Player Bio

Patrick Scales
LS #48
Height:
6-4
Weight:
239
Age:
29
College:
Utah State
Experience:
2
Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 1 1 0 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2016 CHI 16 0 1 1 0 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
2015 CHI 5 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2014 BAL 2 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

PRO CAREER: Appeared in 7 contests as a long snapper for the Ravens (2014) and Bears (2015) during the regular season… Also appeared in 2 postseason contests as Ravens long snapper… Entered the NFL with the Ravens in 2011 as an undrafted free agent out of Utah State… Also spent time with the Miami Dolphins (2013), New York Jets (2013) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2014).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: : Signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent (7/28/11)… Waived by the Ravens (9/3/11)… Signed by Baltimore (4/30/12)… Waived by the Ravens (8/26/12)… Signed by the Miami Dolphins (4/8/13)… Waived by Miami (5/15/13)… Signed by the New York Jets (7/23/13)… Waived by the Jets (8/26/13)… Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1/6/14)… Waived by the Buccaneers (4/914)… Signed by the Baltimore Ravens (12/18/14)… Re-signed with Baltimore (4/21/15)… Waived by the Ravens (8/31/15)… Signed by the Chicago Bears (11/28/15).

2016 SEASON:  Appeared in 16 games as the team's long snapper. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-0

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015- Appeared in 5 contests (Games 12-16) as the Bears long snapper... Spent preseason with Baltimore. 2014 - Appeared in 2 contests for Baltimore handling the long snapping duties... Made NFL debut on December 21 at Houston... Was team's long snapper for both postseason contests... Spent part of the 2014 offseason with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 2013 – Signed by Miami during the 2013 offseason but was released prior to training camp... Signed with the New York Jets spending training camp with the team. 2012 – Spent a majority of the 2012 offseason and training camp with Baltimore but was released prior to the start of the regular season. 2011 – Entered the NFL with Baltimore as an undrafted free agent out of Utah State... Spent training camp with the team but was released prior to the start of the regular season.

COLLEGE: Saw action in 40 games during his career at Utah State, serving as the team's long snapper his final three seasons... As a redshirt freshman in 2007, appeared in every game, collecting 2 STTs… Following the season, was awarded a full scholarship by the coaching staff... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006 after walking on to the team… Earned all-WAC Academic honors as a junior in 2008.

PERSONAL: Attended Weber (Pleasant View, UT) HS, where he garnered second-team All-Region honors playing TE, DE and long snapper as a senior... Also played basketball and baseball...Was an Academic all-State and all-Region honoree... Father, Herbert, played football at Georgia Tech.
PRO CAREER: Appeared in 7 contests as a long snapper for the Ravens (2014) and Bears (2015) during the regular season… Also appeared in 2 postseason contests as Ravens long snapper… Entered the NFL with the Ravens in 2011 as an undrafted free agent out of Utah State… Also spent time with the Miami Dolphins (2013), New York Jets (2013) and Tampa Bay Buccaneers (2014).

CAREER TRANSACTIONS: : Signed with the Baltimore Ravens as an undrafted free agent (7/28/11)… Waived by the Ravens (9/3/11)… Signed by Baltimore (4/30/12)… Waived by the Ravens (8/26/12)… Signed by the Miami Dolphins (4/8/13)… Waived by Miami (5/15/13)… Signed by the New York Jets (7/23/13)… Waived by the Jets (8/26/13)… Signed by the Tampa Bay Buccaneers (1/6/14)… Waived by the Buccaneers (4/914)… Signed by the Baltimore Ravens (12/18/14)… Re-signed with Baltimore (4/21/15)… Waived by the Ravens (8/31/15)… Signed by the Chicago Bears (11/28/15).

2016 SEASON:  Appeared in 16 games as the team's long snapper. GAMES PLAYED-STARTED: 16-0

PREVIOUS SEASONS: 2015- Appeared in 5 contests (Games 12-16) as the Bears long snapper... Spent preseason with Baltimore. 2014 - Appeared in 2 contests for Baltimore handling the long snapping duties... Made NFL debut on December 21 at Houston... Was team's long snapper for both postseason contests... Spent part of the 2014 offseason with the Tampa Bay Buccaneers. 2013 – Signed by Miami during the 2013 offseason but was released prior to training camp... Signed with the New York Jets spending training camp with the team. 2012 – Spent a majority of the 2012 offseason and training camp with Baltimore but was released prior to the start of the regular season. 2011 – Entered the NFL with Baltimore as an undrafted free agent out of Utah State... Spent training camp with the team but was released prior to the start of the regular season.

COLLEGE: Saw action in 40 games during his career at Utah State, serving as the team's long snapper his final three seasons... As a redshirt freshman in 2007, appeared in every game, collecting 2 STTs… Following the season, was awarded a full scholarship by the coaching staff... Redshirted as a true freshman in 2006 after walking on to the team… Earned all-WAC Academic honors as a junior in 2008.

PERSONAL: Attended Weber (Pleasant View, UT) HS, where he garnered second-team All-Region honors playing TE, DE and long snapper as a senior... Also played basketball and baseball...Was an Academic all-State and all-Region honoree... Father, Herbert, played football at Georgia Tech.
 

Recent Articles

  • Meredith, Scales both sustained torn ACLs

    Posted Aug 28, 2017

    Monday’s injury news was as bad as expected with confirmation that both receiver Cameron Meredith and long-snapper Patrick Scales suffered torn ACLs Sunday against the Titans.

  • Bears ink Connor Shaw, Patrick Scales

    Posted Mar 4, 2017

    The Bears on Saturday re-signed two of their exclusive free agents, quarterback Connor Shaw and long-snapper Patrick Scales.

Recent Videos

  • Day In The Life: Special Teams

    Posted Aug 5, 2017

    Pat O'Donnell, Connor Barth and Patrick Scales show you what it's like to go through training camp from their perspective.

  • Special teamers' embarrassing apps

    By Chicago Bears - Posted Mar 6, 2017

    Special teamers Pat O'Donnell, Connor Barth, and Patrick Scales reveal their most embarrassing apps and selfies in another edition of the Phone Challenge.