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J.K. Schaffer
LB #50
Height:
6-0
Weight:
232
Age:
24
College:
Cincinnati
Hometown:
Cincinnati, OH
Experience:
2

Quick Stats (2013):

TCKL
6
SCK
0.0
FF
0
INT
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Career Stats
SeasonTeamGamesTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
GGSTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
TOTAL 6 4 2 0.0 0 0 0 0 -- 0 0 0 0
2013 CIN 9 0 6 4 2 0.0 -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
Recent Games
WKOppResultTacklesInterceptionsFumbles
TotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntYdsAvgLngTDsFFFR
2 PIT W 20-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
9 @MIA L 20-22 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
10 @BAL L 17-20 2 1 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
11 CLE W 41-20 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
13 @SD W 17-10 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
14 IND W 42-28 1 1 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
15 @PIT L 20-30 1 0 1 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --
16 MIN W 42-14 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
17 BAL W 34-17 2 2 0 -- -- 0 -- -- -- -- -- 0 --

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Bio

      A Cincinnati native and former UC Bearcat, Schaffer looks to continue increasing his role in 2014 ... Had his first full shot at Bengals roster in 2013 and played in nine games, primarily on special teams ... Joined Cincinnati practice squad in 2012 for final eight games and Wild Card playoff ... Entered NFL in 2012 as college free agent with Jacksonville ... Two-time All-Big East selection at UC.
      A Cincinnati native and former UC Bearcat, Schaffer looks to continue increasing his role in 2014 ... Had his first full shot at Bengals roster in 2013 and played in nine games, primarily on special teams ... Joined Cincinnati practice squad in 2012 for final eight games and Wild Card playoff ... Entered NFL in 2012 as college free agent with Jacksonville ... Two-time All-Big East selection at UC.

    Career transactions: Signed with Jacksonville as college free agent on 5-4-12 ... Waived by Jaguars on 8-31-12 ... Signed to Tampa Bay practice squad on 9-3-12 ... Released from Buccaneers practice squad on 9-17-12 ... Signed to Cincinnati practice squad on 11-5-12 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 1-7-13 ... Waived by Bengals on 8-31-13 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-1-13 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 9-16-13 ... Waived by Bengals on 9-18-13 ... Signed to Bengals practice squad on 9-19-13 ... Signed to Bengals roster on 10-29-13.

    2013 highlights: Played in nine games (Games 2 and 9-16) ... Had three tackles on defense and six on special teams ... On Bengals practice squad for Games 1 and 3-8 ... Made NFL debut on Sept. 16 vs. Pittsburgh, playing on special teams ... Saw first action on defense on Nov. 10 at Baltimore, with three tackles ... Had a special teams tackle Nov. 17 vs. Cleveland ... One special teams tackle on Dec. 15 at Pittsburgh ... Tied for team lead with two special teams tackles on Dec. 29 vs. Baltimore ... Played in all four preseason games and led team in tackles (20), with a sack.
 
    2012: Played in all four Jacksonville preseason games and led team in tackles (18), with one INT and two total passes defensed before being waived by Jaguars on final cuts ... Spent time on both Tampa Bay’s and Cincinnati’s practice squads before signing to Bengals’ 2013 offseason roster.

    College: Played in 50 games over four seasons at Cincinnati ... Left program as one of only four players in Big East history to record 100-plus tackles in three different seasons ... Two-time All-Big East selection, and member of three conference championship teams ... Had career totals of 337 tackles, nine sacks, 28 tackles-for-loss, seven INTs, six forced fumbles, three fumble recoveries and 15 passes defensed ... Played in 2012 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

    Personal: Hometown is Cincinnati ... Attended La Salle High School, where he totaled 150 tackles and 13 sacks as a senior ... Earned degree from University of Cincinnati in criminal justice, with minor in psychology (cum laude) ... Named 2012 Big East Scholar Athlete of the Year and 2012 Mr. Bearcat ... Four-time selection to Big East All-Academic team, and was the 2011 American Eagle Outfitters Big East Football Scholar Athlete of the Year ... Single ... Hobbies include golf, exercising and driving his truck.

    NOTE ABOUT NFL EXPERIENCE: Schaffer did not earn an accrued year of experience toward NFL free agency in 2012 because he was not on a 53-player roster, a Reserve/Injured list or a Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform list for the required minimum of six games that season.

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