Saturday April 2nd, 2016

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Former New England Patriots tight end Scott Chandler recently underwent surgery for a torn ACL for the second time in his career and fears his playing days may be over, according to a Facebook post from Chandler.

“This surgery will take me out of next season, and probably keep me from playing again,” Chandler wrote.


Chandler suffered his first ACL tear in December 2012 while with the Buffalo Bills.

• Patriots sign DT Terrance Knighton

In March 2015, Chandler inked a two-year, $5.3 million contract with New England after spending five seasons with Buffalo, but was released by the Patriots last month. Chandler spent most of 2015 as the team’s second option at tight end and finished the season with 23 catches for 259 yards and four touchdowns.

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