Scales (6-1, 233), a second-year player out of Indiana University, originally signed as a college free agent with the L.A. Rams in 2018. He later spent time on the Indianapolis Colts' practice squad in '18, as well as on the practice squads of the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and the Pittsburgh Steelers in '20. He also spent a brief stint on the Bengals' practice squad last season. He has played in five career NFL games — all with the Steelers (four in 2020, one in '21). Scales is from Cincinnati and attended Colerain High School.