught two passes for 40 yards,

•    Vs. ATL (12/1): Caught four passes for 63 yards

•    At TB (12/8): Hauled in two catches for 24 yards... also became the first tight end in team history to record 500 receiving yards in back-to-back seasons

•    At JAC (12/15): Made five catches for 54 yards

•    Vs. MIA (12/22): Raised his season total to 50 catches for 600 yards with two catches for 31 yards.

•    At NE (12/29): Hauled in three catches for 55 yards... set a team record among tight ends for most consecutive games with a reception (32)

2012
•    Matched a team record for a tight end with six receiving touchdowns in a season (Scott Chandler-2011, Pete Metzelaars-1992 and Jay Riemersma-1998) in 15 games with 13 starts before being placed on IR. 36 of his 43 catches on the season moved the chains.

•    His 43 catches marked the most by a Buffalo tight end since 2001 (Jay Riemersma, 53)

•    At NYJ (9/9): Hauled in a five-yard touchdown catch, marking his second straight Kickoff Weekend game with a score... finished with four catches - all for first downs - for 38 yards

•    Vs. KC (9/16): Scored on a 10-yard touchdown catch in the second quarter to give the Bills a 21-0 lead... posted two catches for 53 yards, including a career-long 43 yard reception, the longest by a Bills tight end since 1999 (Bobby Collins, 45 yards, 11/28 vs. NE)

•    At CLE (9/23): Caught two passes for 22 yards, both resulting in first downs

•    Vs. NE (9/30): Produced two touchdown catches - his third career multi-touchdown performance... tied with Pete Metzeelars (3 games) for most multi-TD games in by a Bills TE ... finished with four catches for 62 yards

•    At SF (10/7): Caught four passes for 40 yards

•    At ARI (10/14): Caught one pass for four yards

•    vs. TEN (10/21): Started his six game of the season, catching two passes for 15 yards

•    at HOU (11/4): Caught three passes for 51 yards, with all three catches resulting in first downs.

•    at NE (11/11): Caught five passes for 65 yards and a score ... 11th career touchdown grab tied him for fourth all-time as a Bill among tight ends (Keith McKeller-11) ... Five touchdown grabs is the fourth most ever recorded by a Bills TE in one season

•    vs. MIA (11/15): Caught two passes for 30 yards

•    at IND (11/25): Caught two passes for 26 yards

•    vs. JAC (12/2): Played in his 40th career game, having started 20 ... Caught an 11 yard touchdown, his sixth TD of the season which ties a team record for a single season ... Moved into sole possesion of fourth place in team history among tight ends with 12 touchdown catchs

•    vs. STL (12/9): Caught five passes for a game-high 71 yards, which ties his career high for recieving yards in a contest

•    vs. SEA (12/16): Tied a season-high with five catches for 58 yards ... With five receptions in back-to-back games, becomes fifth Bills tight end to achieve the feat ... 546 recieving yards in 2012 are sixth-most in single season for a Bills tight end

•    at MIA (12/23): Made one catch for 25 yards before leaving the game due to a knee injury

PLACED ON INJURED RESERVE ON 12/24

2011
•    Matched a team record for a tight end with six receiving touchdowns in a season (Pete Metzelaars, 1992 and Jay Riemersma, 1998) in 14 games with nine starts

•    His 38 catches marked the most by a Buffalo tight end since 2001 (Jay Riemersma, 53)

•    At KC (9/11): Set career highs with five receptions for 63 yards and two touchdowns ... first multi-TD game by Bills TE since Robert Royal, 12/9/07 vs. Mia. … first Bills TE with multi-TD game on road since Pete Metzelaars, 9/13/92 at S.F.
•    vs. OAK (9/18): tallied two catches for 16 yards and a touchdown ... recording touchdowns in back-to-back games for first time in his career

•   Increased his touchdown streak to three games with a three-yard score vs. NE (9/25)... 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 a season since Don Beebe (4 in 1991)... totaled two catches for 10 yards

•    Caught two passes for eight yards and posted two special teams tackles at CIN (10/2)

•    Made his first start of the season vs. PHI (10/9), catching one pass for four yards

•    Recorded his second multi-touchdown game of the season vs. WAS (10/30) with two touchdown grabs becoming the first Bills tight end with two multi-touchdown games in a season

•    Caught three passes for 24 yards vs. NYJ (11/6)

•    Hauled in three catches for 34 yards at DAL (11/13)

•    Set a career-high of 71 receiving yards while matching a personal-best of five catches at MIA (11/20)... registered a new career-long reception of 31 yards

•    Established a new personal-best with six catches for 50 yards at NYJ (11/27)... first Bills TE with back-to-back games of 50 receiving yards or more since 2001 (Jay Riemersma)

•    Raised his 2011 total to 35 receptions with three grabs vs. TEN (12/4) for 48 yards

•    Missed his first game of the season due to injury at SD (12/11)

•    Inactive due to injury vs. MIA (12/18)

•    Returned to the field against DEN (12/24) but did not record a catch

•    Caught three passes for 29 in the season finale at NE (1/1)

2010
Claimed off waivers on December 3rd... played in the last four games of the season, starting the final contest at tight end

•    At MIN (12/5): Inactive

•    Vs. CLE (12/12): Made his Buffalo Bills debut

•    At MIA (12/19): Saw action in his second game in Buffalo...caught one pass for eight yards on the day

•    Vs. NE (12/26): Played in his third consecutive game

•    At NYJ (1/2): Started his first career NFL game at tight end and played in his fourth consecutive game to close out the season...also participated on special teams tallying two tackles on the day

2009 w/ NY Giants
•    Signed off Cowboys’ practice squad on Dec. 23, 2009

•    Inactive for final two regular season games

2008 w/San Diego
•    Spent entire year on injured reserve

2007 w/San Diego
•    Played in one game (vs. DET on 12/16)

CAREER HIGHS
Receptions: 7, at NO 10/27/13
Receiving Yards: 79, at NYJ 9/22/13
Long: 43, vs. KC 9/16/12
Touchdowns: 2, three times, most recent vs. NE 9/30/12

COLLEGE
Finished collegiate career at Iowa ranked second in school history among tight ends with 117 receptions for 1,476 yards, including 46 for 591 yards and 6 touchdowns as a senior…Led the team as a junior with 47 catches for 552 yards and 2 touchdowns…Spent his freshman and sophomore seasons as a wide receiver before converting to tight end as a junior.

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

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