Player Bio

Scott Paxson
NT #69
Height:
6-4
Weight:
290
College:
Penn State
Hometown:
Philadelphia, Pa.
Experience:
3
Defensive
YearTeamGTotalSoloAstSckSFTYPDefIntTDsYdsAvgLng
TOTAL 17 21 10 11 1 0 1 0 0 0 -- 0
2011 CLE 16 21 10 11 1 -- 1 -- -- -- -- --
2008 PIT 1 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 PIT 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --
2006 GB 0 0 -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- -- --

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Biography

Career Transactions: Originally signed by Pittsburgh as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2006… Waived by Pittsburgh on September 2, 2006… Signed by Green Bay to the practice squad on November 3, 2006… Waived by Green Bay on November 21, 2006… Signed by Pittsburgh to the practice squad on December 12, 2006… Waived by Pittsburgh on September 1, 2007… Signed by Pittsburgh to the practice squad on September 4, 2007… Waived by Pittsburgh on August 31, 2008… Signed by Pittsburgh to the practice squad on September 3, 2008… Signed by Pittsburgh to the active roster on October 4, 2008… Waived by Pittsburgh on October 18, 2008… Signed by Pittsburgh to the practice squad on October 21, 2008… Signed by Pittsburgh to the active roster on December 1, 2008… Waived by Pittsburgh on September 5, 2009... Signed by Pittsburgh on January 6, 2010… Waived by Pittsburgh on September 3, 2010… Signed by Cleveland on January 8, 2011.

Career Transactions: Originally signed by Pittsburgh as an undrafted free agent on April 30, 2006… Waived by Pittsburgh on September 2, 2006… Signed by Green Bay to the practice squad on November 3, 2006… Waived by Green Bay on November 21, 2006… Signed by Pittsburgh to the practice squad on December 12, 2006… Waived by Pittsburgh on September 1, 2007… Signed by Pittsburgh to the practice squad on September 4, 2007… Waived by Pittsburgh on August 31, 2008… Signed by Pittsburgh to the practice squad on September 3, 2008… Signed by Pittsburgh to the active roster on October 4, 2008… Waived by Pittsburgh on October 18, 2008… Signed by Pittsburgh to the practice squad on October 21, 2008… Signed by Pittsburgh to the active roster on December 1, 2008… Waived by Pittsburgh on September 5, 2009... Signed by Pittsburgh on January 6, 2010… Waived by Pittsburgh on September 3, 2010… Signed by Cleveland on January 8, 2011.

Seasonal Reviews:

2011: Played in all 16 games as a reserve… Totaled 21 tackles, one sack, a fumble recovery and a pass defensed… Registered two tackles at Pittsburgh (12/8), including his first career sack after he dropped Ben Roethlisberger for a five-yard loss.

2010: Spent training camp with Pittsburgh before being waived.

2009: Went to training camp with the Steelers before being waived.

2008: Spent the first five weeks of the season on Pittsburgh’s practice squad before being signed to the active roster… Made NFL debut at Jacksonville (10/5), but did not record any stats… Spent Weeks 7-12 on Pittsburgh’s practice squad before being signed to the active roster… Inactive for the remaining four games.

2007: Spent the entire season on Pittsburgh’s practice squad.

2006: Spent three weeks on Green Bay’s practice squad and the final three weeks of the season on Pittsburgh’s practice squad.

College: Capped off his career at Penn State University (2002-05) by accumulating 44 tackles, three sacks and one fumble recovery during senior campaign… Started all 11 games as a junior, totaling 33 tackles, three pass breakups and a forced fumble… Majored in crime, law and justice.

Personal: A native of Philadelphia, Pa., where he was a three-year starter at Roman Catholic High School at tight end, defensive end and linebacker… Recorded 76 tackles, 15 sacks and recovered four fumbles as a senior… Earned first-team All-Catholic league and all-area honors from the Philadelphia Enquirer and the Philadelphia Daily News… Active in the Cleveland community, volunteering for several “Shop with a Pro” and school visits.

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