Tight end Scott Chandler is another NFL player who has crossed to the dark side, as he has signed with the New England Patriots.
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Chandler spent the first five seasons of his career with the Buffalo Bills – the Patriots’ AFC East opponent.
The tight end has proven to be a moderately good end-zone threat, catching six touchdown passes in the 2011 and 2012 seasons. His blocking should also come in handy for the Patriots.
The Patriots now have All-Pro Rob Gronkowski, Chandler, and Tim Wright at tight end. Although the Bills released Chandler, they signed wide receiver Percy Harvin to a one-year contract after he was expected to go to the Patriots.
ESPN NFL insider Adam Schefter reported on Chandler joining the Patriots on Twitter.
Former Bills TE Scott Chandler is staying in AFC East, reaching agreement with Patriots, per league source. Patriots add some TE depth.
— Adam Schefter (@AdamSchefter) March 13, 2015