Scott Chandler, Buffalo Bills reach two-year contract


Scott Chandler is returning as the Buffalo Bills' starting tight end for a fourth consecutive season.

The Bills announced Thursday that they have agreed to terms with Chandler on a new contract. It's a two-year pact, reports ESPN's Adam Schefter.

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More of a red-zone specialist under Chan Gailey, Chandler established career highs in receptions (53) and yards (655) in 2013, his first season with coach Doug Marrone.

Although Chandler's starting job appear to be safe, Buffalo's No. 9 selection is a popular mock draft spot for North Carolina's John Mackey Award semifinalist, Eric Ebron.

Regardless of whether the Bills address the position in the first round, they are likely to add a playmaking "move" tight end to inject speed and athleticism into EJ Manuel's fledgling aerial attack.

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